Fuel and Oil

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June 8, 2012

May Sees Big Uptick in DEF Pump Prices

The average U.S. DEF pump price rose 7 cents to $2.81 per gallon between April and May, according to DEF Tracker. This is the biggest price movement since October 2011

June 7, 2012

Louisiana Bill Would Require Natural-Gas Vehicles for State Agencies

In an effort to promote Louisiana's natural gas resources, state lawmakers have proposed a bill would require state agencies to purchase natural gas and/or bi-fuel vehicles

June 7, 2012

Shell, TA Team up to Offer LNG

Shell and TravelCenters of America announced that starting in 2013, they plan to sell liquefied natural gas to on-highway customers through the existing network of full-service TA and Petro fueling centers. (LNG is viewed as a more suitable alternative fuel for long-haul operations because it has more range than compressed natural gas, or CNG.

June 6, 2012

Biodiesel Curriculum Earns Certification

The National Automotive Technician Education Foundation officially awarded the Automotive Service Excellence accreditation to the National Biodiesel Board's Biodiesel for Diesel Technicians curriculum

June 4, 2012

Power Plants Switching Fast to Gas, Reports Say

Generation of electricity by natural gas grew dramatically last year, according to a report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

June 4, 2012

Diesel, Gasoline Prices Continue Downward Trend; Oil Ends Higher

Diesel and gasoline prices continued to fall this week, with both fuels dropping about 30 cents since April, according to the Energy Information Administration's weekly fuel update. Oil prices, which have fallen sharply in the past few months, ended higher on Monday after the euro rose against the dollar

June 4, 2012

Diesel Retrofit Sales Down in 2011

Diesel retrofit sales were down in 2011 from the previous year, except in California, and even there sales were not as high as many expected.

June 4, 2012

Love's Opens Location in Anthony, Texas

Love's Travel Stops opened a new travel stop in Anthony, Texas, at Interstate 10, Exit 0

June 4, 2012

Milwaukee Adds CNG Refuse Trucks, Public CNG Stations

The City of Milwaukee passed a resolution approving the conversion of 20 refuse trucks to CNG, as well as a resolution that would allow the city to sell CNG fuel to the public, reports the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

June 3, 2012

Clean Diesel Technologies Receives Expanded EPA Verification for Emission Control System

Clean Diesel Technologies Inc., a cleantech emissions control company, has received an expanded verification from the Environmental Protection Agency for its ECS-branded Purifilter Plus diesel particulate filter emission reduction system.

May 30, 2012

Ranking Shows Continued Global Reductions in Diesel Sulfur Limits

The International Fuel Quality Center has ranked the top 100 countries based on sulfur limits in on-road diesel and found that 44 countries can now boast that their on-road diesel fuel is the cleanest in the world

May 29, 2012

Prices at the Pump Keep Dropping; Oil Falls Due to Weakening Spanish Economy

Diesel and gasoline prices have declined for the sixth straight week, according the Energy Information Administration's weekly fuel update. Oil prices fell due to concerns over Spain's weakening economy and large debt

May 25, 2012

Taxing Natural Gas Trucks Will Pose a Challenge

As interstate trucking operations have been expressing increasing interest in using liquefied natural gas in their trucks, the American Trucking Associations' state law experts say widespread adoption of LNG will pose a large challenge to fuel tax administrators

May 24, 2012

Natural Gas Future Has Potential, Report Says

A recently released natural gas analysis from TIAX LLC predicts the opportunity for the compressed-natural-gas fueling market will grow steadily over the next few years

May 23, 2012

NAFA to Offer Webinar on Fuel Costs

NAFA Fleet Management Association will offer a webinar, Getting Control of Fuel Costs, Wednesday, May 30, from 1-2 p.m. Eastern

May 21, 2012

Diesel and Gasoline Prices Drop Again; Oil Prices Rise

Diesel and gasoline prices continue their decline for the sixth straight week. After weeks of decline, however, oil prices rose due to encouraging signs regarding the U.S. and Chinese economies

May 21, 2012

City of Thomasville, Ga., to Build CNG Fueling Station

The city of Thomasville, Ga., recently approved construction of a compressed natural gas time-fill fueling station. The City said this new station is part of its plan to convert its fleet vehicles to run on CNG where appropriate

May 20, 2012

Volvo Readying 13-liter Natural-Gas/Diesel Engine, Exploring DME as Alternative Fuel

Volvo Trucks will have a 13-liter natural gas-fueled engine ready for market by sometime in 2014 as part of its newly named "Blue Power" strategy, which also includes Cummins NG products in current and future trucks, company executives announced Friday

May 17, 2012

Shell CEO Expects Natural Gas Prices to Rise

Shell's chief executive told The Financial Times the company expects natural gas prices in the U.S., which are currently at 10-year lows, to double by 2015. In an interview, chief executive Peter Voser said Shell is using a price of $4 to $6 per million Btu for 2014-2015, up from the current $2.55

May 16, 2012

Freightliner, Westport Schedule Cross-Country Trips to Prove Viability of CNG

Freightliner Trucks and Westport Innovations have scheduled cross-country trips in compressed natural gas-powered trucks to prove the availability of the fuel out on the road.

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