Fuel and Oil

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May 14, 2012

Fuel Prices Keep Falling, Greek Economy Affects Oil Prices

Diesel and gasoline prices dropped for the fifth straight week, but oil prices continue to fall due to concerns over Europe, particularly Greece's economy. Diesel fuel prices dropped by by an average of 5.3 cents to $4.004 a gallon, according the the Energy Information Administration's weekly fuel upsate. This is the lowest the average price of diesel has been since late February.

May 9, 2012

Honeywell Green Diesel to be Produced From Bio Feedstocks in U.S. Facility

UOP LLC, a Honeywell company, is licensing technology to Emerald Biofuels to produce Honeywell Green Diesel at a facility in Louisiana

May 8, 2012

Government Lowers Diesel Price Estimates for 2012

The Department of Energy expects that on-highway diesel fuel retail prices, which averaged $3.84 per gallon in 2011, will average $4.06 per gallon in 2012, which is 9 cents per gallon lower than in last month's outlook

May 7, 2012

Diesel and Gas Prices Down, Oil Hits 2012 Low

Gasoline and diesel fuel prices dropped for the fourth straight week, and the price of oil hit its lowest point this year due to more concerns over the state of Europe's economy

May 7, 2012

Oregon Adds Two New Electric Charging Stations

Two additional electric vehicle charging stations are now open in Oregon's Willamette Valley along Interstate 5, extending the West Coast Electric Highway for EV owners. The new stations are located at the Pioneer Villa Truck Plaza in Halsey and at the Gateway Marketplace in Springfield

May 4, 2012

Natural Gas Support a Mixed Bag, Study Says

Natural gas in the trucking industry has a high level of awareness, but carriers still recognize obstacles, says a new study from PLS Logistics Services

May 3, 2012

DEF Prices Steady in March/April, Will Increase In May

The average U.S. diesel exhaust fluid pump price remained at $2.74 per gallon between March and April 2012, after declining by 1 cent between February and March, according to discoverDEF.com

April 30, 2012

Diesel Drops for Third Straight Week, Oil Falls Due to Europe Concerns

Gasoline and diesel fuel prices dropped again this week, according to the Energy Information Administration's weekly fuel update. Oil prices fell because of continuing concerns over Europe's economy. The average U.S. diesel price fallen for the third

April 26, 2012

Costco "Hot Fuel" Settlement Approved

In an approved settlement for a lawsuit over hot fuel, Costco Wholesale Corp. has agreed to convert gasoline pumps in some states during the next five years to automatically compensate for expansion in fuel due to changing temperatures, reports the Kansas City Business Journal

April 25, 2012

"California-Only" Diesel Will Come at High Cost for State, Study Says

Significant job losses will be directly attributable to California Air Resources Board's fuel policies, says a new study by the California Trucking Association. Goods movement and agriculture sectors will be especially hard hit if the policies are allowed to go into effect as currently designed

April 24, 2012

Canadian Agency Says Fleets Could Save With Natural Gas

Despite the higher upfront costs for engines that run natural gas, The Conference Board of Canada says that converting fleets to natural gas could produce savings of approximately $150,000 per truck over a 10-year period

April 23, 2012

$20 Million Available for Clean Diesel Projects

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced the availability of up to $20 million in FY 2012 grant funding to establish clean diesel projects aimed at improving air quality and Americans' health

April 23, 2012

Diesel, Gas Prices Drop; Concerns About Europe Drive Oil Prices Lower

Gasoline and diesel fuel prices fell again this week after modest decreases last week, according to the Energy Information Administration's weekly fuel update. Concerns over Europe's economy drove oil prices down this week after reports that government debts keep rising

April 23, 2012

Three Midwest Truckstops Join Idle-Reduction Plug-In Power Network

Truckers traveling through Nebraska and Iowa now have three more locations at which they can plug in to grid power instead of idling their engines to run in-cab comfort and convenience appliances

April 23, 2012

Waste Management Dedicates Illinois' Largest CNG Fueling Facility

Waste Management of Illinois has dedicated the state's largest commercial compressed natural gas fueling facility in Stickney, Ill

April 19, 2012

Three More Companies Settle in 'Hot Fuel' Suits

Three companies, Walmart (and its Sam's Club subsidiary), Valero Energy Corp. and Casey's General Stores have joined the ranks of businesses settling "hot fuel" lawsuits, reports the Kansas City Star

April 18, 2012

Clean Energy Partners with Waste Pro USA for New CNG Station

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. has contracted with major Southeast U.S. solid waste collection, recycling and disposal company Waste Pro USA to build, operate and maintain a new compressed natural gas fueling station on Waste Pro property in Fort Pierce, Fla

April 17, 2012

President Calls for Measures to Address Oil Speculation

President Barack Obama proposed new measures Tuesday to address oil market manipulation, calling on lawmakers to increase penalties on those involved in manipulative practices and for increased funding for the agency that's supposed to police the markets

April 16, 2012

Diesel Drops the Most Since 2011, Oil Prices Fall After Iran Meeting

This week, fleet operators will get some relief as diesel and gas prices drop. Oil prices also fell this week due to easing tensions over Iran

April 13, 2012

Industry Stays Focused on Efficiency as Fuel Costs Rise

With fuel costs rising and a driver shortage creeping up, fleets are still doing all they can to get the most miles out of their trucks, say truckstop executives


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