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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

April 10, 2012

Diesel to Average $4.21 This Summer; Crude to Average $112

Diesel fuel prices, which averaged $3.94 per gallon last summer, are projected to average $4.21 per gallon this summer, according to the Energy Information Administration's Short-Term Outlook

April 9, 2012

Love's Says Bulk DEF Rollout Hits Halfway Point

Love's Travel Stops is now offering bulk DEF at more than half of its travel stop locations across the country and says it's on track to have bulk DEF available at all travel stops by the end of the year

April 9, 2012

Diesel Back on the Rise, Oil at Seven-week Low

Last week's diesel price decrease was short-lived as the average price rose by 0.6 cents per gallon this week to $4.148 per gallon, while the price of gasoline stayed nearly the same. However, crude-oil futures ended at a seven-week low Monday

April 6, 2012

Three Major Oil Companies Settle in "Hot Fuel" Lawsuit

BP Products North America Inc., ConocoPhillips Co. and Shell Oil Products US have agreed to settle lawsuits accusing the oil companies of profiting from "hot fuel," gasoline or diesel fuel for which price has not been adjusted for temperature

April 3, 2012

DEF Pump Price Continues Downward Trend

The average U.S. diesel exhaust fluid pump price fell by 1 cent to $2.74 per gallon between February and March 2012. This continued a marginal downward trend, which has seen the price drop 2 cents since December 2011

April 2, 2012

Illinois Plans Nation's Largest Electric Vehicle Fast-Charging Network

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn and representatives from the Illinois Tollway, 350Green LLC and 7-Eleven Inc. announced plans to create the nation's largest network of fast-charging electric vehicle stations

April 2, 2012

EPA to Allow 15% Ethanol Fuel in Gasoline

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency approved the first applications for registration of ethanol for use in making gasoline that contains up to 15% ethanol - known as E15

April 2, 2012

Diesel Prices Fall, Rising Oil Prices Spark Talk of Opening SPR

The average price of diesel dropped by half a cent this week to $4.142 per gallon, ending a nine-week trend of price increases. Despite the decline, the price of diesel is still an average of 16.6 cents higher than this time last year, according to the Energy Information Administration's weekly fuel update

March 31, 2012

Alaska, Producers Reach Agreement on Point Thomson Natural Gas

Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell and a group of gas producers have reached an agreement to begin commercializing North Slope natural gas resources within the Alaska Gasline Inducement Act.

March 28, 2012

Irving Oil Offers First DEF Pump in Northern New England

Irving Oil's travel plaza in Kittery, Maine is now equipped with a diesel exhaust fluid pump, making it the most northern DEF pump dispenser in New England

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