Fuel and Oil

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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

March 26, 2012

Diesel Sees Slight Increase, Oil Ends Modestly Higher

Average diesel prices went up just a hair this week, according to the Energy Information Administration's weekly fuel update. The half-cent increase took the average price to $4.147 per gallon

March 21, 2012

January-February Biodiesel Volume Slips from Late 2011 Growth

The U.S. biodiesel industry produced 135 million gallons of fuel in the first two months of 2012, according to new numbers released by the EPA Wednesday

March 19, 2012

Diesel Reaches Highest Price Since Summer 2008

The average diesel price spiked 1.9 cents this week to $4.142 a gallon, its highest price since the summer of 2008, according to the Energy Information Administration's weekly fuel update

March 15, 2012

U.S. Fuel Exports to Double by 2015

U.S. exports of gasoline, diesel and other fuels will more than double in the next three years as refiners take advantage of a growing supply of domestic crudes and ship more fuel to emerging markets, according to UK research firm Wood Mackenzie

March 13, 2012

Louisiana Plant Turns Animal Fat Into Fuel

A high-fat diet might not be good for humans, but it could be great for trucks, trains, planes and cars.

March 12, 2012

Dart Launches CNG Dedicated Service

Dart Transit launched a small fleet of CNG-powered tractors dedicated to Andersen Window Corp.

March 12, 2012

Fuel Prices Rise Yet Again, Oil Prices Fall

The national average price for diesel is up yet again this week by almost 3 cents, from $4.094 to $4.123 per gallon, according to the Energy Information Administration's weekly fuel update. This is the seventh week in a row that prices have risen.

March 12, 2012

White House Report Shows Drop in Oil Imports

The White House released a one-year American energy progress report showing that the U.S. has reduced dependence on foreign oil by more than 2 million barrels per day.

March 11, 2012

Diesel Exhaust Found to be 'Negligible' Contributor to One Type of Pollution

Contrary to what the scientific community expected, the exhaust fumes from gasoline vehicles are a bigger polluter than diesel exhaust when it comes to a specific type of pollution, according to a new study

March 7, 2012

PeopleNet, Vusion Offer Fuel Theft Detection

PeopleNet is getting ready to offer a fuel-theft detection solution with the help of sister company, data analytics provider Vusion

March 7, 2012

GE, Chesapeake to Collaborate to Speed Adoption of Natural Gas

GE and Chesapeake Energy Corp. announced they will collaborate to accelerate the adoption of natural gas as a transportation fuel

March 6, 2012

EIA: Crude Price to Average $11 Higher Than Last Year

In its Short-Term Energy Outlook, the U.S. Energy Information Administration says it expects the price of West Texas Intermediate crude oil to average about $106 per barrel in 2012, $5 per barrel higher than in its previous outlook and $11 per barrel higher than the average price last year

March 6, 2012

DEF Prices Increase for Bulk Deliveries

Diesel exhaust fluid prices for tote refills and other bulk deliveries increased between January and February 2011, as suppliers reacted to increasing raw material costs, reports DEF Tracker

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