Fuel and Oil

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July 17, 2009

Pilot Gears Up For New DEF Locations

Pilot Travel Centers plans to install diesel exhaust fluid "at the pump" at 100 locations starting in the third quarter

July 15, 2009

Sluggish Economy Pushes U.S. Oil Demand to Lowest Level in Decade

U.S. petroleum deliveries (a measure of demand) plummeted nearly 6 percent for the first half of 2009, to the lowest level for the January-to-June period in more than a decade, as the sluggish economy continued to stifle oil consumption

July 14, 2009

Three Biodiesel Companies Receive Quality Accreditation

The National Biodiesel Accreditation Commission has recognized Louis Dreyfus and Blackhawk Biofuels as BQ-9000 biodiesel producers as well as West Coast Reduction as a BQ-9000 marketer

July 14, 2009

ExxonMobil to Develop Algae-Based BioFuels

ExxonMobil has formed an alliance with Synthetic Genomics to research and develop biofuels using photosynthetic algae

July 13, 2009

Diesel Down 5.2 Cents From Last Week

Diesel is down another 5.2 cents per gallon from last week, a 7.4-cent drop from a high of $2.616 on June 2

July 8, 2009

Fleets Fearful of Future Fuel Prices

While diesel and crude oil prices may have been stable lately, economists predict a spike is ahead, and some fleets may want to consider locking in current prices via fuel hedging. The Department of Energy's latest short-term energy forecast predicts prices will be higher next year, but price spikes could be a problem as speculators sway diesel prices as much as supply and demand, says the Oil Price Information Service

July 6, 2009

Diesel Falls Second Week in a Row

The average price of diesel fell 1.4 cents last week, the second consecutive weekly dro

June 29, 2009

Diesel Takes First Dive Since April

The price of diesel may have hit a peak last week, dropping 0.8 cents this week, according to the Department of Energy

June 23, 2009

Comdata Joins Forces with 360FuelCard.com

As part of an agreement with 360FuelCard.com, Comdata will supply corporate fuel cards as well as its network of fuel card products to 360FuelCard.com customers

June 22, 2009

Diesel Prices Rise Again

The average price of a gallon of diesel fuel rose 4.4 cents last week to $2.616, according to weekly figures released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration

June 15, 2009

Hino Trucks Expands BP Partnership

Under a new agreement, Hino Trucks' dealers will have access to Castrol and BP branded lubricants for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles

June 15, 2009

Diesel Continues to Rise, Oil Down After Rally

Diesel prices continued to rise for the sixth straight week, jumping up 7.4 cents to $2.572, according to the Department of Energy

June 12, 2009

Computrol's Fuel Control System for Smaller Fleets

Computrol Fuel Systems has developed a new fuel control system, the Fleet 100, a lower-cost system for smaller fleet operators

June 9, 2009

Government Ups Oil, Fuel Price Predictions

The Department of Energy is expecting crude oil and diesel prices to be higher in the second half of the year

June 8, 2009

Wright Express Resumes Fuel Hedging

Wright Express has resumed purchases under its existing fuel-price risk management program through the fourth quarter of next year

June 8, 2009

Diesel Prices Increase, Oil Hovers Near $70

Diesel prices shot up 14.6 cents a gallon this week to $2.498, the largest weekly jump in more than a year, according to the Department of Energy

June 5, 2009

Groups Call for Action on Energy Speculation

As oil prices rose over $70 per barrel last week and Goldman Sachs raised its forecast for oil prices, the American Trucking Associations joined a coalition of trade associations asking Congress to rein in excessive speculation in the commodities markets

June 1, 2009

Diesel, Oil Prices Jump

Diesel prices took a big jump this week, up nearly 8 cents per gallon to $2.352

May 28, 2009

EIA Forecasts a 44 Percent Boost in Energy Use by 2030

The Energy Information Administration predicts that world energy use will increase 44 percent between 2006 and 2030 and that oil prices will rise to $130 per barrel by 2030

May 26, 2009

Diesel, Gas, Oil Prices all up this Week

Diesel prices rose for the third week in a row, up 4.3 cents to a national average of $2.274, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration


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