Fuel and Oil

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May 5, 2009

Obama Administration Announces Biofuels Initiatives

President Obama Tuesday announced steps to increase the use of biofuels -- but traditional soy-based diesel would be limited in an EPA proposal

May 4, 2009

Diesel Prices Fall Below $2.20

The national average price of a gallon of diesel fuel fell to $2.185, below $2.20 for the first time since they spiked in late March

April 30, 2009

Minnesota Moves to 5 Percent Biodiesel

Minnesota is the first state to require that diesel fuel contain a 5 percent blend of biodiesel

April 27, 2009

Diesel, Oil Prices Fall

The average price of diesel fuel fell 2 cents this week to $2.201, according to the weekly report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration

April 23, 2009

Proposed Settlement Would See Costco Address 'Hot Fuel' Issue

To settle a lawsuit, Costco has agreed to change pumps in the hottest regions of the country so they compensate for the fact that fuel at higher temperatures offers consumers less energy for their dollar

April 23, 2009

CARB Adopts Low-Carbon Fuel Standard

The California Air Resources Board Thursday adopted a regulation that will implement Gov. Schwarzenegger's Low Carbon Fuel Standard calling for the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from California's transportation fuels by 10 percent by 2020

April 20, 2009

Iowa Could be Latest State to Mandate Biodiesel

As Iowa lawmakers head into what could be the final week of their legislative session, still on the table is a bill that would require biodiesel blends in the state

April 20, 2009

Diesel Prices Hold Around $2.22; Oil Prices Fall

Diesel prices dropped slightly this week, hovering around the $2.22 per gallon mark for the third week in a row

April 15, 2009

DOE Predicts $2.27 Diesel This Summer

In its monthly Short-Term Energy Outlook, the U.S. Energy Information Agency predicted this week that diesel fuel prices, which averaged $4.37 per gallon last summer, will average $2.27 this summer

April 13, 2009

Fuel Price Steady, Oil Prices Fall

After rising for three weeks in a row, the average price of diesel stayed essentially the same last week, rising only one tenth of a cent nationwide and dropping in some regions

April 8, 2009

Kentucky, Argonne partner to help build domestic battery industry

The Commonwealth of Kentucky, the University of Kentucky and University of Louisville are partnering with Argonne National Laboratory to establish a national Battery Manufacturing R&D Center to help develop and deploy a domestic supply of advanced battery technologie

April 6, 2009

Diesel Prices Up Only Slightly

Diesel prices rose only slightly last week, with the national average up 7/10 of a cent per gallon

March 30, 2009

Diesel Prices Rise, Crude Falls

The average price of diesel fuel nationwide jumped 13.1 cents last week, according to Monday's report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration

March 30, 2009

Diesel Technology Forum to Host Free Webinar

The Diesel Technology Forum announced it will host a free webinar on April 9 on "Diesel Fuel: Production, Demand and Prices.

March 23, 2009

Diesel Prices Head Back Up

After falling nearly every week since they peaked last July, diesel prices this week took a hike back upward, with the national average price of a gallon jumping 7.3 cents to $2.09

March 23, 2009

Suncor, Petro-Canada to Merge

Two of Canada's biggest oil companies announced they plan to merge: Suncor Energy and Petro-Canada. The new entity will operate under the Suncor name, but will keep the Petro-Canada brand name for refined products

March 16, 2009

Diesel Prices Continue to Drop, Despite Higher Crude Prices

Diesel prices continue to fall, and have dropped below the $2-mark in many areas of the country, even as crude oil prices are now up closer to the $50 a barrel mark

March 13, 2009

Fleets Earn Rebates for Fuel Purchases

Multi Service Corporation announces the launch of the company's new fuel card program for over-the-road fleets

March 13, 2009

Innovation Fuels to Showcase Integrated Biorefinery

Innovation Fuels, the renewable energy company that manufactures, markets, and distributes second-generation biodiesel to customers around the world, has launched an initiative to create the country's first integrated biorefinery

March 8, 2009

ExxonMobil to Invest at Record Levels to Meet Future Energy Demand

ExxonMobil Friday announced plans to invest at record levels -- between $25 billion and $30 billion annually over the next five years -- to meet expected long-term growth in world energy demand


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