Fuel and Oil

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July 15, 2008

Crude Oil Prices Plummet

Crude oil prices fell $6.44 on the New York Mercantile Exchange Tuesday, the biggest decline in dollar terms since the Gulf War -- yet prices are no lower than they were a week ago, reports the Associated Press

July 14, 2008

Diesel Prices Hit New Record

Diesel prices hit another record, with the Department of Energy's weekly average retail price rising 3.7 cents per gallon to $4.764

July 7, 2008

Diesel Prices Shoot up Again

After actually showing a decline for the month of June, diesel prices roared back with a vengeance last week to a new record high, with the national average retail price jumping more than 8 cents a gallon

July 3, 2008

World Energy Use Projected to Grow 50 Percent Between 2005 and 2030

The U.S. Energy Information Administration projects that world marketed energy consumption will grow by 50 percent between 2005 and 2030

July 2, 2008

Gasoline and Diesel Demand Drops, Survey Shows

With fewer people on the road because of high fuel prices, truckstops and other fuel retailers have seen demand for fuel drop, even while prices continue to rise, according to data released Wednesday by NATSO,

July 2, 2008

Crude Oil Prices Hit New Record High

Crude oil prices hit a new record over $144 a barrel during trading on the New York Stock Exchange Wednesday before closing at $143.57

June 25, 2008

ATA Calls for Comprehensive Plan to Ensure Affordable Oil

The American Trucking Associations today urged the Bush Administration and Congress to implement a comprehensive plan to increase domestic oil supplies and ensure an affordable supply of oil for the nation's 3.5 million truck drivers and American consumers

June 25, 2008

EIA Forecasts Continued High Diesel Prices

Diesel prices will remain in the $4-plus range through the second half of 2009, the federal energy agency is forecasting

June 23, 2008

Diesel Prices Fall; Oil Prices Still Volatile

The national average retail price of a gallon of diesel fuel fell 4.4 cents over the past week to $4.648

June 20, 2008

ASTM Approves New Biodiesel Blend Specifications

The ASTM International D02 Main Committee late last week approved a trio of long-awaited ASTM specifications for biodiesel blends

June 16, 2008

Diesel, Oil Prices Remain High

The national average price of a gallon of diesel fuel remained unchanged from last week, while crude oil prices went on a roller coaster ride Monday

June 12, 2008

EIA Hikes Diesel, Oil Price Predictions

The U.S. Energy Information Administration is having a hard time predicting where fuel and oil prices will go, as its Short-Term Energy Outlook released this week predicted prices far higher than the same report just two months ago

June 9, 2008

Diesel Prices, Oil Down

The average price of a gallon of diesel fuel dropped slightly for the second week in a row, according to weekly figures from the federal Energy Information Administration, and crude oil prices dropped Monday as well

June 8, 2008

Oil Prices Hit New Record

Oil prices took their largest single-day leap ever Friday, and energy ministers from the world's top industrialized nations pledged Sunday to work to fight soaring energy costs

June 5, 2008

Oil Prices Leap

After falling for several days, the price of crude oil took an unexpected jump Thursday on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Light sweet crude for July delivery leaped $5.49 late in the day to close at $127.79 a barrel

June 5, 2008

Georgia Suspends Scheduled Increase in Fuel Tax

Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue signed an executive order this week suspending a scheduled increase in fuel taxes that would have taken effect on July 1

June 3, 2008

Connecticut Diesel Tax Going Up July 1

Connecticut's state tax on diesel fuel will rise 7.7 cents per gallon as of July 1

June 2, 2008

Diesel Prices Drop Slightly

Diesel prices dropped slightly over the past week after a meteoric run-up that saw the national average of a gallon of diesel rise more than 57 cents in just three weeks

May 30, 2008

Shell Launches Perdido Spar Hull

The hull of one of the world's deepest oil production facilities last week embarked on an 8,200-mile journey from the shipyard in Pori, Finland, to Ingleside, Texas

May 29, 2008

Regulators Probing Oil Futures Trading

In response to the dramatic increases in the price of crude oil traded on the commodity market, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission Thursday announced initiatives to increase transparency of the energy futures markets


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