Fuel and Oil

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April 15, 2008

Crude Oil Prices Hit Record Again

The price of crude oil set new records again Tuesday,

April 15, 2008

McCain Calls for Fuel Tax Holiday

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) has called for a suspension of the federal gasoline and diesel fuel taxes from Memorial Day to Labor Day, prompting critics to say it would devastate transportation infrastructure funding

April 14, 2008

Diesel, Crude, Hit New Highs

The national average price of diesel fuel broke the $4-a-gallon mark last week, while crude oil prices continue to set new records on the New York Mercantile Exchange

April 9, 2008

Oil Prices Again Hit Record High

Crude oil prices again hit record highs Wednesday, surging to more than $112 a barrel during intraday trading after a government report showed an unexpected decline in crude supplies

April 8, 2008

EIA: Don't Expect Significant Relief in Diesel Prices

The U.S. Energy Information Administration predicts that diesel prices will average $3.62 per gallon over the course of 2008 - 72 cents above the 2007 average prices - as crude oil prices continue to average over $100 a barrel

April 7, 2008

Diesel Prices Drop, Crude Prices Rise

The average price of a gallon of diesel fell for the second week in a row, to $3.995, a little less than a penny drop from the previous week, according to weekly figures from the U.S. Energy Information Administration

April 6, 2008

Smaller Biodiesel Producers Fail Quality Tests More Often

Small and medium producers of biodiesel had "significant failure rates" in the U.S. Department of Energy's 2007 biodiesel quality survey, while about 90 percent of all the biodiesel tested met specifications

April 1, 2008

Congress Looks at Fuel Prices

On the same day independent truckers were involved in scattered protests about high diesel prices, a Congressional committee was grilling big oil company executives about high fuel prices and high profits

April 1, 2008

Scattered Protests Bring Attention to High Fuel Prices

Despite quite a bit of media coverage of an independent trucker shutdown to protest high diesel prices planned for April 1, there were only scattered reports of protests across the nation Tuesday

March 31, 2008

Diesel Prices, Crude Prices Fall

Diesel prices fell slightly last week to a national average of $3.964, according to figures released Monday by the U.S> EPA's Energy Information Administration. Of course, that's still $1.174 higher than the price a year ago

March 28, 2008

FTC Proposes Rules on Biodiesel Labeling

The Federal Trade Commission has instituted a proposed rulemaking that will require retailers of certain biodiesel blends to specify those blends by labels on their fuel pumps

March 27, 2008

ATA Urges Federal Government to Help Bring Down Fuel Prices

The American Trucking Associations is urging the Bush Administration to act quickly to ensure that strategies are in place to ensure an affordable supply of oil for the nation's 3.5 million truck drivers and American consumers

March 26, 2008

Trucking Groups Battle Over Hot Fuel Issue

The American Trucking Associations is part of a group fighting against the use of automatic temperature compensation equipment in retail fuel sales, while the Owner Operator Independent Drivers Association is pushing for the device

March 24, 2008

International Offers Fuel Mileage Guarantee

Customers who purchase a qualifying new International DuraStar powered by a MaxxForce 7 or MaxxForce DT engine will be guaranteed fuel economy improvement of 7 percent or greate

March 24, 2008

Diesel Inches Closer to $4 Mark

The national average price of a gallon of diesel continues to hover near the $4 mark, as the American Trucking Associations asks the government to do something about it

March 24, 2008

High Fuel Prices Can Erase Reefer Refunds

The recent sharp increases in the cost of fuel are having an effect on the fuel tax refunds some carriers can get in some states for the use of motor fuel off the highway

March 17, 2008

Fuel Prices Still Rising

The average price of a gallon of diesel fuel last week was just under $4 a gallon, with the average topping the $4 mark in several regions of the country

March 17, 2008

Fuel Surpassing Labor Costs for Some

The American Trucking Associations predicts the trucking industry will spend a record $135 billion on fuel in 2008, based on current fuel price forecasts

March 13, 2008

Oil Prices Hit $111

The oil futures market could be in a price bubble - bad news for investors when it breaks, but good news for fuel users. Light sweet crude for April delivery closed at an all-time high of $110.33 per barrel Thursda

March 12, 2008

DOE Projects Lower Diesel Prices

Hold on, says the Department of Energy, that $4 diesel isn't going to last - but it's going to be higher than we originally predicted


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