Fuel and Oil

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April 29, 2008

Obama, Clinton Disagree on Fuel Tax Holiday

The issue of high fuel prices was addressed on the campaign trail Monday, as Democratic presidential hopefuls Sen. Hillary Clinton and Sen. Barack Obama disagreed on a proposal to suspend fuel taxes for the summer

April 28, 2008

Diesel, Oil Again Set Record Highs

Diesel prices hit another record last week, with the average price reported by the Energy Information Administration at $4.177 nationally, up $1.366 from a year ago and up 3.4 cents from last week's record-setting price

April 28, 2008

Truckers Take Fuel Protest to DC

A convoy of truckers, horns blaring, drove into Washington, D.C., Monday morning to protest high fuel prices

April 23, 2008

Tools to Cope with the Fuel Crisis

Fuel, the price of it and conserving it, remains the most critical issue facing truckers. On April 21, the price of diesel spiked to highs, of $4.60 a gallon in some areas

April 22, 2008

Snowe Introduces the 'Diesel Tax Parity Act'

U.S. Senator Olympia J. Snowe (R-Maine), a member of the Senate Finance Committee, introduced legislation yesterday, the 'Diesel Tax Parity Act,' which would lower the federal diesel tax

April 21, 2008

Diesel Hits Record $4.20 High as Crude Prices Rise

Diesel prices at the pump struck a record high, of $4.20 a gallon, according to AAA and the Oil Price Information Service, putting pressure on truckers and other shippers who rely on the fuel to transport goods to market

April 20, 2008

FutureRack Live Offers Fuel Reduction Information

FutureRack Live is offering a two-week complimentary trial for fleets that buy bulk fuel.

April 16, 2008

Oil Prices Top $115 a Barrel

It's starting to sound like a broken record - crude oil futures hit another new high Wednesday, rising as high as $115.07 on the New York Mercantile Exchange, and ending the day up $1.14 at a record $114.93 a barrel

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


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