Fuel and Oil

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March 6, 2013

Maryland Gov. Fuel Tax Plan Similar to Virginia's

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley has borrowed a page from Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell’s playbook, with proposed changes to the state’s tax on gasoline to raise highway funds. According to published reports there is no indication that it would affect the diesel fuel tax.

March 4, 2013

Diesel Declines For The First Time In Weeks, Still Near Four-Year High

Following six consecutive weeks of increases, the average price of diesel has fallen over the past week, but is still not far from a more than four-year high.

February 11, 2013

Oil Gains Ground While Diesel Rises for Fourth Straight Week

The price of oil is inching back closer to the $100 a barrel mark while diesel fuel prices, rising for the fourth straight week, hit their highest level since the latter half of October.

January 24, 2013

Questar to Build CNG Facility in Houston for Swift, Central Freight Lines

Questar Fueling will build, own and operate a compressed natural gas fueling facility in Houston, Texas, that will serve up to 200 natural gas-powered trucks operated by Swift Transportation and Central Freight Lines

January 22, 2013

Diesel prices creep back upward

The price for diesel rose marginally this week with a nationwide average increase of 0.8 cents per gallon. Prices averaged out at $3.90, according to the Energy Information Administration's weekly fuel update

January 14, 2013

Diesel falls 1.7 cents

Consumers experienced another decrease in prices for diesel this week as prices fell an average of 1.7 cents per gallon across the nation to rest at $3.89

January 11, 2013

Nearly 1 Million Natural Gas Trucks and Buses Will Be Sold from 2012 to 2019

Because trucks and buses use significant amounts of fuel and tend to emit high levels of greenhouse gases, natural gas vehicles are increasingly attractive options in these commercial markets. At the same time, the rebounding construction industry is pushing growth in the overall truck market while cities and municipalities look to expand their public transit systems

January 9, 2013

Crude Oil, Diesel Prices Projected to Fall

In its Short-Term Energy Outlook report, the Energy Information Administration projects that Brent crude along with diesel prices will see a slight decrease in 2013 and 2014. EIA projects that the Brent crude oil spot price, which averaged $112 per barrel in 2012, will fall to an average of $105 per barrel in 2013 and $99 per barrel in 2014.

January 7, 2013

Diesel prices fall again

The price for a gallon of diesel continued to fall this week. Nationwide, prices fell an average of 0.7 cents per gallon this past week to rest at $3.91, according to the U.S. DOE's Energy Information Administration

January 4, 2013

Covanta Energy and Clean Energy Partner to Build CNG Stations

Covanta Energy Corp. and Clean Energy Fuels Corp. announced an agreement to co-develop compressed natural gas stations at select Covanta facilities throughout the U.S. Covanta Energy operates over 40 facilities that convert everyday trash into clean, renewable energy. The company also operates an additional 13 solid waste transfer stations

January 2, 2013

Congress Votes to Reinstate Biodiesel Tax Incentive

The U.S. House Tuesday reinstated the biodiesel tax incentive for 2012 and 2013 as part of a year-end fiscal package that avoided the so-called "fiscal cliff." President Obama is expected to quickly sign the bill into law.

January 2, 2013

DEF Tracker: Truck Stops Offering Bulk DEF to Reach 1,000-mark

At the current growth rate the number of truck stops offering bulk Diesel Exhaust Fluid at the pump will reach the 1,000-location mark by mid-February 2013, reports DEF Tracker.

January 2, 2013

Gasoline goes up, diesel prices drop

On the last day of 2012, prices for gasoline rose across the nation while the price of diesel saw a slight decrease

December 26, 2012

Diesel Prices Fall, Gasoline Rises

As the holiday week opened, diesel prices continued their recent downward trend, while gasoline prices crept back upward. The Department of Energy's Information Administration reported a nationwide drop of 2.2 cents in the price of a gallon diesel earlier this week. The average price was $3.92 per gallon

December 19, 2012

National Biodiesel Board Joins Diesel Technology Forum

The National Biodiesel Board, which represents more than 260 U.S. and international companies that produce and distribute renewable biodiesel fuel, is the newest allied member of the Diesel Technology Forum

December 17, 2012

Diesel Prices Drop Again

Gasoline and diesel prices fell again this week, marking the third straight week in December the prices at the pump have gone down

December 13, 2012

New Love's Locations Open in Iowa and Idaho

Love's Travel Stops opened two new locations recently in Davenport, Iowa, at Interstate 80, and Idaho Falls, Idaho, at Interstate 15

December 11, 2012

Energy Department Predicts Oil, Fuel Prices for 2013

The U.S. Department of Energy predicts that domestic crude oil production next year will reach its highest annual average rate of production since 1992 and diesel prices will average less than $4 per gallon in 2013

December 11, 2012

Survey: Speed Reduction, Driver Training, Progressive Shifting Give Best Fuel Efficiency Payback

A survey of fuel efficiency initiatives found that the best payback came from cutting highway speed, training drivers and progressive shifting. Not surprisingly, these actions, along with recording engine data for greater driver feedback, also were the most commonly implemented among the carriers surveyed

December 10, 2012

Prices Fall at the Pump, Crude Hits One-month Low

Diesel and gasoline prices have once again seen a price decrease this past week. Gasoline prices fell 4.5 cents while the price of a gallon of diesel decreased 3.6 cents

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