Fuel Prices

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May 9, 2016

Diesel Prices Plateau, Crude Oil Decreases

The price of diesel fuel plateaued last week, increasing by less than a cent nationally, according to the latest numbers from the Energy Department.

May 9, 2016

Earnings Watch: TravelCenters Posts Near $10 Million Loss

Lower fuel prices propelled truckstop operator TravelCenters of America from a profit to a loss in the first quarter of the year, but that’s not keeping it from going ahead with expansion plans.

February 22, 2016

Commentary: A Crude Awakening

With all the hoopla lately over the plummeting crude oil prices, you may not have noticed a recent change in U.S. policy that could send prices in the other direction.

December 14, 2015

Diesel Prices Down for 5th Straight Week

For the fifth straight week, the average price of a gallon of diesel fuel decreased according to the latest numbers from the Energy Department.

September 21, 2015

Crude Oil Prices Affect U.S. Production

Crude oil prices are moving higher amid concerns that low prices have led to too many crude production cuts.

September 21, 2015

Economic Watch: Existing Home Sales Slow

Following three straight months of gains, existing–home sales dipped in August, according to a new report from the National Association of Realtors.

June 29, 2015

Diesel Prices Drop Again as the Streak Continues

The average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel fuel was down for the fifth week in a row according to the latest numbers from the U.S. Energy Department.

June 15, 2015

How Low Will Diesel Go?

While it’s hard to say just how low the retail price of diesel will go, what is fairly certain is the trend line in place since last autumn will continue to run its positive course at least through the rest of the year.

April 17, 2015

Opportunities in a Lower Fuel Price Environment

Other than enjoying lower fuel costs, how can trucking companies take advantage of current low prices for diesel fuel?

March 17, 2015

Registration Open for FTR Virtual Conference

FTR has announced that registration is open for its first "virtual conference." The event is scheduled for April 7th and will include discussions and question-and-answer sessions on important topics in trucking.

January 12, 2015

FTR Trucking Conditions Index Higher for November

FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index for November, at a reading of 8.98, reflects dropping fuel prices, according to the transportation research firm. Strong freight volumes from a good Christmas shopping season also helped.

December 23, 2014

What's Behind the Lowest Diesel Prices in Years?

Since the summer, the price of oil has plummeted 50 percent, hitting its lowest level in more than five years about a week before Christmas. Diesel has fallen from a yearly high of $4.021 in March to $3.419 in mid-December.

October 10, 2014

2015 Could See Cheapest Diesel Fuel in Years

The U.S. Energy Information Administration expects the price of a gallon of diesel to continue falling in 2015 due to lower crude oil prices and weakening demand.

June 30, 2014

Survey Examines Fuel Industry Priorities, Trends

Margin management and fuel invoicing were at the top of the list of business priorities in the second annual Eye on Energy survey conducted by FuelQuest.

January 7, 2014

Average Fuel and Oil Costs Forecast to be Lower in 2014

Expect the cost of on-highway diesel to average $3.81 per gallon this year, 11 cents less than 2013’s average price. The new monthly U.S. Energy Department Short-Term Energy Outlook is calling for the price to be even less in 2015, averaging $3.72 per gallon.

January 6, 2014

Average Diesel Cost Highest Since September

The average cost of diesel in the United States started off 2014 slightly higher than where it ended last year, according to a weekly U.S. Energy Department report and is also at its highest level since late September.

September 30, 2013

Oil and Fuel Prices Continue Recent Declines

The price of oil keeps edging toward going back below the $100 per barrel mark, bringing fuel prices along for the ride. Crude lost 54 cents in trading in New York on Monday, settling at $102.33 per barrel, hitting near a three-month low

September 23, 2013

Fuel and Oil Prices Decline Over Last Week

The price paid at the pump for diesel is down due to a drop in oil prices.

August 26, 2013

Average Diesel Price Increases for Second Week

The average cost of diesel in the United States has increased for the second straight week, putting it just below where it was four weeks ago.

August 19, 2013

Average Diesel Price Turns Higher Over Weekly Oil Gain

Just as soon at it looked like diesel was starting to trend lower it has done an about face. The average U.S. price has increased 0.4 cents per gallon over the past week, registering $3.90 per gallon.

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