October 30, 2013 - Industry News
After a few weeks of relative quiet, things have started heating back up between Pilot Flying J and trucking companies that are suing the truckstop chain over allegations it cheated trucking companies out of fuel rebates.
Tags: Diesel Prices, Pilot Flying J, Fuel and Oil, Truckstops, Fraud
October 28, 2013 - Industry News
Figures released late Monday afternoon by the U.S. Energy Department show the cost of diesel is down 1.6 cents over the past week for a national average of $3.87 per gallon.
Tags: Diesel Prices, Gasoline Prices, Oil Prices
October 22, 2013 - Industry News
After falling for five straight weeks the average cost of diesel remains the same this week from the week before, according to the U.S. Energy Department, the lowest price since mid-June.
Tags: Oil Prices, Diesel Prices, Gasoline Prices
October 18, 2013 - Industry News
One of the most closely watched surveys of fuel prices is back online following the end of the partial federal government shutdown and it shows fuel prices keep trending lower.
October 15, 2013 - Industry News
Tuesday was the deadline for carriers to opt out of a settlement reached in July between some trucking companies and Pilot Flying J over allegations the truckstop chain cheated customers out of fuel purchase rebates. About 50 of the truckstops’s 6,000 customers said they want no part of the agreement.
Tags: Diesel Prices, Pilot Flying J, Litigation, Truckstops, Fuel and Oil
October 14, 2013 - Industry News
While trucking continues rolling during the partial shutdown of the federal government, an often used weekly roundup of fuel prices from the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration has been sidelined due to a lack of funding, but there are other reports available to give you a read as to where diesel prices stand.
October 11, 2013 - Industry News
The government shutdown has forced the Energy Information Administration to cancel publication of its gas and diesel price update, a key index for trucking fuel surcharges.
Tags: Congress, EIA, Diesel Prices, Gasoline Prices
October 10, 2013 - Industry News
A new forecast is calling for lower fuel prices, due in large part to lower prices for crude oil.
Tags: Diesel Prices, Gasoline Prices, Crude Oil Prices
October 9, 2013 - Industry News
The umpteenth lawsuit has been filed against Pilot Flying J in the wake of a federal investigation into the company going public in mid-April following a raid on the company’s headquarters by the FBI.
Tags: Diesel Prices, Pilot Flying J, Litigation
October 7, 2013 - Industry News
The cost of diesel in the United States has moved lower for the fourth straight week.
Minnesota is moving toward increasing the amount of biodiesel that’s blended into diesel fuel sold in the state during the warmer months of the year.
Tags: Biodiesel, Minnesota, Diesel Prices
September 30, 2013 - Industry News
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
Tags: Oil Prices, Fuel Prices, Diesel Prices, Gasoline Prices
“Embarrassing” and “humbling” is how embattled Pilot Flying J CEO Jimmy Haslam described the past few months since federal agents served a series of search warrants against the company, as part of an investigation into allegations of cheating trucking companies out of rebates.
Tags: Pilot Flying J, Diesel Prices
September 23, 2013 - Industry News
The price paid at the pump for diesel is down due to a drop in oil prices.
September 19, 2013 - Industry News
A three-judge federal panel on Wednesday upheld California’s controversial and first-in-the-nation law requiring fuel-makers to reduce carbon, that detractors say will lead to higher prices for diesel and gasoline.
Tags: CARB, ATA, California, Low Carbon Fuel Standard, Diesel Prices, Gasoline Prices, Fuel and Oil
September 16, 2013 - Industry News
After pausing last week, the average cost of diesel in the United States has resumed falling.
September 11, 2013 - Industry News
A new government forecast is calling for diesel prices to average just below the same level this year as it was in 2012 and ease a little further next year.
Tags: Economy, Oil Prices, Diesel Prices, Gasoline Prices
September 9, 2013 - Industry News
Despite a recent run-up in the price of oil, the average cost of diesel over the past week is unchanged, according to the U.S. Energy Department.
Tags: Diesel Prices, OIl Prices., Gasoline Prices
September 3, 2013 - Industry News
The average cost of diesel has posted its biggest increase since near mid-February and is around a five-month high, according to the U.S. Energy Department.
A Tennessee-based carrier is the latest to file a lawsuit against the truckstop chain Pilot Flying J while other legal wrangling continues.
Tags: Diesel Prices, Pilot Flying J
August 28, 2013 - Industry News
Following indications the United States will launch a military strike against Syria, the price of oil has reached a more than two-year high.
Tags: Oil Prices, Diesel Prices, Gasoline Prices, Economy
August 26, 2013 - Industry News
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 23, 2013 - Industry News
Questions about the role of a key player in the litigation against Pilot Flying J prompted a strong rebuttal from the trucking company group. Lane Kidd, president of the Arkansas Trucking Association, said in a statement that he created National Trucking Financial Reclamation Services last April to seek justice for trucking companies that allegedly had been defrauded by Pilot Flying J.
Tags: Diesel Prices, Pilot Flying J, Litigation, Truckstops
August 19, 2013 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Oil Prices, Fuel Prices, Diesel Prices, Gasoline Prices, Fuel and Oil
This week Pilot Flying J published an interview on its website with one of the attorneys representing the company, as the clock counts down toward key court dates in a settlement over allegations it withheld rebates and discounts on fuel.
Tags: Diesel Prices, Pilot Flying J, Truckstops, Fuel and Oil
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