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August 9, 2011 - Industry News

Early Reaction to Truck Efficiency Standards Mostly Positive

Trucking interests are still poring through a nearly 1,000-page rule that sets first-of-their-kind fuel efficiency standards for trucks, buses, and other heavy-duty vehicles, but initial reaction has been largely positive

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August 9, 2011 - Industry News

Clean Energy Opens Four New CNG Stations

Clean Energy has opened for new compressed natural gas fueling stations: two in downtown Chicago, one at Las Vegas/McCarran Intl. Airport, and one at Austin-Bergstrom Intl. Airport

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August 8, 2011 - Industry News

Diesel Drops Steeply; Oil Hits Lowest Price This Year

National on-highway diesel prices dropped 4 cents from last week, landing at $3.897, while crude prices fell Monday to their lowest this year. It was the second consecutive weekly drop for diesel prices, according to the Department of Energy's weekly fuel price report. Prices fell in every region.

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August 1, 2011 - Industry News

Diesel Prices Down; Crude Drops Amid Fears of Slowdown

The national average for on-highway diesel fuel fell 1.2 cents to $3.937 last week after several weeks of steady climbing

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July 27, 2011 - Industry News

SmartDrive Research Shows Instant Feedback Helps Drivers Save Fuel

The findings of an ongoing study by SmartDrive show that fleets can reduce fuel consumption by employing more fuel-efficient driving techniques, eliminating unnecessary idling and reducing excessive speeds, and that instant driver feedback can help

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July 25, 2011 - Industry News

Diesel Up; Crude Down in Face of Debt Deal Deadlock

National on-highway diesel prices were up 2.6 cents from last week, continuing a recent climb

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July 18, 2011 - Industry News

Texas Governor Signs Three Natural Gas Bills

Texas Gov. Rick Perry signs a bill encouraging natural gas use in transportation in a ceremony at Peterbilt's Denton, Texas, plant.

Texas Gov. Rick Perry signed three bills supporting the development of natural gas initiatives in the state

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July 18, 2011 - Industry News

Diesel Prices Up Again; Crude Down as Nation Worries Over Debt

National on-highway diesel prices were up again last week, rising 2.4 cents to a $3.923 average. Prices are now $1.024 more expensive than the same time last year.

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July 12, 2011 - Industry News

EIA Short Term Energy Outlook: Crude to Rise Despite Emergency Supplies

Crude prices are on the rise again in spite of the release of emergency oil supplies

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July 12, 2011 - Industry News

Chesapeake Energy Announces Major Investment to Help Natural Gas Demand

Chesapeake Energy will divert part of its drilling budget toward projects that will instead stimulate increased natural gas demand.

Chesapeake Energy Corp. unveiled a plan to help the transportation industry transition to America's own abundant supplies of natural gas and oil

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July 11, 2011 - Industry News

Diesel Spikes, Crude Drops as Uncertainty Shadows World Economy

On-highway diesel prices rose sharply last week following several weeks of consistent, moderate decline, while crude oil futures settled lower

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July 5, 2011 - Industry News

Diesel Continues Decline; Oil Rises in Spite of Emergency Supplies

Photo courtesy Lubrizol

The price of on-highway diesel dropped significantly again last week, although not quite as steeply as the previous week

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July 4, 2011 - Industry News

ExxonMobil Increasing Biodiesel Offerings

ExxonMobil will begin to sell biodiesel-blended ultra-low-sulfur diesel for the first time at four rack terminals in Texas this summer

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June 27, 2011 - Industry News

Diesel Takes Moderate Drop; Crude Falling in Face of Euro Debt

On-highway diesel prices took a somewhat steep drop last week after falling only slightly the week before

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June 23, 2011 - Industry News

International Energy Agency Taps Emergency Oil Reserves, Crude Tumbles

Crude oil pipes at the Strategic Petroleum Reserve's Bryan Mound site near Freeport, Texas.

Crude oil tumbled on futures markets Thursday after the International Energy Agency announced it would release 60 million barrels of reserve crude oil over the next 30 days, or 2 million barrels per day. The United States will be supplying half of that oil, with the rest coming from other nations among the agency's 28 member states

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June 20, 2011 - Industry News

Diesel Prices Drop Again; Crude Levels Off with European Debt Worries

On-highway diesel prices resumed their decline last week after a slight uptick the previous week. Nationally, prices came down 0.4 cents to land at $3.95 per gallon. The small decrease did not make up for the previous week's bump of 1.4 cents, but is perhaps an indication of price stabilization

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June 13, 2011 - Industry News

Slight Uptick in Diesel Prices; Crude Continues Decline

After several weeks of steady decline, on-highway diesel prices experienced a modest rise last week, the first in six weeks. The national average is up 1.4 cents to $3.954

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June 10, 2011 - Industry News

DOE Predicts $102/Barrel Oil, $3.87/Gallon Diesel for 2011

Although crude oil prices dropped in early may, the U.S. Department of Energy still expects oil markets to tighten through 2012 and predicts that WTI spot prices, which averaged $79 per barrel in 2010, will average $102 per barrel in 2011 and $107 per barrel in 2012

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June 7, 2011 - Industry News

Diesel Continues Sliding; Crude Dips Below $100

The pump price of on-highway diesel continued to slide last week, dropping 8 cents nationally to $3.940 per gallon

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May 31, 2011 - Industry News

Diesel Continues Falling; Crude Once Again Rising

On-highway diesel prices continued falling last week, although not quite as steeply as the week before. According to the Energy Information Administration, the national average price fell another 4.9 cents to $3.948. A week earlier prices dropped 6.4 cents nationally. Diesel fuel is still nearly a dollar more expensive than this time last year

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May 23, 2011 - Industry News

Diesel Continues Fall; Oil Drops Due to Strengthening Dollar

On-highway diesel prices fell by 6.4 cents nationally, an even larger decrease than last week. National average prices are once again below $4 per gallon, but just barely at $3.997

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May 16, 2011 - Industry News

Diesel, Oil Prices Drop

Diesel prices dropped for the second week in a row, down 4.3 cents nationally to $4.061 per gallon, as crude oil prices fell to a two-month low Monday

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May 16, 2011 - Industry News

DEF Transition Going Smoothly, Air1 Executive Says

With 15 months of experience since the EPA 2010 emission standard took effect, diesel exhaust fluid supplier Air1 sees the market for its product developing as expected. In the first year after the standard, the North American market for DEF was about 14 million gallons - most of it distributed in small containers sold off the shelf, said Chad Dombroski, director of Air1, which supplies DEF produced by Yara North America

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May 11, 2011 - Industry News

Pulse of Commerce Index Falls 0.5 Percent in April

The Ceridian-UCLA Pulse of Commerce Index fell 0.5 percent on a seasonally and workday adjusted basis in April, marking a continuation of the see-saw economic performance experienced over the past 12 months

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May 10, 2011 - Industry News

DOE Lowers Oil, Diesel Predictions, Still Expects Higher 2011 Prices

As oil prices have fallen on the futures market recently, the Department of Energy has revised its oil price outlook for the year downward -- but says we still are looking at higher petroleum product prices for the year overall compared to 2010

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