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December 11, 2012 - Industry News

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

Tags: Fuel and Oil, Diesel, Natural Gas, OIl

December 11, 2012 - Industry News

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

Reducing speed and driver training were two of the fuel-saving strategies fleets said were most effective.

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

Tags: Fuel and Oil, SmartWay, EPA, Transplace

December 10, 2012 - Industry News

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

Tags: Fuel and Oil, Diesel Prices, Gasoline Prices

December 6, 2012 - Industry News

DOE Predicts Growth in U.S. Energy Production to Outpace Consumption Growth

The U.S. Department of Energy's Energy Information Administration projects that under current policies, crude oil production in the U.S. will rise sharply over the next decade, while gasoline and petroleum-based diesel use will fall

Tags: Fuel and Oil, OIl, Diesel, Gasoline

December 6, 2012 - Industry News

Clean Energy Completes First Stage of Natural Gas Fueling Network

With the completion of its LNG truck fueling station in Matthews, Mo., this month, Clean Energy Fuels Corp. concludes the first stage of what it's calling America's Natural Gas Highway

Tags: Fuel and Oil, Natural Gas, Clean Energy, Liquefied Natural Gas

December 3, 2012 - Industry News

Diesel prices see slight decrease

Diesel prices dropped in most regions this past week. The national average price for a gallon of diesel slipped 0.7 cents to $4.03, which is still almost about a dime more than last year's prices at this time

Tags: Fuel and Oil, Diesel Prices, Gasoline Prices

November 30, 2012 - Industry News

Cox Petrol Expands in Dallas

The newest brand of independent fuel in Texas, Dallas-based Cox Petrol, continues its North Texas expansion with its sixth location and first trucksto

Tags: Fuel and Oil, Diesel, Truckstops

November 27, 2012 - Industry News

Petroleum Industry Files Suit Challenging Biodiesel Mandate

UPDATED -- The American Petroleum Institute, which represents the petroleum industry, is suing the Environmental Protection Agency, challenging its mandate for the use of 1.28 billion gallons of biodiesel in 2013, a 28% increase from the 2012 requirement.

Tags: Fuel and Oil, Alternative Fuels, Biodiesel, API, EPA

November 27, 2012 - Industry News

Chicago to Offer Incentives to Convert Fleets to Electric Power

The City of Chicago will launch an incentive program to encourage private and public fleets to convert their diesel trucks to electric operations. The Chicago program will be the first program in the nation based on the size of the battery being placed in the vehicle, according to city officials

Tags: Fuel and Oil, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Alternative Fuels, Illinois, Chicago

November 26, 2012 - Industry News

Diesel Prices Inch Back up Over $4

The price for a gallon of diesel once again rose above $4, with an average 5.8-cent increase at the pump for a national average retail price of $4.03, according to the weekly fuel update from the Energy Information Administration

Tags: Fuel and Oil, Diesel, Gasoline, OIl

November 19, 2012 - Industry News

Fall of Diesel Prices Slows

While nationwide diesel prices at the pump saw a decrease this week, it was a small one. The average price for a gallon of diesel fell only four-tenths of a cents to $3.967, according to the weekly U.S. Energy Information Administration's Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update

Tags: Fuel and Oil, Diesel, OIl

November 15, 2012 - Industry News

Linde Teams With C Cross Transportation to Demonstrate LNG Mobile Fueling

Linde North America, a gases and engineering company, reported a successful trial of its liquefied natural gas mobile fueling unit. The Linde mobile fueler allows customers to test the feasibility of using LNG as an alternative to fuels such as diesel

Tags: Fuel and Oil, Natural Gas, Alternative Fuels, Liquefied Natural Gas

November 13, 2012 - Industry News

Diesel prices fall below $4 mark

Diesel and gasoline prices continued their nationwide decline this week, with the price for a gallon of diesel falling 3 cents on average to drop below the $4 mark

Tags: Fuel and Oil

November 13, 2012 - Industry News

GE, Clean Energy Fuels Partner to Expand 'Natural Gas Highway'

Clean Energy will use GE's MicroLNG technology to offer liquified natural gas at truckstops.

GE and Clean Energy Fuels announced a collaboration to expand the infrastructure for natural gas transportation in the United States. The agreement supports Clean Energy's efforts in developing America's Natural Gas Highway, a fueling network that will enable trucks to operate on liquefied natural gas coast to coast and border to border

Tags: Fuel and Oil

November 6, 2012 - Industry News

Diesel Prices Continue Downward Trend

Despite minor price increases in areas on the East Coast, the average price nationwide for diesel fuel fell this week

Tags: Fuel and Oil, Sandy, Diesel Prices, Gasoline Prices

November 6, 2012 - Industry News

Clean Energy Releases 2nd Edition of Road To Natural Gas

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. released the second edition of "The Road to Natural Gas," an update of truck companies, refuse haulers, fleet operators, airports, municipalities and other organizations which are making the switch to natural gas with transportation fue

Tags: Fuel and Oil, Natural Gas Vehicles, Liquefied Natural Gas, Truckstops, Natural Gas

November 6, 2012 - Industry News

DOE Report Predicts Oil, Diesel Price Average to Stay Nearly the Same

The U.S. Department of Energy has lowered its projections for crude oil prices for the fourth quarter and expects diesel fuel to average $4 per gallon during the quarter. The agency is predicting crude oil to remain about the same in 2013, and diesel prices to be slightly lower

Tags: Fuel and Oil, OIl, Diesel, Gasoline

November 6, 2012 - Industry News

Bison Transport Trucks to Fuel With LNG from Shell Canada

Bison Transport, one of Canada's largest trucking companies, has signed an agreement with Shell Canada Products to run 15 liquefied natural gas tractors in Alberta. Bison's five-year fuels supply agreement marks the first step in launching Shell's LNG refueling infrastructure in the province.

Tags: Fuel and Oil, Liquefied Natural Gas, Canada, Natural Gas, Shell

November 5, 2012 - Industry News

Hino Trucks Approved For Voucher Incentive Project

Hino Trucks' 2013MY Class 5 195h diesel electric cabover has been approved by the California Air Resources Board and is eligible for the California Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project

Tags: Fuel and Oil, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, Hino, CARB, HVIP

November 4, 2012 - Industry News

Superstorm Sandy Affects Fuel Availability in Region

Fuel and oil terminals and refineries are slowly returning to operation following last week's "superstorm" Sandy, as the government takes steps to try to get oil and fuel to the stricken region. A shortage of fuel, especially gasoline for vehicles and generators, has led to long lines and short tempers across much of the Northeast. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Sunday that it is likely to continue for at least several more days

Tags: Fuel and Oil

October 31, 2012 - Industry News

DEF Tracker: DEF Pump Prices are Up

The average price of U.S. diesel exhaust fluid rose 4 cents from September and October, to an average of $2.80 per gallon, reports DEF Tracker. This is the second highest average pump price in the last 12 months, behind June at $2.88 per gallon

Tags: Fuel and Oil

October 30, 2012 - Industry News

More Truckstops Add Shore Power

White's Travel Center in Raphine, Virginia, is the 29th of 50 truckstops nationwide scheduled to be outfitted with power pedestals through the STEP project.

Shorepower Technologies announced 17 more truckstops have added electric plug-in power pedestals to their locations.

Tags: Fuel and Oil

October 29, 2012 - Industry News

Diesel and Gasoline Prices Continue Decline

Once again this week, the price of diesel and gasoline at the pump saw a decrease over last week's prices. Nationally, the average price for a gallon of diesel fell 8.6 cents to rest at $4.03

Tags: Fuel and Oil

October 22, 2012 - Industry News

Diesel, Gasoline, Oil Prices All Retreat

A gallon of diesel fuel slipped somewhat from last week, dropping 3.4 cents to $4.116 per gallon, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. The national average price is 29.1 cents higher than at this time last year, or 7.6% higher,

Tags: Fuel and Oil

October 22, 2012 - Industry News

Study Says Diesel Worse than Gasoline for Smog Component

A new study says diesel exhaust contributes 15 times more of a smog-causing chemical than gasoline engines, per liter of fuel burned. The University of California-Berkely study looked at secondary organic aerosol (SOA), a major component of smog

Tags: Fuel and Oil

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