diesel
Business, Fuel

As Harvey Rages in Texas, Diesel Starts to Climb

Harvey impacts Texas refinery Tankers enter a Marathon refinery in Texas City before Harvey hit. (F. Carter Smith/Bloomberg News)

The U.S. average retail price of diesel rose 0.9 cent to $2.605 a gallon as Hurricane Harvey wound down to a tropical storm after it disrupted oil production platforms and fuel refineries along the Gulf Coast of Texas before inundating Houston.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
August 28, 2017
Business, Equipment, Fuel, Logistics

Growing Economy Boosts Fuel Demand to Decade High

Fuel Pumps Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

A growing U.S. economy sparked a jump in fuel demand from companies and travelers in June, which may help to ease a persistent supply glut.

Jessica Summers | Bloomberg News
July 31, 2017
Government, Business, TCA

‘Architect’ of Pilot Flying J Fuel Rebate Scam Strikes Deal to Plead, Cooperate

Pilot Flying J Headquarters raymondclarkeimages/Flickr

The man dubbed by the FBI as the architect of the diesel fuel rebate scam by executives of the nation’s largest truck stop chain has struck a deal to confess, court records show.

Jamie Satterfield | Knoxville (Tenn.) News-Sentinel
July 25, 2017
Government, Fuel

South Carolina Begins Six-Stage Phase-In of 12-Cent Fuel Tax Increase

S.C. Begins Phase-In of 12-cent fuel tax increase Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

South Carolina on July 1 began a six-year trek that will raise taxes on gasoline and diesel fuel by 2 cents a gallon each July into 2022.

Marissa Gamache | Special to Transport Topics
July 13, 2017
Fuel

Diesel Rises 0.9¢ for Second Consecutive Gain

Diesel Rises 0.9 cent after four straight declines Thinkstock

The U.S. average retail price of diesel rose 0.9 cent to $2.481, while oil prices failed to reclaim ground after a sharp drop a week earlier.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
July 10, 2017
Business, Fuel

Diesel Rises 0.7¢ to $2.472; Crude Prices Settle at About $45

tanker truck Matthew Staver/Bloomberg News

The U.S. average retail price of diesel rose 0.7 cent to $2.472 as U.S. oil drilling declined and crude prices rebounded to clear $47 a barrel before retreating to about $45, experts said.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
July 6, 2017
Fuel

Diesel Falls to New Yearly Low of $2.465 a Gallon

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The U.S. average retail price of diesel set a new low for the year, falling 2.4 cents to $2.465 a gallon, the Department of Energy reported.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
June 26, 2017
Business, Fuel

Diesel Drops 3.5¢ to $2.489 for Year’s Low

diesel chart

The U.S. average retail price of diesel dropped 3.5 cents to $2.489 a gallon, while the stubborn glut of crude caused oil prices to tumble to about $43 a barrel — a range last seen in early August — and into a bear market, experts said.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
June 23, 2017
Fuel

Diesel Drops 3.5¢ to $2.489; Oil Tumbles to $43 a Barrel

Chart compares crude oil, gas and diesel prices

The U.S. average retail price of diesel dropped 3.5 cents to $2.489 a gallon, while the stubborn glut of crude caused oil prices to tumble to about $43 a barrel — a range last seen in early August — and into a bear market, experts said.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
June 21, 2017
Business, Fuel

Oil Prices Slide, Diesel Falls 3.5¢ to $2.489 a Gallon

Diesel trucks Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

The U.S. average retail price of diesel dropped 3.5 cents to $2.489 a gallon, while the stubborn glut of crude caused oil prices to tumble to about $43 a barrel — a range last seen in early August — and into a bear market, experts said.

Staff and Wire Reports
June 19, 2017

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