Government, Fuel, TCA

Oklahoma Fuel Taxes Among Lowest in the Nation

Welcome J. Stephen Conn/Flickr

While gasoline prices are hovering around $2 per gallon in Oklahoma, that’s not the direct cost of the fuel. State and federal taxes tally up to 35.4 cents of total gasoline cost per gallon.

Joy Hampton | The Norman (Okla.) Transcript
August 11, 2017
Business, Fuel

Oil Poised for Weekly Decline Amid Weaker Demand Outlook

Pump Jack Eric Gay/Associated Press

Oil slipped, heading for the biggest weekly loss in a month, as the outlook for demand dimmed in an already shaky market.

Jessica Summers | Bloomberg News
August 11, 2017
Government, Fuel, Logistics, TCA

Pennsylvania, Delaware Join Study of East Coast Road Usage Tax

Welcome Jimmy Emerson, DVM/Flickr

Pennsylvania motorists will have an opportunity to participate in a study exploring the potential impact of a road usage tax on the East Coast.

Aaron Aupperlee | The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
August 11, 2017

Natural Gas Sector Pushes Surge in Plastics Industry

Fracking Pump Thinkstock

When it comes to liquefied natural gas in particular, refiners have turned their attention to a broader use: plastic goods.

Laurie Wiegler | Staff Reporter
August 9, 2017
Business, Fuel

EIA Raises Both 2017, 2018 US Crude Production Forecasts

Gulf of Mexico Oil Production BaldoT83/Getty Images

U.S. producers are seen pumping away, even with the price of West Texas Intermediate crude lingering below $50 a barrel, according to the latest government estimates.

Jessica Summers | Bloomberg News
August 8, 2017
Government, Fuel

Diesel Continues Upward Trend, Rises 5 Cents to $2.581

Diesel Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

The U.S. average retail price of diesel jumped 5 cents to $2.581 in the sixth consecutive increase for trucking's main fuel.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
August 7, 2017
Business, Fuel

Trillium CNG, Sheehy Mail Contractors Partner in Nebraska

Sheehy Mail Contractors Inc. has partnered with Trillium CNG after adding to its natural gas-vehicle fleet.

Transport Topics
August 7, 2017
Business, Fuel

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. Adds Natural Gas Fleets

Postal Fleet Services truck Postal Fleet Services

Clean Energy Fuels Corp., a provider of natural gas fuel for transportation in North America, added three large fleets serving as United States Postal Service carriers.

Transport Topics
August 7, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel, TCA

Minnesota Biodiesel Standards to Double in 2018, Displeasing Trucking Industry

Biodiesel United Soybean Board

The state’s standard for the biodiesel blend will double to 20% at gas pumps next May, a decision that displeased trucking industry advocates.

Rochelle Olson | Star Tribune (Minneapolis)
August 4, 2017
Government, Fuel

Biodiesel Producers Slam EPA at Hearing on Renewable Fuel Standard

biodiesel panelists Eric Miller/Transport Topics

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said it wanted to hear what the public thought of its 2018 proposed renewable fuel standard volume minimums, but many of those who came here to comment seemed unhappy with the agency’s plans.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
August 1, 2017