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Equipment, Fuel, Opinion

Opinion: Extreme Winter Temperatures Can Ravage Fuel Filters

The historic cold snap that gripped New England and the Mid-Atlantic to kick off the new year challenged fuel handlers, causing sporadic operational issues for diesel fuel distributors and their fleet customers.

Paul Nazzaro | Founder and President Advanced Fuel Solutions Inc.
February 5, 2018
Business, Fuel, TCA

Four Defendants and a Cache of Questions Face Jury in Pilot Flying J Fraud Trial

John Sommers II for Transport Topics

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. - In a trial that exposed an underbelly of greed, fierce competition, thievery and even racism within a division of the nation’s largest diesel fuel retailer, jurors now face a slew of questions as the case comes to a close.

Jamie Satterfield | Knoxville (Tenn.) News-Sentinel
February 5, 2018
Business, Fuel, TCA

Ex-President of Pilot Flying J Won’t Testify or Summon Witnesses in Ongoing Fraud Trial

Michael Patrick/Knoxville News Sentinel

As federal prosecutors wrapped up their case against him Jan. 31, former Pilot Flying J President Mark Hazelwood opted not to testify or present witnesses on his own behalf.

Jamie Satterfield | Knoxville (Tenn.) News-Sentinel
February 2, 2018
Business, Fuel

California Could See the Return of $4 Gasoline by May

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Motorists in California, the state with the most expensive gasoline, could see pump prices that begin with a 4 again as oil markets rally.

Milana Vinn | Bloomberg News
January 31, 2018
Government, Business, Fuel, Logistics

ATA Chairman Dave Manning: Decongested Roads Important as Economy Improves

ATA Chairman Dave Manning John Sommers II for Transport Topics

The potential economic benefits of a long-term infrastructure funding proposal, and the impact a new tax law is having on certain businesses, reinforces a need for better freight connectivity nationwide, ATA Chairman Dave Manning said Jan 31.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
January 31, 2018
Government, Business, Fuel

Minnesota DOT Studies Tolling Along Major Twin Cities Routes

I-35 in Minnesota Doug Kerr/Flickr

The Minnesota Department of Transportation is considering the cost of expanding its tolling program, according to a feasibility study of several major corridors.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
January 31, 2018
Business, Fuel, TCA

Jurors in Ongoing Pilot Flying J Fraud Trial Hear Tales of Betrayal, Deceit

John Sommers II for Transport Topics

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – A tearful Sherry Blake told jurors Jan. 29 she feels like a woman “betrayed” by the former boss who had considered her more like a “work wife” than an executive assistant: former Pilot Flying J President Mark Hazelwood.

Jamie Satterfield | Knoxville (Tenn.) News-Sentinel
January 30, 2018
Business, Fuel

Crude Breaks $65 as Record Drawdown Whittles US Oil Stockpiles

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Crude popped above $65 a barrel for the first time in more than three years after U.S. crude stockpiles fell for a 10th week in the longest stretch of declines on record.

Jessica Summers | Bloomberg News
January 24, 2018
Business, Fuel

Trillium CNG Expanding Alt-Fuel Options for Customers

Trillium CNG pump Trillium CNG is expanding the type of alternative fuels it offers. (Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores)

Trillium CNG, the nation’s second-largest provider of compressed natural gas fuel and related services, is expanding the type of alternative fuels it offers and will underscore how they are produced upstream to maximize emission reductions.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
January 23, 2018
Government, Business, Fuel

Diesel Dips 0.3¢ to $3.025 a Gallon

Diesel Pump Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

The U.S. average retail price of diesel dipped 0.3 cent to $3.025 as the cost of crude slipped and remained just below $64 a barrel.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
January 22, 2018

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