Fuel
Business, Fuel

EPA Official Resigns as Head of Emissions Program

By Andrea Fischer, Staff Reporter

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June 8, 2007
Business, Fuel, Government

UTi Worldwide’s 1Q Income Dips

Air and ocean freight forwarder UTi Worldwide’s fiscal first -quarter net income fell 6% to $18.1 million or 18 cents a share, from $19.3 million or 20 cents a year ago.

Transport Topics
June 7, 2007
Business, Fuel, Government, Logistics

Ceva Secures EGL Financing

EGL Inc.

The private-equity parent company of Ceva Group has received a commitment of $2.95 billion in debt financing to fund the buyout of air freight forwarder EGL Inc., Bloomberg reported Tuesday.

Transport Topics
June 6, 2007
Fuel, Government, Business

Fuel Inventories Rise for Week

Larry Smith/Trans Pixs

Inventories of crude oil, gasoline and distillate fuel all rose last week, and oil prices receded slightly in early trading Wednesday, Bloomberg reported.

Transport Topics
June 6, 2007
Fuel, Business, Logistics, Government

Diesel Dips 1.8¢ to $2.799; Gas Falls 5.2¢ to $3.157

Bruce Harmon/Trans Pixs

Diesel fuel’s national average retail price fell 1.8 cents to $2.799 a gallon, while gasoline dropped more than a nickel to $3.157, the Department of Energy reported Monday.

Transport Topics
June 5, 2007
Business, Fuel

Portland Sets Biodiesel Mandate, to Begin July 1

All diesel sold in Portland, Ore., will be required to contain at least 5% biodiesel beginning July 1, the Oregon Trucking Associations said.

Transport Topics
June 4, 2007
Government, Business, Safety, Fuel

CTA Opposes SoCal Port Plan

Larry Smith/Trans Pixs

The California Trucking Association opposes regulations that would allow only newer, lower-emission trucks access to marine terminals, the Fresno Bee newspaper reported.

Transport Topics
June 4, 2007
Fuel, Business, Logistics, Government

Diesel Climbs 1.4¢ to $2.817

Bruce Harmon/Trans Pixs

Diesel fuel’s national average pump price rose for a second straight week, gaining 1.4 cents to $2.817 a gallon, the Department of Energy said Monday.

Transport Topics
May 30, 2007
Business, Fuel

Feds Push Coal-Liquid Technologies

Federal officials and the coal industry are making a push for big subsidies to develop technologies to turn coal into liquid fuel, the New York Times reported Tuesday.

Transport Topics
May 29, 2007
Business, Fuel, Logistics, Government

Diesel Rises 3¢ to $2.803 a Gallon

Diesel fuel's national average price rose 3 cents to $2.803 a gallon last week, while retail gasoline spiked 11.5 cents to an all-time record of $3.218.

May 28, 2007

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