Jeffrey Bair and Jacquelyn Melinek

Business, Fuel

New England May Be One Cold Snap Away From Heating Fuel Crunch

Boston homes covered in snow Snow blankets a Boston neighborhood. (Getty Images)

Heating oil prices in the northeast U.S. may jump during cold snaps this winter, as the closing of the region’s biggest refinery and new clean-fuel rules for ships trim supply.

November 15, 2019
Government, Business, Fuel

Trump Push for Corn-Heavy Fuel Isn’t Reaching the Pump

gas pump non-ethanol John Raoux/AP

President Donald Trump’s effort to boost corn demand by allowing year-round sales of ethanol-blended gasoline has run into a logistical problem. Few stations offer it.

October 31, 2019