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Government, Business, Equipment, Fuel

Shipping’s Big Bang Sends Two Global Industries Spinning

Shipping A containership at the Port of Long Beach, Calif. (Tim Rue/Bloomberg News)

Starting Jan. 1, the vast majority of the world’s ships were forced to change the fuel they use. Some big winners — and potential losers — are starting to emerge from what was a historic switch for the world’s oil refining and maritime industries.

Jack Wittels | Bloomberg News
January 14, 2020
Government, Business, Fuel

Diesel Climbs 0.1¢ to $3.074 a Gallon

A driver fills a tank with diesel Diesel edged up 0.1 cent. Trucking's main fuel costs 20.8 cents less than it did a year ago. (Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News)

The U.S. average retail price of diesel rose 0.1 cent to $3.074 a gallon, the Department of Energy reported Nov. 18.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
November 18, 2019
Government, Business, Fuel

Diesel Climbs 1.1 Cents to $3.073 a Gallon

Fuel Drivers fuel their trucks. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

The U.S. average retail price of diesel rose 1.1 cents to $3.073 a gallon, the Department of Energy reported Nov. 12, the day after the national Veterans Day holiday.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
November 12, 2019
Government, Business, Fuel

Diesel Sees Slight Price Increase as Analysts Study Impact of Saudi Damage

Trucker pumping diesel into purple truck The price of diesel rose for the first time in 10 weeks. (Thinkstock Images)

Even while oil industry analysts are assessing the damage to Saudi Arabia’s oil field from an aerial attack Sept. 14, the nationwide price of diesel fuel climbed by 1.6 cents to $2.987 per gallon, according to the U.S. Department of Energy report Sept. 16.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
September 16, 2019
Business, Fuel

Diesel Falls 0.2¢ to $3.032 a Gallon

Diesel pump Thinkstock

The U.S. average retail price of diesel continued to drop Aug. 5, falling 0.2 cent to $3.032 a gallon, the Department of Energy reported July 29.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
August 5, 2019
Government, Business, Fuel

Diesel Declines 2.7¢ to $3.043 a Gallon

Diesel TT File Photo

The U.S. average retail price of diesel dropped 2.7 cents to $3.043 a gallon, the Department of Energy reported June 24. Crude oil prices jumped about 10% to more than $57 a barrel amid increased tensions in the Persian Gulf, then climbed higher later in the week.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
June 24, 2019
Government, Business, Fuel, Top 100

Diesel Inches Higher to $3.163 a Gallon

Diesel TT File Photo

The U.S. average retail price of diesel rose 0.3 cent to $3.163 a gallon, the Department of Energy reported, while crude climbed to $63.14, the highest level in almost three weeks amid opposing supply-and-demand signals.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
May 20, 2019
Government, Business, Fuel

Diesel Climbs 0.2¢ to $3.171

Diesel pump Diesel now costs exactly the same as it did a year ago, the Department of Energy said. (Thinkstock)

The U.S. average retail price of diesel climbed 0.2 cent to $3.171 a gallon, as crude oil prices settled below $63 amid international tensions, the Department of Energy reported May 6.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
May 6, 2019
Government, Business, Fuel

Diesel Jumps 2.9¢ a Gallon to $3.147

Diesel Getty Images

The U.S. average retail price of diesel climbed 2.9 cents to $3.147 a gallon, and crude oil prices pushed past $65 a barrel to post a six-month high, the Department of Energy reported April 22.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
April 22, 2019
Business, Equipment, Fuel

Diesel Prices May Increase as Cargo Industry Makes 2020 Fuel Switch, Experts Say

Diesel Prices A refinery and a pump jack in an oil field near Corpus Christi, Texas. (Eddie Seal/Bloomberg News)

The looming adoption of a mandate that will require maritime vessels to burn cleaner fuel is projected to put upward pressure on diesel prices next year, but transportation experts are more concerned about how the change will affect the supply of diesel fuel for trucks.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
April 3, 2019

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