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Business, Fuel

As Harvey Rages in Texas, Diesel Starts to Climb

Harvey impacts Texas refinery Tankers enter a Marathon refinery in Texas City before Harvey hit. (F. Carter Smith/Bloomberg News)

The U.S. average retail price of diesel rose 0.9 cent to $2.605 a gallon as Hurricane Harvey wound down to a tropical storm after it disrupted oil production platforms and fuel refineries along the Gulf Coast of Texas before inundating Houston.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
August 28, 2017
Business, Fuel, Logistics

Some Gas With That Sandwich? Convenience Dominates Fuel Market

Wawa Terry Robinson/Flickr

Motorists who once scoured American roadways for Exxon’s tiger or Texaco’s star now search for Buc-ee’s beaver or Wawa’s Canada goose. And millennials value the quality of food in their gas stations just as much as the price at the pump.

August 18, 2017
Business, Fuel

Ban on Toxic Acid May Test Californians’ Thirst for Cheap Fuel

Refinery Eddie Seal/Bloomberg News

Californians are used to paying more for gasoline, but that may be tested soon if a pair of Los Angeles-area refineries are forced to stop their use of a toxic chemical

August 18, 2017
Business, Equipment, Fuel, Logistics

Growing Economy Boosts Fuel Demand to Decade High

Fuel Pumps Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

A growing U.S. economy sparked a jump in fuel demand from companies and travelers in June, which may help to ease a persistent supply glut.

Jessica Summers | Bloomberg News
July 31, 2017
Government, Fuel

Record Number of Motorists Expected on Roads on July 4 Holiday

LA Traffic Eric Demarcq/Flickr

The number of Americans traveling by car for the Fourth of July holiday will hit a record high this year, fueled by a growing economy and relatively low gasoline prices, the nation’s largest motorists’ advocacy group said June 29.

Reuters | By Andreas Cremer
June 29, 2017
Equipment, Fuel

UPS Looks to Add More Green Vehicles to Its Fleet by 2025

Mike Blake/Reuters

UPS Inc. said June 27 it would add more vehicles that run on nonconventional power to its fleet by 2025, as the package delivery company looks to cut its greenhouse emissions.

Ankit Ajmera | Reuters
June 29, 2017
Business, Fuel, Logistics

Gas Prices See Record Lows Just in Time for Holiday Weekend

National gasoline prices are hovering at an all-time low for the year at $2.26 per gallon — the lowest they’ve been since February, according to auto club AAA.

June 27, 2017
Business, Fuel

Diesel Drops 3.5¢ to $2.489 for Year’s Low

diesel chart

The U.S. average retail price of diesel dropped 3.5 cents to $2.489 a gallon, while the stubborn glut of crude caused oil prices to tumble to about $43 a barrel — a range last seen in early August — and into a bear market, experts said.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
June 23, 2017
Fuel

Diesel Drops 3.5¢ to $2.489; Oil Tumbles to $43 a Barrel

Chart compares crude oil, gas and diesel prices

The U.S. average retail price of diesel dropped 3.5 cents to $2.489 a gallon, while the stubborn glut of crude caused oil prices to tumble to about $43 a barrel — a range last seen in early August — and into a bear market, experts said.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
June 21, 2017
Business, Fuel

Oil Prices Slide, Diesel Falls 3.5¢ to $2.489 a Gallon

Diesel trucks Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

The U.S. average retail price of diesel dropped 3.5 cents to $2.489 a gallon, while the stubborn glut of crude caused oil prices to tumble to about $43 a barrel — a range last seen in early August — and into a bear market, experts said.

June 19, 2017

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