Fuels Analysis

Fuels analysis from industry experts

Seasonal factors keep prices in check—for now

CAMARILLO, Calif. -- The average retail price of regular grade gasoline has dropped 3.61 cents in the past two weeks, to $2.2533 per gallon. It is the first decline in 11 weeks, according to the most recent Lundberg Survey of approximately 2,500 U.S. gas stations. Before this drop, the most recent...

Two topics that had retailers bending my ear

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- Each month, I wax philosophic on topics regarding fuel and transportation for CSP and CSP Daily News . Some of these topics have resulted in emails from retailers who value my opinions. They either agreed with my statements or found them useful in their decision-making. A useful...

As gas prices defy seasonal decline, which signs point to a production deal?

BOSTON -- Many motorists have noticed this autumn that gas prices aren’t going down as forecast, but instead are rising as the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) mulls cutting oil production, and due to supply outages as a result of the Colonial Pipeline’s leak and shutdown in...

Why most retailers look at name-brand fuel performance through an outdated lens .

Stark differences separate Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in their policy positions for energy and fuel-related issues.

Here’s a roundup of where the candidates stand ...

What recent price trends suggest for the future of master limited partnerships and c-store industry M&A .
As downstream profits narrow, upstream gains

Why fourth-quarter 2016 may fail to live up to marketers’ expectations: Kloza

AAA study tests whether premium-grade gasoline is worth the higher price for regular-grade-gasoline-certified vehicles.

Is the pump price increase about to end?