Fuels Analysis

Fuels analysis from industry experts

Retailers’ margin loss doesn’t

CAMARILLO, Calif. -- The nation’s gasoline retailers have been losing margin for seven weeks. Margin sits at barely more than one thin dime on Aug. 19, according to the most recent Lundberg Survey of approximately 2,500 U.S. gas stations. The U.S. average retail price of regular-grade gasoline,...

How detergent additives in fuel can affect engine performance


New coalition pushes to move obligation further downstream

WASHINGTON -- When it comes to the fight against escalating RIN prices, refiners are finding an unexpected ally. The Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) requires refiners as obligated parties to blend a set quantity of renewable fuel such as ethanol or biodiesel into transportation fuel each year...

How to maintain fuel margin and in-store transactions while driving traffic .

New efficiency, emissions standards would cut consumption up to 20%

Plus, what drones can teach c-stores about the potential of disruptive technology .
Despite falling gasoline prices, pessimism abounds
From hurricanes to crude prices, some big stats for a highly unusual year
Margin down 26 cents in a month

Retailers report soft if stabilizing business conditions as crude continues to flirt with $40