Fuels Analysis

Fuels analysis from industry experts

Average U.S. gas prices above $2 after climbing for 21 consecutive days

WASHINGTON and BOSTON -- The national average price of gas climbed above $2 per gallon last Thursday for the first time in 2016, and average prices have increased for 21 consecutive days, reported AAA. March 28's average price of $2.04 per gallon is up six cents per gallon on the week and 30 cents...

These 19 Midwestern senators think so

WASHINGTON -- Sens. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) and 17 other senators urged the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to set high blending targets under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) for 2017. In a letter to EPA administrator Gina McCarthy , the senators said the EPA’s...

Volatility a friend to retailers in February, a foe in March

ST. PETERSBURG, FLA. -- Retail fuel margins jumped to the highest point in a decade this past February, thanks to volatile wholesale prices. According to the latest Convenience Store Grab-N-Go research note by Raymond James & Associates, St. Petersburg, Fla., retail margins rose 80% year over...

Pump prices up 25 cents in a month
More than 93% of gas stations selling regular at more than $1.50
Retail price finally rises on oil price hike
Analysis finds additional revenue, minimal economic pain with tax increase
As oil rallies, pump prices rise across most of the country
Retailers take advantage of drop in wholesale prices to blow past national average
Upward pressure on pump price is building