Fuels Analysis

Fuels analysis from industry experts

Retail margin widens as rack prices tumble

CAMARILLO, Calif. -- After a 15-week surge, retail gasoline prices are finally slipping. The U.S. retail average price of regular grade rose 60.36 cents per gallon (CPG) between Feb. 19 and June 3, according to the most recent Lundberg Survey of approximately 2,500 U.S. gas stations. It has now...

Double-digit price increases wallop 5 states hit by refinery issues

BOSTON -- Retail gasoline prices in the Great Lakes states have leapt up to 50 cents per gallon (CPG) over the past month as refinery issues continue to plague the region. “In the last month, no one has seen close to the pain exhibited throughout the Midwest,” said Patrick DeHaan, senior petroleum...

Pump prices are up, but the impetus is waning

CAMARILLO, Calif. -- The U.S. average retail price of regular-grade gasoline increased another 5.69 cents in the past two weeks, and now sits at $3.2722 per gallon. This is just 60 cents above its bottom point on Feb. 19, according to the most recent Lundberg Survey of approximately 2,500 U.S. gas...

Analysis shows how higher pump prices can tip the math

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