Fuels Analysis

Fuels analysis from industry experts

Mansfield Oil exec on why the next president will transform policy far beyond his/her term

GAINSVILLE, Ga. -- The outcome of this presidential election will significantly impact domestic energy policy for a long time to come, ushering in platforms upon which the future evolution of the industry will be laid. In addition to the fact that the energy policies of the two candidates are very...

EMV upgrades, fueling transactions and other developments set to shape 2017

ATLANTA -- Walking the show floor at the 2016 NACS Show and sitting in the many fuel-focused educational sessions, it was clear that three letters were on everyone’s mind: EMV. The looming liability shift dominated discussions in the booths and Georgia International Convention Center hallways. Here...

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
As gas prices defy seasonal decline, which signs point to a production deal? .
Why most retailers look at name-brand fuel performance through an outdated lens .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