Fuels Analysis

Fuels analysis from industry experts

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

CAMARILLO, Calif. -- The national average price at the pump for regular-grade gasoline is now $2.0163 per gallon, according to the most recent Lundberg Survey of approximately 2,500 U.S. gas stations. It's up 17.44 cents from two weeks ago, after rising 7.33 cents during the prior two-week period...

More than 93% of gas stations selling regular at more than $1.50

WASHINGTON and BOSTON -- Spring has sprung, and so have gas prices. The national retail average price of regular gasoline leapt 6 cents per gallon (CPG) over the past week, marking the biggest weekly increase of this year, according to Washington, D.C.-based AAA. The average at the start of the...

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
As the retail average drops below milestone, worrying signs arise that demand is not holding up
Poor economics force Midwest refiners to consider their options