Fuels Analysis

Fuels analysis from industry experts

National average reaches lowest point in seven years as consumption jumps

WASHINGTON and BOSTON -- Despite gasoline demand hitting a record for March, average retail prices are still near a record low. The national average at the start of this week was $2.14 per gallon, which is 39 cents per gallon (CPG) lower than this time last year, and the lowest price for this date...

Pump prices still edging up

CAMARILLO, Calif. -- The average pump price for regular grade is $2.1790, up 7.87 cents from two weeks ago. It has climbed about 41 cents over nine weeks, according to the most recent Lundberg Survey of approximately 2,500 U.S. gas stations. There may be a few more pennies to come. There are two...

How shale oil production and turbocharged engines are affecting the price gap

BOSTON -- With sales of regular gasoline accounting for roughly 86.9% of total gasoline sales, according to the Energy Information Administration (EIA), the average motorist may not have paid much attention to the price of premium. But for the minority of motorists whose cars require premium...

Fat in January and February, profits slim down in March
Growing storage, refinery utilization help relieve retail increase
Gasoline market outjumps crude
Despite weekly, monthly increases, retail average posts big year-over-year discount
Average U.S. gas prices above $2 after climbing for 21 consecutive days
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Volatility a friend to retailers in February, a foe in March