Fuels Analysis

Fuels analysis from industry experts

Fat in January and February, profits slim down in March

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- First-quarter retail gasoline margins hit a record high in 2016, even though they were weighted heavily toward the beginning of the year. According to the latest Convenience Store Grab-N-Go research note by Raymond James & Associates, St. Petersburg, Fla., national first...

Growing storage, refinery utilization help relieve retail increase

WASHINGTON and BOSTON -- For the first time in almost two months, the national retail average for gasoline has declined. According to AAA, the national average at the start of this week dropped about 1 cent per gallon (CPG) to $2.04. This represents a 35-CPG discount from this same date a year ago...

Gasoline market outjumps crude

CAMARILLO, Calif. -- Since March 18, crude oil prices have gained and lost on a jagged path, but by April 8 landed only a little higher than they were three weeks ago. So they contributed little to the 8.4 cents per gallon rise at the pump, according to the most recent Lundberg Survey of...

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
These 19 Midwestern senators think so
Volatility a friend to retailers in February, a foe in March
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