Fuels Analysis

Fuels analysis from industry experts

Wholesale gasoline prices the lowest in the land, but not for long

LOS ANGELES -- California usually has among the highest wholesale gasoline prices in the country. This past week, it had the lowest. As of last week, CARBOB (California Reformulated Gasoline Blendstock for Oxygenate Blending) was trading for less than $1.20 per gallon. “I don’t think I’ve ever seen...

EPA study finds moderate to severe corrosion in most tanks

WASHINGTON -- There’s a good chance your diesel underground storage tank (UST) is significantly corroded, and even leaking. That’s the conclusion from a recent study by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which found rampant moderate to severe corrosion in an examination of diesel USTs. In...

How much crude prices shape fuel margins depends greatly on the retailer

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Volatility can be a friend or foe to fuel retailers, but the degree to which it influences margins depends greatly on the operator. That’s one takeaway from the latest Convenience Store Grab-N-Go research note by Raymond James & Associates, St. Petersburg, Fla. First,...

More than one-third of gas stations selling regular at $2 or less
Pump price drops more than 7 cents as supply outpaces demand

Households spend savings at restaurants, stores--and gas stations

Swelling crude, gasoline supplies should keep summer averages low: AAA .

Consumer survey ranks operators that lead in service, value, fuel quality and more

Wholesale, retail gasoline price cuts eat into retail margin
While current trend is down, GasBuddy cites factors that could pressure retail costs