New coalition pushes to move obligation further downstream
WASHINGTON -- When it comes to the fight against escalating RIN prices, refiners are finding an unexpected ally. The Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) requires refiners as obligated parties to blend a set quantity of renewable fuel such as ethanol or biodiesel into transportation fuel each year...
How to maintain fuel margin and in-store transactions while driving traffic
ARLINGTON, Va. -- Fuel margins are already razor-thin, aggressive pricing strategies among competitors are narrowing margins further, and many operators are left waiting for local “price leaders” to push up rates to avoid losing traffic. In this environment, a group of leading convenience retailers...
New efficiency, emissions standards would cut consumption up to 20%
Retailers report soft if stabilizing business conditions as crude continues to flirt with $40