Fuels Analysis

Fuels analysis from industry experts

Lower prices drive record increases in traffic

NEW YORK -- Gasoline consumption reached its highest level since 2007 during August, according to a Reuters report. In response to lower gasoline prices, motorists are using their cars more and buying larger vehicles with lower gasoline mileage, according to the report. The increase essentially...

Lowest holiday gas prices in a decade

TAMPA, Fla. -- AAA Travel projects that 35.5 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Labor Day holiday weekend, the highest volume for the holiday since 2008 and a 1% increase from the 35 million over 2014. This will mark the fourth consecutive year of overall travel...

National average plummets; below-$2 gas coming to half of U.S stations by Christmas?

GAITHERSBURG, Md. -- Retail gasoline prices just saw their biggest weekly drop of 2015. According to a blog post by Patrick DeHaan, senior petroleum analyst at GasBuddy, the national average retail gasoline price dropped almost 13 cents per gallon (CPG) to rest at $2.47 per gallon. This would mark...

End-of-month margins beat year-ago July levels, says Raymond James
Chicago + L.A. = no change in national retail price
Interest in electric vehicles, hybrids shows little change since 2013
Prices have risen “at paces rivaling and exceeding prior records,” says GasBuddy
Fuels Institute, NATSO research evaluates natural gas as transportation fuel
National average lowest since April on drop in crude oil prices: GasBuddy
But fuel price slide still bringing out their economic optimism