Fuels News

The latest news on petroleum, diesel and alternative fuel retailing

Bill would lift current hour restrictions in low-population counties

SALEM, Ore. -- Oregon may expand self-service fueling, thanks to a recent proposal before lawmakers. Oregon is one of only two states that restricts or prohibits self-service fueling. It passed legislation that would allow the practice on a limited basis, beginning in January 2016. Only fuel...

Fuel brands achieve detergent certification for all gasoline grades

DALLAS and FINDLAY, Ohio -- Two more fuel brands have achieved Top Tier certification. The Top Tier detergent standard for gasoline was introduced by eight automakers in 2004 to ensure fuel quality, as well as vehicle performance and compliance to tougher emissions requirements. Today, more than 50...

Retailer reports increased store sales, brand score from Replenish program with GreenPrint

INDIANAPOLIS -- A program that offers carbon offsets for gasoline purchases is reportedly boosting a few key metrics at an Indiana convenience-store chain. In May 2016, Ricker Oil Co. introduced the Ricker’s Replenish program with GreenPrint LLC at more than 500 pumps at its 32 Indianapolis-area...

Nebraska travel center latest fuel site to host EV manufacturer’s charging stations .
Legislation would forbid deceptive advertising at price sign .
Promotion brings 'the digital and physical' gasoline-retail worlds together.
Chevron branded marketer has divested its entire dealer-supply business as part of a reorientation.

A roundup of everything from high-speed to “grid-free” charging stations

Mexico fuel deregulation pushes drivers across border for cheaper gas .
Despite three months of increases, most fuel consumers feeling bullish .