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The latest news on petroleum, diesel and alternative fuel retailing

Synergy Diesel Efficient formulated to improve fuel economy in light and heavy-duty vehicles

SPRING, Texas -- ExxonMobil is debuting a new diesel formulation that it says can improve vehicle fuel economy—and a new branding program to support it. The new fuel, Synergy Diesel Efficient, has a proprietary additized formula that can improve fuel economy by an average of 2% in heavy- and light-...

Chain becomes latest large retailer to offer higher ethanol blends

ANKENY, Iowa -- Casey’s General Stores Inc. has added E15 and E85 gasoline blends to more than a dozen sites in three states. The chain is introducing E15, a 15% ethanol blend, and E85, an 85% blend, to 17 locations in Illinois, Iowa and Kansas. It follows other recent rollouts by QuikTrip , Tulsa...

A look at the highest combined rates and average annual costs to motorists

BOSTON -- Americans pay $72 billion per year in local, state and federal gasoline taxes, according to a recent analysis by GasBuddy. On this recent Tax Day alone—April 17—gasoline taxes amounted to $198 million, according to Boston-based GasBuddy. This includes the 18.4-cent-per-gallon (CPG)...

Higher fuel prices, lower margins anticipated for coming months: EIA
E15—a biofuel made with 15% ethanol—is providing retailers with an opportunity to expand fuel offerings for their customers.
New NACS survey reveals price that would trigger driving changes   .

CSP takes a whack at forecasting the next 80 years of fuel and auto disruption

Main Street Energy Alliance brings together fuel retailers, associations, major oil to battle point-of-obligation shift .
Use a combination of buying and pricing strategies and retail offers to attract fuel customers to your site. The brands that sell the most gasoline per location generate the highest market efficiency and win the game.
CSP’s inaugural ranking of the most effective fuel brands spotlights a new era of convenience retailing