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The latest news on petroleum, diesel and alternative fuel retailing

ExxonMobil plans dozens more in 2018 in partnership with Grupo Orsan

IRVING, Texas -- ExxonMobil has opened the first of dozens of Mobil-branded sites it has slated for Mexico, taking advantage of the country’s newly deregulated fuel market. The first eight locations are in Queretaro, a state in the Bajio region of central Mexico, and are operated by retailer Grupo...

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Whole downstream took oil price hikes on the chin

CAMARILLO, Calif. -- While oil prices rose during the past two weeks, the U.S. average retail gasoline price fell—and so did gasoline margins for both refiners and retailers, according to the most recent Lundberg Survey of approximately 2,500 U.S. gas stations. Retail price and retail margin...

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Conventional biofuels hold steady, while other targets get cut

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its final volume requirements for blending biofuels into the nation’s fuel supply for 2018, sticking with the mandated target for conventional biofuels under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) but cutting the volumes for...

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Vessel will haul fuel from Gulf Coast to growing Florida network .
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Agency denies petitions to shift compliance burden downstream .
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American drivers have surpassed 2 billion miles on E15. It’s a mile marker the product has sailed by quickly after a much longer haul to the first billion mark.
Gas stations charged excessive prices during Hurricane Harvey, lawsuits allege .
Outlook Leadership 2017

Industry experts share their opinions on the forecourt tipping point

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Anonymous accusations, consumer confusion inflated incidents, according to retailers .
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Hurricanes Harvey and Irma put a dent in retailer’s volumes