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Proposed waiver could open door to year-round E15 use

WASHINGTON -- Fuel retailers selling E15 may be able to offer it year-round if new legislation wins approval. While the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved E15, the 15% ethanol blend, for use in 2001 and newer vehicles, only flex-fuel vehicles (FFVs) can legally use it in the summer...

Distributor cites competitive pressures for decision to add brand

BARNHART, Mo. -- Home Service Oil Co. has signed on to VP Racing Fuels’ national branding program. The fuel distributor owns and operates nine Express Mart stores and supplies 60 additional sites in Missouri, Arkansas and Illinois. A company executive cited competitive pressures for the decision to...

Point of obligation to move downstream in reported deal between Trump adviser Icahn, RFA

UPDATE: Since reporting this story, White House spokeswoman Kelly Love told Bloomberg “there was no executive order in the works dealing with ethanol.” Sources familiar with the reported agreement between the RFA and Trump adviser Carl Icahn tell the news source, however, they have presented the...

From acquisitions to oil-field woes to the future of RINs, here are the top fuel issues on Sunoco’s mind

Bill would lift current hour restrictions in low-population counties .
Fuel brands achieve detergent certification for all gasoline grades
Retailer reports increased store sales, brand score from Replenish program with GreenPrint
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.