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After uptick, retail gas prices expected to decline, oil markets permitting, says EIA

WASHINGTON -- U.S. drivers will see gasoline prices at the pump rise during June, but prices could decline in July and August, the government said, according to a Reuters report. The federal Energy Information Administration (EIA) said retail gasoline prices will increase over the next few weeks to...

Customer satisfaction key to Thornton promotion

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- One year after putting an extra emphasis on gasoline pump maintenance, Thornton Oil Co. is getting some extra mileage out of the effort through a marketing campaign at the pump. Signs posted on all pumps read: Go with the flow! Here at Thorntons, we strive to have the fastest...

Conversion plant to be built in Oregon, with Willie's help

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Plans are underway to break ground on the first biodiesel manufacturing plant in Oregon as part of a joint venture between Oregon-based SeQuential Biofuels LLC, biodiesel pioneer Pacific Biodiesel of Hawaii and several private investors. SeQuential-Pacific has purchased a one-acre...

Governor had vetoed earlier legislation
Ethanol expected to divide lawmakers as full Senate prepares for energy debate
EPA Upholds RFG requirement in California, New York, Connecticut
CHS expecting increased demand for E85
Jackson Oil Inc. has purchased Brico of Idaho Inc., according to a report by The Idaho Statesman.
Inspections uncover violations
Spinx to offer Willie Nelson's Biodiesel, E85 ethanol.