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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

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Driveoff gasoline thieves convicted for the second or subsequent time could lose the right to drive for up to 30 days under a bill signed Friday by Iowa Governor Tom Vilsack, said the Quad City Times. The governor vetoed a bill last year that would have allowed the penalty after...

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
Inspections uncover violations
Spinx to offer Willie Nelson's Biodiesel, E85 ethanol.
Jackson Oil Inc. has purchased Brico of Idaho Inc., according to a report by The Idaho Statesman.
Canadian oil company expanding downstream capacity, seeking opportunities