Fuels News

The latest news on petroleum, diesel and alternative fuel retailing

Stores for sale as petroleum giant focuses attention on other markets

WARRENVILLE, Ill. -- Colorado retailers and consumers can say goodbye to the BP sunburst logo come early 2006. The petroleum giant confirmed yesterday that it will exit the Denver market and Colorado overall as part of a continuous review of its portfolio. We have approximately 14,000 BP- and ARCO-...

Rebrand from Mobil includes growth, website upgrade

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Superpumper said that it has rebranded its petroleum products from Mobil to Shell. The retailerwhich says that it is the No. 1 petroleum volume leader in the state of Arizonahas also redesigned its website to reflect the change in brands. Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Superpumper,...

Rolls out new consumer website, credit card

HEATHROW, Fla. -- Auto club AAA launched the Fuel Price Finder last week in anticipation of the Memorial Day long weekend. The service is designed to allow motorists to locate the lowest gasoline prices by zip code. Demand to access the website was so great that the service was sporadically...

Proposed gas rebate stalls in House committee
La. senate panel votes to eliminate 6% gas markup
The FTC announced it closed its investigation into Shell Oil Products US's decision to close its petroleum refinery in Bakersfield, Calif.
Senate panel approves ethanol increase; opponents cite studies that point to gas price hike
Retains consulting firm to help communicate growth strategy to investors
190 Ill. gas stations cited for minor safety violations
Coalition wants to scrap Wis. minimum markup law; association cites study in support of act