Fuels News

The latest news on petroleum, diesel and alternative fuel retailing

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...

Senate panel approves ethanol increase; opponents cite studies that point to gas price hike

WASHINGTON -- Over the objections of oil companies, a Senate committee on Wednesday approved a requirement that refiners use more corn-based ethanol and other renewable fuels in gasoline, said the Associated Press. The legislation would mandate that refiners annually use at least 8 billion gallons...

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.
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
Bush visits hydrogen station, renews call for swift action on energy legislation