Fuels News

The latest news on petroleum, diesel and alternative fuel retailing

Unbranded retailers hit worse, OPIS says; some stations run dry, CSP poll shows

ROCKVILLE, Md. -- With a critical slice of the nation's refining capacity crippled, jobbers and retailers uncertain about supply and pump prices cresting well above $3 per gallon, an interesting picture is being drawn, but rather than depicting winners and losers, this one shows losers and serious...

AAA urges fuel efficiency, accurate mpg testing, uniform clean fuel standard

WASHINGTON -- Too many gasoline blends, an outdated fuel economy test and too many large vehicles have contributed to making the nation's gasoline supply vulnerable in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, according to AAA. In testimony before the U.S. Senate Energy & Natural Resources Committee...

Will operate at zero gas, merchandise margin in response to disaster

GREENVILLE, S.C. -- The Spinx Co. Inc. commits to operate at a zero profit margin on all gasoline sales and merchandise sales from Monday, Aug. 29, 2005, through Monday, Sept. 12, 2005. The Spinx Co. is taking this action to help absorb the dramatic increase in wholesale gasoline prices in the wake...

Deal creates largest North American refining company
Lifting taxes, monitoring prices, states looking out for consumers
NACS reschedules convention; pipeline oil starts to flow again
IEA offers 2 million barrels of crude oil, products/day for 30 days
Oil company wins insurance suit over definition of occurrence
Marketers, retailers await solutions to the gasoline retailing mess
Pumps allowed to display half-gallon prices temporarily