Fuels News

The latest news on petroleum, diesel and alternative fuel retailing

Began offering 10% blend over the weekend

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- After blending ethanol into its local gasoline in the 1980s and early 1990s before discontinuing it for economic reasons, Pilot Travel Centers is again bullish on the additive and is mixing it in local supplies, reported The Knoxville News Sentinel. Pilot began selling the 10%...

CITGO brand celebrates 40 years

HOUSTON -- Nehru jackets, Twiggy and go-go boots. What do these things have in common? They were all new and exciting in 1965, but no one thinks much about them at all these days. There was another major event that year. A new gasoline brand made its debut, emerging from the old Cities Service Co...

La. ag panel defers bill to limit his power

BATON ROUGE, La. -- An effort to rein in Louisiana Agriculture Commissioner Bob Odom's power over gasoline prices quickly turned into a testimonial Thursday as lawmakers praised the longest-serving statewide elected official, said The Advocate. Members of the state House Committee on Agriculture...

Chevron approves Passport POS system; product now approved for all Major Oil brands
Will encourage stations to install, convert pumps to E85, he says
House OKs bill to kill law; becomes referendum on Wal-Mart
Minn. governor signs ethanol-doubling legislation
Commerce secretary orders new inspection rules
Gas prices raising concerns in Louisiana, Alabama
ChevronTexaco Corp. changes name to Chevron Corp., unveils new logo