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More efficient engines, alternative fuels suggest volume decline after 2018: analyst

EDINBURGH, Scotland -- U.S. gasoline demand is set to peak in 2018, according to a recent analysis by research firm Wood Mackenzie. The United States makes up one-tenth of global oil consumption. Analysts at the Edinburgh, Scotland-based research firm told Reuters that a combination of factors—more...

Proposed waiver could open door to year-round E15 use

WASHINGTON -- Fuel retailers selling E15 may be able to offer it year-round if new legislation wins approval. While the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved E15, the 15% ethanol blend, for use in 2001 and newer vehicles, only flex-fuel vehicles (FFVs) can legally use it in the summer...

Distributor cites competitive pressures for decision to add brand

BARNHART, Mo. -- Home Service Oil Co. has signed on to VP Racing Fuels’ national branding program. The fuel distributor owns and operates nine Express Mart stores and supplies 60 additional sites in Missouri, Arkansas and Illinois. A company executive cited competitive pressures for the decision to...

Point of obligation to move downstream in reported deal between Trump adviser Icahn, RFA .

From acquisitions to oil-field woes to the future of RINs, here are the top fuel issues on Sunoco’s mind

Bill would lift current hour restrictions in low-population counties .
Fuel brands achieve detergent certification for all gasoline grades
Retailer reports increased store sales, brand score from Replenish program with GreenPrint
Nebraska travel center latest fuel site to host EV manufacturer’s charging stations .
Legislation would forbid deceptive advertising at price sign .