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Will pipeline's construction affect gasoline prices?

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The years-long approval process for TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline appeared to reach an end this past week as President Donald Trump approved a cross-border permit allowing its northern section to be built. “The Department finds that the proposed project will meaningfully...

Ethanol blend now available in 29 states with addition to RaceTrac site

BATON ROUGE, La. -- E15 gasoline is now available in 29 states with the addition of the 15% ethanol blend at a RaceTrac site in Baton Rouge, La. RaceTrac Petroleum Inc. began adding E15 to the first of more than 120 of its convenience stores last October, with plans to introduce the fuel in Florida...

Rainy Day Fuel brings gasoline to Portland, Ore.-area consumers

BEAVERTON, Ore. -- Another on-demand fueling service has popped up—this time in Oregon. Patrice Holliday, co-founder of Rainy Day Fuel, told KATU News that she and business partner Sarah Hughes came up with the idea for Rainy Day Fuel when they were complaining to a software-engineer friend, Adam...

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Major oil opens the first of 1,500 branded sites
Wessels Oil adds state’s milestone location

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More efficient engines, alternative fuels suggest volume decline after 2018: analyst
Proposed waiver could open door to year-round E15 use
Distributor cites competitive pressures for decision to add brand