Fuels News

The latest news on petroleum, diesel and alternative fuel retailing

Approaching summer driving season will soon pressure pump prices

WASHINGTON & BOSTON -- The national retail average for regular gasoline at the start of this week was at its lowest price for the date since 2004, despite a pause in the nearly daily price declines since the start of the year. According to Washington-based AAA, the national average rose 1 cent...

Lisa Madigan

Lisa Madigan

Court grants request for preliminary injunction

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has filed a lawsuit against the owner of a Lake County gas station over a gasoline leak that caused soil and groundwater contamination and vapors to enter nearby residents’ homes. Madigan’s filed the complaint in Lake County Circuit Court...

How recent refinery moves make sub-$1 gasoline less likely

WASHINGTON & GAITHERSBURG, Md. -- After 20 straight days of declines, the national retail average for gasoline increased at the start of this week to $1.70 per gallon, according to AAA, Washington, D.C. AAA cited a seasonal production decline at refineries as they get ready for presummer...

List of lawsuits grows over Renewable Fuel Standard
Expands cardlock, lubricants business
Latest EIA forecast predicts lowest annual average in 12 years
President's $10.25-per-barrel fee may be a strategy to "fork" the oil industry, economist says.
Pump price slide continues, oil prices shuffling
Per-barrel fee would pay for "cleaner, more sustainable transportation system".
Amounts uncertain, but state gas-tax roundup reveals legislative intentions, industry concerns