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The latest news on petroleum, diesel and alternative fuel retailing

Automakers’ quiet adoption of fuel blend adds momentum

NEW YORK -- There’s room to grow with E15. That’s the conclusion of a recent Reuters analysis of government and vehicle sales data that found nearly one-fifth of vehicles on the road today can safely run on E15, a blend of 15% ethanol and 85% gasoline. And this figure could grow to almost 25% by...

Major contract affirms company’s commitment to compressed natural gas

HARRISBURG, Pa., and OKLAHOMA CITY -- On the heels of Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores Inc. 's just- finalized purchase of Trillium CNG, the compressed natural gas (CNG) company has won an $84.5 million project that will bring 29 CNG facilities to Pennsylvania, underscoring Love’s “...

Analyst Kemp points to signs that 2016 will be a year for the record books

LONDON -- Gasoline consumption will likely hit a record in 2016, thanks to what is promising to be the biggest summer driving season in the United States. That’s according to John Kemp, London-based senior market analyst for Reuters. In a recent column, the analyst pointed to a holding trend in...

Recent retail deals benefited from Colonial access, but that benefit may be undercut
Seasonal factors, rising oil prices push national average upward
Retailer rolling out ethanol blend in 43 locations this month
Rogers Petroleum makes acquisition to expand into new market
States weigh tax increase against low gas prices, high budget shortfalls
Despite low gas prices, drivers willing to go further for a deal
FTC order required companies to divest several terminals