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The latest news on petroleum, diesel and alternative fuel retailing

States weigh tax increase against low gas prices, high budget shortfalls

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. -- With gasoline and diesel prices relatively low, states have been grappling with whether now is the time to raise fuel excise taxes to prop up their budgets and fund infrastructure repairs. Here is the latest from three states debating the politically risky move...

Despite low gas prices, drivers willing to go further for a deal

ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- Gasoline prices may be relatively low, but consumers still want the best deal. That’s according to a recent NACS survey, which found that 64% of consumers consider price the biggest factor in deciding where they purchase gasoline. This compares to 20% who believe location is the...

FTC order required companies to divest several terminals

HARRISBURG, Pa. -- The state of Pennsylvania was recently the plaintiff in a lawsuit seeking to prevent the acquisition of Gulf Oil LP by ArcLight Energy Partners Fund VI LP from convenience-store retailer Cumberland Farms Inc. According to a complaint filed on Dec. 28, 2015, in U.S. District Court...

Chain tests the alternative-fuel waters with New Jersey location
Company 'strives' to resonate with environmentally conscious customers, and beyond .
Benefits environment while encouraging sales, loyalty, destination fill-up
Will serve as platform for brand
Latest deal extends operational reach into eastern Kansas
Requires posting of prices for California Air Resources Board’s Cap & Trade Program
Named official fuel of MSR Houston