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Executive order relaxes hours of service for fuel truck drivers to ease supply issues

LANSING, Mich. -- Fuel-supply woes in Michigan have triggered a state of energy emergency for the Memorial Day weekend. Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) issued an executive order this week that suspends regulations governing hours of service for fuel truck drivers, citing two supply issues that...

Strengthens distributor’s regional footprint

DALLAS -- Empire Petroleum Partners LLC has announced that it successfully acquired the wholesale distribution rights of Keeman Petroleum Co. Inc., a Valdosta, Ga.-based distributor that supplies branded fuel to gas stations primarily in the southern Georgia and Florida markets. The addition of...

EPA attempts to find middle ground between biofuels growth and blend-wall concerns

WASHINGTON -- With its newly proposed renewable fuel volumes for 2017, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is trying to find a middle ground between meeting the goals of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) and recognizing concerns about the blend wall. Based on the initial reaction from oil,...

Legislation aims to limit volume to 9.7% of projected demand
Latest proposals in Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Missouri to raise infrastructure funds .
Strong sales expected as retailer ramps up its ethanol push with expanded growth through the end of 2016
Judge rejects four fuel distributors’ motion to dismiss lawsuit
Annual survey ranks top fueling choices among c-stores, big boxes
Indiana chain adding 45 new pumps for ethanol blend
Ricker’s Replenish program with GreenPrint tackles fuel carbon emissions with trees, clean energy