Fuels News

The latest news on petroleum, diesel and alternative fuel retailing

With EVs poised for liftoff, these chains are embracing DC Fast Charging

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. -- As Tesla and Chevy ready their mass-market electric vehicles (EVs), convenience-store retailers are positioning themselves to serve the next wave of EV drivers by installing charging stations. La Crosse, Wis.-based Kwik Trip Inc., which has installed more than two dozen...

Texas-based wholesaler offering variety of products

HOUSTON -- Fuel from Gulf Racing Fuels is now being distributed by Lee Oil Co. Inc., a full-service wholesale distributor of fuels and lubricants located in Alvin, Texas. Lee Oil Co. Inc. offers a variety of Gulf racing fuels, including Gulf Legend leaded fuels for vintage and historic racers; Gulf...

Deal solidifies Southwest footprint

DALLAS -- Empire Petroleum Partners LLC has announced that it has acquired the wholesale distribution rights of Triple A Fuels Inc., a Dallas-based distributor that supplies branded fuel to gas stations primarily in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. The addition of the Triple A accounts solidifies...

Automakers’ quiet adoption of fuel blend adds momentum
Major contract affirms company’s commitment to compressed natural gas
Analyst Kemp points to signs that 2016 will be a year for the record books
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