Supply, Marketing, Distribution, Transportation & Logistics News & Information
May 2015 Issue


U.S. Energy Demand Slows Except For Industrial, Commercial Sectors

April 29, 2015

Principal contributor: Jim Turnure Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Annual Energy Outlook 2015 U.S. energy consumption has slowed recently and...


API Study: Oil and Natural Gas Stocks Outperform Other Assets In State Pension Funds

April 29, 2015

Returns on state pension funds from investments in oil and natural gas companies continue to provide strong earnings for public pension retirees, including...

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    Diesel Becomes a Cash Cow at the Retail Pump

    April 29, 2015

    By Doug Haugh Diesel demand in the US is growing and is expected to rise from roughly 48 billion gallons in 2015 to over 67 billion gallons by 2040. This growth will offset what is expected to be a 25% decline in gasoline demand for the same period. So the question for fuel marketers is ...

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    Make Money on Your Bank Financing

    April 22, 2015

    By Corey Henriksen Yes, there are opportunities for you as a Borrower to use your bank financing to actually make money for your business, but you must think about your bank financing differently and you must prepare now. If it makes sense for you to borrow money in order to make a greater profit for ...

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    California Dreaming

    April 22, 2015

    By Joe Petrowski The water crisis in California is simply devastating. It is destroying an entire industry—agriculture–limiting economic growth and as water rates rise and rationing takes hold it will hit hardest the poorest and middle class. There are some who will take any opportunity to blame any adverse event, especially weather related, on global ...

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    FYI: Krampitz’s Highly Portable Fueling Solution

    April 15, 2015

    Editor’s Note: FYI is a new content channel to highlight and in many cases announce interesting and often unique solutions as they enter the market. By Keith Reid Ever felt the need to dispense 14,000 gallons of fuel at a remote location? Set it up in less than a day, and move it to a ...

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    Vendor Voice: MCC Discusses Stress Corrosion Cracking and its Additive Solution

    April 8, 2015

    By Kate Mansker Ethanol has a new best friend, an ally in protection from its long-standing corrosion association. And with that, maintenance and reliability professionals of ethanol systems have a new best friend, too. There has been much focus on controlling contributing factors to mitigate corrosion in fuel grade ethanol systems: eliminating water, keeping microbe ...

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    How Secure are Your Apps?

    April 8, 2015

    By Andrew Hoog Use of mobile devices in the energy industry is on the rise. General Electric recently distributed 2,000 iPads internally and has developed a series of applications for its employees and customers. Noveda Technologies, a supplier of web-based, real-time energy and water monitoring, launched an energy and water saving iPad app, for managing ...

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Weekly Energy Market Situation, April 27, 2015

April 28, 2015

Bearish Supply Meets Bullish Response Again Gasoline Crack Spread shows renewed strength Gains in crude oil production stall Price increases expected to be...


ATA Urges the Obama Administration to Act to Reduce Truck Speeds

April 29, 2015

American Trucking Associations leaders renewed their call for the Department of Transportation to move forward with a rule requiring the electronic speed...

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New Analysis Highlights U.S. Refiners’ Contribution to Clean Air

April 29, 2015

New analysis released today concludes that emissions from U.S. fuel manufacturers have decreased substantially over the last two decades, even as U.S....


Survey Finds A Vast Majority Of U.S. Small Business Owners Want Tax Code Reform To Be A Priority in Washington

April 22, 2015

With tax day a fresh memory, small business owners across the United States are sounding the alarm and urging Congress and the White House to take action on...


AREE and OESP Shows to Merge in 2016

April 24, 2015

The Oil and Energy Service Professionals and the Atlantic Region Energy Expo have announced they will host a joint trade show and convention May 22-26, 2016 at...


Dozens of Alternative Fuel and Clean Vehicle Technology Product Debuts to Take Place at the 2015 ACT Expo

April 21, 2015

Gladstein, Neandross and Associates (GNA), organizers of the Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo, today previewed a sample of alternative fuel and...