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May 25, 2017: Gasoline Prices Moderate Heading Into Memorial Day

Analysis by Dr. Nancy Yamaguchi   The Energy Information Administration (EIA) announced that U.S. gasoline supplies are abundant, and that prices are moderate moving into Memorial Day weekend. According to the EIA, “Relatively low crude oil spot prices, weaker year-over-year gasoline demand and high gasoline inventories are all putting downward...

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BW Gas & Convenience Holdings, LLC Announces Promotion of Douglas Wald to Vice President of Operations for the Firm’s Convenience Store Brand

May 24, 2017 • App Homepage, Business Management NewsComments Off on BW Gas & Convenience Holdings, LLC Announces Promotion of Douglas Wald to Vice President of Operations for the Firm’s Convenience Store Brand

Brookwood Financial Partners, LLC, a nationally recognized private equity investment firm, announced that Douglas Wald has been promoted to Vice President of Operations for BW Gas & Convenience Holdings, LLC, doing business as (DBA) Yesway, a gas station...

Maverik Names PriceAdvantage as Key Partner in Fuel Sales Expansion

May 24, 2017 • App Homepage, Retail Operations NewsComments Off on Maverik Names PriceAdvantage as Key Partner in Fuel Sales Expansion

PriceAdvantage, a fuel price management software company and division of Skyline Products, released a case study that highlights Maverik’s use of PriceAdvantage to support the company’s rapid expansion efforts. Early in 2017, Maverik Inc. announced their...

Bravo Appoints Daniel Aular as Senior Manager, Engineering

May 24, 2017 • App Homepage, Retail Operations NewsComments Off on Bravo Appoints Daniel Aular as Senior Manager, Engineering

Bravo Systems, Inc., a leading U.S. manufacturer of secondary containment systems based in Southern California, has appointed Daniel J. Aular as Senior Manager, Engineering, announced Bravo President and Chief Executive Officer Paola Bravo.   In his new...

American Drivers Surpass 1 Billion Miles on E15

May 24, 2017 • App Homepage, Fuels & Supply, Upper LeftComments Off on American Drivers Surpass 1 Billion Miles on E15

American consumers have helped E15—a fuel containing 15% ethanol and 85% gasoline—reach a significant milestone.   According to Growth Energy’s ongoing analysis of fuel sales and consumption data reported by major gasoline retailers, drivers across...

RFA Launching “Ethanol Days of Summer” Contest to Report Prices

May 24, 2017 • App Homepage, Lower Right 3, Retail OperationsComments Off on RFA Launching “Ethanol Days of Summer” Contest to Report Prices

Beginning on Memorial Day, the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) is launching an “Ethanol Days of Summer” contest, allowing both retailers and consumers to report the price posted for E85 and other ethanol blends.   To enter, consumers must have a...

EIA: Fuel Economy Improvements Are Projected to Reduce Future Gasoline Use

May 24, 2017 • App Homepage, Fuels & Supply, Upper RightComments Off on EIA: Fuel Economy Improvements Are Projected to Reduce Future Gasoline Use

Principal Contributors: David Stone and Mason Hamilton   Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Annual Energy Outlook 2017   Anticipated changes in energy consumption by light-duty vehicles in the United States are based on two factors: the...

EIA: Crossover Utility Vehicles Blur Distinction Between Passenger Cars and Light Trucks

May 24, 2017 • App Homepage, Fuels & Supply, Lower Right 2Comments Off on EIA: Crossover Utility Vehicles Blur Distinction Between Passenger Cars and Light Trucks

Photo: Hyundai Tucson CUV   Principal Contributors: David Stone and Mason Hamilton   Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, based on National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Note: Conventional-fueled vehicles only: gasoline,...

NRF: “A Lot of Work Ahead” for Health Care Reform

May 24, 2017 • App Homepage, Business ManagementComments Off on NRF: “A Lot of Work Ahead” for Health Care Reform

The National Retail Federation (NRF) issued the following statement from Vice President for Health Care Policy Neil Trautwein, following the Congressional Budget Office’s release of its latest score for the American Health Care Act (AHCA). The score...

Phillips 66 Unveils New Mobile Platform at Momentum Conference

May 24, 2017 • App Homepage, Retail Operations NewsComments Off on Phillips 66 Unveils New Mobile Platform at Momentum Conference

In anticipation of the launch of their new mobile commerce platform, fuel brands Phillips 66®, Conoco® and 76® debuted their “Mobile Connect Experience” at the ARIA Resort and Casino in Las Vegas during Phillip 66’s Momentum: Driven by Excellence...