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API and More Than 140 Organizations Call on Congress to Pass Ozone Relief Legislation

The American Petroleum Institute (API) and a coalition of 146 associations and businesses representing a broad cross-section of U.S. industries signed a letter sent today to Congressional leadership affirming strong support for the Ozone Standards Implementation Act of 2017. The House is scheduled to vote on the bill later today.   “The Ozone...

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Less Than 2% of Vehicles Will Be EVs

July 18, 2017 • App Homepage, Fuels & SupplyComments Off on Less Than 2% of Vehicles Will Be EVs

While car companies, and even countries, have recently pledged to go all-in on electric vehicles (EVs), market conditions will make it difficult for EVs to gain 2% share of vehicles on the road by 2025, according to a new study released by the Fuels...

EIA Gasoline and Diesel Retail Prices Update (Week Ended July 17, 2017)

July 18, 2017 • App Homepage, Fuel Price News, Fuels & Supply, Lower RightComments Off on EIA Gasoline and Diesel Retail Prices Update (Week Ended July 17, 2017)

Analysis by Dr. Nancy Yamaguchi   The Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its weekly data on diesel and gasoline retail prices for the week ended July 17, 2017. Crude prices have cycled up and down over the past four weeks, leading to ups...

July 18, 2017: Gasoline Prices Down, Diesel Prices Up

July 18, 2017 • App Homepage, FP Daily, Fuel Price NewsComments Off on July 18, 2017: Gasoline Prices Down, Diesel Prices Up

Analysis by Dr. Nancy Yamaguchi   The Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its weekly data on diesel and gasoline retail prices for the week ended July 17, 2017. Crude prices have cycled up and down over the past four weeks, leading to ups...

U.S. Bank Voyager® Network Adds 53 Locations in North Carolina and Florida

July 17, 2017 • App Homepage, Fleet Operations News, Retail Operations NewsComments Off on U.S. Bank Voyager® Network Adds 53 Locations in North Carolina and Florida

The U.S Bank Voyager® Network added 53 new locations as a result of network merchant Monro Muffler Brake’s acquisition of Clark Tire Total Car Care Advantage in North Carolina and McGee Auto Service & Tires in Florida. The new locations now accept...

Weekly Energy Market Situation, July 17, 2017

July 17, 2017 • App Homepage, Fuels & Supply, Lower Left, Powerhouse, Retail Operations, Terminals and Storage, Wholesale OperationsComments Off on Weekly Energy Market Situation, July 17, 2017

The Focus Shifts to Accelerating Demand Petroleum prices rebound despite growth in U.S. and Saudi Arabian production Global demand responds to lower prices Seasonal trends are bullish for distillate and propane Winter propane prices appear to have formed an...

Retail Price of Regular Gasoline Forecast to Average $2.38 Per Gallon This Summer

July 17, 2017 • App Homepage, Fuel Price News, Upper RightComments Off on Retail Price of Regular Gasoline Forecast to Average $2.38 Per Gallon This Summer

Principal Contributors: Sean Hill and Neil Agarwal   Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Short-Term Energy Outlook Note: Summer runs from April through September   In the latest Short-Term Energy...

NACS Partners with DHS Blue Campaign to Fight Human Trafficking

July 17, 2017 • App Homepage, Lower Left 3, Retail Operations NewsComments Off on NACS Partners with DHS Blue Campaign to Fight Human Trafficking

The National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) has announced a new partnership with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS’s) Blue Campaign to help combat human trafficking.   Through this alliance with the DHS Blue Campaign, NACS...

Love’s Travel Stops Celebrates National Hot Dog Day

July 17, 2017 • App Homepage, Retail Operations NewsComments Off on Love’s Travel Stops Celebrates National Hot Dog Day

National Hot Dog Day is about to be even hotter at Love’s Travel Stops this year. Love’s is celebrating the famed food by partnering with Schwab Meat Co. to give customers complimentary hog dogs on Wednesday, July 19. Schwab has supplied smoked...

ExxonMobil and University of Wisconsin-Madison to Advance Research Into Conversion of Biomass Into Transportation Fuel

July 17, 2017 • App Homepage, Fuels & SupplyComments Off on ExxonMobil and University of Wisconsin-Madison to Advance Research Into Conversion of Biomass Into Transportation Fuel

The University of Wisconsin-Madison and ExxonMobil have announced a two-year renewal of an agreement to research the fundamental chemistry of converting biomass into transportation fuels. The research is part of a broad effort to identify scalable...