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June 2017 Issue

Fleet Operations

Weekly Energy Market Situation, May 15, 2017

Crude Oil Prices Strengthen Calls to renew OPEC cuts are growing U.S. shale oil output exceeds expectations OPEC recognizes importance of shale oil in assessing global supply balances  EIA projects rising natural gas production in 2017   Sincerely, Alan Levine, Chairman of Powerhouse     The Matrix The OPEC-non-OPEC production cuts...

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Volvo Group Innovation Summit to Focus on Transport in Smart Cities of the Future

May 9, 2017 • App Homepage, Business Management, Fleet OperationsComments Off on Volvo Group Innovation Summit to Focus on Transport in Smart Cities of the Future

With a focus on “Smart Cities—Infrastructure and Transport of the Future,” Volvo Group will host its inaugural Innovation Summit in London on May 16, 2017. Moderated by Richard Westcott, the BBC’s transport correspondent, the event will gather...

Weekly Energy Market Situation, May 1, 2017

May 1, 2017 • App Homepage, Fleet Operations, Fuels & Supply, Lower Left, Retail Operations, Terminals and Storage, Wholesale OperationsComments Off on Weekly Energy Market Situation, May 1, 2017

WTI Crude Oil Breaks $50 Support Prices soften even as crude oil usage grows U.S. shale oil production benefitting from efficiency gains Crude oil demand is forecast to grow in 2017 and 2018 Natural gas injections grow, reflecting mild temperatures  ...

Weekly Energy Market Situation, April 24, 2017

April 24, 2017 • App Homepage, Fleet Operations, Fuels & Supply, Lower Left, Retail Operations, Terminals and Storage, Wholesale OperationsComments Off on Weekly Energy Market Situation, April 24, 2017

Bears Take Control OPEC-non-OPEC deal may be unraveling Crude oil tanker movements reach a record Gasoline supply up; gasoline demand down Natural gas storage lags last year, well ahead of five-year average   Sincerely, Alan Levine, Chairman of...

PEI Updates PEI/RP100

April 21, 2017 • App Homepage, Business Management, Fleet Operations, Retail Operations, Wholesale OperationsComments Off on PEI Updates PEI/RP100

The 2017 edition of PEI/RP100: Recommended Practices for Installation of Underground Liquid Storage Systems is available for purchase at www.PEI.org/RP100. The purchase price is $40 for Petroleum Equipment Institute (PEI) members and $95 for non-members....

ATA Honored to Win EPA SmartWay Affiliate Challenge Award

April 21, 2017 • App Homepage, Business Management, Fleet OperationsComments Off on ATA Honored to Win EPA SmartWay Affiliate Challenge Award

American Trucking Associations (ATA) officials expressed their gratitude to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for honoring the federation with its seventh EPA SmartWay Affiliate Challenge Award.   “We take tremendous pride in receiving this...

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Decreased 1% in March

April 18, 2017 • App Homepage, Fleet Operations, Wholesale OperationsComments Off on ATA Truck Tonnage Index Decreased 1% in March

American Trucking Associations’ (ATA’s) advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index slipped 1% in March, following a 0.1% decline during February (February’s percentage decrease was unchanged from the March 21,...

Vendor View: Bugs Cause Fuel System Damage, Part Two

April 17, 2017 • App Homepage, Featured Articles, Fleet Operations, Retail Operations, Terminals and Storage, Wholesale OperationsComments Off on Vendor View: Bugs Cause Fuel System Damage, Part Two

Frederick J. Passman, Ph.D., Biodeterioration Control Associates, Inc.   My last article discussed the opportunity costs caused by dispenser flow-rate reduction. I’ll open today’s article with a few photos that I’ve selected from my collection...

Weekly Energy Market Situation, April 17, 2017

April 17, 2017 • App Homepage, Fleet Operations, Lower Left, Retail Operations, Terminals and Storage, Wholesale OperationsComments Off on Weekly Energy Market Situation, April 17, 2017

Oil Prices Hold Support RBOB prices holding; gas cracks, not so much OPEC reports remarkable rate of compliance Declining foreign crude oil stocks include Iran’s long-term waterborne storage Natural gas end-of-heating-season storage third...

Trucking Associations Support Minority Leader’s Bill to Repeal RhodeWorks Toll

April 17, 2017 • App Homepage, Fleet Operations, Wholesale OperationsComments Off on Trucking Associations Support Minority Leader’s Bill to Repeal RhodeWorks Toll

The Rhode Island Trucking Association joined the American Trucking Associations (ATA) in praising State Representative Patricia Morgan’s bill to repeal the RhodeWorks toll law. Minority Leader Morgan introduced the legislation at the State House earlier...