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March 2017 Issue

Fleet Operations

CO2 versus NOx at the Integer Emissions Summit, Post-Obama

By Keith Reid   The 9th Integer Emissions Summit & DEF Forum USA, held October 25 – 27, 2016, provided its usual thorough overview of the diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) market, with content appropriate for interested parties ranging from emission equipment engineers to DEF marketers. Fuel Marketer News staff concentrated on heavy-duty...

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Weekly Energy Market Situation, February 13, 2017

February 13, 2017 • App Homepage, Fleet Operations, Fuels & Supply, Lower Left, Retail Operations, Wholesale OperationsComments Off on Weekly Energy Market Situation, February 13, 2017

Oil Prices React to OPEC and U.S. Tax Concerns OPEC compliance upward of 75% Non-OPEC factors gaining importance Cost of production from shale falling Natural gas pricing range bound   Sincerely, Alan Levine, Chairman of Powerhouse     The...

Weekly Energy Market Situation, February 6, 2017

February 6, 2017 • Fleet Operations, Fuels & Supply, Lower Left, Retail Operations, Terminals and Storage, Wholesale OperationsComments Off on Weekly Energy Market Situation, February 6, 2017

Hedging ULSD for Winter, 2017 – 2018 Up in the Air December 2017 ULSD trades near recent highs December ULSD typically bought in preceding February ULSD prices face contradictory signals: OPEC cuts crude oil, U.S. crude oil output growing​ Natural gas...

Vendor View: Fuel System Bugs Drain Revenues

February 1, 2017 • App Homepage, Featured Articles, Fleet Operations, Retail OperationsComments Off on Vendor View: Fuel System Bugs Drain Revenues

Frederick J. Passman, PhD, Biodeterioration Control Associates, Inc.   Does this photo look familiar? If you are a petroleum retailer who either owns or operates c-stores in urban areas, or if you are a fleet operator whose trucks line up at your fueling...

“Rolling Coal” Is Unsafe and Harmful to the Environment—Diesel Technology Forum

January 30, 2017 • App Homepage, Fleet Operations, Fuels & Supply, Wholesale OperationsComments Off on “Rolling Coal” Is Unsafe and Harmful to the Environment—Diesel Technology Forum

The practice of tampering with diesel vehicle emission controls to create excessive amounts of black smoke emissions—commonly referred to as “rolling coal”—is wasteful and harmful to the environment, according to testimony by the Diesel...

Weekly Energy Market Situation, January 30, 2017

January 30, 2017 • App Homepage, Fleet Operations, Fuels & Supply, Lower Left, Retail Operations, Terminals and Storage, Wholesale OperationsComments Off on Weekly Energy Market Situation, January 30, 2017

Growing Uncertainty in the Energy Outlook Price direction confused by contradictory administration statements “Border Tax” could raise prices OPEC claims “substantial” compliance Natural gas export margins grow   Sincerely, Alan...

“Green” Diesels Featured at Washington Auto Show

January 25, 2017 • App Homepage, Fleet Operations, Fuels & Supply, Retail Operations, Wholesale OperationsComments Off on “Green” Diesels Featured at Washington Auto Show

With recent major announcements of new clean diesel engine options in the U.S. sedan, SUV and pickup truck markets, the Washington Auto Show will give policymakers and consumers an opportunity to see how diesel technology fits in the future plans of...

Weekly Energy Market Situation, January 23, 2017

January 24, 2017 • App Homepage, Fleet Operations, Fuels & Supply, Lower Left, Retail Operations, Terminals and Storage, Wholesale OperationsComments Off on Weekly Energy Market Situation, January 23, 2017

U.S. Oil Balance Little Changed; More Bullish Overseas Total U.S. stocks fall modestly Propane stocks falling rapidly OECD stock situation tightening Natural gas sees large offtake   Sincerely, Alan Levine, Chairman of Powerhouse   The Matrix Total...

Top Five Vendors in the Global Light- and Heavy-Duty Natural Gas Vehicle Market from 2017 – 2021

January 18, 2017 • App Homepage, Fleet Operations, Wholesale OperationsComments Off on Top Five Vendors in the Global Light- and Heavy-Duty Natural Gas Vehicle Market from 2017 – 2021

Technavio has announced the top five leading vendors in their recent global light- and heavy-duty natural gas vehicle (NGV) market report until 2021. This research report also lists 15 other prominent vendors that are expected to impact the market during the...

Weekly Energy Market Situation, January 17, 2017

January 18, 2017 • App Homepage, Fleet Operations, Fuels & Supply, Lower Left, Retail Operations, Terminals and Storage, Wholesale OperationsComments Off on Weekly Energy Market Situation, January 17, 2017

U.S. Supply Bearish, Overseas Expectations Bullish U.S. adds 13.4 million barrels to total product stocks U.S. ULSD demand grows with higher HDDs Propane stocks fall 4.5 million barrels per day HDDs exceed last year in New England and Mid-Atlantic    ...