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May 2017 Issue

Fuels & Supply

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 the United States have logged more than 1 billion miles on E15—attesting to the fuel’s...

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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,...

ExxonMobil Commemorates UTeach 20th Anniversary with Grant to Support Classroom Projects

May 24, 2017 • App Homepage, Business Management, Fuels & SupplyComments Off on ExxonMobil Commemorates UTeach 20th Anniversary with Grant to Support Classroom Projects

To commemorate the 20th anniversary of the UTeach program, ExxonMobil has provided a grant of more than $275,000 to DonorsChoose.org, which will provide each public school UTeach alumnus with funding for classroom projects. The UTeach program is an...

eMotorWerks Electric Vehicle to Grid Charging Platform Sales Increase 100% for Third Consecutive Year

May 24, 2017 • App Homepage, Fuels & SupplyComments Off on eMotorWerks Electric Vehicle to Grid Charging Platform Sales Increase 100% for Third Consecutive Year

Showing strong traction in the growing electric vehicle (EV) market, the sales and user base of eMotorWerks is growing exponentially. In the past 12 months, eMotorWerks has increased both its sales and customer base to over 18,000 charging stations...

City of Hollywood Becomes South Florida’s First Green Municipal Fleet with E85 Biofuel

May 24, 2017 • App Homepage, Fuels & SupplyComments Off on City of Hollywood Becomes South Florida’s First Green Municipal Fleet with E85 Biofuel

Protec Fuel Management, LLC announced the completion of a project to enable the City of Hollywood to run all Flex Fuel-capable vehicles on the cleaner-burning biofuel, E85. Protec, the largest distributor of higher ethanol blend fuels to independent retailers...

EIA Gasoline and Diesel Retail Prices Update (Week Ended May 22, 2017)

May 23, 2017 • Fuel Price News, Fuels & Supply, Lower RightComments Off on EIA Gasoline and Diesel Retail Prices Update (Week Ended May 22, 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 May 22, 2017. Prices for diesel fell modestly, while gasoline prices rose significantly. Retail...

Weekly Energy Market Situation, May 22, 2017

May 22, 2017 • App Homepage, Fuels & Supply, Lower Left, Powerhouse, Retail Operations, Terminals and Storage, Wholesale OperationsComments Off on Weekly Energy Market Situation, May 22, 2017

OPEC Production Cut Expiration Raises Concerns Saudi Arabia and Russia concede need to extend cut History shows extending cuts has little market impact History shows deeper cuts boost prices short-term Countervailing U.S. production growth now at 9.3 MMbpd...

NBB Testified Before U.S. Commerce Department on Harm Caused by Indonesian Biodiesel Imports

May 19, 2017 • App Homepage, Fuels & SupplyComments Off on NBB Testified Before U.S. Commerce Department on Harm Caused by Indonesian Biodiesel Imports

The National Biodiesel Board (NBB) testified in a public hearing at the U.S. Department of Commerce on significant trade deficits with Indonesia, describing the harm caused by the increasing volumes of unfairly traded biodiesel imports. The hearing was held...

EIA: OPEC Net Oil Revenues in 2016 Were the Lowest Since 2004

May 19, 2017 • App Homepage, Fuels & SupplyComments Off on EIA: OPEC Net Oil Revenues in 2016 Were the Lowest Since 2004

Principal Contributor: Lejla Villar     Members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) earned about $433 billion in net oil export revenues in 2016, the lowest since 2004. In real dollar terms, the 2016 revenue represents a...