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August 2017 Issue

Fuels & Supply

PMAA Meets with EPA to Discuss Proposed Fuels Program Regulatory Reform

The Petroleum Marketers Association of America (PMAA) met via conference call with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) last week to discuss a proposed streamlining and modernization of the gasoline, diesel fuel and other fuel regulations under 40 CFR 80. The streamlining and modernization effort will not incorporate substantive changes to the...

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EIA Gasoline and Diesel Retail Prices Update (Week Ended August 21, 2017)

August 22, 2017 • App Homepage, Fuel Price News, Fuels & Supply, Lower RightComments Off on EIA Gasoline and Diesel Retail Prices Update (Week Ended August 21, 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 August 21, 2017. At the national level, prices for both fuels declined, though diesel prices...

What Vehicles and Fuel Solutions Will Tomorrow Bring?

August 21, 2017 • App Homepage, Featured Articles, Fuels & SupplyComments Off on What Vehicles and Fuel Solutions Will Tomorrow Bring?

By Keith Reid   For years there has been a tremendous regulatory push toward high-efficiency vehicles, using less fuel for comparable performance and simultaneously producing lower carbon output. That push has also encouraged—often through government...

New Academic Journal Study on RFS Benefits to U.S. Economy

August 21, 2017 • App Homepage, Fuels & SupplyComments Off on New Academic Journal Study on RFS Benefits to U.S. Economy

A new economic modeling study that will soon be published in the American Journal of Agricultural Economics finds that the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) has substantially benefited the U.S. economy by lowering gasoline and crude oil prices, cutting...

API: Petroleum Demand Last Month Highest for July Since 2007

August 18, 2017 • App Homepage, Fuels & SupplyComments Off on API: Petroleum Demand Last Month Highest for July Since 2007

Total petroleum deliveries in July moved up by 4.9% from July 2016 to average nearly 20.7 million barrels per day. These were the highest July deliveries in 10 years, since 2007. Compared with June, total domestic petroleum deliveries, a measure of U.S....

EIA: U.S. Gasoline Production Is Running Near Record Levels

August 17, 2017 • App Homepage, Fuels & SupplyComments Off on EIA: U.S. Gasoline Production Is Running Near Record Levels

Principal Contributor: Matthew French     Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Weekly Petroleum Status Report Note: Net production of motor gasoline reflects finished motor gasoline minus fuel ethanol.   Gasoline...

API: Expanding Offshore Energy Opportunities Will Benefit American Energy Consumers

August 17, 2017 • App Homepage, Fuels & SupplyComments Off on API: Expanding Offshore Energy Opportunities Will Benefit American Energy Consumers

The American Petroleum Institute (API) urged the administration to expand the next five-year offshore oil and natural gas leasing program to include areas of the Outer Continental Shelf, including the Atlantic, eastern Gulf of Mexico and Arctic, with...

Experts Highlight High-Octane Ethanol Future at ACE Conference

August 17, 2017 • App Homepage, Fuels & SupplyComments Off on Experts Highlight High-Octane Ethanol Future at ACE Conference

The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) Conference, which concluded today, hosted a panel dedicated to discussing the shift to high-octane fuel. The panel of three experts checked some of the most important boxes to make the transition of motor fuel to...

National Biodiesel Board Welcomes New Membership of SCB Brokers

August 16, 2017 • App Homepage, Fuels & Supply, Lower Right 3Comments Off on National Biodiesel Board Welcomes New Membership of SCB Brokers

The National Biodiesel Board (NBB) welcomes SCB Brokers, LLC. SCB Group is the newest member to NBB, bringing over 10 years of experience working in the biodiesel industry. NBB brings value to members through a strong advocacy presence in Washington, D.C.,...

Georgetown Students Win “Future of Transportation” Competition

August 15, 2017 • App Homepage, Fuels & Supply, Upper RightComments Off on Georgetown Students Win “Future of Transportation” Competition

A proposed future transportation model comprised of liquefied natural gas (LNG)-powered autonomous vehicles by students at Georgetown University, McDonough School of Business, has been chosen as the winner of the Fuels Institute’s 2017 University Case...