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March 2017 Issue

Fuels & Supply

ACE Thanks Members of Congress for RVP Waiver Extension Legislation

The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) sent letters to the House and Senate thanking Senators Deb Fischer, Joe Donnelly and Chuck Grassley, and Representatives Adrian Smith and David Loebsack (D-Iowa) for their leadership and support by introducing the Consumer and Fuel Retailer Choice Act (S. 517, H.R. 1311). This bipartisan legislation clarifies that...

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Jobs and Money Take Top Billing with American Biodiesel

March 8, 2017 • App Homepage, Fuels & SupplyComments Off on Jobs and Money Take Top Billing with American Biodiesel

When it comes to American biodiesel, jobs and economic opportunities are the hot tickets. In D.C., biodiesel industry leaders from across the nation are meeting with key influencers to spotlight America’s advanced biofuel.   “It’s simple. Biodiesel...

API: Senate Reversal of BLM 2.0 Rule Strengthens Regulatory Certainty and U.S. Energy Security

March 8, 2017 • App Homepage, Fuels & SupplyComments Off on API: Senate Reversal of BLM 2.0 Rule Strengthens Regulatory Certainty and U.S. Energy Security

American Petroleum Institute (API) Upstream and Industry Operations Group Director Erik Milito applauded the Senate vote to disapprove the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM’s) final Planning 2.0 rule for developing domestic oil and natural gas...

EIA Short-Term Energy Outlook (March 7, 2017)

March 8, 2017 • App Homepage, Fuels & SupplyComments Off on EIA Short-Term Energy Outlook (March 7, 2017)

Forecast Highlights Global Liquid Fuels U.S. crude oil production averaged an estimated 8.9 million barrels per day (b/d) in 2016. U.S crude oil production is forecast to average 9.2 million b/d in 2017 and 9.7 million b/d in 2018. Benchmark North Sea Brent...

ExxonMobil Plans Investments of $20 Billion to Expand Manufacturing in U.S. Gulf Region

March 8, 2017 • App Homepage, Fuels & SupplyComments Off on ExxonMobil Plans Investments of $20 Billion to Expand Manufacturing in U.S. Gulf Region

Exxon Mobil Corporation is expanding its manufacturing capacity along the U.S. Gulf Coast through planned investments of $20 billion over a 10-year period to take advantage of the American energy revolution, Darren Woods, Chairman and Chief Executive...

Air Products’s California Fueling Stations Offering Hydrogen Below $10 per Kilogram

March 8, 2017 • App Homepage, Fuels & Supply, Retail OperationsComments Off on Air Products’s California Fueling Stations Offering Hydrogen Below $10 per Kilogram

Air Products, a leader in hydrogen fueling and infrastructure worldwide, announced it has achieved a pricing milestone at several California fueling stations, which are now offering hydrogen to fuel cell electric vehicle customers at under $10 per kilogram....

Fuel Prices into the Summer

March 7, 2017 • App Homepage, Featured Articles, Fuels & SupplyComments Off on Fuel Prices into the Summer

By Keith Reid   As we approach spring, it’s an interesting time to get projections from experts on what to anticipate with motor fuels prices going into the summer months. The new Trump administration in Washington, D.C., also adds some potential...

EIA Gasoline and Diesel Retail Prices Update (Week Ended March 6, 2017)

March 7, 2017 • App Homepage, Fuels & Supply, Lower RightComments Off on EIA Gasoline and Diesel Retail Prices Update (Week Ended March 6, 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 March 6, 2017. Prices for both fuels rose during the week, though diesel prices rose only...

Weekly Energy Market Situation, March 6, 2017

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

Crude oil approaching spring seasonal rally phase  Supply glut in U.S. could limit price gains Gasoline crack spread pressured by low demand and regulatory uncertainty Natural gas stocks on track to end heating season over 2 Tcf   Sincerely, Alan...

RFA Applauds Legislation to Provide Year-Round Consumer Access to Higher Ethanol Blends

March 6, 2017 • App Homepage, Fuels & SupplyComments Off on RFA Applauds Legislation to Provide Year-Round Consumer Access to Higher Ethanol Blends

On March 2, two bills were introduced in Congress that would extend the Reid vapor pressure (RVP) waiver to ethanol blends above 10%. Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) President and CEO Bob Dinneen had the following statement:   “I applaud the...