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March 2017 Issue

Wholesale Operations

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 Levine, Chairman of Powerhouse     The Matrix The start of meteorological spring finds...

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Weekly Energy Market Situation (February 27, 2017)

February 27, 2017 • App Homepage, Fleet Operations, Fuels & Supply, Lower Left, Retail Operations, Terminals and Storage, Wholesale OperationsComments Off on Weekly Energy Market Situation (February 27, 2017)

U.S. Oil Stocks Show First 2017 Draw Total inventory fell 11 million barrels Market not sure OPEC cuts will be enough to cut glut EIA: Shale oil to reach 6 million barrels per day by 2026 Propane stocks draw again Natural gas storage could end heating season...

How to Obtain a Diesel Fuel Tax Permit in Texas

February 24, 2017 • App Homepage, Featured Articles, Wholesale OperationsComments Off on How to Obtain a Diesel Fuel Tax Permit in Texas

By Vic Lance   Motor fuel wholesalers in Texas who would like to start operations with diesel fuel need to get a tax license to operate legally. It guarantees their compliance with state laws regarding fuel tax collection. The Texas diesel fuel tax...

Biodiesel Sees the Sea: New Sailing School Vessel Fueled with B20

February 22, 2017 • App Homepage, Fuels & Supply, Wholesale OperationsComments Off on Biodiesel Sees the Sea: New Sailing School Vessel Fueled with B20

A one-of-a-kind ship with a special mission is now fueled with 20% biodiesel as it begins a voyage from New England to Florida, then on to Cuba in March. On February 21, the 200-foot Sailing School Vessel (SSV) Oliver Hazard Perry took on 6,000 gallons of B20...

Fuel Retailers, Marketers and End Users Urge EPA to Maintain Current RFS Compliance Requirements

February 22, 2017 • App Homepage, Fuels & Supply, Wholesale OperationsComments Off on Fuel Retailers, Marketers and End Users Urge EPA to Maintain Current RFS Compliance Requirements

As the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) public comment period on the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) closes, NATSO is encouraged by the vast support to keep the current compliance structure under the RFS. NATSO, in collaboration with other industry...

Weekly Energy Market Situation (February 21, 2017)

February 21, 2017 • App Homepage, Fleet Operations, Fuels & Supply, Retail Operations, Terminals and Storage, Wholesale OperationsComments Off on Weekly Energy Market Situation (February 21, 2017)

Sharp Contraction in Oil Price Volatility WTI has traded in $4.50 range since early December Talk that OPEC-non-OPEC agreement may be extended to erase supply glut Crude oil exports from U.S. expanding rapidly Propane stocks continue to fall Natural gas price...

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

February 13, 2017 • App Homepage, Featured Articles, Fleet Operations, Fuels & Supply, Wholesale OperationsComments Off on 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...

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...

NATSO Congratulates Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao

February 1, 2017 • App Homepage, Retail Operations, Wholesale OperationsComments Off on NATSO Congratulates Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao

NATSO President and CEO Lisa Mullings issued the following statement on the confirmation of Elaine Chao as the 18th U.S. Secretary of Transportation:   “NATSO congratulates Elaine Chao on her confirmation as Secretary of Transportation and...