Kum & Go Offers Discounted E-15

Kum & Go offers discounted E-15 at nine Iowa locations. On Sept. 30, 2016, Kum & Go offered E-15 fuel for $1.15 per gallon at several Iowa store locations. The promotion ran from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. at a number of stores in Cedar Rapids, Iowa and the Iowa City-area. E-15, a fuel blended

C-Store Executive Shares Why Biodiesel is Good for Business

By Jon Scharingson, Renewable Energy Group Inc. A lot of times in this space, I tell you why offering biodiesel makes good business sense for convenience stores. This time, I’m going to let someone else do the talking — namely, a representative from a large c-store company that has experienced the benefits of biodiesel blended

Empire Petroleum Acquires Sunshine Fuel’s Distribution Rights

Empire Petroleum enters into new markets through its acquisition of Sunshine Fuel’s distribution rights. Empire Petroleum Partners LLC has successfully acquired the Missouri, Oklahoma and a portion of the Kansas wholesale distribution rights of Florida-based Sunshine Fuel LLC. Sunshine is a distributor of branded fuels to gas stations in the Kansas City market as well

Kum & Go Hosts Promotional E-15 Offering

Four Kum & Go stations offered discounted E-15 fuel to encourage consumers to fill their tanks with something new. On Wed., Sept. 28, Kum & Go offered E-15 fuel for $1.15 per gallon at four Sioux Falls-area locations. The following locations offered the discounted fuel from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.: Store 620 – 412

Kum & Go Offers Discounted E15 at Select Nebraska and Iowa Stores

Select Nebraska stores offered E15 for $1.15 per gallon during a one day promotion. From 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Fri., Sept. 23, Kum & Go offered E15 fuel for just $1.15 per gallon at several Nebraska and Iowa Kum & Go locations. E-15, a fuel blended with 15% ethanol and 85% gasoline, was

Year Over Year Fuel Savings Margin Diminishing

Dramatic fuel price increases were recorded in a number of states over the past week. The year over year savings gap is diminishing as the national average price per gallon of regular unleaded gasoline has risen to $2.21. The current national average represents only a nine cent savings over last year, and it is also

Broken Pipeline Drives Fuel Prices Skyward

Pipeline damage leaves some fuel stations without gasoline as suppliers scramble to supply the Southeast with fuel. Fuel prices in the Southeast have spiked as a result of a leak in a pipeline that has resulted in the pipeline’s closure. According to a report from CNNMoney, on Sept. 9, 2016 a section of the Colonial

Kum & Go Celebrates E15 Day

With the lifting of RVP restrictions for the winter months, E15 can now be sold nationwide, and Kum & Go celebrated the return with discounted E15. In celebration of E15 Day, on Sept. 16 Kum & Go offered E15 fuel for only $1.15 at select Des Moines, Iowa Kum & Go locations. The promotion ran

RVP Restrictions on E15 have Ended for the Year

As the RVP restriction is lifted, following the close of the summer months, ACE expresses the hope that Congress will alter these EPA rules so that E15 can be sold year-round. The senior vice president of the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) has released a statement to remind retailers that, beginning Sept. 15, 2015, they

Consumers Unfazed by Recent Fuel Price Increases

Rising fuel prices seem to have little effect on current consumer optimism. Over the past month fuel prices have risen 10-cents per gallon, but a recent consumer survey from the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) suggests that this price increase has failed to decrease consumer optimism concerning the overall state of the economy. U.S.

VP Racing is Official Trackside Supplier for IJSBA World Finals

VP Racing will offer a variety of fuels to racers competing in the IJSBA World Finals. VP Racing Fuels has been selected by the International Jet Sports Boating Association (IJSBA) as the Official Trackside Supplier for the 2016 quakysense World Finals. The quakysense World Finals are slated to take place October 1-9 in Lake Havasu

Autumn Brings Falling Fuel Prices

Drivers could see national fuel price average below $2 per gallon in the coming months. Fuel prices are falling as we head into the fall season and the summer driving season comes to a close. Gas prices typically fall at this time each year, but this year’s savings are greater than those of last year,

New CNG Fueling Station Coming to Johnstown, Pa.

A new CNG fueling station is expected to result in significant savings for transit agencies in Pennsylvania. A groundbreaking ceremony was held on Sept. 7, 2016 for the construction of a new Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fueling station in Johnstown, Pa. State local officials, along with the PennDOT deputy secretary for multimodal transportation, Toby Fauver, Cambria

Fuel Prices Fall Following Labor Day Holiday

Lower fuel prices are likely to be in the forecast as the summer driving season comes to an end. Drivers were met with increasing fuel prices as August came to a close, but the beginning of September has been marked by six consecutive days of falling fuel prices. According to the most recent fuel gauge

New Proposal May Bring E15 to New York State

Drivers in New York state may soon have access to cleaner, more affordable fuel. A new rule proposed by the New York Department of Agriculture and Markets may soon alter the state’s fuel regulations to allow the sale of E15 for all vehicles model year 2001 and newer. If approved, New York retailers will have

Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Co. Proposes LNG Pipeline Expansion

Transco has proposed an expansion of LNG pipeline to prepare for the U.S. to become the third leading LNG supplier in the world. According to a new report from Williams Partners L.P., Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Co. LLC (Transco) is looking to connect the U.S. natural gas supplies with global liquefied natural gas (LNG) markets

Chevron to Supply LNG to China

Chevron continues to expand its customer base through a 10 year Sales and Purchase Agreement agreement with ENN LNG Trading Co. Chevron U.S.A. Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Chevron Corp., will now be delivering liquefied natural gas (LNG) to China as a part of a newly signed LNG Sales and Purchase Agreement (SPA) between

VP Racing Fuels Victor Cagnazzi for the NHRA Nationals

VP Racing will fuel multiple cars for Gray Motorsports at this year’s NHRA National events. VP Racing Fuels has entered into a new partnership with Victor Cagnazzi and Gray Motorsports’ COPO Camaro Sportsman racing team. Under the new agreement, each of the team’s cars will be powered exclusively by VP’s C25 racing fuel at the

Jonnie Lindberg Uses Only VP Racing Fuels in Battle for Championship

Jonnie Lindberg call VP’s M1 the cleanest Methanol on the market. VP Racing Fuels has announced a new partnership with Jonnie Lindberg Motorsports for the 2016 racing season. As a part of this new alliance, Jonnie Lindberg, reigning NHRA Top Alcohol Funny Car champion, will exclusively use VP’s M1 Methanol to fuel his attempt to

Wayne Fueling Dispensers to Come Standard with E25 Compliance

Wayne is preparing for the introduction of higher ethanol blends to the market by making E25 compliance a standard feature for its retail fuel dispensers. Wayne Fueling Systems has announced that compatibility with UL-Listed fuel to E25 will now be a standard feature for all Wayne North American retail fuel dispensers. The shift is effective

Average Fuel Prices Rise for 14 Consecutive Days

Much of the country has seen drastic increases in fuel pricing over the past week. Fuel prices are back on the rise as the summer driving season winds down and autumn is on the horizon. According to the latest AAA Fuel Gauge, fuel prices have risen for each of the past 14 days, bringing the

Growth Energy Continues Defense of Biofuels

Growth Energy rejects the oil industry’s attempts to discredit biofuels. A new report has been released by the API-funded biofuel critic, John DeCicco, and Growth Energy’s CEO Emily Skor has responded to the report, which completely ignores the climate benefits that result from the use of biofuels. In response to DeCicco’s report, Emily Skor issued

Pilot to Offer Shell Gasoline at 29 Tennessee C-Stores

A new fuel offering provides Pilot customers with more rewards opportunities. A number of Pilot convenience stores in Knoxville, Tenn. will soon begin offering Shell branded fuel. According to a recent report from the Knoxville News Sentinel, James Haslam II, Pilot’s chairman and founder, has announced that 29 Pilot convenience stores in the Knoxville, Tenn.

National Average Fuel Prices on the Upswing

Refinery issues lead to an increase in gasoline prices in 42 states. Fuel prices are back on the upswing, as prices have now increased for 12 of the past 17 day. Prices have climbed higher for each of the past six days, bringing the national average price to $2.16 per gallon. According to the recent

Growth Energy Discusses Impact of RFS

Growth Energy is confident that the EPA will see the benefits of the RFS. The Environmental Protection Agency is preparing to review the Renewable Fuels Standard, and the benefits of the program may be hard to overlook. Emily Skor, CEO of Growth Energy, issued the following statement in regards to the Renewable Fuel Standard’s (RFS)