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
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.
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 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)
Fuel prices are currently down more than 50 cents from this time last year. The national average price of gasoline has fallen daily for the past four days, continuing the downward trend that was seen prior to the relatively steady gasoline prices of last week, when fuel prices dropped for 54 of 55 days. According
Republic’s new CNG fueling station marks the company’s second in Long Beach, Calif. Republic Services has unveiled the company’s newest Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fueling station, which will support the addition of 56 new CNG-powered collection trucks, which have replaced older diesel-powered trucks in greater Long Beach, Calif. The new CNG trucks bring Republic’s total number
Pump prices expected to remain low through the fall season even as miles driven is at an all-time high. The national average price of gas held steady the first week of August with the national average price for regular unleaded gas at $2.12 per gallon, the lowest for Aug. 8 since 2004 and 48 cents
The Department of Energy has released a study that highlights the benefits of using high octane mid-ethanol blends. The “Summary of High Octane, Mid-Level Ethanol Blends Study,” a scientific analysis which showed the numerous benefits of using high octane mid-level ethanol blends in future optimized engines, was recently released by the Department of Energy’s Oak
Thorntons will be hosting one final E15 Fuel Discount Day in the Chicagoland area this summer. Thorntons has announced that the third and final Unleaded15 fuel promotion will take place on Fri. Aug, 5, 2016 from noon to 4 p.m. at the Thorntons located at 476 N York St. in Elmhurst Ill. The Thorntons’ branded E15
Technavio has revealed five gasoline vendors that are expected to lead the market through 2o2o. In the company’s recent gasoline market in the U.S. until 2020 report, Technavio has ranked the top five gasoline vendors in the country, based on revenue and market dominance in terms of experience, geographical presence, product portfolio, financials and R&D.
Fuel marketer intelligence: supply chain dynamics to retail fuel prices. By Brian Milne, Editor, Schneider Electric Gasoline futures swung to a five-month low of $1.2760 gallon in ending July business before paring the decline on technical-driven short covering ahead of the August contract expiration, with the low plumbed during peak seasonal driving demand in the U.S.
Sustainability is on trend from what customers put in their bodies to what they put in their vehicles. By Jon Scharingson, Renewable Energy Group Inc. Think about one of the biggest trends in the convenience store industry: the addition of fresh and healthy food options. Now I’m going to tell you how that is related to your
One Potomac Mills Mobil station is working to keep more U.S. money inside the U.S. and to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by offering E85 fuel. The Potomac Mills Mobil convenience store located at 14496 Gideon Drive in Woodbridge, Va. is now offering E85 and higher ethanol blend products. Potomac is now the first station along
Kum & Go discusses its experience with biodiesel.
Thorntons to host a third discounted E15 promotions and Unleaded 15 educational sessions. During the month of July, Thorntons held two educational sessions on Unleaded15 fuel in the greater Chicago area. Thorntons also held the first in a series of three discounted E15 fuel days on July 22. The Thorntons’ branded E15 fuel option traditionally
HWRT becomes first company in the U.S. to offer E15 at the terminal level. HWRT Oil Co. has announced that it will soon offer pre-blended gasoline with E15 at the terminal level. According to a report from Morning Consult, with this introduction, HWRT will become the first company in the U.S. to offer these blends
Trillium CNG has been chosen by PennDOT to supply CNG across Pennsylvania. Earlier this year, Trillium CNG, part of the Love’s Family of Cos, was chosen by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) to design, build and maintain CNG facilities in Pennsylvania, and Trillium CNG has now finalized an agreement to bring 29 new compressed
Drivers in 36 states can find at least one station selling fuel for less than $2 per gallon. The current abundance in fuel supply and declining crude oil costs are helping to keep gas prices low during this year’s summer driving season, as fuel prices have dropped across the country for 35 of the last
Growth Energy’s brand ambassador program assists retailers in providing information about biofuel blends to customers at the pump. Growth Energy is now providing resources to help retailers understand the direct benefits that are offered by increased biofuel blends, such as E15, in an effort to facilitate the widespread retail adoption of higher blends of ethanol.
Growth Energy is urging the EPA to get the RFS program back on track. A group of bipartisan representatives from the Congressional Biofuels Caucus has sent a letter urging the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to finalize the new blending targets under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). The new blending targets will expand the production of
Gate Petroleum celebrated the opening of its new store with generous fuel discounts. With the opening of its newest multi-blend store, Gate Petroleum has brought E15 and E85 ro Jacksonville, Fla. To celebrate the grand opening of the new store at 7099 Collins Rd., Protec Fuel and GATE offered a fuel price discount, giveaways and
In an effort to offer its customers the greatest variety at the pump, Gate Petroleum has chosen Wayne to supply the company’s Florida fueling sites with fuel dispensers. For the first time, Wayne Fueling Systems is supplying fuel dispensers to Gate Petroleum. Gate will be working with Protec Fuel Management LLC of Boca Raton, Fla.
SoCalGas opens its 15th CNG fueling station. SoCalGas has announced the opening of its newest Compressed Natural Gas fueling station in Pico Rivera, Calif. This new fueling station is SoCalGas’s 15th CNG station. Wed., July 13 marked the grand opening of this new station, and the company held a grand opening celebration, complete with a
All of ALON Brands 7-Eleven stores in Midland and Odessa, Texas will soon launch the Strive – Reduced Emissions Fuel Program. ALON Brands with GreenPrint LLC will soon be launching the new Strive – Reduced Emissions Fuel Program at all of its Midland and Odessa, Texas 7-Eleven stores. This launch is being made in partnership
There is now a fourth Love’s location offering CNG along I-35. The Love’s Travel Stop at Interstate 35 Exit 157 in Guthrie, Okla. is now offering a compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling option. The travel stop is now offering Fast-Fill CNG for heavy-duty trucks, along with a CNG fueling option for motorists. Trillium CNG, part