Thorntons Educates on Unleaded15 Fuel Offering

Three Thorntons locations will be hosting educational sessions discussing the Unleaded15 fueling option. Following the recent launch of the company’s E15 branded fuel option, Thorntons will soon be offering three educational opportunities surrounding Unleaded15 to guests in the Chicagoland area. The Thorntons’ branded E15 fuel option typically offers lower cost, improved engine performance and reduced

Renewable Fuel Standard Helps Keep Summer Fuel Prices Low

High-octane ethanol gasoline blends are helping American’s to enjoy low fuel prices this summer. The Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) is proving to be beneficial to Americans in more ways than just providing a cleaner fuel supply. Gas prices in many parts of the country during Independence Day weekend will be the lowest since 2005, and

US Wholesale Gasoline Prices Decline in June despite Demand Surge

Fuel Marketer Intelligence: Supply Chain Dynamics to Retail Fuel Prices By Brian Milne, Editor, Schneider Electric Preliminary data indicates gasoline demand in the U.S. reached a record weekly high in June, and travel demand over the Independence Day holiday weekend is expected to climb to an all-time peak, as historically low retail gasoline prices for early

Growth Energy Applauds Thorntons’ Expanded Fuel Offerings

Senator Bill Cunningham recently attended a celebration at the new Oak Lawn, Ill. Thorntons location where the company unveiled its newest fueling options. Following the celebration of the introduction of Thorntons branded E15 and E85 fueling options at the new Chicago area Thorntons station, Growth Energy released a congratulatory statement to the company. The following

National Fuel Prices Continue to Fall

Fuel prices remain relatively low, while data from the U.S. EIA shows that gasoline demand has reached all-time high. The average fuel prices have dropped slightly on the week, and they are still at their lowest point for this time of year since 2005. According to the recent fuel report from AAA, today’s national average

Thorntons Introduces E15 and E-85 Fuels to its Pumps in Oak Lawn, Ill.

With the help of senator Cunningham, Thorntons is celebrating the addition of E15 and E-85 fuels to its offerings at the company’s Oak Lawn, Ill. store. At 2 p.m. on Tues., June 28, 2016, senator Bill Cunningham, who is also chair of the Senate Agriculture Committee, will be appear at the newly-converted, Thorntons store in

National Average Fuel Prices Drop

The upward trend for fuel prices has ceased, as fuel prices are currently down from last week. Despite recent fluctuation in fuel prices, gasoline demand is still on track to set a new all-time high during the 2016 summer driving season. According to a report from AAA, fuel prices have fallen over the past nine

VP Racing Fuels Named Official Fuel of Speed Society

A new agreement will grant VP Racing Fuels a high presence on all of Speed Society’s social media platforms. VP Racing Fuels has been named the Official Fuel of Speed Society,the largest automotive network in the world, and its website, With the agreement, VP will have a high profile presence on Speed Society’s website

National Fuel Price Averages Continue to Rise

Increases in crude oil prices have led to a rise in the national fuel price average. This past weekend, the national average price for gasoline reached a new high for 2016. According to a report from AAA, the current national fuel price average of $2.38, which is up two cents on the week and 16

Increasing Fuel Prices Have Seemingly Little Effect on Consumer Economic Optimism

Consumers say that fuel prices would have to increase more than $1 per gallon from current prices for them to decrease the amount they drive. A recent national consumer survey from the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) has revealed that, despite the recent four consecutive months of rising fuel prices, consumer sentiment over the

Have U.S. Gasoline Prices Peaked?

Fuel Marketer Intelligence: Supply Chain Dynamics to Retail Fuel Prices By Brian Milne, Editor, Schneider Electric Gasoline consumption in the U.S. this year is expected to climb to a record high, yet aside from some remaining pass through costs the U.S. retail gasoline price average might be nearing a short-term peak as surplus inventory caps the

Holiday Stationstores Opens its Second CNG Fueling Location

Holiday Stationstores has partnered with Trillium CNG to add a CNG fueling station to one of Holiday’s existing convenience store and fueling locations.  Customers of the Holiday Stationstores located at 21100 Kenrick Ave. in Lakeville, Minn. now have access to compressed natural gas (CNG), as the company has added a fast-fill CNG fueling location to

Fuel Prices Continue to Creep Upward

Growing demand is driving fuel prices higher as the summer driving season commences.  Over the past week, fuel prices inched higher, as fuel supply tightened while gasoline demand remained strong. According to the recent fuel report from AAA, the national average fuel price is currently $2.36, which marks a four cent increase from last week’s

Will Pump Prices Remain Low for the Summer Driving Season?

Fuel prices are expected to remain relatively low this summer, but there are a few factors that may cause them to shift higher in the coming months. The summer driving season has officially begun, and drivers are currently paying the lowest gas prices for this date in 11 years. According to a report from AAA,

Don’t Let Recent Fuel Margins Make You Complacent

By Jon Scharingson, Renewable Energy Group Inc. The low fuel prices of the past two years have been good news for the convenience stores. A drop in prices typically leads to increased profitability for retailers, even though many consumers wrongly assume the opposite is true. Also, if a c-store can get someone to the pump, the chances

National Fuel Price Averages Reach 2016 High

For the first time since August of last year, drivers in every state are paying an average of more than $2 per gallon. As the Memorial Day holiday approaches, gas prices across the U.S. have reached the highest point for the year, so far. According to a report from AAA, the national average of $2.28

National Fuel Price Average Continues to Rise

The approach of the summer driving season and the recent Canadian wildfires are driving fuel prices skyward. The national average fuel price continues to increase over the past week, and prices are expected to continue trending upward as we enter into the summer driving season, with some expecting prices to reach a new high for

Kwik Trip and BJ’s are Consumers’ Favorite Fueling Locations

A study from Market Force has revealed consumers favorite fueling stations, and it has identified the key factors that drive consumer preference. A new study from Market Force Information has revealed that Kwik Trip and BJ’s Wholesale Club are consumers’ favorite places to fill up their gas tanks. Market Force polled more than 10,000 consumers

Love’s and Trillium Create New Logo

A new logo has been designed to represent the variety of services Love’s and Trillium will now offer customers. At the recent ACT Expo, a new logo was unveiled by leaders from Love’s Travel Stops and Trillium CNG. The new logo, representing both Love’s and Trillium, follows Love’s recent acquisition of Trillium, a veteran in

Fuel Prices Jump Higher

Despite being lower than previous years, many consumers feel that today’s average fuel price is “too high.” Market data has revealed that fuel prices have jumped substantially over the last month, and consumers are noticing this price increase. According to a report from AAA, gas prices are currently at their highest point in more than

Formula DRIFT Chooses VP Racing Fuels as Official Fuel

A new partnership will help VP Racing Fuels to build brand awareness and allow for the expansion of product lines. VP Racing Fuels has been chosen as the Official Fuel of Formula DRIFT, presented by BlackVue. Teams that need fuel service will now have access to VP Racing Fuels, which will distribute fuel on-site at

Summer Savings at the Pump

AAA has reported that drivers will continue to pay lower prices at the pump based on year over year comparisons. Despite the recent increase in fuel prices, consumers are still paying almost 40 cents less per gallon than this date last year. According to a report from AAA, these fuel prices, which are still relatively

Renewable Energy Group Supports New Biofuel Legislation

Iowa lawmakers are supporting worthwhile biofuel incentives. Daniel Oh, president and CEO of Renewable Energy Group Inc., recently made a statement in support of legislation which was passed by the Iowa House and Senate. This new legislation extends biofuel production and retail incentives through 2024. This legislation adjusts the current retail incentive for fuel containing

Fuel Prices are on the Rise

As the busy summer driving season approaches, fuel prices are have jumped in the past week. Fuel-demand is at a record-high, refinery production is on the decline and oil prices are on the rise, and it is this combination of economic conditions that have led to a jump in the national fuel price averages. According

VP Racing Fuels is Official Fuel of Tomahawk Speedway

Racers can earn points towards prizes from the track’s points fund by purchasing VP fuel at the track. Beginning this year, VP Racing Fuels is now the Official Fuel of the recently reopened Tomahawk Speedway in Tomahawk, Wis. The agreement between VP Racing and Tomahawk Speedway calls for Remington Oil, VP’s distributor based in Antigo,