Business, Fuel

Gasoline Demand Slips, Leaving Other Fuels to Pick Up Slack

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

America’s most popular fuel hasn’t been feeling the love. U.S. gasoline consumption dropped even as overall fuel demand posted an increase this year.

Nico Grant | Bloomberg News
October 23, 2017
Business, Fuel

Oil Jumps After US Gasoline Stockpiles Plunge to 22-Month Low

A customer refuels his vehicle at a Hess Corp. gas station in Washington, D.C. Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

Oil advanced to the highest level since May after U.S. gasoline stockpiles plunged to a 22-month low and exports of crude and fuels surged.

Jessica Summers | Bloomberg News
September 20, 2017
Business, Fuel

Texas Drivers Rush to Fill Gas Tanks as Pump Prices Rise

Gas station employee holds "out of gas" sign Shell station employee Bryan Herrera holds a makeshift “Out of Gas” sign outside a filling station in north Dallas, Aug. 31, 2017. (Tony Gutierrez/AP)

DALLAS — Drivers lined up at gas pumps in parts of Texas Aug. 31 as more stations ran out of gas and prices rose steeply in response to Hurricane Harvey’s impact on Gulf Coast refineries.

The Associated Press
August 31, 2017
Business, Logistics

Hurricane Harvey Strengthens as Refinery Risk Lifts Gasoline

A sign reading "Be Nice Harvey" was left behind on a boarded up business, Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, in Port Aransas, Texas. Port Aransas is under a mandatory evacuation for Hurricane Harvey. Eric Gay/AP

Hurricane Harvey strengthened as it headed toward landfall in Texas, forecast to become the worst storm to strike the region in more than a decade. The price of gasoline rallied as the storm threatened to wreak havoc on the heart of America’s energy sector.

Brian K. Sullivan | Bloomberg News
Mark Chediak | Bloomberg News
Abigail Morris | Bloomberg News
August 25, 2017
Government, Business, Fuel

Diesel Rises 1.6¢ to $2.507 as Oil Prices Reach Two-Month High

diesel fuel mobil truck Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

The U.S. average retail price of diesel rose 1.6 cents to $2.507 as crude climbed later in the week of July 24 to its highest price in nearly two months and Saudi Arabia announced it would make additional cuts in oil production, experts said.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
July 27, 2017
Government, Equipment, Fuel, TCA

Analysis: Reluctant States Raise Gas Taxes to Repair Roads

Foggy Gas Station Tim Vrtiska/Flickr

Motorists don’t like to pay more at the pump, and lawmakers worry that if they raise taxes on gasoline, they’ll be voted out of office.

Sophie Quinton |
July 26, 2017
Business, Fuel

Oil Climbs From Seven-Week High on Signs US Stockpiles Plunged

Oil Rig Robert Seale/Bloomberg News

Oil extended gains from the highest close in seven weeks as industry data showed U.S. crude stockpiles plunged, easing a glut.

Grant Smith | Bloomberg News
July 26, 2017
Business, Fuel, Logistics

Gas Prices See Record Lows Just in Time for Holiday Weekend

National gasoline prices are hovering at an all-time low for the year at $2.26 per gallon — the lowest they’ve been since February, according to auto club AAA.

June 27, 2017

Diesel Falls to New Yearly Low of $2.465 a Gallon


The U.S. average retail price of diesel set a new low for the year, falling 2.4 cents to $2.465 a gallon, the Department of Energy reported.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
June 26, 2017

Oil Tumbles to Lowest Since November as Gasoline Supplies Surge

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

Oil slipped to the lowest since November as weaker demand at the start of the summer driving season led to another increase in gasoline stockpiles.

Jessica Summers and Meenal Vamburkar | Bloomberg News
June 14, 2017