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August 2017 Issue

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RFA Launching “Ethanol Days of Summer” Contest to Report Prices

Beginning on Memorial Day, the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) is launching an “Ethanol Days of Summer” contest, allowing both retailers and consumers to report the price posted for E85 and other ethanol blends.   To enter, consumers must have a registered account on www.E85prices.com, where they can submit pricing for a chance to win, or ...

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NATSO Issues Statement on Trump Administration’s Proposal Calling for Tolls and Commercial Rest Areas

May 24, 2017 • App Homepage, Offsite FuelingComments Off on NATSO Issues Statement on Trump Administration’s Proposal Calling for Tolls and Commercial Rest Areas

NATSO President and CEO Lisa Mullings issued the following statement on the Trump administration’s budget proposal that would like to “liberalize tolling policy and allow private investment in rest areas.”   “The proposals to...

Changes Have Arrived at Commercial Fuel Buyer

May 16, 2017 • Business Operations, Fleet Operations, Fuel Price News, Fuels & Supply, Offsite Fueling, Onsite FuelingComments Off on Changes Have Arrived at Commercial Fuel Buyer

As we announced at the end of March, Commercial Fuel Buyer (CFB) would soon be taking advantage of a range of data offerings generated by our parent company, EPIC News+Data. That day has arrived. We have just made a wholesale pricing index available for...

IRFA Celebrates 100th E15 Refueling Site Opening

March 10, 2017 • App Homepage, Offsite FuelingComments Off on IRFA Celebrates 100th E15 Refueling Site Opening

Crossroads Convenience Store in Spencer, Iowa, became Iowa’s 100th E15 station, strengthening Iowa’s position as the number-one state in the U.S. for E15 refueling sites.   The Spencer store is owned by Wessels Oil Company, which has been in...

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

February 22, 2017 • App Homepage, Fuels & Supply, Offsite FuelingComments 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...

Vendor View: No Better Time to Invest in Fuel Quality

January 24, 2017 • App Homepage, Featured Articles, Fuels & Supply, Offsite Fueling, Onsite FuelingComments Off on Vendor View: No Better Time to Invest in Fuel Quality

By Paul Nazzaro, Advanced Fuel Solutions, Inc.   With the start of the new year, millions of well-intentioned people all over the country—perhaps you’re one of them—have set out to do good on their New Year’s resolutions. For many, this means...

Vendor View: When Temperatures Drop, Keep Your Confidence High with Biodiesel

January 16, 2017 • App Homepage, Featured Articles, Fuels & Supply, Offsite Fueling, Onsite FuelingComments Off on Vendor View: When Temperatures Drop, Keep Your Confidence High with Biodiesel

By Gregg Hennigan (for REG)   The frigid temperatures much of the U.S. and Canada are experiencing serve as a reminder of one of the more persistent myths about biodiesel: it does not perform well in the cold. That’s simply not true. Science has proven...

Commercial Fuel Buyer Positioned to Provide Readers with Wholesale Price Data through EPIC Fuel Price Benchmarks

December 6, 2016 • App Homepage, Business Operations, Fleet Operations, Fuels & Supply, Offsite Fueling, Onsite FuelingComments Off on Commercial Fuel Buyer Positioned to Provide Readers with Wholesale Price Data through EPIC Fuel Price Benchmarks

EPIC News+Data, a newly formed and innovative publisher and price reporting agency (PRA), and Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management and automation, have formed an alliance to provide comprehensive wholesale price data to motor fuel...

Commercial CNG in Today’s Marketplace

October 31, 2016 • App Homepage, Featured Articles, Fleet Operations, Fuels & Supply, Offsite Fueling, Onsite FuelingComments Off on Commercial CNG in Today’s Marketplace

By Keith Reid Way back in 2012, the hottest buzz at most of the trade shows with an audience interested in commercial fueling was the conversion from diesel to compressed natural gas (CNG). This was certainly a market-driven phenomenon due to the fact that...

Sponsored Content: How Do You View Your Fuel Storage? See How the Kiesel Company Benefited from Rethinking the Fuel Tanks They Provided to Their Customers

October 17, 2016 • App Homepage, Fuels & Supply, Offsite Fueling, Onsite Fueling NewsComments Off on Sponsored Content: How Do You View Your Fuel Storage? See How the Kiesel Company Benefited from Rethinking the Fuel Tanks They Provided to Their Customers

The Kiesel Company, a fuel distributor located out of Missouri, needed to upgrade its customers’ equipment to meet more demanding environmental requirements. They were using gravity-fed cylindrical above ground fuel tanks to refuel onsite trucking equipment...