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August 2017 Issue

Fuels & Supply

API: Petroleum Demand Last Month Highest for July Since 2007

Total petroleum deliveries in July moved up by 4.9% from July 2016 to average nearly 20.7 million barrels per day. These were the highest July deliveries in 10 years, since 2007. Compared with June, total domestic petroleum deliveries, a measure of U.S. petroleum demand, increased 1.6%. For the year to date, total domestic petroleum deliveries ...

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EIA: U.S. Gasoline Production Is Running Near Record Levels

August 17, 2017 • App Homepage, Fuels & SupplyComments Off on EIA: U.S. Gasoline Production Is Running Near Record Levels

Principal Contributor: Matthew French     Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Weekly Petroleum Status Report Note: Net production of motor gasoline reflects finished motor gasoline minus fuel ethanol.   Gasoline...

API: Expanding Offshore Energy Opportunities Will Benefit American Energy Consumers

August 17, 2017 • App Homepage, Fuels & SupplyComments Off on API: Expanding Offshore Energy Opportunities Will Benefit American Energy Consumers

The American Petroleum Institute (API) urged the administration to expand the next five-year offshore oil and natural gas leasing program to include areas of the Outer Continental Shelf, including the Atlantic, eastern Gulf of Mexico and Arctic, with...

Experts Highlight High-Octane Ethanol Future at ACE Conference

August 17, 2017 • App Homepage, Fuels & Supply, Lower Right 3Comments Off on Experts Highlight High-Octane Ethanol Future at ACE Conference

The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) Conference, which concluded today, hosted a panel dedicated to discussing the shift to high-octane fuel. The panel of three experts checked some of the most important boxes to make the transition of motor fuel to...

National Biodiesel Board Welcomes New Membership of SCB Brokers

August 16, 2017 • App Homepage, Fuels & Supply, Lower Left 3Comments Off on National Biodiesel Board Welcomes New Membership of SCB Brokers

The National Biodiesel Board (NBB) welcomes SCB Brokers, LLC. SCB Group is the newest member to NBB, bringing over 10 years of experience working in the biodiesel industry. NBB brings value to members through a strong advocacy presence in Washington, D.C.,...

Georgetown Students Win “Future of Transportation” Competition

August 15, 2017 • App Homepage, Fuels & Supply, Upper LeftComments Off on Georgetown Students Win “Future of Transportation” Competition

A proposed future transportation model comprised of liquefied natural gas (LNG)-powered autonomous vehicles by students at Georgetown University, McDonough School of Business, has been chosen as the winner of the Fuels Institute’s 2017 University Case...

EIA Gasoline and Diesel Retail Prices Update (Week Ended August 14, 2107)

August 15, 2017 • App Homepage, Fuel Price News, Fuels & Supply, Lower RightComments Off on EIA Gasoline and Diesel Retail Prices Update (Week Ended August 14, 2107)

Analysis by Dr. Nancy Yamaguchi   The Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its weekly data on diesel and gasoline retail prices for the week ended August 14, 2017. At the national level, prices for both fuels rose, though gasoline prices rose...

A Quantum Leap for Natural Gas Is Coming

August 14, 2017 • App Homepage, Featured Articles, Fuels & SupplyComments Off on A Quantum Leap for Natural Gas Is Coming

By Joe Petrowski   Current natural gas production in the U.S. is 27 Bcf (1 Bcf is 178 million barrels of oil), which grew moderately but sustainably from 9 Bcf in 1954 to 18 Bcf in 1992. The larger, more recent jump in production came from shale—better...

EIA: Strong Domestic and Export Demand Is Outpacing U.S. Gasoline Production, Resulting in Stock Draws

August 11, 2017 • App Homepage, Fuel Price News, Fuels & Supply, Upper RightComments Off on EIA: Strong Domestic and Export Demand Is Outpacing U.S. Gasoline Production, Resulting in Stock Draws

Gasoline production by U.S. refiners and blenders is running near record levels over the first seven months of 2017, with four-week rolling average production well above its five-year average and close to the top of its five-year range. Despite growing...

RFA: Happy Anniversary to the Original RFS

August 11, 2017 • App Homepage, Fuels & Supply, Lower Right 2Comments Off on RFA: Happy Anniversary to the Original RFS

By Bob Dinneen, President and CEO of the Renewable Fuels Association   Twelve years ago today, I was in a canoe in the middle of Lake Winnipesaukee, New Hampshire, celebrating the signing of the single most successful clean fuels policy in our...