This Week in Review – May 13, 2022

Fuel prices have seesawed this week, falling towards the beginning of the week but recapturing losses later on. This week, many headlines have focused on fears of a recession. With energy prices squeezing budgets – both corporate and private – and interest rates going up, there’s a real concern that the economy could suffer. Recessions […]

Week in Review – March 18, 2022

This week headlines included Russia-Ukraine talks driving prices down at the beginning of the week, oil falling below $100 and what that means for gas, where Russian sanctions are hurting most, and the Fed approving an interest rate hike. Since the invasion, Russia has already agreed to allow safe zones for Ukrainian citizens; however, the […]

Good News for Gas Prices? Oil Falls Below $100

Oil prices are down following a swift pullback from the $120+ mark consumers saw last week. Specifically, this morning WTI crude is down to $96.32, with diesel and gasoline unwinding by 15-20 cents. Because of this massive price movement, the question now is whether we will see price pullbacks at the gas stations. Often, retail […]

Fuel Prices Bounce Higher After Selloff

Fuel prices are bouncing back this morning after a steep selloff yesterday, which moderated towards the end of the day. WTI crude sank as low as $65.50 before ending the day a dollar higher. This morning, prices continue rebounding, with fuel products picking up roughly 4 cents and crude up $2/bbl. Diesel remains 11 cents […]

Renewable Diesel – Is It Right for Your Fleet?

Recently, the EIA shared an update on renewable diesel (RD), highlighting a growing transition to the new fuel product. What is renewable diesel, and is it right for your fleet? What Is Renewable Diesel Renewable diesel, also referred to as green diesel, is a relatively new market product that is chemically identical to petroleum-based diesel […]

The (Eroding) Line in the Sand for Oil Prices

On Monday, we saw the most significant single-day drop in oil prices in 10 months. Many analysts suggest this has to do with the fear that new coronavirus variants will again bring a pause to travel, in turn heavily impacting fuel demand. Today prices fell again, with crude opening at $66.60. This was the lowest […]

Oil Deflates as Pipeline Reopens, Inflation Fears Persist

After racing back above $66/bbl yesterday, US crude oil prices are falling back once again this morning. Inflation concerns are heating up, with the US Labor Department reporting that consumer prices rose 4.2% in April – the fastest growth since 2008. Higher inflation would seem to promote higher fuel prices, but it also leads the […]

Mid-Week Review – May 12, 2021

IEA May Oil Market Report Global oil consumption is now forecast to rise by 5.4 mb/d in 2021, 270 kb/d lower than in our previous Report. Europe and OECD Americas have been revised down by 320 kb/d and 515 kb/d respectively in 1Q21, while India’s Covid crisis led us to downgrade its demand in 2Q21 […]

A Bad Day for Pipelines

Today is a bad day for pipelines. The Colonial Pipeline, the main line supplying the East Coast with gasoline, diesel, and jet fuel, remains offline – more on that below. Today, the Enbridge Pipeline faces a critical deadline. The line transports crude oil from western Canada down to Sarnia, Ontario (passing through Minnesota, Wisconsin, and […]

Colonial Aims to Open by End of Week

The Colonial Pipeline cyberattack has been a dominant headline in news reports this week, yet oil prices seem strangely calm. Although prices have certainly risen in the Southeast, where supply outages are beginning to pop up in gasoline markets, the impact on other markets has been minimal. After an initial panic that sent NYMEX gasoline […]

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