diesel

Diesel prices inch back up

A week after diesel prices dipped for the first time in nine weeks, the national average price of diesel rose once again.

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Let the (fuel-mileage) games begin!

When owner-operator Henry Albert proposed that he test speed's effect on fuel mileage on his blog Feb. 22 by dropping his top speed from 65 to 60, he sparked a wellspring of commentary from his readers. At first, he marveled at all the reaction. In the end, however, it's easily explained: simple, quantifiable results are what any business owner wants and needs to help ensure the success of any change or investment. It's no less understandable ...

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News bytes: Diesel prices, Driving sans pants, Willie’s Place to be Petro

Commodities speculation back in the spotlight  The commodities futures positions limits problem is back in the TV news via a series on liberal populist host Ed Schultz' "Ed Show" this week. The first spot in the series distilled the history of the elimination of position limits that I've written about some over the years, most recently in a discussion of the Griftopia book as oil/diesel prices continued their long rise, which began late last summer in ...

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Joy of sharing — win some diesel oil, Nascar VIP tickets, maybe a portable toilet?

A new sweepstakes put on by Shell Rotella opened today and is asking drivers to share what they feel is the toughest road in America by the end of August. The company's "Road-Tested Challenge," in exchange for operators' stories, offers a chance for drivers to win a VIP NASCAR experience with Richard Childress Racing, along with hundreds of instant prizes, including Shell Gift Cards and Shell Rotella-branded merchandise. Click here for the sweepstakes entry page -- no purchase ...

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Diesel price passes $3

The national average retail price of a gallon of diesel topped $3 the week of April 5.

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U.S. diesel jumps 8.2 cents

The price, which has climbed 15.3 cents since Dec. 21, is 56.5 cents higher than the same week last year.

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Big jump in diesel prices

The national average retail price of a gallon of diesel soared 6.5 cents this week.

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Study: Air quality improves at Port of Long Beach

The cleaner air is due to better technology, not from a slowdown in cargo.

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Diesel drops 4th straight week

The national average retail price of a gallon of diesel dropped 1.2 cents to $2.775.

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Higher diesel prices forecast in 2010

Diesel fuel will rise to about $3 a gallon next year.

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