fuel

DOE: Natural gas will eat into diesel consumption

By 2040, use of natural gas in heavy-duty vehicles will have displaced about 700,000 barrels per day of other heavy-duty fuels, like diesel, says the Department of Energy.

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Diesel stagnates, remains above $4

The national average diesel price has nearly stagnated, dropping just seven-tenths of a cent to $4.027 a gallon during the week ended Dec. 3, says the Department of Energy.

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Truck stops working toward natural gas rollout

Pilot Flying J and TravelCenters of America are taking aggressive action toward implementing liquified natural gas stations across the country, while Love's is concentrating its efforts on compressed natural gas.

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EPA sued over biodiesel push

The American Petroleum Institute has sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over its September-announced mandate that 1.28 billion gallons of biodiesel be used in 2013.

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Diesel jumps back above $4

After a brief two-week period of dropping and settling below the $4 mark, the national average diesel price for the week ended Monday Nov. 26 spiked nearly 6 cents.

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Diesel price holds under $4

The price of diesel for the week ended Monday dropped just a smudge — four-tenths of a cent — to $3.976 a gallon, following the first week the national average diesel price dropped below $4 since mid-August.

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Diesel price drops to below $4

The national average price of a gallon of diesel has dropped below $4 for the first time since an 11.5-cent jump followed by a 6.1 in consecutive weeks in August.

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Diesel falls again, still above $4

The national average diesel price stopped just short of falling below the $4 mark this week, edging down another 2 cents to $4.01 a gallon for the week ended Nov. 5. The price is 12.3 cents higher than the same week last year. For seasonal trends and more information, see CCJ's report.  

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Sandy hasn’t affected diesel prices, reports say

Despite Sandy’s destruction to the Northeast, AAA reports a slight drop in national diesel prices over the past week, even in New Jersey, where many pumps are closed.

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Diesel sees largest drop since 2008

Diesel prices dropped more this week than any time during the last four years, according to the Energy Information Administration.

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