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Energy & Fuel – Key News Bites

Posted on July 30th, 2014 by Ed Blickstein

Ukraine:  Ukraine has done little to realign oil and gas infrastructure to source supplies from other countries. Russia regards the Ukraine as its own, and it wants them back.  Hence, this situation will continue to be difficult however it has little effect on world oil markets … so far. Cuba: Putin Pledges to Help Cuba […]

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US Diesel Fuel Prices Decline Despite Middle East Turmoil

Posted on July 29th, 2014 by Ed Blickstein

TODAY IN ENERGY: Thursday, July 24, 2014 EIA U.S. petroleum refineries running at record levels U.S. refineries have been processing record volumes of oil recently. Refinery inputs hit a record-high 16.8 million barrels per day in each of the past two weeks. Refineries in the Midwest and Gulf Coast in particular pushed the total U.S. […]

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US Oil Exports & Energy Prices – The Iragi Effect

Posted on June 25th, 2014 by Ed Blickstein

TODAY IN ENERGY: Monday, June 16, 2014, EIA U.S. crude exports in April rise to highest level in 15 years The United States exported 268,000 barrels per day (b/d) of crude oil in April (the latest data available from the U.S. Census Bureau), the highest level of exports in 15 years. Exports have increased sharply […]

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Posted on May 5th, 2014 by Ed Blickstein

U.S Fuel Pricing – April 28, 2014  The U.S. average diesel fuel price rose by less than a penny to $3.98 per gallon, 12 cents more than the same time last year.  The West Coast price increased three cents to $4.06 per gallon. The Rocky Mountain price rose by less than a penny to remain […]

Economics & Politics Also Drive Fuel Pricing

Posted on February 11th, 2014 by Ed Blickstein

The Effect of Politics & Economic News on Energy Prices – Feb 11, 2014 Yahoo Finance Natural Gas Prices jumped more than $1 after Yellen’s remarks; price may find support near $4.28 per Million British Thermal Units (MBTU) on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange. • Crude oil futures rose to $100, […]

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January 27, 2014 Diesel Fuel Pricing & What’s Ahead with Oil in 2014 – EIA

Posted on January 29th, 2014 by Ed Blickstein

What we pay for in a gallon of: Will Oil Prices Go Up or Down in 2014? • The price of oil is always put under pressure due to supply.  Add to supply certain key factors that may keep oil prices higher than expected   or hoped for.  These factors are:       – Middle East strife, unpredictable at […]

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Energy News & Diesel Fuel Pricing

Posted on December 18th, 2013 by Ed Blickstein

  Energy & Diesel Fuel & Other Commodities-EIA TODAY IN ENERGY: Tuesday, December 16, 2013 Increased tight oil production, vehicle efficiency reduce petroleum and liquid imports. The U.S. Energy Information Administration’s Annual Energy Outlook 2014 Reference case shows that recent growth in domestic crude oil and natural gas production is expected to continue for many […]