Oil & Fuel News
The New Map of Global Gas
A major research study offering insight into how supply, demand, prices, and markets for natural gas will change as nontraditional sources of gas are developed.
Understanding the Plunge in Oil Prices: Sources and Implications
The decline in oil prices has significant macroeconomic, financial and policy implications, and if sustained, it will support activity and reduce inflationary, external, and fiscal pressures in oil-importing countries.
Biodiesel: A More Sustainable and Environmentally Conscious Approach to Freight Transportation
An in-depth look at the growing use of biodiesel in today's transportation and logistics networks and the ease with which shippers can tap into this valuable resource.
Where Are Diesel Fuel Prices Headed in the USA?
In recent years, diesel fuel has become an increasingly attractive fuel option due to its positive impact on fuel economy.
Liquefied Natural Gas Could Displace Oil as Top Transportation Fuel
The surge in liquefied natural gas as a transportation fuel for truck fleets and ships could displace oil demand by more than 1.5 million barrels a day by 2030, according to a new study by IHS Energy.
Nonpetroleum Share of Transportation Energy at Highest Level Since 1954
More than 8% of fuel used by the transportation sector came from non-petroleum sources in 2014.
Another Round of Price Hikes for Gasoline, Diesel
Another round of fuel price hikes greeted motorists this morning as petroleum companies implement the second upward adjustment on their products this month to track movements in the world market.
GasBuddy Fuel Price Outlook 2015
Volatility is a given for any gasoline price forecast as unpredictable geopolitical issues arise, as well as refinery outages and problems, and weather impacts production of products, and this year, GasBuddy forecasts several periods of significant volatility.
Ongoing Fluctuations in Oil & Diesel Markets Equal Uncertainty for Shippers and Carriers
It’s a tough time to for shippers, trucking companies or logistics managers to be in the business of forecasting the prices of crude oil or diesel fuel.
Why Oil Prices Keep Falling - And Throwing The World Into Turmoil
The oil price crash is now upending the global economy, with ramifications for every country in the world.
Sand in the Oil of the Supply Chain
Forecasting oil prices is doubtlessly a hazardous business and no global forecaster worth his salt was able to predict the free fall in oil prices.
The Outlook for Energy: A View to 2040
The Outlook for Energy is our long-term global view of energy demand and supply, its findings help guide our long-term investments, and we share The Outlook to help promote better understanding of the issues shaping the world’s energy future.
Supply Chain Management 2015 Energy Outlook
The biggest story in the energy sector has to be the 30% decline in oil prices since June to a level not seen since the global recession cut a whopping 6% from global consumption back in 2009.
Oil Hits Five And a Half Year Low - Bodes Well For Transportation Companies
Crude oil is now trading at about $52 a barrel - its cheapest level in years - and gasoline prices have fallen accordingly - for now, low fuel prices will benefit some transportation companies and hurt others.
How Will Falling Oil Prices Impact Transportation & Logistics Companies?
The decline in oil prices should have broad implications for transportation and logistics companies - some positive, some negative. Clearly, the impact can vary greatly on a company-to-company basis, but we’ve outlined some of the general impacts.
Shale Energy: A Potential Game-Changer for the US Transportation & Logistics Industry
Each segment of the transportation and logistics industries – railroads, trucking, shipping, and airlines – is experiencing the dramatic impact of the shale energy revolution
Is Your Supply Chain Addicted to Oil?
No one can precisely foretell whether oil prices will drop, continue to stay high, or even go much higher. No one can predict the frequent, unexpected swings that might take place either. However, I don’t know many who are betting that prices will go down or stabilize over the long run.
Volvo Trucks Better Fuel Efficiency Starts Here
The strategies featured in this interactive download are proven tools for saving money. Put them to work and you’ll make your fleet more profitable, year after year.
Volvo Trucks Proven Fuel Efficiency - How Ploger Transportation gets 8.5 MPG!
There are a host of vehicle features and variables that can affect fuel efficiency. At Volvo Trucks, we’ve focused our efforts on factors that can make the biggest difference for fuel-conscious fleets.
Volvo I-Shift Now Standard on all Volvo-Powered Trucks - Upto 1.5% Fuel Efficency
Sales of the Volvo I-Shift reached record levels in 2012, with nearly one of every two Volvo trucks built in North America featuring the Volvo I-Shift. Göran Nyberg, president, Volvo Trucks North American Sales & Marketing, made the announcement during the 2013 Mid-America Trucking Show.