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Wednesday, January 01, 2014
Interest in alternative fuel vehicles skyrocketed in 2013, with successful pilot programs for compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquefied natural gas (LNG) trucks being deployed in both private and for-hire truck fleets.
Tuesday, October 01, 2013
The natural gas market outlook has been a frequent topic covered in this column over the last two years. Over this time, I have consistently argued that although natural gas is abundant, natural gas prices will inevitably rise because the costs of production do not support the “glut” prices that have resulted from the fracking boom.
Thursday, November 01, 2012
With the presidential election just around the corner, divisive and intentionally misleading partisan talking points on energy have come to dominate the media.
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
The price per gallon of diesel fell 4.9 cents to $4.086 per gallon, marking the single largest weekly decline since falling 5.1 cents to $3.678 per gallon the week of June 25.
Friday, September 21, 2012
Staying abreast of developments that impact oil supply and demand helps shippers and carriers understand and plan for fuel price fluctuations; so the recent news coming out of Saudi Arabia must have left many in the logistics and transportation industry scratching their heads.
Sunday, July 01, 2012
Not long ago, the price for a barrel of crude was $110, and a gallon of regular gasoline would set you back nearly $4. While consumers wished for relief, politicians hunted scapegoats on Wall Street.
Thursday, June 28, 2012
While diesel and other fuel rates have been in steep decline recently, supply chain managers should continue to keep their guard up.
Friday, June 01, 2012
As a logistics manager, understanding that oil and fuel prices are a function of supply and demand rather than the rogue actions of “evil speculators” is important.
Thursday, March 29, 2012
For logistics managers, it’s important to understand what surplus oil production capacity means to oil and fuel prices—and, therefore, your bottom line.
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Thursday, February 23, 2012
The increase in shale gas extraction projects is triggering spectacular growth in North American drilling projects. But with this growth comes transportation challenges, as suppliers of pipe, chemicals, drilling equipment, and other materials must get products to and from an expanding number of energy sites, many in remote locations.