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Wednesday, February 01, 2012

Rare is the news day that passes without mention of the proposed Keystone XL (KXL) pipeline. In fact, just as I was about to send this article to the Logistics Management editors, news broke that President Obama rejected the proposed route for the KXL. Of course, this is not the last we will hear of the project. The route will be revised and resubmitted for review, and we will soon revisit the issues surrounding the KXL.
Posted on 02/01 at 03:47 PM
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Thursday, December 01, 2011

Driven by the boom in shale oil production from the Bakken formation that straddles the Montana/North Dakota border, U.S. oil production has climbed steadily since 2008 after declining for 22 of the previous 23 years. This fact alone might lead logistics professionals to the conclusion that price relief is just around the corner. Well, it isn’t.
Posted on 12/01 at 12:30 AM
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Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Diesel prices were up a full dime, with the price per gallon hitting $3.987.
Posted on 11/16 at 10:25 AM
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Saturday, October 01, 2011

Many believe that high or rapidly rising oil prices cause recessions; but in turn, during a recession, industrial production and demand for transportation decline. Consequently, the price for oil and fuel falls, and as it declines, the economy is stimulated.
Posted on 10/01 at 01:42 PM
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Tuesday, September 20, 2011

This follows a 0.6 cent decline last week, which was preceded by a 5.8 cent gain over the previous two weeks.
Posted on 09/20 at 11:27 AM
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Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Following two weeks in increasing prices after a month of declines, diesel prices dipped 0.6 cents to $3.862 per gallon, according to the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration.
Posted on 09/13 at 10:59 AM
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Wednesday, September 07, 2011

Diesel prices were up for the second straight week following a month of declining prices, increasing 4.8 cents to $3.868 per gallon, according to the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration.
Posted on 09/07 at 09:13 AM
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Tuesday, August 02, 2011

Following a cumulative 9.9 cent gain over the previous three weeks, the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported this week that the price per gallon of diesel dropped 1.2 cents to $3.937.
Posted on 08/02 at 09:51 AM
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Monday, August 01, 2011

If natural gas continues to be significantly less expensive than diesel, it would make sense that some portion of the transportation sector would convert from diesel to natural gas. But in doing so, demand for diesel would decline relative to demand for natural gas—and this would cause price convergence. How are are we from this reality?
Posted on 08/01 at 10:52 AM
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Wednesday, July 06, 2011

Prices dipped 3.8 cents to $3.85 per gallon, following a 6.2 cent decline last week, which represented the steepest weekly decline since falling 6.4 cents the week of May 23.
Posted on 07/06 at 08:28 AM
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