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2014-03-11 16:21:38

ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite a sharp increase in gas prices over the past month and consumer expectations that prices will climb higher over the next 30 days, consumers continue to feel optimistic about the economy, according the latest monthly NACS Consumer Fuels Survey that examines how gas prices affect consumer sentiment. Consumers continue to say that gas prices affect their feelings about the economy -- nearly 9 in 10 consumers (85%) say...

2014-03-10 12:23:06

HOUSTON, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. spot prices for propane, a petroleum product used for home heating, chemical production, crop drying and outdoor cooking, dropped sharply in recent weeks, signaling the end of seasonal buying during a particularly long and harsh winter, according to PetroChem Wire. Spot propane, which sold in mid-February for close to $1.60 per gallon, sold for $1.09 per gallon on March 7, a level not seen since early last October, according to the daily...

2014-03-05 23:24:04

CleanFUEL USA Showcases New Technologically Advanced Vehicle Offerings at NTEA Work Truck Show in Booth #5291 INDIANAPOLIS, IN (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 CleanFUEL USA, an industry leader in propane autogas technology, today announced that UPS® will be using CleanFUEL USA’s Liquid Propane Injection (LPI) system in its planned purchase of 1,000 propane autogas package delivery trucks, as well as multiple refueling stations across the United States. “The UPS announcement marks one of...

2014-03-04 04:20:15

AURORA, Ill., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For those who have been waiting throughout this extreme winter for signs of spring, the slow but steady climb of gas prices as March begins is one of the first indicators. Gas price averages started the year off relatively low due to less driving and decreased demand, but prices are starting to rise as many refineries begin seasonal maintenance. Illinois and Indiana drivers are currently paying on average $3.70 and $3.61 respectively for a gallon...

2014-03-03 12:20:50

PITTSBURGH, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) announced today its support for the finalization of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Tier 3 Vehicle Emission and Fuel Standards Program. The regulations will reduce the amount of sulfur in fuel, lowering toxic pollutants in vehicle exhaust. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080131/DC12982LOGO "These regulations will place the United States in the forefront of emissions controls with USW...

2014-03-03 12:20:33

WASHINGTON, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Global Automakers praised the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today with the release of its final rule on Tier 3 vehicle emissions and fuel standards. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120928/MM83271LOGO "Reducing sulfur in gasoline brings instant benefits to consumers and the environment," said Michael J. Stanton, president and CEO of Global Automakers. "This rulemaking will reduce emissions from the existing...

2014-02-26 23:32:21

Changing the way the world looks at the source of hydrocarbons for biofuels and sustainable green chemicals, Endophytics LLC announces a new technology platform in Bozeman, Montana that is receiving attention from many throughout the industry. Bozeman, MT (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Endophytics, LLC recently announced their fungal biotechnology platform at the Harvesting Clean Energy Conference in Helena, MT. The technology is capable of producing a myriad of advanced biofuels and...

2014-02-26 23:25:10

Kinetic Fuel Technology, Inc.’s K100 Fuel Treatments can stop water-related fuel problems in all your tools and toys this winter. Youngstown, NY (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Winter weather can cause water-related fuel problems that can damage engines and fuel systems in vehicles and equipment. Eliminate that problem this winter with K100 Fuel Treatment from Kinetic Fuel Technology, Inc. K100 Fuel Treatment eliminates water and all water-related problems under the hood and in equipment,...

2014-02-26 08:21:51

Investor Call to be Held Today at 10 a.m. ET HOUSTON, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Susser Petroleum Partners LP (NYSE: SUSP), a wholesale distributor of motor fuels, today reported financial and operating results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2013. Net income for the quarter was $9.5 million, or $0.43 per unit, compared to $8.6 million, or $0.39 per unit, in the fourth quarter of 2012. Adjusted EBITDA((1)) totaled $14.1 million and distributable cash flow((1)) was...

2014-02-20 08:24:11

--OPEI's consumer protection campaign hitting major retailer store aisles, catalogs and circulars this spring; independent dealers continue support of industry educational program-- ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As consumers head to retail stores this spring to purchase mowers, chain saws, generators, blowers, trimmers, power washers, and a host of other small engine equipment, they will see an important ethanol fuel message from the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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