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Fuel Management Help for a Heavy Construction Contractor  One of the largest earthmoving general contractors in the PA/OH/WV region needed help. This company specializes in construction operations for highway, site development and mining projects, even getting involved in Marcellus shale development. They deal with a lot of sensitive equipment, and reliability or operability issues can […]

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The Willow Project

Monday, March 13, 2023 the Biden administration announced plans of approval for the Willow oil and gas drilling project in Alaska proposed by ConocoPhillips. The $7 billion project which is estimated to yield 600 million bbls of oil, is located in a 23 million acre area of Alaska’s North Slope. ConocoPhillips touts the $17 billion […]

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New Year, not so New Market

The new year roared in somewhat uneventful in the commodities market. The markets seemed to be finding a stride, finding their way back to fundamentals and technical data while straying from a 2-year pattern of extreme volatility. 2023 seemed like it was going to yield markets that would follow norms, the usual prior to February […]

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Why Fixed Fuel Pricing?

Did you know that crude oil is now trading lower than when the Russian/Ukraine war began? Do you feel like it would make sense to lock in fixed a rate at a lower cost? What role do other global markets have on the cost of fuel? How has the market effected your budget? Crude oil […]

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Russia not Crude over Oil Price Cap

With the new $60/BBL oil price cap on Russian oil exports now in place, Russia says it will not impact their production. The move did however create a bottleneck of oil tankers in Turkey as Russian oil tankers significant drop in its oil production or exports.[1] [1] https://www.cnbc.com/2022/12/07/eu-sanctions-russian-oil-price-cap-cause-crude-tanker-bottleneck.html Since the oil price cap, 35 tankers […]

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Diesel Prices Back to Pre-War Levels

As we near the end of a volatile 2022, who would have thought NYMEX diesel prices would be trading at pre-Russia-Ukraine war levels? The answer is not a lot of people, yet here we are. NYMEX diesel prices are trading at $2.8860/gallon today, right at the levels we were trading at on February 24th when […]

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Is a Railroad Union Strike Imminent?

Last week, the railroad unions rejected a collective bargaining deal with the freight railroads.  Four out of the twelve unions rejected a deal that was brokered by the Biden Administration in mid-September, and now the two sides have until December 8 to iron out a new agreement with a potential strike looming on December 9.  […]

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Crude Oil Crushed

WTI Crude oil prices topped $93.50/barrel on Monday and now trading at $86.21/barrel at writing. Why the significant drop? Let’s look at the fundamentals and the technical for an explanation. From the fundamental perspective, China re-affirmed its stance this week on its zero-COVID policy strategy that when a few cases are confirmed, a lockdown of […]

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Diesel Shortage Brings Much Uncertainty

As diesel and distillate inventory levels continue to decline, countries are scrambling to make necessary adjustments. The rise in demand extends beyond our domestic borders, as Europe faces its own set of obstacles. The war in Ukraine presents the biggest challenge, and with the impending embargo on Russian oil in 2023, there is no end […]

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