Fuels

Natural Disasters and Price Gouging

Fuel supply restrictions resulting from hurricanes and other natural disasters, often lead to price increases as the market reacts to rebalance supply and demand. To protect consumers, many states have enacted price gouging laws that limit a merchant’s ability to...

/ September 1, 2017

Our Industries’ Response to Harvey

The unprecedented disaster wrought by Hurricane Harvey has the safety of friends, family, colleagues and communities along the Gulf Coast weighing heavy on our minds and hearts. As the crisis continues to unfold over this Labor Day Weekend, members of...

/ September 1, 2017

New Ethanol Bill Corrodes Consumer Choice

If someone is telling you something that is too good to be true, it’s probably because it is. In this case, it’s the ethanol lobby that is advancing a bill under the guise of “consumer choice,” that, in fact, is...

/ July 13, 2017

The Hypocrisy of a Mandated Industry Demanding a Free Market

A recent opinion piece in the Washington Examiner, A higher ethanol blend should be your choice, not the government’s was a fascinating display of hypocrisy. It called for a free market, while simultaneously turning a blind eye to the government...

/ June 27, 2017