Fuel sales in Brazil fall for 2nd consecutive year in 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) -- Fuel sales in Brazil fell for the second consecutive year in 2016, the country's fuel distributors' association Sindicom said in a note on Monday.

Mexico's Pemex says protests cause 'critical' border city fuel shortage

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) -- Mexico's oil company, Pemex, is struggling to supply gas stations around the northern border city of Mexicali because of a blockade at a storage site, part of a wave of sometimes violent protests and looting over a gasoline price hike.

India's 2016 fuel sales growth highest in at least 16 years

NEW DELHI (Reuters) -- India's fuel demand in 2016 grew at its highest pace in at least 16 years as low oil prices for most of the year boosted demand for gasoline and aviation fuels.

Colonial Pipeline shuts stubline to Nashville on suspected leak

NEW YORK (Reuters) -- Colonial Pipeline Co's gasoline line between Atlanta and Nashville, called Line 19, remained shut on Monday after it was closed on Sunday after a possible spill, a company spokeswoman said on Monday.

European gasoline arb to US East Coast widens; freight rates limit flows

(Reuters) -- US gasoline prices recently soared to multiyear seasonal highs over European prices, setting the stage for more imports from across the Atlantic, but high freight costs mean not everyone will be able to take advantage of the arbitrage opportunity.

Myanmar's fuel demand surging, expected to grow 6% per year in next decade

SINGAPORE (Reuters) -- Myanmar's oil imports are surging to fuel a fast-growing economy and rebuild rotting infrastructure, creating a small but profitable route for ships making a beeline for the emerging southeast Asian nation from the regional hub of Singapore.

World Fuel becomes exclusive supplier at Sunoco Texas terminal

World Fuel Services (WFS) is pleased to announce that it will be the exclusive supplier of marine fuel at the Sunoco Logistics Nederland Terminal in Texas, starting in March 2017. WFS will supply both RMG 380 and MGO 0.1% Sulfur. Both options will be available ‘ex-pipe’ and can be delivered to the vessel simultaneously while loading and discharging cargo.

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Healthy US domestic gasoline demand continued, despite supply pressure from refineries returning from maintenance and resumed Colonial Pipeline operations.

Koch escalates tax reform battle with report on gasoline prices

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -- A Koch Industries-funded report warned on Friday US gasoline prices would rise if Congress passed a Republican proposal to adjust US corporate tax rates to favor exports over imports, escalating a lobbying battle over the measure.

DOE shows US used more blended gasoline in 2015

WASHINGTON — Recent data from the US Department of Energy (DOE) shows that gasoline consumed in 25 states and the District of Columbia contained more than 10.0% ethanol on average in 2015. The national average ethanol blend rate was 9.91% according to the DOE data.