petroleum diesel

Bipartisan Energy Bill Exposes Obama-McCain Schism

Bipartisan Energy Bill Exposes Obama-McCain Schism

WASHINGTON, DC, August 4, 2008 (ENS) – A bipartisan group of senators has introduced a proposal to reduce gas prices by opening new areas in the Southeast Atlantic Ocean and Eastern Gulf of Mexico to oil and gas drilling, while raising taxes on the major oil companies. At a news conference on Capitol Hill Friday,…

Zarco 66 Opens Earth Friendly Fuels Station in Kansas

Zarco 66 Opens Earth Friendly Fuels Station in Kansas

LAWRENCE, Kansas, June 30, 2008 (ENS) – The grand opening of the Zarco 66 Earth Friendly Fuels Station today in the university town of Lawrence, Kansas was more than just the opening of another gas station – it was attended by politicians and conservationists eager to promote homegrown alternatives to foreign oil. Offering a variety…

Safeway Converts U.S. Trucking Fleet to Biodiesel

Safeway Converts U.S. Trucking Fleet to Biodiesel

PLEASANTON, California, January 21, 2008 (ENS) – Safeway Inc. announced Friday that it has converted its entire U.S. truck fleet to cleaner-burning biodiesel fuel. The company will use B20, a blend of 20 percent biodiesel and 80 percent diesel, in its fleet of more than 1,000 trucks. Biodiesel is made from renewable resources such as…