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Product Highlight: EIA’s Hourly Electric Grid Monitor

Our Hourly Electric Grid Monitor provides up-to-the-hour information showing electricity demand across the U.S. electric grid. Large-scale events that affect normal routines, ranging from expected events such as major holidays to unexpected situations such as the COVID-19 pandemic, can change the ...

Less U.S. jet fuel consumption on average in 2022 than in 2019

Average jet fuel consumption in the United States so far in 2022 has been consistently below 2019, although airline passenger counts in the United States have nearly returned to 2019 levels in recent months, based on Transportation Security Administration (TSA) reports. So far in 2022, jet fuel ...

West Coast gasoline prices have been volatile this year

Regular retail gasoline prices on the West Coast had substantial price swings this year, especially in the fall. According to our Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update, retail gasoline prices on the West Coast averaged $5.82 per gallon (gal) in June, then decreased to average $4.94/gal in August, before ...

More ethanol was blended into U.S. gasoline last summer than ever before

Last summer, when the price of fuel ethanol was lower than the petroleum component of gasoline, record amounts of ethanol were blended into the gasoline sold in the United States (blend rates). The summer 2022 fuel ethanol blend rate from June through August reached 10.5%, the highest blend rate ...

U.S. wind generation falls into regional patterns by season

Wind plant performance–how much electricity a wind plant generates compared with its maximum possible generation–depends almost entirely on the availability of wind resources, which vary depending on both the time of year and the geographic region. Read More... ...

Natural gas production and consumption has increased in Egypt and Israel for 20 years

Natural gas has played an increasingly important role in both Egypt’s and Israel’s economies over the past 20 years, and both consumption and production have grown substantially in those countries. Egypt’s and Israel’s natural gas delivery systems have become increasingly ...

Europe’s LNG import capacity set to expand by one-third by end of 2024

Liquefied natural gas (LNG) import capacity in the European Union (EU) and the United Kingdom (UK) will expand by 34%, or 6.8 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d), by 2024 compared with 2021, according to the International Group of Liquefied Natural Gas Importers (GIIGNL) and trade press data. ...

Real U.S. gasoline prices this Thanksgiving are mostly unchanged from last year

Consumers paid, on average, $3.65 per gallon (gal) at the pump for U.S. regular gasoline on November 21, the Monday before Thanksgiving. This year’s Monday-before-Thanksgiving price is 7.5%, or $0.25/gal, higher than last year, which is the same as the overall consumer goods price increase of ...

Natural gas imports from Canada continue providing winter reliability to U.S. markets

Despite the downward trend in natural gas imports from Canada, trade between the United States and Canada remains important in balancing U.S. natural gas markets and helps ensure reliable supply to parts of the United States. Because of ample capacity on pipelines and in storage facilities in ...

One of the largest wind farms in the United States was completed in Oklahoma last spring

In April 2022, the Traverse Wind Energy Center in Oklahoma was completed and came online. At 999 megawatts (MW) of capacity, the Traverse facility is one of the largest wind farms in the United States and is the largest wind farm built in one phase in North America. Project developers expect that it ...

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CountryMark’s Fueling Wishes Raises Over $13,000 to Fund Wish of Shelby County Child Battling Critical Illness

Proceeds from the fundraiser resulted from CountryMark donating 20 cents per gallon from fuel sales during the month of August, in-store donations from customers, and matching of those customer donations from QuickPix convenience store operator Herdrich Petroleum Corp. Read More... ...

Fueling Wishes Fundraiser Launched at the CountryMark Station in Shelbyville, Indiana

During the month of August, CountryMark is donating 20 cents for every gallon of fuel pumped at the CountryMark QuickPix station in Shelbyville, IN to fund the wish of a local child battling a critical illness. Read More... ...

CountryMark’s Fueling Freedom raises over $63,000 for local military families

CountryMark’s Fueling Freedom events on June 24 raised more than $63,000 to support local National Guard Family Readiness Groups and Unite Service Organizations. Across Indiana, Illinois and Ohio, 34 CountryMark-branded fueling stations participated in Fueling Freedom 2022. For every gallon of fuel pumped, CountryMark and local branded dealers agreed to donate 50 cents to organizations Read More... ...

CountryMark Names New Vice President of Corporate Services

CountryMark recently named Mike Leland as vice president of corporate services leading the corporate teams of human resources, information technology, division order and management systems. Read More... ...

CountryMark fuel stations to raise money for military families with Fueling Freedom

Fuel up at a participating CountryMark fuel station during Fueling Freedom and 50 cents from every gallon of fuel sold will be donated to local organizations that support our military families! Read More... ...

Indiana Agriculture Coalition for Renewable Energy hosts inaugural summer forum

US farm producers may soon be able to monetize newly implemented, carbon-reducing farm practices. To learn more about these environmental and economic opportunities, CountryMark encourages Midwestern farm owners and agribusiness leaders to register to attend an August 24, 2021 carbon capture summit that will cover what is driving these market changes and how Indiana agriculture Read More... ...

CountryMark Fueling Freedom events raise over $53,000 for local military families

CountryMark’s Fueling Freedom events on June 25 raised more than $53,000 to support local National Guard Family Readiness Groups. Read More... ...

CountryMark fuel stations to raise money for local military families through Fueling Freedom program

When you fill up at a participating CountryMark fuel station on Friday, June 25 between noon and 5pm, CountryMark and its branded dealers will donate 50 cents for every gallon of fuel pumped to local National Guard Family Readiness Groups. Customers are also invited to register to win a $150 gift card. Read More... ...

CountryMark Supports Indiana Ethanol Bill

An unknown Ohio group mailed postcards earlier this month to a number of Indiana households and businesses that claimed CountryMark “hates ethanol” because of CountryMark’s support for Indiana Senate Bill 303, also known as the ethanol or gasohol bill. SB 303 seeks to update Indiana’s definition of gasohol and would make selling gasoline with a Read More... ...

CountryMark helps cover mask costs for local students in Posey County

CountryMark is helping to cover the costs of face masks for students attending school in the Metropolitan School District of North Posey County and the Metropolitan School District of Mount Vernon Indiana. Read More... ...

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