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Week of November 12 fuel and energy price update

11/14/2018

As of Tuesday, November 13, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $2.51 across Iowa according to AAA. This is $.11 lower than last week and $.03 lower than one year ago. The national average on Tuesday was $2.68, down $.07 from last week’s price.

Week of November 5 fuel and energy price update

11/8/2018

As of Tuesday, Nov. 6, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $2.62 across Iowa according to AAA. This is $.06 lower than last week and $.12 higher than one year ago. The national average on Tuesday was $2.75, down $.05 from last week’s price.

Week of October 22 fuel and energy price update

10/24/2018

As of Tuesday, October 23, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $2.76 across Iowa according to AAA. This is $.05 lower than last week and $.34 higher than one year ago. The national average on Tuesday was $2.84, down $.04 from last week’s price.

Cattle inventories climb

10/22/2018

The latest USDA report shows larger inventories of cattle in Iowa and in the United States.

Week of October 15 fuel and energy price update

10/17/2018

As of Tuesday, October 16, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $2.81 across Iowa according to AAA. This is $.05 lower than last week and $.41 higher than one year ago. The national average on Tuesday was $2.88, down $.03 from last week’s price.

Trump delivers  on E15 promise

10/15/2018

Ethanol supporters cheer announcement to move forward with year-round sales of higher ethanol blends. But they expect continued challenges from the oil industry.

Taking on the naysayers of year-round E15

10/15/2018

It didn’t take long for the naysayers to crop up after President Donald Trump’s announcement last week that he had directed the Environmental Protection Agency to start the process of obtaining regulatory approval for year-round sales of E15.

Heating costs expected to rise this winter

10/15/2018

Rising demand for propane and natural gas are expected to push heating costs higher.

Casey's to add E15 at 500 locations

10/15/2018

Casey’s General Stores is on track to become the nation’s largest E15 fuel retailer

Green Plains sells Lakota ethanol plant

10/15/2018

Green Plains Inc. is selling its ethanol plant in Lakota, Iowa, along with two other plants in Indiana and Michigan, to Valero Renewable Fuels

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