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Gas price drop continues in Delaware

The average gas price in Delaware has fallen by 15 cents a gallon during the past week, according to AAA. Despite tepid demand with fewer drivers visiting the pump, the national average for a gallon of gas has fallen slowly. That was not the case in Delaware, which posted the second-biggest price change during the past week. By contrast,...

Gas prices down slightly as refiners switch to cheaper winter blends

Gas prices in Delaware fell about four cents during the past week. as refineries switch to less expensive winter blends. However, the price at the pump was about 16 cents cents lower than the same period a month ago. Independent gas stations in Middletown had the lowest prices at the pump, with one station coming in at $3.41 a gallon for...

Delaware gas prices creep upward

After some relief at the pump, Delaware gas prices are beginning to creep upward. As of Monday, the price at the pump was up four cents from the past week. However, the price per gallon was still 14 cents below month-ago figures.  “Pump prices appear to be defying the odds at the moment, despite the surge in the cost of...

Gas price drops 12 cents in past week

Delaware gas prices have fallen sharply in the past week. As of Tuesday, the price at the pump had dropped about a dozen cents a gallon for regular. According to AAA, oil and gas experts have noted that overall gasoline demand this summer failed to match previous years, with consumption getting little “lift” from vacation travel this summer...

Delmarva asks for 18% cut in natural gas supply charge

Citing decreasing prices for natural gas, Delmarva Power applied for approval from the Delaware Public Service Commission to lower its supply charges for gas customers by 18 percent from the current rate, beginning in November.  Based on this adjusted rate, a residential gas customer, using an average of 56 CCF per month, would see a total monthly bill decrease of...

Wilmington mayor appoints electric vehicle charger working group

Mayor Mike Purzycki today announced the membership of a working group that will help guide Wilmington’s future approach to the use of electric vehicles and the need of owners to charge those vehicles. The Electric Vehicle Charging Station Working Group (EVCSWG) is a 13-member panel comprised of seven members selected by the Mayor and six members selected by City Council....

Delaware gas prices drop ahead of Labor Day weekend

Delaware gas prices have dropped in recent days as crude oil stayed below $80 barrel. According to AAA, the price at the pump on Thursday fell about a nickel a gallon from a week ago, but remains about 17 cents above the same period in July. Filling up a work truck with 20 gallons of regular...

Gas prices approach level of a year ago

AAA reported that Delaware gas prices rose about six cents in the past week. Prices are now within a few cents of year-ago figures. Last year saw the price at the pump jump to nearly $5 a gallon, with a sharp drop as supply fears eased. Over the past month, the cost of a 20-gallon work van or truck fill-up is...

Gas prices up slightly as crude oil price rises

Gas prices rose slightly in the past week, thanks to a spike in crude oil prices, AAA reported. The price at the pump for regular rose about two cents a gallon, with a slight increase over the weekend. Bridgeville in Sussex County was the area with the lowest prices in the state with at least...

Regular gas down sightly; Could the worst be over?

The price of regular gas in Delaware dropped by a penny on Monday. The current price is up about a nickel from a week ago and 25 cents from a month ago. After a decline last week, crude oil was trading at $82 a barrel. Still, a few stations were selling regular at or below $3.56 a gallon, often at...

Delaware City refinery owner reports lower earnings and strengthened balance sheet

Delaware City refinery owner PBF Energy saw sharply lower revenue in the second quarter but reported a smaller decline in earnings, thanks to the company's renewable diesel fuel venture at its refinery near New Orleans. PBF's revenue drop came as fuel prices declined between 2022 and 2023. Second-quarter revenues slid to $9.2 billion from $14.1 billion in 2022, with...

Updated: Delaware gas prices continue to climb as travel season hits peak

Delaware gas prices continued their uptick on Wednesday with the price of regular moving to $3.66 a gallon, AAA reported. The price at the pump has risen eight cents from a week ago and about 26 cents during the past month. One culprit appears to be rising crude oil prices as Saudi Arabia announced production cuts. Crude oil was trading...

Delaware gas price continues to increase

The price of regular gas in Delaware rose by a dozen cents a gallon over the past week as crude oil prices increased. It came despite lackluster demand in parts of the Sun Belt that may result of blistering temperatures. Price leaders Wawa and Royal Farms, joined by major oil franchise stations, were charging $3.55 a gallon at many locations. Membership...

Gas prices rising after holiday

Delaware gas prices rose by about six cents a gallon during the past week as summer driving season continues, AAA reported. Still, the price at the pump is only a couple of pennies higher than a month ago and $1.25 lower than during the same period a year earlier. The lower gas prices contributed to near-record travel over the July 4th...

PBF, Rni joint venture gears up to refine renewable diesel at site near New Orleans

Eni Sustainable Mobility Spa, Rome, Italy, and Delaware refinery owner PBF Energy Inc. closed on a 50-50 joint venture partnership in St. Bernard Renewables LLC (SBR), an operating biorefinery co-located with PBF's Chalmette Refinery near New Orleans. PBF's affiliate contributed the biorefinery and other assets comprising the business to SBR and Eni Sustainable Mobility's affiliate has committed to...
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