Downstream & Midstream Petroleum News
Uber enters freight trucking market with its own on-demand service
Uber has entered the full-load freight trucking market with Uber Freight, an on-demand, service designed to streamline the way drivers connect to companies and businesses in need of shipping.
White House reverses Obama 5-year ban on off-shore drilling
The Trump administration is seeking to overturn an Obama-era order prohibiting oil and gas drilling across vast sections of the Arctic and Atlantic oceans, specifically those close to Alaska and the north-east coast.
What are C-stores to make of Amazon’s foray into food retail?
Amazon continues to transform its company identity and reshape industry after industry it enters, a trend that took on new levels of media frenzy in June when CEO Jeff Bezos announced he was acquiring Whole Foods, the nation’s leading health-conscious supermarket chain.
June recap: Oil prices fall, Fed hikes rates, rebalance still far away
In the ongoing journey back to market normalization, the oil industry and its major players wrapped up June with fewer long-term assurances than they would’ve hoped.
Report: How C-stores can stay ahead of the competition
If you’re a c-store management professional interested in maintaining a competitive business five, ten, or even 20 years from now, it’s time to pull out your proverbial crystal ball and peer into the future of the American retail landscape.
Stay on top of culinary trends by offering international flavors
Foods that were once considered exotic – and even a little bit intimidating – are now staples of diets across the U.S.
Change C-store layout to remain competitive, reduce theft
If you’re a c-store management professional interested in staying ahead of the competition, it’s important to start at square one.
Foreign oil producers suffer from declining influence
According to a former White House advisor on energy who spoke with the Times, the OPEC of the modern age isn’t what it used to be.
More retailers experimenting with C-store layout
Major retailers like Wal-Mart and Target are now taking a page out of the C-store playbook, building smaller locations with a focus on convenience.