|SDue to the fact that ULSD is more difficult to handle, it
was not clear if delivery costs and/or bottlenecks might not drive retail
prices up over wholesale more than usual.
|SThat was not the case.
The increase in prices seen at retail was driven mainly by wholesale
prices, as is typically the situation.
There has been only a modest increase in retail over spot margins for
diesel and gasoline in 2002-2006 period.