Logistics considerations always influence strategy and fuel may be the chief of those considerations. Fuel requirements must alway be satisfied. A critical quartercentury of American experience is discussed here.
Maurer, John H.
"Fuel and the Battle Fleet: Coal, Oil, and American Naval Strategy, 1898-1925,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 34
, Article 8.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol34/iss6/8