EPA study finds moderate to severe corrosion in most tanks
WASHINGTON -- There’s a good chance your diesel underground storage tank (UST) is significantly corroded, and even leaking. That’s the conclusion from a recent study by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which found rampant moderate to severe corrosion in an examination of diesel USTs. In...
How much crude prices shape fuel margins depends greatly on the retailer
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Volatility can be a friend or foe to fuel retailers, but the degree to which it influences margins depends greatly on the operator. That’s one takeaway from the latest Convenience Store Grab-N-Go research note by Raymond James & Associates, St. Petersburg, Fla. First,...
More than one-third of gas stations selling regular at $2 or less
HEATHROW, Fla., and BOSTON -- For the start of this week, July 25, the national gasoline retail average hit its lowest point since 2004. That’s according to AAA, Heathrow, Fla., which reports that the national average of $2.16 per gallon was also at its lowest point since April. The retail average...
Households spend savings at restaurants, stores--and gas stations
Consumer survey ranks operators that lead in service, value, fuel quality and more
As traditional fuel taxes fail to cover funding for roads, states eye usage fees