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High gas prices no hindrance

WASHINGTON -- Record numbers of Americans will travel this Memorial Day holiday despite the highest gasoline prices ever recorded for a holiday, according to AAA. The association estimates that 37.2 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home this holiday, a 2.2% increase from last...

Chain will deploy, retrofit Gilbarco solution

ALTOONA, Pa. -- Sheetz Inc. said it plans to deploy Gilbarco's SMART Connect at all new and future locations. The company also plans to retrofit SMART Connect at their existing 60 eligible locations that have Gilbarco Eclipse and Encore 500 dispensers by June 2006. SMART Connect improves uptime and...

Independent retailers want gas price regulation

HALIFAX, N.S. -- Nova Scotia Premier John Hamm has assured desperate independent gasoline dealers, who say they are being driven out of business by low margins, that he is committed to some form of regulated market, reported the Canadian Press. But following a meeting Wednesday night with half-a-...

Pawlenty vows veto; override unlikely
Healy Systems certifies Gilbarco Veeder-Root for vapor recovery compliance
Dresser Wayne, Dresser Inc. has rolled out the Ovation iX, which it said is an advancement in fuel dispenser technology.
Wawa enrolls stores in Gilbarco's Daily Flow Monitoring service.
Stations should require it themselves, Viers says
"Our dependence on foreign oil is like a foreign tax on the American dream, he says.
Began offering 10% blend over the weekend