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Industry braces; stormcould drive gasoline prices up for Labor Day

HOUSTON -- With tropical storm Gustav heading toward the United States, Shell Oil Products US and Motiva Enterprises LLC are encouraging consumers to prepare for potential evacuations and do their part to maximize fuel supply. During a hurricane, temporary and sporadic supply interruptions may be...

Little-known retailer takes over ConocoPhillips' 600 remaining c-store sites

SEATTLE -- Nearly two years after announcing its plans to exit retailing, ConocoPhillips sealed the deal yesterday with the signing of a definitive agreement to sell its remaining almost 600 retail sites to not one of the major retailers rumored to be interest—Canada's Alimentation Couche-Tard...

Community leaders want special features added to c-store

BLOOMFIELD, Pa. -- If Giant Eagle agrees, it could make a new version of its GetGo gasoline/convenience store in Bloomfield, Pa., a prototype for its future stores, some community leaders believe, according to a report by The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review . The supermarket chain already has briefed...

Focuses on Louisville market, asks FTC, DOJ, GAO to review Marathon-Ashland merger
As more customers take umbrage, Wawa halts year-long test of cash fuel discounts
Transaction, if completed, would give company control of 15 total locations
Opens doors on first Easy Street diner, begins franchising Easy Street Eatery concept
Private-label helping Japanese c-stores thrive in tough economy; wallet phone push
Refiner-marketer expanding management to handle new operations, growth
Integrated oil company closing 42 of 76 Wal-Mart joint-venture gas stations

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