Combining Convenience Stores: Hess Sells Retail Locations To Speedway For $2.87 Billion

Combining Convenience Stores: Hess Sells Retail Locations To Speedway For $2.87 Billion

If you’re a loyal customer of Hess gasoline you might want to go fill up now, because those gas stations won’t be around much longer. [More]

(CBS Philadelphia)

Cops: Thieves Robbed Gas Station And Shot Clerk, Then Stuck Around To Sell Gas

It’s one thing when criminals are bold enough to return to the scene of the crime, but what if they decide to stick around and do a bit of light work afterward? It’s certainly puzzling police as to why three suspects robbed a gas station, shooting and injuring a clerk, and then stayed put for a few hours serving customers and selling discounted gas. [More]

(The Consumerist)

New Jersey Drivers Relieved To Fill Up On Gas Until They Realize It’s Mixed With Diesel Fuel

If you’ve been following the news at all in the last week, you know that gas has been a coveted product on the East Coast in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. Storm survivors have been dependent on it to power their generators and drivers have been lining up for hours to fill their vehicles. One New Jersey gas station was happy to serve fuel-hungry customers, but made the unfortunate mistake of serving up gasoline mixed with diesel fuel. Total buzzkill. [More]

Watered-Down Gasoline Damages Cars Near Baltimore

Watered-Down Gasoline Damages Cars Near Baltimore

Rain water, not fraud or sabotage, is behind the bad gasoline sold at stations near Baltimore early this week. Hess, the supplier, is covering any damage to customers’ cars caused by the diluted fuel. So, how does this happen?