wildsnowllama: fark the tracks! What about the helicopters?
Fubegra: Isn't almost all of the profit squeezed out of a gallon of gas by the time it reaches the gas station's storage tanks?Then again, it's odd how many oil companies are also spinning off their refining operations.Because fark you, that's why. That's always the answer. The money's going SOMEWHERE, though. Political slush funds are a likely destination.
GoodyearPimp: Bummer. The Hess stations around here have been fixtures for location and price.
StrikitRich: All these companies getting out of the refining business can't be good for gasoline prices.
The Singing Bush: My step-father's father used to buy me one every Xmas, and I always hated them. I've probably got a dozen or so sitting unopened in a box somewhere.
Fubegra: Isn't almost all of the profit squeezed out of a gallon of gas by the time it reaches the gas station's storage tanks?Then again, it's odd how many oil companies are also spinning off their refining operations.
some guy SC: TFA didn't say they were getting out of refining. It said they were getting out of retail and marketing. This means the Hess, ITSELF, will not own any of their gas stations. They will still, presumably, let people pay a license fee to operate under the HESS banner.TFA: Hess has already announced plans sell U.S. oil storage terminals and close a New Jersey refinery as it exits the volatile refining business
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