Recent statistics indicate there are over 121,000 gas stations operating in the United States.
All these gas stations employ nearly 930,000 people.
Want to know more?
Here are facts and statistics for the gas stations owners should know. Continue reading
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) strictly instructs gas stations and other UST facilities to report a UST release with their local agency within 24 hours. Continue reading
Compliance… the one word that sends shivers down the spine of every gas station owner.
Honestly speaking, we all hate it!
Unfortunately, we cannot avoid it… For the good of our consumers, for the good of our business, and for the good of our environment! Continue reading
Hurricane Rosa becomes category 4 storm.
Hurricane Rosa has intensified to a Category 4 storm according to the National Hurricane Center and is expected to hit Baja California in Mexico later this week. Experts at the National Weather Service in Flagstaff however believethat its impact could also be felt on the U.S. Pacific coast, especially in Arizona. Continue reading
First impression is the key in gas retailing business.
If you create a strong first impression on your customer, they’re more than likely to stop by at your facility and make a purchase. On the contrary, if you fail to make a good first impression on your customer, chances are that you’ll lose them. Continue reading
Quite often gas station owners get asked questions about fluctuating fuel prices by customers. For instance: What causes gasoline prices to increase during summer? Why are fuel prices higher at your gas station than gas stations in other areas? Continue reading
Controlling UST releases and mitigating subsequent environmental contamination risks require a robust prevention and detection plan. In our previous post, we looked at what gas station owners can do to prevent UST releases at their sites. And in today’s post, we’ll be focusing on the other part of the plan— how gas station owners can quickly detect a UST release at their facilities before it spreads and contaminates the surroundings. Continue reading
A typical gas station stores 30,000 to 40,000 gallons of fuel in its underground storage tanks.
Now imagine if there occurs a leak in one of the tanks, and the fuel stored inside the tank is released into the environment…Or an accidental spill occurs…
It could result in a potentially devastating scenario! Continue reading
Hey gas station owners, listen carefully!
Have you heard about the Gas Buddy app?… Yes, the crowdsourced fuel price app that helps motorists locate the cheapest and cleanest fuel retailing facilities in their respective towns?
Well, it’s here with another update! Continue reading
On July 15, 2015, the EPA released updated the UST regulations. These were the first major revisions included in the federal register regarding operating and maintaining UST equipment, since 1988.
But it’s 2018—how does the mention even fit in the current context? Continue reading