Station count shows slight drop

July 2008
National Petroleum News;Jul/Aug2008, Vol. 100 Issue 6, p26
Trade Publication
The article reports on the drop of station counts among branded gasoline stations in the U.S. in 2008. It mentions the annual station count across the country has dropped by 2,500 in 2008 from 161,768 in 2007. It mentions that the decrease is due to the high prices of gasoline and inflation which negatively impacting the profits and sales of the petroleum and convenience industry. Chart is also presented depicting the station count across 50 states in the country from 1995 to 2008.


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