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EIA: THE UNITED STATES NOW EXPORTS CRUDE OIL TO MORE DESTINATIONS THAN IT IMPORTS FROM

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Petroleum Supply Monthly As U.S. crude oil export volumes have increased to an average of 2.8 million barrels per day (b/d) in the first seven months of 2019, the number of destinations (which includes countries, territories, autonomous regions, and other administrative regions) that receive U.S. exports has also increased. Earlier…
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U.S. convenience store count drops

There are 153,237 convenience stores operating in the United States, a 1.1% decline from last year’s record of 154,958 stores, according to the 2019 NACS/Nielsen Convenience Industry Store Count. The count is based on stores as of December 31, 2018. The decrease in stores was fueled by a 2,198-store decline in single-store operators, which still…
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Aral envisions the gas station of the future

German fuel retailer Aral has published a new report by the DLR Institute of Transport Research predicting mobility trends in the urban area. It has also created its concept of a city filling station for 2040. The need for mobility will grow, according to the study. On the roads alone, experts estimate that the number…
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Trends within North American underground tank market

Tom Tietjen, VP of Fuel Markets, ZCL | Xerxes, and writing consultant Ann K. Ryan, Keen Consultants US, describe changes in the fuel storage market, the risks of corrosion with new fuels, new forms of monitoring and the growth of fiberglass in their piece for PetrolPlaza. Since the early 1980s, fiberglass underground storage tanks (USTs)…
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