Fuels


  • Onvo
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    Onvo debuts private label fuel, first branded gas station

    The East Coast retailer also brought Relay Payments’ fuel payment technology to 22 of its locations this week.

    By July 11, 2024
  • 5 burning c-store industry questions for the rest of 2024

    With uncertainties inside and outside stores, convenience retailers have their eyes on consumer spending, EVs, gas consumption and employment levels.

    By , July 10, 2024
  • EG America
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    EG America joins WEX’s fuel savings network

    Members can now receive pre-negotiated fuel discounts as well as savings on “other essential products and services” at the retailer’s locations.

    By July 1, 2024
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    7-Eleven unveils first ‘social promotion’ for fuel discount

    Customers can get 30 cents off one fill-up now through June 10 with the promotion, which is focused on social media and word of mouth.

    By June 4, 2024
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    Maverik brings on another fuel and fleet card partnership

    TransConnect Services, which also works with 7-Eleven, Casey’s General Stores, Kwik Trip and other major retailers, wants to expand its reach in the western half of the U.S.

    By May 28, 2024
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    Gilbarco debuts EV charging infrastructure for c-stores

    The new platform offers site selection assistance and EV funding options, as well as charging hardware and software.

    By May 15, 2024
  • TravelCenters of America
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    TravelCenters of America brings on AtoB’s fleet fuel cards

    Drivers who have the card can receive a fuel discount of 42 cents per gallon every time they fill up.

    By May 3, 2024
  • Cows are lined in a circle for milking at Caballero Dairy in Eloy, Arizona.
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    Chevron, Brightmark grow dairy digester network with Southwest renewable plant

    The facility will transform manure into biogas from Caballero Dairy in Eloy, Arizona.

    By Nathan Owens • April 17, 2024
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    Shell USA nixing Volta brand this summer

    The oil giant is laying off the EV charging subsidiary’s employees on May 31, with “the vast majority” of them being offered jobs at Shell, according to a WARN notice. 

    By April 9, 2024
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    Sponsored by Franklin Electric Fueling Systems

    3 ways to leverage must-have c-store equipment for operational savings

    Learn how c-store operators are leveraging equipment to cut maintenance costs and maintain a competitive edge.

    April 1, 2024
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    When should retailers replace their fuel tanks?

    Many tanks are approaching their warranty expiration after an EPA rule change three decades ago. But experts say proper maintenance can extend the service life well beyond that period.

    By March 6, 2024
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    Huck’s adds touchless payments for fleets

    The convenience retailer is the latest to add this capability as it seeks to win over more business from corporate accounts and professional drivers.

    By March 6, 2024
  • A photo of semi trucks fueling at a RaceTrac location.
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    RaceTrac adds fleet card to payment options

    Adding the ability to use Fuelman cards is the latest enhancement the convenience retailer has made to its business.

    By Feb. 26, 2024
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    Screenshot from Google Street View

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    Hutch’s updates fuel monitoring tech

    The Oklahoma-based convenience retailer tapped Warren Roger’s fuelWRAp system to monitor fuel stocks and pinpoint problems quickly.

    By Jan. 24, 2024
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    Sunoco strikes $7.3B fuels acquisition

    The deal comes just two weeks after the Dallas-based oil company sold over 200 c-stores to 7-Eleven for $1 billion. 

    By Jan. 22, 2024
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    Pilot names new SVP of alternative fuels

    Shannon Sturgil will oversee the development of the travel center chain’s sustainable energy transition, which includes its EV charging program.

    By Jan. 18, 2024
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    Maverik brings Relay’s fuel payment tech to 86 stores

    The Salt Lake City-based c-store retailer joins Yesway and Pilot in tapping into Relay’s contactless purchasing platform.

    By Jan. 10, 2024
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    Deep Dive

    9 trends that will shape the c-store industry in 2024

    As convenience retailers consider new layouts, flavors and technology, the ability to be efficient with operations will be key, experts say.

    By C-Store Dive Staff • Jan. 9, 2024
  • Chevron gas pumps are seen on June 14, 2022 in Houston, Texas.
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    Column

    The Road Ahead: Why retailers need to focus on fuel in 2024

    As retailers explore EV charging opportunities, they risk ignoring the increasingly competitive liquid fuels landscape, columnist Frank Beard and co-author Brandon Lawrence write.

    By Frank Beard and Brandon Lawrence • Dec. 20, 2023
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    How well did our predictions for 2023 fare? Here are our honest grades.

    Heading into 2023, we thought retail media, digital loyalty, EV charging and a few other topics would dominate the industry. We were right about some — and way off about one.

    By Dec. 18, 2023
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    Screenshot from a Gulf Oil commercial

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    RaceTrac names new Gulf Oil COO

    Ron Sabia, who served as Gulf’s president for several years, rejoins the company as its acquisition by RaceTrac's fuel supply and trading subsidiary is finalized.

    By Dec. 15, 2023
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    Texas fuel company files for bankruptcy

    RGV, which mainly services the Rio Grande Valley, continues to operate as it awaits court permission to use debtor-in-possession financing.

    By Dec. 14, 2023
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    Fuel theft is quietly hurting c-store retailers. Here’s how to prevent it.

    While in-store crime has been a focus for the industry, companies also need to make sure they’re securing their forecourt.

    By Dec. 6, 2023
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    Yesway adopts Relay’s fuel payment software

    The cardless platform allows more fleets and drivers to avoid fraud caused by card skimming.

    By Nov. 30, 2023
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    Joseph Petrowski, who helped fuel Yesway and Cumberland Farms expansions, has passed away

    Yesway Chairman and CEO Thomas Trkla announced the news in a LinkedIn post, noting Petrowski was a “true legend” in the industry.

    By Nov. 21, 2023