More than 100 years after America's first retail gasoline station opened, the National Petroleum News reports that America's 160,000 gas stations are slowly receding from the landscape. Everday three or four close up shop - an 8% decline in recent years. They blame the closures on environmental regulations in the past 3 years. The Supreme Court ruled the EPA is not authorized to shut down an entire industry reprimanding the EPA Administration to cease
Proposed Expansion of Operations
Market expansion into "Banned" states will be staged out of our Dallas Texas Staging Facility (Dallas Depot) expanding east covering Alabama, Louisiana, Tennessee, Georgia.
Our Fountain Valley California maintenance yard is where we currently are staging 200 trucks being readied for service. Schedules have been established to deliver equipment in support of operations based on Colorado roll-out techniques.
FuelAmerica also maintains a fuel farm for volume storage in Texas. (Texas is the most cost-effective state for large volume fuel storage). Texas Wholesale bidding most effective.
Colorado gas usage could exceed 19 milllion gallons year. It is anticipated that volume buying reduces "EPA UST" costs. Our Refueling Services provides Tanker services. Wholesale Fuel is owned by Fuelamerica Corp.
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The Imperative for ChangeAs the future begins to take definite shape, the implications for fuel retailers are both clear and severe. Fuel retailers no longer have the luxury to wait and see what happens. In markets where the changes are most dramatic, remaining relevant will require a complete reimagining of the service stations i.e. mobile fuel delivery.