Lofty Sights for Gulf Oil's New Concept

Belanger, Mehgan
September 2007
Convenience Store News;9/17/2007, Vol. 43 Issue 12, p79
Trade Publication
The article presents information on Gulf Oil Corp. which has undertaken a three-step project to transform 11 sites on the Massachusetts Turnpike into Gulf Sunrise Gasoline and Retail Centers. The project features the company's new Gulf Express convenience store. It is stated that the project is an effort to simultaneously update Gulf's Turnpike locations, and for franchising to its dealers and distributors.


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