The Right Choice

Pamplin, Claire
October 2007
Convenience Store News;10/22/2007, Vol. 43 Issue 13, p38
Trade Publication
The article analyzes the impact of the business moves of major oil companies on the convenience store industry in the U.S. It is informed that since 2004, the percent of stores owned by the top 4 oil companies has decreased from 17 percent to 12.6 percent. According to Jeff Morris, president of Alon USA LP, major oil companies have begun to put less value on refining and retail operations than on upstream activities.


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