TDLR issues Stop-Sale Order against north Houston gas station for selling bad diesel fuel
The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) has issued a Stop-Sale Order against Tristar Convenience Stores Inc., DBA Handi Stop #108, at 3013 Collingsworth St., in Houston for allegedly selling bad diesel fuel.
Former mayoral candidate Willie Wilson to donate $200,000 of gasoline at select stations
Former mayoral candidate Willie Wilson has pledged to give away $200,000 in gas in $50 gifts to motorists who fill up at one of nine preselected gas stations Thursday on a first-come, first-served basis until the maximum $200,000 donation is reached.chicagotribune.com
Soaring gas prices prompt President Biden to urge FTC to examine potential ‘illegal conduct’ by oil and gas companies
President Joe Biden asked the Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday to investigate “anti-consumer” behavior by oil and gas companies and whether it’s a reason for the soaring gas prices across the country.
KPRC 2 Investigates: Here’s how much more you can expect to pay for winter bills
At a time when it seems like just about everything is more expensive, we want to warn you about potential sticker shock when it comes to your bills. You’ll probably be paying more for several of your utility bills this winter. Our KPRC 2 Investigates team is here with what you need to know to prepare.
Here are a few quick, easy ways to save money at the pump
You might be feeling a little pain at the gas pump, especially when you start seeing the number on the payment screen creep into the 40s and then into the 50s. KPRC 2 traffic expert Anavid Reyes shows you “ways 2 save” when filling up your tank.
Here’s what you need to know about gas availability amid Texas winter storm
According to GasBuddy’s head of petroleum analysis Patrick De Haan, there are three issues leading to the lack of gas availability:Stations without power don’t have working pumps. New fuel deliveries are delayed due to icy roads. While there currently is not a shortage, the threat could arise if refineries don’t get back up soon, De Hann said. With GasBuddy’s new “Gas Tracker” feature, Texans can help each other find operating gas stations nearby by reporting information such as fuel availability and prices within the app. AdHow long could it be until new fuel deliveries are made?
How is Buc-ee’s stopping the spread of COVID-19 at their pumps?
HOUSTON – Buc-ee’s is well known for its award-winning cleanliness, but is this model enough to stop the spread of COVID-19 at their pumps? Drivers stop at a gas station to get gas, resulting in hundreds of thousands of hands and fingers touching these gas pumps and card readers. Buc-ee’s spokesperson Jeff Nadalo said Buc-ee’s has been exercising sanitation practices for decades. “In response to COVID-19, Buc-ee’s has enhanced its award-winning cleanliness and sanitation protocols by increasing the frequency of cleaning and adding a special sanitizing solution,” said Nadalo. He said Buc-ee’s even makes its own sanitizing solution so the company is not having any issues or shortages.