Gas station


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Gas station

A retail establishment at which vehicles are serviced, especially with gasoline, oil, air, water, and antifreeze or coolant. They were the first structures built in response to the automobile, and are undoubtedly the most widespread type of commercial building in America.

gas station

A building or stand where fuel for motor vehicles is sold. Facilities for motor vehicle repair are often a part of the station.
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The number of unlicensed gas stations operating in the capital have increased since 2011 because the government has been preoccupied with other issues, chief among them, combating terrorism and working to re-establish stability," he says.
The Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs is considering transferring the management of all gas stations from individuals to companies.
Property records in Nashville say his Tiger Management Group bought 18 gas stations in the city for roughly $30 million this week.
Fred Meyer now has 26 gas stations in Washington, 19 in Oregon, eight in Idaho, and seven in Alaska.
With the proliferation of bank branches in the tristate region (a trend that may be ebbing in light of financial institutions' troubles), along with the continual growth of pharmacies on Long Island, there are plenty of companies that can afford to pay top dollar for well-located former gas station sites, he said.
But it's when Jasmine walks to the counter and asks where she can find the Diet Coke in her distinctive voice--smooth and slippery like Kenyatta's yet breezy and sweet like Delores's--that the gas station owner knows.
Shell recently threw in the towel, announcing in February that it would unload its 175 Venezuelan gas stations.
According to Soeroso, the firms are looking for gas stations located in strategic and other areas.
to evaluate, develop and manage potentially suitable wireless communication sites [antennas or towers] amongst the 200 + Shell and Texaco gas stations the petroleum companies have in the five boroughs of New York City, Nassau and Suffolk counties.
The new director was appointed only about a month ago but he closed the gas station of the YPC and gave its share of diesel to private gas stations that sell diesel on the black market," added Al-Haddad.
Summary: Two men were arrested in the Koura town of Kousba in north Lebanon Tuesday after they robbed a gas station, the state-run National News Agency said.
When a gas station was constructed only meters from my home, this became a cause for concern due to the level of noise and pollution which has almost become too much to bear," said Zuhar Muhammad, a Saudi homeowner.