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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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Such a gas station is the first of its kind in CIS," the source said.
It's likely, however, that some Oregonians, and their legislators, do not fully appreciate just how sparsely populated some parts of Oregon are, and how far it can be from one gas station to the next.
A statement released by the ministry Monday said that investigators inspected 446 gas stations across Lebanon last week.
Pursuant to the agreement, three LNG gas stations are to be built in these areas.
Although it is both unsafe and against the law, illegal and unlicensed gas stations have been cropping up in residential neighborhoods throughout the capital city of Sana'a since 2011.
He informed that in a short period of time, two sites in Prilep and Vevchani will be announced, and four locations for gas stations in Pehcevo Kavadarci, Prilep and Valandovo in the final phase.
He said that expatriates who are not under the sponsorship of the station's owners currently manage 90 percent of all gas stations in Saudi Arabia.
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According to Rompetrol's management, there is increased interest from owners of smaller, independent gas stations in Bulgaria (the so-called "white" stations, which are not part of the large chains) to join the Romanian business as franchise partners, meaning its network in the country could expand even further.
Finley already owns and operates 11 Exxon gas stations, and the acquisition will help Exxon reach a goal announced two years ago to sell off remaining gas stations to independent operators.
Fred Meyer now has 26 gas stations in Washington, 19 in Oregon, eight in Idaho, and seven in Alaska.
The experiment will be conducted as a project sponsored by the Agency for Natural Resources and Energy, said the companies, which are planning to convert gas stations into ''comprehensive energy supply stations'' because an increase in electric vehicles is expected to weaken demand for gasoline.