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Offline Ari

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Where To Buy Gas!
« on: March 17, 2008, 06:53:40 PM »
> WHERE TO BUY USA GAS, THIS IS VERY IMPORTANT TO KNOW. READ ON
> >
> > Gas rationing in the 80's worked even though we grumbled about it. It
> > might even be good for us! The Saudis are boycotting American goods. We
> > should return the favor.
> >
> > An interesting thought is to boycott their GAS.
> >
> > Every time you fill up the car, you can avoid putting more money into
> > the coffers of Saudi Arabia. Just buy from gas companies that don't
> > import their oil from the Saudis.
> >
> > Nothing is more frustrating than the feeling that every time I fill-up
> > the tank, I am sending my money to people who are trying to kill me, my
> > family, and my friends.
> >
> > I thought it might be interesting for you to know which oil companies
> > are the best to buy gas from and which major companies import Middle
> > Eastern oil.
> >
> > These companies import Middle Eastern oil:
> >
> > Shell........................... 205,742,000 barrels
> >
> > Chevron/Texaco......... 144,332,000 barrels
> >
> > Exxon /Mobil............... 130,082,000 barrels
> >
> > Marathon/Speedway... 117,740,000 barrels
> >
> > Amoco............................62,231,000 barrels
> >
> > Citgo gas is from South America, from a Dictator who hates Americans. If
> > you do the math at $30/barrel, these imports amount to over $18 BILLION!
> > (oil is now $90 - $100 a barrel
> >
> > Here are some large companies that do not import Middle Eastern oil:
> >
> > Sunoco..................0 barrels
> >
> > Conoco..................0 barrels
> >
> > Sinclair.................0 barrels
> >
> > B P/Phillips............0 barrels
> >
> > Hess.......................0 barrels
> >
> > ARC0....................0 barrels
> >
> > If you go to Sunoco.com, you will get a list of the station locations
> > near you.
> >
> > All of this information is available from the Department of Energy and
> > each is required to state where they get their oil and how much they are
> > importing.
> >
> > But to have an impact, we need to reach literally millions of gas
> > buyers. It's really simple to do.
> >
> > Now, don't wimp out at this point.... keep reading and I'll explain how
> > simple it is to reach millions of people!!
> >
> > I'm sending this note to about thirty people. If each of you send it to
> > at least ten more (30 x 10 = 300)...and those 300 send it to at least
> > ten more (300 x 10 = 3,000) .. and so on, by the time the message
> > reaches the sixth generation of people, we will have reached over THREE
> > MILLION consumers !!!!!!! If those three million get excited and pass
> > this on to ten friends each, then 30 million people will have been
> > contacted!
> >
> > If it goes one level further, you guessed it ..... THREE HUND RED
> > MILLION PEOPLE!!!
> >
> > Again, all you have to do is send this to 10 people. How long would all
> > that take?
> > TIPS ON PUMPING GAS
> >
> > I don't know what you guys are paying for gasoline.... but here in
> > California we are also paying higher, up to $3.50 per gallon. But my
> > line of work is in petroleum for about 31 years now, so here are some
> > tricks to get more of your money's worth for every gallon..
> >
> > Here at the Kinder Morgan Pipeline where I work in San Jose , CA we
> > deliver about 4 million gallons in a 24-hour period thru the pipeline.
> > One day is diesel the next day is jet fuel, and gasoline, regular and
> > premium grades. We have 34-storage tanks here with a total capacity of
> > 16,800,000 gallons.
> >
> > Only buy or fill up your car or truck in the early morning when the
> > ground temperature is still cold. Remember that all service stations
> > have their storage tanks buried below ground. The colder the ground the
> > more dense the gasoline, when it gets warmer gasoline expands, so buying
> > in the afternoon or in the evening....your gallon is not exactly a
> > gallon. In the petroleum business, the specific gravity and the
> > temperature of the gasoline, diesel and jet fuel, ethanol and other
> > petroleum products plays an important role.
> >
> > A 1-degree rise in temperature is a big deal for this business. But the
> > service stations do not have temperature compensation at the pumps.
> >
> > When you're filling up do not squeeze the trigger of the nozzle to a
> > fast mode. If you look you will see that the trigger has three
> > (3)stages: low, middle, and high. In slow mode you should be pumping on
> > low speed, thereby minimizing the vapors that are created while you are
> > pumping. All hoses at the pump have a vapor return. If you are pumping
> > on the fast rate, some other liquid that goes to your tank becomes
> > vapor. Those vapors are being sucked up and back into the underground
> > storage tank so you're getting less worth for your money.
> >
> > One of the most important tips is to fill up when your gas tank is HALF
> > FULL or HALF EMPTY. The reason for this is, the more gas you have in
> > your tank the less air occupying its empty space. Gasoline evaporates
> > faster than you can imagine. Gasoline storage tanks have an internal
> > floating roof. This roof serves as zero clearance between the gas and
> > the atmosphere, so it minimizes the evaporation. Unlike service
> > stations, here where I work, every truck that we load is temperature
> > compensated so that every gallon is actually the exact amount.
> >
> > Another reminder, if there is a gasoline truck pumping into the storage
> > tanks when you stop to buy gas, DO NOT fill up--most likely the gasoline
> > is being stirred up as the gas is being delivered, and you might pick up
> > some f the dirt that normally settles on the bottom. Hope this will help
> > you get the most value for your money.
> >
> > DO SHARE THESE TIPS WITH OTHERS!