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  1. Flying J Bankruptcy UpdateRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | CSP

    Continuing the bankruptcy-induced dismantling of the Flying J Inc. empire, the purchase by Magellan Midstream Partners LP of substantially all of the assets of Flying J subsidiary Longhorn Partners Pipeline LP has been approved by the bankruptcy court. Closing is set for July 29, with no additional approvals required.

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  2. Fuel Sales Growth Driven by New StoresRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2012 | CSP

    SAN ANTONIO & EL PASO, Texas -- Retail fuel sales volumes were up 7% year-over-year for Tesoro Corp., driven by the company's recently acquired Albertson's Fuel Express retail stations and the addition of the Shell wholesale supply contracts during the first quarter last year, president and CEO Greg Goff said during the San Antonio-based refiner-marketer's earnings call yesterday. Same-store fuel sales during the quarter were down about 1% on a year-over-year basis.

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  3. Bankruptcy Ripples Continue for Flying JRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2016 | CSP

    Flying J's economic pains continued this week as it announced plan to seek a buyer for the assets of Houston-based Longhorn Pipeline Holdings LLC and its subsidiaries. Longhorn Pipeline Holdings is a wholly owned subsidiary of Flying J. On Dec. 22, 2008, driven by the recent precipitous decline in oil prices coupled with the disruption in the credit markets, Flying J and certain of its subsidiaries, including Longhorn Pipeline Holdings, filed voluntary petitions to reorganize under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Delaware.

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  4. Western Refining Reports One of Its Best 2nd QuartersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | CSP

    Western Refining Inc. has reported net income for the second quarter ended June 30, 2011, of $100.1 million , compared to second-quarter 2010, net income of $14.4 million . The improved results for the quarter were due to stronger refining margins.

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  5. Western Refining Names Stevens President & CEORead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2016 | CSP

    Western Refining Inc. has announced that Jeff Stevens, currently president and chief operating officer, has been appointed president and chief executive officer. Stevens succeeds Paul Foster, who will continue as an officer of the company in the position of executive chairman and will continue to lead Western Refining's board as chairman.

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  6. Circle K on AZ Boycott ListsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | CSP

    Convenience retailer Circle K is among the many companies being targeted by a group based in El Paso, Texas, called "Boycott Arizona," calling for a boycott of companies based in Arizona to protest the state's new immigration law, reported KTSM-TV. "We've got the support of hundreds of people here in El Paso, and with the city and the county of El Paso considering resolutions to boycott Arizona, we're confident that number is going to rise," Boycott Arizona leader Jaime Abeytia told the news outlet.

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  7. Western Refining Logistics Files IPO StatementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2013 | CSP

    Western Refining Inc. has filed a registration statement with the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission for a master limited partnership spinoff called Western Refining Logistics LP. The filing relates to a proposed initial public offering of common units representing limited partner interests.

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  8. Western Refining Names Stevens as PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | CSP

    Western Refining Inc. said that Jeff Stevens, currently the company's chief operating officer, will assume the additional role of president effective immediately. Prior to his promotion, the position of president had been held by Paul Foster, chairman and chief executive officer of the company.

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  9. Western Refining Raises $337,000 for CharityRead the original story

    Nov 26, 2013 | CSP

    During the 22nd annual St. Jude Halloween Promotion, Western Refining, through its Giant and Howdy Convenience Stores, raised more than $337,000 to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, one of the world's premier centers for the research and treatment of pediatric cancer and other deadly childhood diseases. More than 200 Giant and Howdy's convenience stores in Texas, New Mexico, Colorado and Arizona came together in the month-long promotion that asked patrons at checkout to donate $1 to St. Jude.

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  10. Strike Threatens SuperAmerica Station ShutdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2013 | CSP

    ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Fuel refinery workers said they are willing to strike and shut off the pumps at SuperAmerica gas stations over changes proposed by their new bosses.

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  11. Improved Margins, Cost-Savings Initiatives Help WesternRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2016 | CSP

    Western Refining Inc. has reported net income of $14.4 million, or 16 cents per diluted share, for the second quarter ended June 30, 2010, versus a net loss of $28.5 million, or 39 cents per diluted share, for the same period in 2009. Jeff Stevens, Western Refining's president and CEO, said, "We are pleased with our second-quarter results, which reflect improved refining margins and continued gains as a result of our cost-savings initiatives.

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  12. John West Retiring From Alon BrandsRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2015 | CSP

    Charity, community, heart: For John West, these have been hallmarks of a retail career spanning nearly 50 years and two industries. Now it is time for the next chapter, as West retires from Alon Brands Retail, where he has served as head of community and charitable programs for the past year, and considers his next role in the convenience-store industry he so greatly admires.

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  13. Western Refining, MDA Join ForcesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | CSP

    More than 260 Western Refining convenience stores throughout the Southwest, including Giant, Mustang, Sun Dial and Howdy's, will raise money to help the Muscular Dystrophy Association save and improve the lives of kids fighting muscular dystrophy and related life-threatening diseases by participating in the MDA Summer Camp mobile program. From April 28 through June 8, Western Refining convenience stores located throughout Arizona, southwest Colorado, New Mexico and southwest Texas will sell $1 and $5 pin-up mobiles that offers each customer the opportunity to help send local children affected by neuromuscular diseases to a week where anything is possible at MDA summer camp at no cost to their families.

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  14. Alon Finally Set to Rebrand in El PasoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2012 | CSP

    Alon Brands Inc.'s rebranding of its Fina gas stations to the new "Alon" brand in El Paso, Texas, should have been underway already, but the company has been stymied by the city of El Paso's sign permitting process, Kyle McKeen, Alon Brands CEO, told El Paso Inc . The company has already rebranded its stores in Big Spring, Odessa, Midland and Lubbock, Texas .

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  15. McCafe Defies DaypartsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2016 | CSP

    Thanks to McCafe, coffee has played a larger part in McDonald's sales, said Ad Age , which profiled the concept and the company as one of "America's Hottest Brands." During the company's third-quarter earnings call, COO Don Thompson said coffee percentages in the United States have grown to more than 6%, from about 2% in 2004.

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  16. Western Refining Takes Over 7 Barney's Convenience StoresRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2013 | CSP

    In another addition to its portfolio, Western Refining Inc. has taken over the operation of seven convenience stores previously under the purview of Barnicle Enterprises, Yuma, Ariz. Although no official announcement of the deal was available, the outgoing telephone message at Barnicle's headquarters notes that "effective Nov. 20, we are no longer operating our seven Yuma locations."

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  17. Insider's View: A Q1 M&A and Capital Markets ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2013 | CSP

    Last year was truly a banner year for merger and acquisition activity in the convenience store industry. We witnessed the culmination of major oil company retail asset divestitures, as well as a very aggressive acquisition program by 7-Eleven Inc. There was also a wave of activity on the master limited partnership front , with several major industry players either filing registration statements for initial public offerings or exploring this alternative.

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  18. Petro Iron Skillets to Celebrate Texas Chicken Fried Steak DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | CSP

    TravelCenters of America LLC, operator of Petro Stopping Centers branded travel centers, will offer chicken fried steak in its Petro Iron Skillet Restaurants across the country for $5.99 on October 26 in honor of Texas Chicken Fried Steak Day. The Texas legislature proclaimed the day in 2011 in honor of "that exceptional dish that elevates the hearty flavor of beef to new heights by coating it in batter and breading and frying it until the ingredients are melded in a blissful union."

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  19. Western Refining Has - Most Profitable Quarter Ever for Retail'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2015 | CSP

    EL PASO, Texas & Tempe, Ariz. -- Third-quarter 2015 was "the most profitable quarter ever for retail," Jeff Stevens, Western Refining Inc. president and CEO, said during the company's earnings call, "driven by historically high fuel margins and continued growth in merchandise sales."

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  20. Western Refining Leasing Polk Oil StationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2012 | CSP

    Western Refining Inc. has worked out a long-term lease agreement with Espanola, N.M.-based Polk Oil for 11 gas station convenience stores in central New Mexico. "This is similar to some of the deals we've done in the last few months.

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