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Looks like the Hess Station will close
  • novasteve March 4, 2013 - 11:38 am #67200 Reply

    heard on the radio they are ceasing retail operations and only doing exploration.

    novasteve March 4, 2013 - 11:50 am #67202 Reply

    http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/03/04/us-hess-elliott-idUSBRE9230HJ20130304

     

     

    How many other places sell diesel? Don’t have one, but that’s the only station I’ve ever noticed they have it.

    1234 March 4, 2013 - 1:12 pm #67214 Reply

    The reuters link doesn’t work for me… but I found a related article here:

    http://www.app.com/viewart/20130304/NJBIZ/303040056/Hess-under-pressure-will-get-rid-gas-stations

     

    What will happen to the toy trucks Hess came out with every year? I guess mine will only go up in value…

    Also, see this for diesel locations:

    http://virginiagasprices.com/GasPriceSearch.aspx

    novasteve March 4, 2013 - 1:18 pm #67215 Reply

    Yeah I was thinking about those hess trucks.

    internet tourettes March 4, 2013 - 1:41 pm #67216 Reply

    The Article says that they will sell their retail operations. Most likely, the new owners will licence the Hess name and will continue to sell Hess products.

    novasteve March 4, 2013 - 2:21 pm #67232 Reply

    Given Hess isn’t that big in this part of the country, I don’t see why they would do that. I’ve only seen a few Hess stations in the DC area, they aren’t common here like in NJ and NY.

    WD March 4, 2013 - 3:28 pm #67257 Reply

    I’ll miss their free air pumps and their usually low prices.

    R. Griffon March 4, 2013 - 5:16 pm #67280 Reply

    Argh! Living in Clarendon and driving a diesel, this is potentially very inconvenient (even though I only fill up about every other month). I guess going up to the Liberty station at 29 & Military isn’t the end of the world, but darnit the Hess is just so handy!

    Hopefully the owners of that site will keep it open and continue to sell diesel; I don’t much care what name they do it under.

    Dezlboy March 5, 2013 - 3:59 pm #67402 Reply

    Diesel stations are not hard to find. There’s more than most people think because many stations don’t put diesel prices on their signage. (2000, VW Golf).

    novasteve March 5, 2013 - 8:12 pm #67419 Reply

    fine, what other places have a kerosene pump like the hess does?

    Theakston March 6, 2013 - 9:17 am #67432 Reply

    You can’t get whale oil any more either

    novasteve March 6, 2013 - 10:29 am #67442 Reply

    Yes, but I can still use kerosene for my WW2 jet fighter.

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