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    Anyone find themselves boycotting BP gas stations?

    I'm not even close to being a tree hugger, but yesterday I found myself driving by a BP and buying gas at a Shell.


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    Re: Anyone find themselves boycotting BP gas stations?

    I am a bit of a tree-hugger and I definitely plan on boycotting BP for a long, long time.

    I used to live in the Florida Keys, and to see the possibility of such a unique and beautiful place be spoiled by their own incompetence and negligence makes my blood boil.



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    Re: Anyone find themselves boycotting BP gas stations?

    BP gas is normally more expensive anyway, at least here in CR, so I normally don't buy it anyway.



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    Re: Anyone find themselves boycotting BP gas stations?

    I'm boycotting anything British over this. No more mid-afternoon tea for me.


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    Re: Anyone find themselves boycotting BP gas stations?

    I'm pretty sure that bypassing a BP station isn't gonna hurt them... I think its a good idea. I just don't think it matters.



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    Re: Anyone find themselves boycotting BP gas stations?

    I always have. Price being the main reason but this situation is another good reason.




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    Re: Anyone find themselves boycotting BP gas stations?

    Unfortunately, no oil company is better than any other if you look at their entire respective bodies of work. They're all greedy and reckless, its just that BP is the one that got caught with its pants down this time around. It could be Shell's turn 3 months from now. Totally see where you're coming from though.



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    Re: Anyone find themselves boycotting BP gas stations?

    Did Bob Krause buy them? Kidding, I get my gas at Costco or Hy-Vee anyhow, so it doesn't really matter.



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    Re: Anyone find themselves boycotting BP gas stations?

    Quote Originally Posted by TarHeelHawk View Post
    Did Bob Krause buy them? Kidding, I get my gas at Costco or Hy-Vee anyhow, so it doesn't really matter.
    I wouldn't be surprised if both are made from BP oil.



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    Re: Anyone find themselves boycotting BP gas stations?

    I wont stop going to BPs. I used to work for the local one here and its an absolute kick in the pants to the owners of that shop when people stop coming in since they arent making money on the gas anyways.



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    Re: Anyone find themselves boycotting BP gas stations?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonick182 View Post
    I wont stop going to BPs. I used to work for the local one here and its an absolute kick in the pants to the owners of that shop when people stop coming in since they arent making money on the gas anyways.
    I think that's everywhere though, very small profit margin.



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    Re: Anyone find themselves boycotting BP gas stations?

    They talked about that on the national news one day and said people wouldn't really be hurting BP much. Not sure why but thought I would pass that along. I never go to a BP anyway!



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    Re: Anyone find themselves boycotting BP gas stations?

    Quote Originally Posted by TarHeelHawk View Post
    I think that's everywhere though, very small profit margin.
    This is true, its like 3 cents maybe(At my old station of course)? I dont remember exactly what it was but I do remember it was below a dime per gallon. I know its universal but its these kinds of things that can sink strugling business owners.



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    Re: Anyone find themselves boycotting BP gas stations?

    Pointless...so no.



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