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#3400033 - 06/17/14 06:28 PM Hess Gasoline Brand.....RIP
Drew2000 Offline


Registered: 11/16/06
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Another long-time brand is disappearing. Hess announced the sale of all retail gasoline operations to Speedway, a division of Marathon Oil. All Hess stations will be converted to the Speedway brand.

So, any comparisons between Hess gasoline/detergent quality vs Speedway? Better, worse -or- pretty much a wash?

Speedway to aquire all Hess retail operations
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#3400050 - 06/17/14 07:09 PM Re: Hess Gasoline Brand.....RIP [Re: Drew2000]
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There goes the Hess Christmas trucks.

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#3400060 - 06/17/14 07:29 PM Re: Hess Gasoline Brand.....RIP [Re: Drew2000]
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The Xmas trucks will still be available online.
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#3400127 - 06/17/14 09:11 PM Re: Hess Gasoline Brand.....RIP [Re: Drew2000]
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Well at least the trucks are saved.
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#3400141 - 06/17/14 09:31 PM Just so you know.... [Re: Bud_One]
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Registered: 08/19/10
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Hello, I didn't know this 'all my life' as perhaps I should've.
The green and white New York Jets logo was colored after the Hess logo since Leon Hess owned the team.

Who owns what now is unknown to me. I just thought that was cool.

$30 made-in-China trucks for the holidays? Who cares? Kira

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#3400769 - 06/18/14 05:15 PM Re: Hess Gasoline Brand.....RIP [Re: Drew2000]
Digital2k2 Offline


Registered: 01/12/04
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Loc: va
Originally Posted By: Drew2000

So, any comparisons between Hess gasoline/detergent quality vs Speedway? Better, worse -or- pretty much a wash?

Speedway to aquire all Hess retail operations


I can't find any info about their fuel quality/detergent on their website, but would guess it will be around the epa minimum requirement like Hess.

I try to avoid Hess around here because the two stations are pretty old and I have had a couple friends get bad gas from them. Last time I filled up there I noticed more pinging and the idle wasn't as smooth.

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