Recent Topics
Price check on vintage mopar
by pacem
07/31/14 12:35 PM
DONE with Rockauto
by jrustles
07/31/14 12:04 PM
PPI: how much to pay and where to look for one?
by WhyMe
07/31/14 11:42 AM
Michelin Defender upset by new tire model...
by mrsilv04
07/31/14 11:11 AM
Wire Backed Media Steel
by BlueOvalFitter
07/31/14 10:24 AM
Spray wax/detailer vs conventional wax
by Dohc98vteC
07/31/14 09:30 AM
Contacted Purolator about torn media
by thomasew
07/31/14 09:18 AM
forgot to catch oil until stream slowed question
by Arctic388
07/31/14 09:04 AM
Need Reccomendation.....O
LD Toyota w/22RE.

by AdmiralYoda
07/31/14 08:58 AM
Questions about "engine oil dye" for finding leaks
by Naivasna
07/31/14 08:51 AM
Formula Shell
by BlueOvalFitter
07/31/14 08:45 AM
14 Indian Chieftain Chevron Delo 400LE 15-40
by Spur
07/31/14 08:17 AM
Newest Members
kaesees, bprat318, Winter_Texan, SloopJohnB, world123
50815 Registered Users
Who's Online
88 registered (123Saab, 29662, 2010_FX4, AdmiralYoda, abycat, 11 invisible), 2075 Guests and 253 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
50815 Members
64 Forums
217095 Topics
3418337 Posts

Max Online: 2862 @ 07/07/14 03:10 PM
Donate to BITOG

Topic Options
#383529 - 02/11/04 09:02 PM Who supplies Kroger gas?
gizmo77 Offline


Registered: 10/12/03
Posts: 28
Loc: Tennessee
Kroger just started selling gas in this area. Does anyone know who supplies it? Is it any good? Is it as good as the name brand gas?

I am inclined to stick with name brand gas, but Kroger is offering a 10 cents per gallon discount with their Kroger Plus card.

I have had some gas related problems with cars in the past and do not want to take any chances with something that may not be up to par.

Top
#383530 - 02/12/04 12:06 AM Re: Who supplies Kroger gas?
Bob Woods Offline


Registered: 09/11/03
Posts: 1342
Loc: North of Dallas Texas
By Federal law and EPA oversite all gas is made to the same formulation. The unknown of how dirty it is or how much water or alcohol is in it, can happen at any station. I have gotten bad gas at name brand stations. I use a lot of Murphy/Walmart because of the discount with the shoppers card.

Top
#383531 - 02/12/04 04:01 AM Re: Who supplies Kroger gas?
Mike242GT Offline


Registered: 05/25/03
Posts: 367
Loc: Largo, FL
Gizmo, I have no idea who supplies Kroger brand gasoline in your area, but I can tell you this: In the Tampa Bay area of Florida where I live, there is a large bulk storage facility on Hooker's Point in Tampa. It's owned by Marathon oil, but you will see 18-wheeler tankers from every brand name gasoline retailer in the area pull in there and fill up from the same set of fuel racks. It's all basically the same stuff.

Top
#383532 - 02/12/04 09:31 AM Re: Who supplies Kroger gas?
MNgopher Offline


Registered: 09/17/02
Posts: 2907
Loc: Lakeville, MN
All depnds on who your suppliers are in that region. In some areas, there is only one, so if thats the case, then you are getting the same thing you get somewhere else.

In my market, gas comes from one of four refiners. One maintains a completely separate distribution system from the others. Some brands are affiliated with a refinery here, so you know where they are coming from. All the rest is a crapshoot, and varies DAILY at many locations - depends on where they can get the best wholesale price.

Gasoline is like oil - it must meet minimum specs. That doesn't mean there aren't gasolines that are better than others.

For example, one refiner here sells low sulphur gasoline, another offers it only in premium, and the rest you have no clue.

Top