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The Biggest Oil Towns in Texas

Texas is one of the largest oil-producing states in the United States. In 2019, 1.85 billion barrels of oil were...

Gasoline Prices Stabilize Nationwide

It looks like, for the time being, at least, the price of gasoline has stabilized across the United States. The oil...

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Petroleum Service Company

Texas is Larger Than Any European Country

They say everything is bigger in Texas, but did you know that the state is larger than any of the...

What is 'Texas Tea'?

Oil is often referred to by its nickname 'Texas Tea', but how did that name come about? It's simple...

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Petroleum Service Company

What is Winter-Blend Gasoline?

Did you know? Seasonal temperatures and government regulations make a big difference when it comes to the...

Spend a Night at the Texas Chainsaw Massacre Gas Station

Halloween is right around the corner and it's the perfect time for some scares. How about spending a night...

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Petroleum Service Company

Why is Petroleum a Fossil Fuel?

Petroleum is a 'fossil fuel' because it consists of hydrocarbons that were formed from the fossilized remains...

The Texas Power Grid

Did you know? The State of Texas has its own power grid that is separate from the rest of the United States. There...

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Petroleum Service Company

Why Are Gas Stations Often Clustered Together?

Have you ever wondered why gas stations often seem to be found in clusters in the same part of town? The...

Porsche Breaks Ground on Synthetic Fuel Plant

Porsche has officially broken ground in southern Chile on their new factory which is set to produce synthetic...

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Petroleum Service Company

The First Paved Road in the US

Fun Fact! The first paved road in the United States was created back in 1909 and was a one-mile stretch of concrete...

Milestone Reached as Leaded Petroleum Ends Worldwide

The use of leaded petrol has now been eradicated worldwide nearly a century after doctors first shared concerns...

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Petroleum Service Company

Gas Station Owners Weigh Up Cost of EV Charging Stations

The cost of installing electric vehicle charging stations is expensive and as of right now, it doesn't...

How Many Convenience Stores Also Pump Gas?

There are 150,274 convenience stores in the United States as of Dec 31, 2020. About 80% of those convenience...

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Petroleum Service Company

Should You Avoid Synthetic Fabrics At The Gas Pump

We've all been warned not to use a cellphone at the gas pump, but did you know certain synthetic fabrics could...

Outdoor EMV Liability Shift is Adding Up For Convenience Stores

It's been a few months since the #EMV liability at the pumps shifted to site owners and those who did not yet...

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Petroleum Service Company

How Many Gas Stations In The USA?

Fun Fact! Did you know? There are over 150,000 fueling stations in the United States right now. According to a...

The History of Gasoline

Gasoline is the fuel used in most of the light vehicles across the United States. However, it was initially discarded...

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Petroleum Service Company

Wow Moments for Every PumpTex Customer

What makes PumpTex stand out from our competitors is that we are always searching for WOW moments for our...

Illegal Home Based Gas Station Closed

An illegal gas station being operated out of a Texas man's home has been shut down by Dallas Police Force...

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Petroleum Service Company

Petroleum Industry Prepares for Hurricane Season

The gas and #petroleum industry is seeking to be better prepared for hurricane season in 2021! The...

PumpTex's Core Values

One of the key elements that drives PumpTex to success is our commitment to our Core Values. Everything we...

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Petroleum Service Company

Shoppers Return to Pre-Pandemic Habits

Reports show that fuel buyers are making more in-store purchases as consumers start returning to their...

Fuel Pumps Must be Registered with the Dept. of Agriculture

Fuel Pumps are considered a weights & measures device. In the state of Texas, that means they must be...

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Petroleum Service Company

Dover Acquires AvaLan Wireless Systems Inc

Dover has announced the acquisition of AvaLan Wireless Systems Incorporated, a leading provider of...

Prevent Forecourt Theft

Wayne Fueling Systems is helping retailers in the fight against an increased risk of theft on the forecourt with...

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Petroleum Service Company

Don't Pump Away Your Profits

Did you know? Inaccurate meters can cause thousands of dollars in lost profits - even when within the nationally...

Why Pump Calibration Matters

Fuel Dispensers have become highly sophisticated pieces of technology over the past decade! At its core is a...

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Petroleum Service Company

Fuel Merchants Lagging Behind on EMV Compliance

According to surveys, fuel merchants are lagging behind in EMV Compliance at the pumps. After April 17, 2021, the...

Retail Fuel History

Did you know? The first-ever purpose-built, drive-up Gas Station appeared more than 100 years ago! Back then...

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Petroleum Service Company

The Importance of Line & Leak Detection

Did you know? More than 50% of leaks occur in the pipes - not in the storage tanks! Leaking pipes can...

We Keep You Pumping

Our qualified technicians will keep your fueling facility up-and-operating to help facilitate the growth of...

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Petroleum Service Company

Setting The Standard for Petroleum Services Companies

Our benchmark is not comparing ourselves to others in the market. Instead, it is set around your absolute best...

PumpTex 24Hr Rapid Response

When your equipment goes down you lose profitability. Our number onee priority is to get your equipment...

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Petroleum Service Company

Why Choose Pumptex?

Why Pumptex? Our customers receive increased efficiency, less downtime, and pro-active recommendations...

Secure Your Dispensers

We can help you to stop identity #theft, skimming, and free flow vending with a complete line of high-security...

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Petroleum Service Company

Non-EMV Compliant Fuel Retailers On The Hook For $400M

In April 2021, fuel retailers who have not yet upgraded their Point of Sale equipment to be EMV compliant may find themselves...

The EMV Compliance Deadline is Just Weeks Away

The #EMVCompliance deadline is just a few weeks away. With many gas stations still not upgraded we expect...

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Petroleum Service Company

EMV Compliance Deadline Looms

The deadline for gas stations in the US to upgrade their pumps to accept EMV was extended to April 2021...

Creating Wow Moments with First Time Fix!

#Pumptex is known industry-wide for having some of the best customer service and follow-up services...

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Petroleum Service Company

Credit Card Fraud Falls 70%

Statistics show that credit card fraud dropped by 70% in the first two years of #EMV transactions as it is a far more...

Are you ready for EMV Compliance?

The deadline for EMV compliance is approaching! Are you ready? When the EMV Compliance deadline is reached...

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You Can't Afford to Ignore EMV Compliance

#EMV compliance is not something that the majority of fuel retailers can afford to ignore! That April 17, 2021...

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