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Downstream Oil and Gas Activities

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  • Burrito Box: A hot and melty burrito from a gas station vending machine

    Burrito Box: A hot and melty burrito from a gas station vending machine
    There is a vending machine at a Mobil gas station in West Hollywood that sells sustainable burritos. Next to the racks of shiny bags of chips and candy, just inside the sliding door, there's a large orange Burrito Box with a touch screen.  It's like a...
  • 'No shooshing' at Let's Play Books!

    In a world where many independently owned and operated bookstores are closing their doors, Let's Play Books! in Emmaus aims to buck the trend. The shop, which sells approximately 1,000 youth-oriented books (about 850 separate titles), opened Dec. 5 at...
  • Firms investing to fuel demand for natural gas vehicles

    Texas billionaire T. Boone Pickens thinks his long bet on natural gas is finally paying off. The legendary oilman has long declared it his mission to wean America off its addiction to foreign oil. He co-founded an Orange County company that builds...
  • Travel guidance via the Web app Road Ninja

    Here's an app that can help make your road trip more organized and less full of the kinds of surprises that leave you shaking your head. Name: Road Ninja Available for: iOS and Android devices What it does: Identifies your location and points you,...
  • Marshals corner carjacking suspect in McDonald's drive-thru

    Marshals corner carjacking suspect in McDonald's drive-thru
    A suspect in a string of weekend carjackings, including one that ended in a crash that killed an 11-year-old boy, was arrested this morning after U.S. marshals in SUVs pinned him in at a McDonald's drive-thru in Milwaukee, authorities said. Rockie...
  • Prosecutors: CPD officer broke senior citizen's hip in gas station dispute

    Prosecutors: CPD officer broke senior citizen's hip in gas station dispute
    A Chicago police officer has been relieved of his police powers after being accused of breaking a senior citizen's hip when the officer shoved the man during an argument earlier this month. David Barrett, a 20-year veteran of the Chicago Police...
  • Cartons of cigarettes stolen from Lansdowne gas station [Crime Log]

    The following is compiled from local police reports. Our policy is to include descriptions when there is enough information to make identification possible. If you have any information about these crimes, call the Wilkens Police Station at 410-887-...
  • On the Spot: Car rentals and the honor system

    On the Spot: Car rentals and the honor system
    Question: In looking recently at Enterprise's car rental rates in the Los Angeles area, I notice that it stipulates that the car must remain in California, Arizona and Nevada. I chose another agency that did not have such a restriction. Do they have a...
  • Man robbing Glen Burnie couple pointed his finger like a gun

    Man robbing Glen Burnie couple pointed his finger like a gun
    A man robbed a young woman at a Glen Burnie gas station Thursday night then pointed "his index finger at" her husband "as if it were a handgun," Anne Arundel County police said. The Glen Burnie couple, in their early 20s, were pumping gas at the...
  • Man burned to death while stealing gas in South L.A. had been warned

    Man burned to death while stealing gas in South L.A. had been warned
    A man who burned to death Tuesday while attempting to steal fuel from a gas station in South Los Angeles had been warned by family members to stop the practice, his brother-in-law said. The incident occurred at a 76 Gas Station at 45th Street and Avalon...
  • News-Press Editorial: Identity thieves come in all shapes and sizes

    Glendale police have found themselves busy this week apprehending criminal teams allegedly involved in identity theft by the use of credit card readers or “skimmers” — the latter of which are surreptitiously placed in gas stations or...