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RE: gas again


What comes around, goes around. Heheheheheh...................

Andrea H
Beaufort, SC


> [Original Message]
> From: Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center
<4042N15@nationalhearing.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Date: 9/12/2005 2:59:14 PM
> Subject: [CHAT] gas again
>
> Back when we were discussing  gas prices, I mentioned that a former
employer
> of mine was probably losing his shirt on fuel contracts.    Someone here
> mentioned that gas suppliers don't get hurt in this as they just tack on
> surcharges.  There was an article in our local paper recently about this
> employer's contract with the city for fuel for all city vehicles.  He had
> bid last year on the contract for 10 cents higher than the current rate at
> the time and was awarded the contract.  $1.73/gallon.  And he IS stuck
with
> that price.  He is a middleman - buys from BP, Sunoco, Shell - and tries
to
> turn a profit.  Fort Wayne city vehicles are enjoying $1.73 /gallon until
> the end of the year without surcharges or extra fees of any kind.  For
> anyone else I might feel bad, but this employer is a jerk  I wonder how
many
> other contracts he is tuck with.
>
> Kitty
>
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