Wednesday, September 27, 2006

To hell with Citgo

7-Eleven with more than 2,100 franchise stores has sent Citgo para el carajo. 7-E’s contract with Citgo of more than 20 years will not be renewed. The salesmanship of the year award goes to the Venezuelan quadruped, Chávez.
HOUSTON (Reuters) - 7-Eleven Inc. will drop Venezuelan-controlled Citgo Petroelum Corp. as its gasoline supplier, the convenience store operator said on Wednesday, a week after Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez called President Bush "the devil."

7-Eleven said in a statement it was switching to its own branded gasoline at more than 2,100 company-owned and franchise U.S. stores. Citgo has been 7-Eleven's gasoline supplier for 20 years. Read the rest [here].
Now go get your slurpee! Green is best.

H/T: The Real Cuba

1 comment:

Orlando said...

For those that want to know, this means that Chavez will loose revenue estimated at $800 million per year.