Shell Stations In Tulsa Having Fuel Problems

Wednesday, February 11th 2009, 3:06 pm
By: News On 6

TULSA, OK -- has learned a number of Shell-branded gas stations in the Broken Arrow and Tulsa area have been experiencing fuel supply problems over the last couple of days.

Shell officials say the situation is connected to the bankruptcy of an Independence, Kansas fuel supplier.

2/9/2009 Related story: Crescent Oil Files For Bankruptcy

Robin Lebovitz with Shell issued the following statement concerning the supply problems:

"We are aware that some Shell-branded stations in the Tulsa area may be experiencing fuel supply and credit card processing disruptions as a result of fuel supplier Crescent Oil declaring bankruptcy on Saturday, February 7. We are working with Crescent Oil and the bankruptcy court to help them establish interim supply agreements so that other Shell-branded wholesalers in the area can begin supplying fuel to impacted Shell-branded stations. We expect the agreements to be finalized sometime today. We apologize for any inconvenience this has caused to local motorists."

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