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Are you currently boycotting BP gas stations? Why or why not?


Asked by sherribeare at 11:47 PM on Aug. 5, 2010 in Politics & Current Events

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  • I'm not boycotting per say but I wont g to their gas stations

    Answer by mommy_of_two388 at 11:49 PM on Aug. 5, 2010

  • No, not at all.

    Those are largely franchised and may not even source their gasoline from BP. The only thing that does is hurt small businesses.

    Answer by lovinangels at 11:58 PM on Aug. 5, 2010

  • No, that only hurts the little guy trying to make a living, not the Corporation.

    Answer by kerryket at 12:03 AM on Aug. 6, 2010

  • I hate to say it, but I have no idea where my gasoline comes from. I always fill up at Costco. Does anyone know where their gas comes from?

    Answer by JulieJacobKyle at 11:51 PM on Aug. 5, 2010

  • I'm not boycotting them, there's just not one that's all that close to me. Besides, I get a .10 per gallon discount at King Soopers gas station right down the street when I use my Sooper card.

    Answer by anime_mom619 at 11:57 PM on Aug. 5, 2010

  • No I'm not. But then, there aren't any here for me to boycott. :p

    Answer by thatgirl70 at 12:01 AM on Aug. 6, 2010

  • No. The oil companies share pipelines so if you fill up at Conoco you could still be getting BP fuel. Those who are boycotting are only boycotting the franchise owners they are not doing anything to BP they will still make their billions. They were probably insured for all that oil that leaked and are making out like bandits right now.

    Answer by momtolucas2002 at 12:43 AM on Aug. 6, 2010

  • I have been refusing to buy gas from BP for years. I saw a list of gas stations that buy oil from countries that are friendly to terrorists, and BP was on the list.

    Answer by Iamgr8teful at 1:16 AM on Aug. 6, 2010

  • not boycotting I just never use it. I have always used a big gas chain here where I live called Quick Trip or QT for short.

    Answer by vickwu at 11:50 PM on Aug. 5, 2010

  • Not necessarily...if all their pumps are busy, Yes! i'd go to another station; its about convenience and price for me..not some huge british corporation.

    Answer by dullscissors at 12:12 AM on Aug. 6, 2010