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ChiTownBrown
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Message Posted: Jan 13, 2012 8:13:08 PM

I've boycotted CITGO for quite some time now - they do seem to be pulling out of Chicago.
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cools1611
Champion Author Providence

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Message Posted: Jul 29, 2013 4:59:34 PM

there is no CITGO around my location
ThomasBuick01
Rookie Author Virginia Beach

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Message Posted: Apr 24, 2013 11:33:56 AM

I've been a driver for 7 years now. NO CITGO!!!!
BulletRC
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Message Posted: Apr 24, 2013 4:49:40 AM

I Never buy from Citgo.
speedy700
Champion Author New Jersey

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Message Posted: Apr 15, 2013 9:58:55 AM

Don't ever buy gas there...
PassmyGas
All-Star Author North Carolina

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Message Posted: Apr 15, 2013 5:31:41 AM

ok
L98
Sophomore Author Ontario

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Message Posted: Apr 14, 2013 10:16:30 AM

no citgo in this area,luckily
ColonelK
Champion Author Virginia

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Message Posted: Apr 14, 2013 9:20:59 AM

I stay away from CITGO
General_Rat
Rookie Author Fort Worth

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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2013 8:02:13 AM

Texas is full of it!!
olympusman2004
Champion Author Washington DC

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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2013 1:28:13 AM

no
traffic cop
Champion Author Boston

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Message Posted: Mar 24, 2013 12:01:43 AM

I won't buy Citgo until I know they've had an authentically free election.

And one that was not monitored or approved by some brain-dead Kennedy or Jimmy Carter, either!
trackerWI
Rookie Author Milwaukee

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Message Posted: Mar 18, 2013 9:41:36 PM

Technically, all the brands are alike
Coco0828
Champion Author Dallas

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Message Posted: Mar 16, 2013 9:23:07 PM

I don't shop there
MadFueler
Champion Author Winston-Salem

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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 7:29:06 PM

Yes, I think most of us GB folks are (metaphorically) dancing on El Comandante's grave - but what comes after remains to be seen. I don't know if I'm quite ready to fill up at a Citgo, but I may try some of that Chuau chocolate.
MARIOWERX
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2013 6:55:11 PM

Just heard that Chavez just died!
rumbleseat
Champion Author Winnipeg

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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2013 5:13:02 AM

rex0000 says: "Valero is the same as citgo"

No it isn't!
Do some basic research before you embarass yourself next time.
MARIOWERX
Champion Author Vancouver

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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2013 10:45:24 AM

More proof of great ideas from posters
rex0000
Sophomore Author Indianapolis

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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2013 7:30:34 AM

Valero is the same as citgo
rex0000
Sophomore Author Indianapolis

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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2013 7:30:33 AM

Valero is the same as citgo
rex0000
Sophomore Author Indianapolis

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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2013 7:30:22 AM

Valero is the same as citgo
cibipie
Sophomore Author Massachusetts

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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 11:30:45 AM

Citgo is the most expensive gas in my town. In general, the gas tends to be priced higher than other brands. Must be the extra "stuff" in it!

[Edited by: cibipie at 2/11/2013 11:31:00 AM EST]
gascomber
Veteran Author Durham

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Message Posted: Feb 10, 2013 4:49:53 PM

There are only a few Citgo gas stations in the Durham area.
JasTheAce
Champion Author Raleigh

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Message Posted: Feb 10, 2013 12:14:06 AM

citgo is not worse than bp or exxon.
Sneakers
Veteran Author Georgia

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Message Posted: Feb 2, 2013 10:45:48 PM

I've boycotted them for years. Three years ago one station nearby turned into a Sunoco station. The only one left within a five mile radius persists but cannot last much longer. That joker is only doing convenience store business and is in a higher crime area. I rarely see anyone at the pumps.
borsht
Champion Author Oakland

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Message Posted: Jan 13, 2013 11:14:37 PM

I avoid citco and BP ARCO. Citco because of Chavez and BP because of their arrogance in causeing the oil spill.
I will probably add shell to my list since they beached a rig trying to move it in a storm to avoid taxes in Alaska.
QueenMother
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Message Posted: Jan 13, 2013 10:40:00 AM

No Citgo stations around here.
HeavyDuty_cache
Champion Author Omaha

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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2013 5:43:45 PM

Why's that djp?
djp071158
Champion Author Detroit

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Message Posted: Jan 11, 2013 5:20:22 AM

I have not bought CITGO for several years and I encourage others not to buy there, either.
djp071158
Champion Author Detroit

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Message Posted: Jan 11, 2013 5:19:34 AM

It's been several years since I bought CITGO. and I encourage others not to buy there, too.
1007
Champion Author Michigan

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Message Posted: Jan 7, 2013 5:30:50 PM

ever buy CITGO
jcs72
Champion Author Dayton

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Message Posted: Dec 31, 2012 12:15:20 AM

Is the end near for Hugo Chavez? Is the end near for Hugo Chavez? "Venezuela's Chavez suffers new post-surgery complications" - Yahoo! News

[Edited by: jcs72 at 12/31/2012 12:16:51 AM EST]
HeavyDuty_cache
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2012 11:03:39 AM

If Chavez dies will people stop the boycott?
MadFueler
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Message Posted: Dec 8, 2012 11:50:32 AM

I boycott Citgo also. If an evil dictator wants to badmouth one of his country's best customers while supporting the enemy, he can do it on his own dime, not mine.
skidsteer85xt
Champion Author Indiana

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Message Posted: Dec 7, 2012 11:24:13 PM

we dont have one.
jgs818
Champion Author New Jersey

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Message Posted: Dec 4, 2012 7:54:25 AM

there are CITGOs in NJ -- in fact just got gas at Kingtown Mountain one on Rt46W in Ledgewood for 3.29/gal cash -- cheapest one in area while rest ar in high 3.30s or 3.40s.
myphenix
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Message Posted: Dec 3, 2012 8:09:02 AM

none in NJ
MARIOWERX
Champion Author Vancouver

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Message Posted: Nov 30, 2012 11:32:08 AM

What is a sneaky daughter?
Blue_Oak
Rookie Author Detroit

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Message Posted: Nov 30, 2012 10:24:23 AM

We've been boycotting CITGO and sneaky daughter VALERO for many years.

It is fun to see station owners dump those brands!

One more local to go - he has to be losing his shirt with his low prices, but interestingly, customers still avoid his station even with its premium and convenient location.
AFOS
Champion Author Chicago

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Message Posted: Nov 15, 2012 12:39:02 AM

Plenty of Citgos left around me, not far from Chicago (OP) and definitely in a northern state.
MARIOWERX
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Message Posted: Nov 14, 2012 5:16:01 PM

Dang importing oil from a Venesualian-based company sounds expensive and kinda outerspace Star Trek kind of logic.
Mikeyl
Champion Author Cleveland

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Message Posted: Nov 14, 2012 3:50:04 PM

Citgo left all the northern states because they are Venesualian-based. Hugo Chavez wanted to keep more of the oil for himself and his Cuban friends. He did not like how the US was taxing him, so he pulled the plug except along the southern coast.

All the Citgos disappeared in Cleveland, OH about five years back. Many switched to Valero.
bigirishwarrior
Rookie Author New Jersey

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Message Posted: Nov 4, 2012 9:22:33 AM

havent bought citgo gas in years. they tend to have higher price than other gas station. same goes to Exxon.
maxstar
Champion Author Chicago

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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2012 6:54:28 PM

Why are you down on Citgo southtown43701?
southtown43701
Champion Author Ohio

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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2012 4:31:23 PM

Down on Citgo
ber5
All-Star Author Chicago

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Message Posted: Oct 25, 2012 7:51:59 PM

I don't buy from them normally, but they certainly do not appear to be pulling out of Chicago.
TxJeans
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Message Posted: Oct 25, 2012 6:56:22 AM

I don't buy at CITGO but not because of boycotting - but because around me they are not the best value unless I want to lug cash around, and even then they are not the best value because my 5% Cash Back beats any cash discount I have seen around here at CITGO.
DanFMA
Champion Author Massachusetts

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Message Posted: Oct 25, 2012 6:26:13 AM

Don't have CITGO anymore it was bought out.
John747
Champion Author Chicago

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Message Posted: Oct 20, 2012 9:29:29 AM

I've seen no evidence that Citgo is pulling out of this area. Their refinery is about 4 miles from here and is going strong. I have relatives who do some contracting work at the refinery and they haven't mentioned any rumors of it being sold or closed. It would have been helpful if the OP had posted an article from some reputable source. Unless the OP is just making stuff up.
maxstar
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Message Posted: Oct 17, 2012 6:33:30 PM

I do not know what ChiTownBrown is referring to but, I have not seen any Citgos close.
Don
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Message Posted: Oct 17, 2012 4:19:12 PM

Please keep this thread on topic.

If you wish to discuss politics, please use the appropriate political forums.
ranger2k
Champion Author St. Louis

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Message Posted: Oct 17, 2012 2:30:20 PM

haven't seen one of those stations in awhile
raiste62000
Veteran Author Gasbuddy

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Message Posted: Oct 8, 2012 9:33:54 AM

Are they pulling out as a direct reflection of your personal boycott?? Or are the typicl financial woes of the economy forcing them to relocate?? I would think the latter is the answer here. Anyway, why boycott Citgo?? What did the company do to you?
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