- 04 Nov
Tesoro retail fuel margins at $.16 for Q3
Tesoro reported in their Q3 earnings report that retail fuel margins were down $.06 from the same three months in 2010. In 2011 the three months retail fuel margins were at $.16 compared to $.22 for the same period in 2011. For the nine months ended this period, retail fuel margins were at $.18 compared to $.22 from the same nine months in 2010.
The monthly fuel volume per store for these three months was 114,961 gallons. The total number of Tesoro c-stores for this three month period is 1186, up from 880 in 2010.
For the 376 company-operated stores, average fuel sales was 169,326 gallons per month.
According to NACS, the average US c-store sells 121,000 gallons of fuel per month annually. That means over the past three months, Tesoro company-owned stores sold about 40% more than the US national monthly average, while dealer stores sold about 26% less than the US national monthly average.