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Fearing of gas shortages, Texans drain available gas supplies

ABC News 09/01/2017

“Out of gas” signs were reportedly being posted at stations in the Dallas area as consumers rushed to stations to top off their tanks in anticipation of gas shortages. As a result of the demand, Dallas-area operators raised prices dramatically, in one instance from $2.99 per gallon pre-Harvey to $2.99. C-store chain QuikTrip temporarily halted gas sales at about half its 135 Dallas-Fort Worth-area stores in order to regulate distribution flow.

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