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Massachusetts gas station owner stops selling gas in protest of record high prices

as such Gas prices across the country He hit record highs, and a Massachusetts gas station owner drained his tanks in protest.

“It’s hard for people to put groceries on their table after working in a factory or wherever they work 30-40 hours a week and they can’t put gas in their car and get to work. I don’t want to be a part of that,” Reynolds Glado, who owns the station Mobil fuel In central Massachusettsto Western Mass News this week.

People refuel their cars at a crowded gas station. (Zeng Hui/Xinhua via Getty Images/Getty Images)

Gas prices in Massachusetts hit a record $5,028 a gallon Thursday, according to the AAA Automobile Club.

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Oil prices soared around the world after Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine and the ensuing Russian energy embargo.

some Lawmakers blamed the Biden administration for the temporary suspension of new oil leases on federal soil, the shutdown of the Keystone XL pipeline, and the failure to issue permits needed to bring online additional production of existing offshore federal oil and gas leases.

car gas pump

Gas prices are reaching record levels across the country. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File/AP Newsroom)

Meanwhile, Glado blamed oil and gas companies for raising prices.


“There is no justification that this is the same gas in the Earth that they make extra money from,” Glado said. Western bloc news.

“I will continue to run this one that belongs to me, not Mobil, but as an individual, and if people want their cars serviced, I’d be happy to do so.”

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ExxonMobil did not immediately respond to a request for comment.