PetroCanada stations running dry as repairs underway at Edmonton refinery

CALGARY — Some Petro-Canada stations are running out of gasoline because of repairs taking place at a refinery in Edmonton.In a post on its Pump Talk blog, Petro-Canada says supplies are being squeezed in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba.Gasoline-producing units at the Edmonton refinery were supposed to keep running during a period of planned maintenance work.But during routine inspections, Petro-Canada discovered that repairs needed to be done and the gasoline units were taken out of service temporarily.Petro-Canada says it’s bringing in additional gasoline from elsewhere and working to make sure customers have alternative places to gas up.Petro-Canada gas stations and refineries are owned by energy giant Suncor Energy Inc.

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