More than 50 independent Lukoil dealers plan to raise their price per gallon to $8.00 or higher Wednesday, in a display of defiance over the company's pricing policies.


The retailers in New Jersey and Pennsylvania belong to the New Jersey Gasoline, C-Store, Automotive Association. They include stations in Brick, Holmdel, Brielle and Monroe.

Executive Director Sal Risalvato, no stranger to the battle over prices at the pump, calls the Lukoil policy anti-competitive, harmful to small business operators and drivers.

Risalvato has consistently railed against pricing strategies that send ever-higher profits to the corporate level while street-level retailers haven't seen their profit margins increase in more than a decade.

He plans to explain the reasons behind the drastic measure at 10:30 AM at the Lukoil of South Plainfield, on Stelton Road.

Franchisees taking part in the protest include:

Holmdel Service2131 Rt. 35HolmdelNJ
Godwin Lukoil276 Godwin AveWyckoffNJ
Randolph Lukoil514 Route 10 WestRandolphNJ
Alen Service Corp.335 McCarter Hwy.NewarkNJ
Bloomingdale Service Center50 Main StreetBloomingdaleNJ
SRB Service310 Brick BlvdBrickNJ
Kehal Petroleum Inc151 Washington StreetMorristownNJ
Abbott Strt LLC1007 Rt. 70 WestBrielleNJ
Pach Energy1155 Route 23 SouthKinnelonNJ
Lukoil3513 Rt. 1 SouthPrincetonNJ
Franklin Lukoil91 Rt. 23FranklinNJ
Sussex Lukoil721 Rt. 23SussexNJ
Milton Luk Oil5725 Beikshire Valley RdOakridgeNJ
Tei Lukoil2195 Rt 4 EastFort LeeNJ
Circle Auto9 Bennett RdEnglewoodNJ
RK ManagementP O Box 6905Monroe TwspNJ
Zackria Feul4501 Stelton RdS. PlainfieldNJ
Pumpin Donuts Two, Inc.14-00 Rt. 208 SouthFairlawnNJ
Lukoil921 Rt. 73Mount LaurelNJ
Lukoil152 Old New Brunswick RdPiscatawayNJ
Lukoil100 Rt. 23 NorthRiverdaleNJ
Lukoil655 Bloomfield AveVeronaNJ
Lukoil1 Park StreetMontvaleNJ
Lukoil3513 Route 1 SouthPrincetonNJ
Lukoil2558 Pennington RdPenningtonNJ
Lukoil1235 Route 10 EastWhippanyNJ
Lukoil1555 Route 22 WestWatchungNJ
Lukoil2225 Route 88 & Jordan RdBrickNJ
R&D Group Inc.1400 Eastern RdWarringtonPA
Lukoil152 East Maple Ave.LanghornPA
East Roadrunners Inc.199 West Germantown PikePlymouth MeetingPA
Paraquette Inc.434 West Germantown PikePlymouth MeetingPA
Landsdale Oil8 East Main StreetLandsdalePA
City Line Gas LLC4400 City Line Ave.PhiladelphiaPA
J P Petro Group2201 York RdJamisonPA
Muthe Inc.518 Pennsyvania Ave.Ft. WashingtonPA
JoJo's Inc.401 Bethlehem PikeFt. WashingtonPA
R&D Group Inc.440 East Swamp Rd.DoylestownPA
Waterfront Gas LLC600 North Delaware AvePhiladelphiaPA

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