China On The Brink - oil http://www.chinaonthebrink.com/taxonomy/term/105/0 en With Low Fixed Gas Prices in China, Soaring Oil Costs Mean Long Lines at the Pump http://www.chinaonthebrink.com/content/with-low-fixed-gas-prices-china-soaring-oil-costs-mean-long-lines-pump <p>A long line of lumbering two-ton trucks were backed up for at least a mile along one of Hangzhou’s major highways by 11 a.m. the other day. As we crept by stopped trucks and gruff-looking drivers passing time on the roadside, our taxi driver said the holdup was at the fuel station. We soon learned that the state-owned <a href="http://english.sinopec.com/">Sinopec</a> station would only be selling diesel until 4 p.m.</p> <p><a href="http://www.chinaonthebrink.com/content/with-low-fixed-gas-prices-china-soaring-oil-costs-mean-long-lines-pump">read more</a></p> http://www.chinaonthebrink.com/content/with-low-fixed-gas-prices-china-soaring-oil-costs-mean-long-lines-pump#comments Travel Diary business Growing Pains Hangzhou oil Tue, 17 Jun 2008 03:55:26 -0600 Michael R. Jeffers 274 at http://www.chinaonthebrink.com