"Business is about the same," Raouf said. "We try to make our customers feel welcome. I have customers who have been coming here for years."
Some customers said they weren't boycotting BP.
"Am I supposed to buy from the 'good' oil company? Which oil company would that be?" Calvin Jones, a process server, said as he filled up.
Rob Hudson, a 33-year-old unemployed construction worker, came to Raouf's Arco station because its regular gasoline was as much as 30 cents a gallon cheaper than nearby gas stations'.
"I wish I could afford some outrage," Hudson said as he pumped fuel into his old Dodge Coronet. "That must be a good feeling."
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Under the BP umbrella
BP's businesses include:
Gas stations: About 22,400 retail outlets worldwide, including 11,500 in the U.S., under the names BP, Arco, Amoco and Aral (Germany)
Convenience stores: About 1,200 AM/PM mini markets, primarily in the western U.S.
Motor oil: Castrol brand
Restaurants: About 1,000 Wild Bean cafes in Europe, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand, specializing in coffee, baked goods and sandwiches
Refineries: Sixteen refineries, owned wholly or in part, including one in Carson
Alternative energy: Eight wind farms in the U.S., including one at San Gorgonio Pass near Palm Springs