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EMV At The Pump Now Live for Gilbarco

The first EMV chip transactions have now occurred in the U.S. If your Gilbarco dispenser is EMV-ready, turning on EMV at the dispenser only requires a simple Passport software upgrade.  Industry research suggests that up to half of the gallons pumped in the U.S. in 2018 will be from EMV...

20 June 2017
MasterCard 2-Series Bank Identification Numbers

MasterCard has introduced a new 2-series to their Bank Identification Numbers (BINs). A BIN is the initial six numbers that appear on a credit card and can be used to identify the card issuing institution. Adding this new BIN will not only affect cardholders but everyone using integrated point-of-...

13 June 2017
Updated Information: VeriFone EMV Software

The EMV software for VeriFone Commander and Ruby CI was released in February 2016.  Initially, there were issues with the installation of the new EMV software; however, VeriFone and First Data have worked together to resolve the complications with the software upgrade. For those of you...

05 June 2017
Four Reasons why EMV Still Matters

 The EMV liability shift for automated fuel dispensers has moved to 2020, but the reasons to upgrade NOW remain unchanged. Consumers demand security.  EMV is now well-known and is rapidly becoming the industry standard.  Later this year when EMV starts to turn on at a large...

26 May 2017
Memorial Day 2017

Ewing Oil’s main office will be closed for the Memorial Day Holiday, Monday, May 29th. Dispatch will be available in the office from 7:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. on May 29th.  After 12:00 p.m., please contact the On-Call Dispatcher through the answering service at 1-800-452-7004 (press 7)....

25 May 2017
The Millennial Customer – How well do you know them?

Millennials, also called Generation Y, are those born from 1982 to 2000 and comprise a quarter of the country’s population.  The Millennials are more and more important to C-Stores as this group increasingly prefers the C-Store over grocery stores and restaurants. Gas stations are the new...

17 May 2017
The new card skimming is called 'shimming'

Remember the card skimming wave, in which fraudsters attach false fronts to outdoor ATM and gas pump point-of-sale terminals to harvest the details off your card’s magnetic stripe and clone your card?Well, the new card skimming is called 'shimming'.  It targets EMV chip cards...

15 May 2017
Things every driver should know before pulling into a gas station

We all know why it is prudent to keep our vehicles filled with enough gas. Personally, I usually try to keep about a half-a-tank.  Sometimes, I get down to a quarter-a-tank, but I never like to go much lower than that.  After all, who can predict when you will be stuck in traffic?  I...

04 May 2017
The Do's and Don'ts of the EMV Delay

The Do’s and Don’ts of the EMV Delay…As petroleum retailers you can benefit from the delay as long as you have a full understanding of the associated risks.  Take advantage of this brief reprieve to make the most of the EMV compliance delay for automated fuel dispensers.DO proceed with EMV...

22 March 2017
VeriFone EMV Software Installation Information

As previously mentioned, there have been problems with the installation of the new VeriFone EMV software.  Working with VeriFone, First Data and several vendors, the following information is being provided to assist you with the EMV software upgrade.   Prior to upgrading, please keep...

13 March 2017

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