The Future of Gas Stations in an Energy-Powered World

The popularity of electric vehicles is growing at an exponentially fast rate. According to Forbes, in Q2 of 2022, electric vehicle sales accounted for 5.6% of the total auto market, up from 2.7% in Q2 of 2021. While some of the growth can be attributed to drivers desiring an environmentally friendlier method of travel, the …

The History of Mobile Apps

From Serpent to Servant: The History of the Mobile App  What was the first mobile app available for on-phone entertainment? When asked this question, most people will automatically (and understandably) think of their first iPhone. But would you believe the first mobile app was actually offered on the Nokia 6110? For those of you that …

Convenience Retail and Fuels Marketing Apps are Thriving as Gas Prices Rise

The summer of 2022 has brought high temperatures and high gas prices. With the national average price of regular gasoline at historic highs of $4.57 per gallon, convenience retailers are seeing a decrease in in-store traffic and sales. According to a new survey released by the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS), 59% of retailers …

From The Apple to The App: How We Got to Mobile Payments

It’s a well-known fact that human beings have relied on some form of payments system for quite some time now. In fact, the original form of payment exchange (the barter system) dates all the way back to 6000 B.C. Here, the local farmer would take a bushel of apples to trade with the city baker …

Chevron Selects P97 Networks to Enhance Mobile App, Consumer Experience at Retail Stations

SAN RAMON, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–In a move to enhance its mobile apps for Chevron and Texaco consumers, Chevron Products Co., a division of Chevron U.S.A. Inc., today announced a new collaboration with mobile commerce leader P97 Networks to make every-day transactions for purchasing fuel and food or participating in loyalty offers as simple as unlocking your …

Unioil Selects P97 Networks to Enhance Digital Experience with Mobile Payments, Rewards and Find Station Functionality

MANILA, Philippines–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Unioil Petroleum Philippines, the most diverse and innovative petroleum company in the country is pleased to announce its selection of P97 Networks, a leader in digital commerce innovation, to enhance the Unioil Mobile App with point of sale to fuel pump integration, loyalty card integration, mobile payment integration, offers, rewards, station locator and …

CITGO and P97 Enter New Cloud Mobile Pay Relationship

HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Purchasing fuel, food and merchandise from a mobile device, receiving customized offers, and rolling back prices at the pump will soon be a reality at more than 4,500 CITGO branded retail locations in the United States. The enhanced CITGO mobile app is powered by P97 Networks, a leader in cloud-based mobile commerce. The app …

P97 Networks and Visa’s Cybersource Form Global Partnership to Accelerate Digital First Payments Adoption for Convenience and Fuel Retailers

HOUSTON & SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–P97 Networks, a leader in cloud-based mobile commerce, and Visa’s (NYSE: V) global payment and fraud management platform, Cybersource, today announced a new multi-year global partnership to deliver best-in-class mobile payment acceptance tools with built-in integrated risk management for convenience and fuel retailers. The partnership will scale and expand P97’s PetroZone® …

P97 Networks to Drive Mobile Commerce For ExxonMobil Affiliate Across Its New Zealand Retail Network

SINGAPORE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–P97 Networks, Inc., has been selected by Mobil Oil New Zealand Limited, an affiliate of ExxonMobil Asia Pacific Pte Ltd, to enable mobile payments across its Mobil-branded retail network in New Zealand. ExxonMobil Asia Pacific is the downstream and chemical business hub for the region with over $15 billion of assets under affiliate management. …