Do You Know? When Gasoline was so cheap it was worthless
During the early days of Standard Oil (this was before cars became popular), kerosene was the name of the game. Gasoline, a by-product of petroleum distillation to produce kerosene, didn’t have much demand. It was a cheap product used to treat lice and a solvent to remove grease stains from clothing … In fact, gas was so cheap that oil companies used to dump it in rivers!