EL DORADO, AR--(Marketwire - May 20, 2010) - Murphy USA is pleased to announce the newest iPhone and Android applications designed to help users find the best local gas prices. Now customers searching for low-cost gas can find the nearest Murphy USA station and see real-time pricing on their iPhone or Android smartphones. The free-to-download application uses GPS/cell tower triangulation technology to provide driving directions to Murphy USA locations in the vicinity.
The Cheap Gas Finder by Murphy USA application is the first application from a gasoline retailer to feature competitor gas price comparison. The app also provides on-screen special offers that are available for immediate use at any Murphy USA station.
"Murphy USA has always been dedicated to giving our customers the best deal possible on gas prices," stated Jay Staggs, Manager of Communication. "With this app, we're putting our money where our mouth is and letting our customers compare our prices to nearby competitors. Our customers can then make an informed decision about where to purchase gas. We are confident they will choose Murphy USA."
The Murphy USA smartphone application, developed by Kaloopy Media, is now available for free from the iTunes App Store or the Android Market.
Murphy USA operates over 1,000 stores in 21 states. Murphy USA is dedicated to bringing their communities the highest quality fuels at the best possible prices. Their high volume, low cost operations have become synonymous with "Low Prices" and "Friendly Service." Murphy USA's commitment to their social media and online presence has been growing with these new smartphone applications and their recent Facebook App. For more information, contact Casey Petersen at 870-875-7643 or Casey_Petersen@murphyoilcorp.com.