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RON is a petroleum company featured in Grand Theft Auto IVGrand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars and Grand Theft Auto V.

Description

RON is most prominent in both games in the form of its numerous gas stations all over Liberty City. RON storage tanks can also be found in Francis International Airport and Acter Industrial Park. RON presumably bases its Liberty City operations at the RON Building in Alderney City, Alderney, and also operates a refinery at the Acter Industrial Park, also in Alderney.

The RON name could be a reference to the term Research Octane Number (RON), which measures the amount of octane in petrol, or to the ENRON energy company, while the colors of RON's corporate livery and logo are similar to those of Shell. RON is also a shortened version of the word "wrong", this might mean to people of Liberty City "You've got RON Oil there".

Filling stations

RON operates the largest gas station chain in Liberty City, with 7 stations in total (6 in GTA Chinatown Wars, not counting the Alderney branch), overshadowing all other gas station chains (Terroil and Globe Oil). Like other gas stations in GTA Chinatown Wars, the stations can be used to produce Molotov cocktails. RON also has the most expensive gas, ranging from $2.09 - $8.75.

RON stations can be found in the following locations:

Trivia

  • The RON motto is "Put RON in your tank." This is play on an old Esso slogan, "Put a tiger in your tank!".
  • RON is the actual currency in Romania. Possible a play on: "Put money in your tank".
  • RON also means rum in spanish. Possible a play on: "Put alcohol in your tank".
  • At the RON gas station In Big Horn Drive, Westdyke, Alderney (The one with combined Car Wash). Sometimes a glitched vehicle always have its hazard lights on.

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