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RelaDyne Acquires RediFuel

Jan 29, 2015
RelaDyne Rings in the New Year with Multiple Acquisitions

More Price Decreases


Jan 16, 2015

Castrol and Valvoline also Move Prices Down


Summary of Major Moves


(evening edition)
Add Shell to the List of Decreases

ExxonMobil  and Phillips 66 Follow Chevron with Price Reductions


Chevron - First to Move Prices... Down


Shell Lubricants Americas Challenges Distributors,

Celebrates Top Performers with Travel Award


Western Marketing receives highest Chevron Lubricant Recognition Award three years running!


RelaDyne Launches Online Ordering to Customers


American Refining Group, D-A Lubricant reach agreement on Brad Penn® Lubricants brand


Oct. 6, 2014 

PetroChoice Opens New Distribution Center


Oct 1, 2014 

PetroChoice Acquires LubriCorp


June 23, 2014 

 - PPC Acquires Gress

- Phillips 66 Acquires Spectrum

- BP and Western Marketing 


June 13, 2014 

Father's Day Special Edition


June 11, 2014 

J.A.M. Acquires Jones Oil and High Tech Equipment


May 23, 2014 

- Chevron Announces Price Increase

- Price Increase Summary


May 5, 2014 

- More Lubricant Price Increases

- CAM2 Purchases Vicksburg Blend/Packaging Plant


April 25, 2014 

ExMo Announces Price Increase


April, 22, 2014 

Pennzoil PurePlus Technology

Chevron intros "PickPack"



April 8, 2014 

CAM2 Inks Deal with ENI USA, R&M


April 1, 2014 

Shell Announces Price Increase


March 20, 2014 

- PQIA issues Don't Buy on Orbit

- Smitty's Adds Two to its Management Team


March 3, 2014 

- CAM2 Acquired by Jack Baker and other investors

- Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P. Acquires United Petroleum Company



Eastman to Acquire Aviation Turbine Oil Business from BP

January 16, 2014 

Thwaites and Vintage Acquire Ownership of LSC


December 18, 2013

- Western Marketing Achieves Highest Chevron Lubricant Recognition- - Winning the Eagle Award Two Consecutive Years Running


- News12 Presents an Eye Opening, Three Part Series about Bad Motor Oils on Shelves



December 12, 2013  

- News12 Presents an Eye Opening, Three Part Series about Bad Motor Oils on Shelves



December 10, 2013

- Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P. Acquires Bel-Ray Company, Inc.

- Retail Prices Can be Telling




- Retail Prices Can be Telling

- Chevron Announces October 2013 Inductees to the Delo Sponsored Million Mile Club  




- Warren Oil Start Up New Grease Plant

- Heritage-Crystal Clean, Inc. Announces the Acquisition of Used Oil Collection Service Territories in the Great Lakes Region

- Mobil 1 Proves Performance with Live Engine Teardown 




- Michigan Orders Another Bad Motor Oil off Its Shelves



- Clean Harbors Announces Acquisition of Evergreen Oil

- Michigan Takes Action to Protect Car Owners From Bad Oil. Orders City Star/Star Petroleum Motor Oils and ATFs off the Shelves!



- More Prices Increases; Price Increase Summary



- Shell Announces Lubricant Price Increase 

- Chevron Recognizes Glockner Oil Company for Strong Lubricant Sales Performance 



- GH Berlin - Windward Acquires Industrial and Commercial Lubricants Business of the Sandri Companies



- Valvoline Partners with Badger Lubrication Technologies


- CITGO® Lubricants Receives GE Jenbacher Approval for Pacemaker® GEO LFG LA 40























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April 15, 2015  



Parman Energy Establishes Employee Stock Ownership Plan

Parman Energy Corporation, a Nashville-based petroleum distributor is now an employee-owned company.


Parman Energy Corporation, a Nashville-based petroleum distributor, announced that it is now an employee-owned company. The company's original owners, Don Crichton and Johnny Jewell III, sold stock to the company's newly established Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) in a transaction that closed February 20, 2015.


"We are excited that our team members who provide industry-leading service to our customers will share in the rewards of our company's future success," said Steve Moore, CEO & President of Parman Energy.

The ESOP transaction will not change company operations. Moore and his leadership team will continue to lead the company and its employees, who will now be able to benefit from the value of annual allocations of stock in the company. Designed as a long-term retirement benefit for employee owners, all employees who accrue one year of service with the company will be eligible to participate in the ESOP.


"At Parman Energy, we not only want to recruit and retain top talent to join our team, but also want to reward those team members," said Julie Pomeroy, Vice President of Human Resources. "We are very excited to now add to the company's current benefits the reward of an Employee Stock Ownership Program. We look forward to continued success in our industry with dedicated employees - now dedicated owners - of Parman Energy."

Since the beginning of the year, Parman Energy has continued to grow rapidly and opened a new branch in Mississippi last summer. The distributor was recently named the 14th fastest-growing private company in Nashville by the Nashville Business Journal.


About Parman Energy:

Parman Energy, an employee owned company, the company says it "is the most capable, reliable, and dynamic source for quality petroleum products and diesel exhaust fluid in the Southeastern region of the United States. We differentiate ourselves from our competitors by our commitment to excellence everyday. This commitment is demonstrated by the company's continual investment in new technologies and ongoing infrastructure improvements, by our recognition in the industry as the market leader, and by daily actions of our employees. It is our goal to offer increased value to our customers through quality services, products and partnerships." For more information visit website, Facebook page, Twitter, LinkedIn, or call 800-727-7920.





Old World Industries, LLC, through an exclusive partnership agreement with Q8Oils, is expanding its product portfolio and will now offer a new line of engine oil products for the stationary gas engine market in North and South America.


PEAK Commercial & Industrial, a division of Old World Industries, is a market leader in the Americas for the supply of antifreeze (Fleet Charge and Final Charge) and diesel exhaust fluid (BlueDEF). And the company says it has already has excellent relationships with stationary gas engine operators and maintenance companies.  With that, PEAK says its credentials are ideal for its expansion into the gas engine sector for natural gas compression and energy generated from landfill and biogas.


Commenting on the distribution agreement, Q8Oils' General Manager, Pierpaolo Furno, says:  "Q8Oils has already established itself in the U. S. market by building a reputation for quality, performance and reliability.  The distributor agreement with Old World Industries will take us to the next level, marketing our product through a highly professional organization, employing people who really understand the market.  This relationship also brings us closer to the customer, delivering a quality service and product."


"The U. S. energy market for stationary gas engines is still growing; so before making this decision, we carried out an in-depth investigation into global suppliers of gas engine oils and found that Q8Oils' reputation was built on proven performance with its customers," said Khalid Bin Mahmood, President of Old World Industries, LLC, the parent company of PEAK Commercial and Industrial, which was founded more than 40 years ago.  "We also found that, where other oils had failed, Q8Oils' products were proving to be the solution to maximizing engine productivity and reliability.  We are, therefore, confident that this partnership will be a great benefit to PEAK Commercial and Industrial, Q8Oils and our customers."

Navitus Stationary Gas Engine Oil will be available from PEAK Commercial & Industrial by the second quarter of 2015. More information is available at



AMALIE Motor Oil received the Vendor of the Year designation and was awarded the Vendor of the Year Trophy by The Parts House (TPH). 


"What a way for AMALIE to start the New Year," said Dennis Madden, senior vice president of global marketing and sales at AMALIE. The award was presented during TPH's annual meeting, where TPH employees were also recognized for performance. During the meeting TPH praised AMALIE's southeast regional manager, Rick Piotrowski, and national sales manager, Kenny Holder, for product knowledge, business skills and willingness to help grow TPH's oil business. Piotrowski and Holder offered TPH sales, technical, and promotional assistance and also worked in the field with TPH's sales team to help grow sales in a competitive product and marketplace environment.


Headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, TPH is one of the largest premium automotive and warehouse distributors in the Southeast, with 40 locations in southeastern USA and the Caribbean. Competition for the Vendor of the Year award included national automotive parts and products manufactures. Exemplary performance, exceeding expectations and on-time delivery earned AMALIE the honor of receiving TPH's 2014 Vendor of the Year award. 

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