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Parman Energy Establishes ESOP

Peak Commercial & Industrial enters stationary gas engine oil market with Q8  partnership

Amalie Awarded Vendor of the Year by the Parts House

Bullsye Fined $711K for violating state's weights and measures

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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May 28, 2015  



Distinguished Chevron Fellow Jim McGeehan Retires - Chevron Brand, Technology & OEM team moving Delo® Leadership into the Future  

Chevron Products Company, a Chevron U.S.A. Inc. division, announced that after 39 years of service, James (Jim) McGeehan, Consulting Scientist for Delo® Heavy Duty Engine Oils has elected to retire from Chevron effective June 30, 2015. 

Jim McGeehan

Jim began his career with Chevron in 1976 as a Research Engineer in Chevron Research Company. During his tenure, he has served as the Global Manager of Diesel Engine Oil Technology and was responsible for all global heavy-duty engine oil development and coordinating all diesel engine programs for Chevron's lubricants businesses. He led the team responsible for the successful development of Chevron Delo 400, which is now a global product meeting worldwide requirements. Jim and his extended formulating team were recently honored by the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) for an Award for Research on Automotive Lubricants for the best technical paper related to the Adaption of Lubricants, Lubricated Automotive Systems or Components - SAE Paper 2012-01-1709 (published 2012) in April 2014.   


"I would like to thank Jim for his dedication, passion and many contributions and mentorship to our company, personnel and industry over the past four decades.  He has been a leader in our Lubricants Formulating Team and has set a high standard for all of us to follow into the future" said Brian Stripling, General Manager Brand, Technology & Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM), Chevron Products Company.



Curt Knapp Rejoins Warren Distribution

Curt Knapp, who previously worked in a leadership role for Warren Distribution from 1994 to 1998, has rejoined Warren Distribution as Senior Vice President, Business Development.  


Curt has spent much of his career in the lubricants industry, also working for Texaco Chemical Additives Division, Castrol, Sunoco and, most recently, Safety Kleen/Clean Harbors. He led marketing, sales and supply initiatives in those organizations.


Curt Knapp

Knapp says he is excited to rejoin Warren Distribution. In his words, "It's great to be back home at Warren Distribution.  I was COO when I left in 1998 to move back to the East Coast for personal reasons.  Back then, my family and I loved Omaha, so it was tough to leave."  Knapp adds, "But far tougher was leaving Bob Schlott, the owner of what is now a 93 year-old, $450 Million family-run business, and the rest of the Warren Distribution family.  That's because Bob is a man of exceptionally high-integrity who deeply cares for his 500+ employees and it shows in the quality and value that the firm has always delivered for its customers. I learned a lot and it is an example that I have tried to emulate in my career since I left."


Knapp will be working directly for Bob Schlott. His focus will be identifying and developing opportunities to grow the business and improve the bottom line.


About Warren Distribution


Warren Distribution, Inc. was founded in 1922 as Warren Oil Company by James Schlott, the grandfather of Robert N. Schlott, the current Chairman / CEO. The business began by supplying lubricating oils and related products to the agricultural business in the surrounding area. Such business remains the principle focus of the firm today. In 1971, Terminal Packaging Corporation was founded in Council Bluffs, Iowa, as the manufacturer of plastic bottles and a packager of automotive coolants. This operation was later expanded to include lube oil blending and packaging. Terminal Packaging Corporation became a subsidiary of Warren Distribution in 1990 and in 1994 was merged into Warren. The manufacturing operation is known as Warren Performance Packaging today, an operating division of Warren Distribution. Warren Distribution is a Nebraska Corporation with its corporate offices in Omaha. Manufacturing and distribution facilities are located in Council Bluffs, Iowa and Guntersville, Alabama.  Click for more.




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