Valor Oil Expands in Louisville With Miller Oil Acquisition

Bluegrass State deal includes five c-stores, two gas stations

Published in CSP Daily News

OWENSBORO, Ky. -- Giving it a physical presence in Owensboro, Bowling Green and Louisville, Ky., Valor Oil has acquired the assets of Louisville-based Miller Oil Co. Inc., effective March 1, 2014.

"We will be able to provide the Louisville market with more product offerings and more job opportunities," said vice president Josh Emmick.

As reported in a 21st Century Smoke/CSP Daily News Flash, Miller Oil owns and operates four competitive oil jobber companies, five convenience stores and two full-service Marathon-branded gas stations. It services retail fueling stations with unbranded, Gulf and Marathon fuels. The commercial side provides lubricants and fuels to a wide range of businesses in the greater Louisville area.

"Miller Oil operations, customer base and employees fit with Valor Oil's current operations very well," said Valor Oil president Gary Emmick.

"We at Valor Oil can't tell you how excited we are to have this opportunity to continue the work of such a well-respected and well ran company. The Louisville facility will add a strategic piece to our marketing plan. I want to personally than Mr. Miller for selecting the Emmick family to carry on his dream," said vice president Josh Emmick.

Valor Oil is a third-generation, family owned company based in Owensboro, Ky., and is a full-line petroleum distributor. It provides fuel, additives, lubricants, racing fuels and diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) gas stations, convenience stores and a variety of businesses in the commercial, industrial, marine, mining and farming sectors in Kentucky, central Tennessee, southern Indiana and southern Illinois.

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