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Offen Petroleum Acquires the Wholesale Division of G&S Oil Products

Offen Petroleum
Offen Petroleum announced today that it has completed the acquisition of the wholesale division of G&S Oil Products, headquartered in Centennial, CO. Offen is a leading independent distributor of motor fuels, propane, and lubricants, and offers petroleum logistics services in 40 U.S. states. The acquisition continues to strengthen Offen's ability to distribute major oil company branded motor fuel to independent retailers.

G&S has been owned and operated by the Sussman family for over 50 years. G&S is a full-service wholesale and retail marketer of branded motor fuels under the Conoco, Phillips 66, Sinclair, and Shell brands as well as a supplier of unbranded fuels, with a footprint covering the greater Front Range of Colorado. In addition to providing wholesale motor fuel services to third-party retailers, G&S has developed a reputation of operational excellence in their own network of gas stations and convenience stores. After the transaction, G&S will continue to operate their portfolio of convenience stores and automotive service centers.

"We've had a long relationship with Bill Gallagher, and we knew that if we were going to sell our wholesale business, Offen would be the best partner for not only our wholesale customers, but also for our company operated stores, who will be a fuel customer of Offen's. The Offen team has a reputation of providing the highest level of customer care and they have a full breadth of resources that will benefit our customers."

Meyer Sussman, Founder and President of G&S

This acquisition will add 40 new customers that operate gas stations under the Conoco, Phillips, and Sinclair brands along with five un-branded motor fuel customers. The addition of G&S's customers deepens Offen's operations in Colorado, further enhances Offen's position as one of the leading fuel distributors in the United States and grows Offen's commitment to the branded dealer business.

"Meyer and Jeff Sussman and their team of dedicated, long-term employees, are long-standing, highly respected operators in the motor fuel/convenience retail industry, and I am very honored that the Sussman's are entrusting Offen to carry on their legacy of providing superior service to their customers," said Bill Gallagher, Offen's CEO. "This is a very special opportunity for us to be able to acquire such a high-quality portfolio of customers."

About Offen Petroleum
Headquartered in Commerce City, CO, Offen is a growing distributor of motor fuels, propane, and lubricants that dedicates itself to serving its customers with the highest level of service. In addition to organic growth, Offen is a leading acquiror of companies in this consolidating marketplace. Offen distributes over 2.2 billion gallons of motor fuel annually and will serve customers throughout 40 United States. In addition to branded and unbranded motor fuels, Offen sells propane, and lubricant products and solutions for the commercial, industrial, and passenger car segments, as well as diesel exhaust fluids used in emission controls. Offen is a portfolio company of Court Square Capital Partners, a New York based private equity firm with $7 billion of assets under management.

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