Appleton, WI - February 02, 2012 - U.S. Oil, the petroleum and renewable energy distribution division of U.S. Venture, Inc. announces the acquisition of Draeger Oil Company’s Branded Dealer Division. The addition of Draeger Oil’s Branded Dealer Division extends U.S. Oil’s presence in North Central Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Under the terms of the acquisition U.S. Oil will provide fuel supply to over 50 retail fuel stations while Draeger retains the transportation portion of the operation.
Mike Koel, Director of Business Development at U.S. Oil said: “We are excited about the addition of Draeger to the U.S. Oil team. This is a natural extension of our growth strategy. We will continue to expand into Midwest Markets including Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin.”
Joe Draeger, President of Draeger Oil, added: “This is a great opportunity for us and we look forward to working together”.
About Draeger Oil Company
Draeger Oil Company is located in Antigo Wisconsin and is a petroleum distributor and owner/operator of several retail fuel stations. They supplied fuel across multiple major brands including BP, ExxonMobil, Marathon and Citgo.
About U.S. Oil
Headquartered in Appleton Wisconsin, U.S. Oil is a division of U.S. Venture Inc., a leading energy and transportation products distributor and marketer. Their customer promise “Finding a better way” delivers unconventional, creative solutions that give their customers a competitive edge. U.S. Oil has been recognized as the innovative leader in the distribution of petroleum and renewable energy products and lubricants for over 60 years.
For more information on U.S. Oil, please visit www.usoil.com.
For interviews with U.S. Oil representatives, please call Mike Koel at 920.830.6261