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Author: Alison Van Bellinger

U.S. Oil Expands Chicago Retail Footprint With Acquisition Of 45 Sasafrasnet Accounts

U.S. Oil, the petroleum and renewable energy distribution division of U.S. Venture, Inc., announced today that it has purchased the branded wholesale fuel supply businesses of Sasafrasnet, LLC and Esquire Petroleum, LLC. This acquisition allows U.S. Oil to strengthen its fuel marketing footprint in the Chicago market and further support its fuel terminal network. The acquired […]

U.S. Venture hires Mian as Vice President of Sustainability

Appleton, Wisconsin, August 11, 2020– U.S. Venture, Inc. proudly announces the addition of Iqbal Mian, Vice President of Sustainability, as the company marches toward a reduction in their environmental impact. In his new role, Mian will be responsible for expanding the sustainability strategies, goals and initiatives for U.S. Venture by identifying new opportunities and expanding upon […]

AOT Energy Americas Completes The Sale Of Its Rack Business To U.S. Oil

AOT Energy Americas (AOTEA) is pleased to announce that it has transacted the sale yesterday of its Rack business based out of Houston, Texas to U.S. Oil a division of U.S. Venture Inc. a leading and long-established energy and transportation products distributor.  AOTEA`s parent AOT Holdings A.G. based out of Steinhausen, Switzerland believes that this […]

Celebrating the Life of U.S. Venture Founder Art Schmidt

On June 28, 2019, Art Schmidt, one of U.S. Venture’s founders, passed away peacefully at the age of 93. Art and his brother, Ray, founded Schmidt Brothers Oil in 1951, and their father, Albert, joined the business a few years later. In 1961, their younger brother, Bill, replaced Albert. Together, the three brothers tenaciously grew […]

U.S. Oil Hires Chris Wilson As Business Development Manager

Appleton, Wis. – June 24, 2019 – U.S. Oil, a division of U.S. Venture, Inc., hashired Chris Wilson as a business development manager to oversee current and future opportunities in the North Texas and Southwest markets in a continuing effort to grow the branded and unbranded fuel supply sector of business. “Chris brings two decades of brand […]

Alison Schmidt Joins Society Of Independent Gasoline Marketers Of America (SIGMA) Board Of Directors

Alison Schmidt, national sales director for U.S. Oil, a division of U.S. Venture, Inc., has joined the board of directors for the Society of Independent Gasoline Marketers of America (SIGMA), an organization working to benefit its members by helping them improve their ability to succeed in a free and fully competitive market for transportation fuels. […]

Patriot Capital Partners With U.S. Oil To Assist Dealers In Meeting EMV Deadlines

Partnership creates financing resources for forecourt and in-store EMV upgrades across dealer network ATLANTA, GA — March 8, 2016 — Atlanta-based Patriot Capital, a leader in innovative financing solutions for fuel jobbers and retailers, announced today a strategic financing relationship with U.S. Oil, a leading fuel distributor. U.S. Oil retailers, whose brands include Shell, Sunoco, BP, ExxonMobil, […]

U.S. Oil Expands Distribution And Supply Footprint With Acquisition Of Wisconsin Terminal

U.S. Oil, the petroleum and renewable energy distribution division of U.S. Venture, Inc. announced today that it has acquired a Milwaukee area terminal from Marathon Petroleum Corporation, based in Findlay, Ohio. The terminal, located at 9125 North 107th Street will add 530,000 barrels of capacity to the U.S. Oil network and will expand its distribution […]