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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 […]