Energy supply and logistics leader enhances national service offerings with acquisition of Houston-based lubricant and fuels distributor
Gainesville, GA, November 29, 2018 – Mansfield Energy Corp, a leading North American energy supply and logistics provider, announced today the acquisition of O’Rourke Petroleum (www.orpp.com), headquartered in Houston, Texas. “We are pleased to welcome O’Rourke Petroleum to the Mansfield family,” said Michael F. Mansfield, Sr., CEO of Mansfield Energy. “We’re excited to work alongside the O’Rourke team and for the competitive advantage this deal affords both companies.”
Mansfield continued, “Much like Mansfield, O’Rourke is a family-owned business with a legacy of success. O’Rourke is proud of its culture of building meaningful, long-term relationships and we’ll do everything possible to continue this 86-year-old tradition. By uniting our ideas and expertise, we will offer a broader array of business solutions for customers in Texas and elsewhere.”
Founded in 1932, O’Rourke has grown to become a nationally recognized, full service lubricant and fuels distributor supplying over 200 million gallons of fuel and six million gallons of lubricants annually. With a fleet of 180 vehicles, O’Rourke serves customers throughout the U.S. Gulf Coast region with products ranging from gasoline, diesel fuel, marine fuels, lubricants and DEF products to fleet card services and equipment and environmental solutions. O’Rourke is among the very few Shell Lubricants Distributors nationwide that have been awarded their “Alliance” class designation in the industrial, transport and consumer market segments.
O’Rourke Chief Executive Officer, Dennis O’Rourke, explained, “I appreciate Michael’s commitment to culture and operating the business using a long-term perspective. It’s important to me our employees can continue to be part of a family-owned business operation. Going forward, we will operate under the O’Rourke brand with our current leadership team in place. All of our 300 team members will be retained to ensure a seamless transition and ongoing service quality to our valued customers. We look forward to the new opportunities this relationship offers and are optimistic for the future.”
O’Rourke Petroleum is a Houston-based distributor of lubricants, fuels and environmental services. Family-owned and operated since 1932, O’Rourke is a financially sound organization that has grown from a single gas station to a leading national distributor of petroleum products and services to the Automotive, Construction, Industrial, Marine, Oil & Gas, Petrochemicals & Refining and Transportation industries.