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This is my ongoing web-based research of American gas retail brands, as well as other petroleum and petroleum-distillate products. I try to contact the company directly if their web site is ambiguous.

I want you to buy American-owned brands. That's just the way I roll.

Companies that I don't yet have all the info on are:

Not sure is Hess is part owned by Venezuela, Spirit may be okay to support, not sure yet, Entec, Kwik Trip, Pilot Travel Centers, Quik Trip, Road Ranger USA, Handy Mart


Good Brands
Bad Brands

76 brand gasoline

Caltex gasoline


Citgo is okay

Conoco brand gasoline

Country Fair stores
(United Refining Company)

Crown Oil
(Crown Central, Baltimore)


e-85 is an unbranded fuel made by conocophillips

Flying J RV stop network
(Pilot Travel Centers)

Gulf Oil Limited partnership is based in Massachusetts

Han-Dee Hugo
(some sell BP and Exxon gasoline,
so ask before you pump!)

Havoline Motor Oil

Not sure about Kangaroo yet
If it's "unbranded" or store branded, it's probably from multiple smaller refiners. Avoid stores that use Bad Brands.

Kendall Motor Oil

Kwik Fill
(United Refining Company)

Liquid Titanium lubricant

Marathon gasoline
(Pilot Travel Centers)

mfa oil


Murphy Oil USA
(often at Wal-mart!)

Phillips and Phillips 66 are gasoline brands of Conocophillips

Pilot Travel Centers bought controlling interest in Marathon Oil

Raceway Oil

Sheetz gets multi-refinery unbranded gas, but has a great statement about fuel sourcing on their web site

Somerset Oil Refinery
Somerset Oil (gas supplier)


Texaco gasoline
Texaco (Chevron)

Ultra Service Centers

Xpress Lube car service center

amoco is a BP brand The old Amoco logo, still in use in some places

Arco is a reigonal BP brand

BP logo

Castrol is a BP brand

Circle K stores use SHell gas
Circle K stores use Shell Gas!

Esso is an Exxon Mobil brand of gasoline


Gumout is a SOPUS Product
(SOPUS/Royal Dutch/Shell)

Jiffy Lube is owned by Pennzoil
(SOPUS/Royal Dutch/Shell)


(SOPUS/Royal Dutch/Shell)

Quaker State
(SOPUS/Royal Dutch/Shell)

Go to www.shell.com
(SOPUS/Royal Dutch/Shell)