About Us

A Family-Owned Business For Quality Petroleum Products and Exceptional Service.

Santmyer Companies provide an extensive range of petroleum products and services in and around Ohio. Our family-owned company helps businesses, government agencies, farms, and families keep their tanks and vehicles fueled and in good working order with quality fuels, premium additives, and advanced lubricants. The logistics of what we do can often be complex, but our team of 200+ experienced employees and drivers are committed to providing professional on-time delivery to every customer every day.

Meet The Leadership That Drives Our Work.

Our leadership team is comprised of three generations of Santmyers and knowledgeable experts who have worked with us for years. Whether they’re developing long-term strategies or making everyday decisions, these executives guide our company into the future while always staying true to our roots.

A Legacy of Service.

Founded in 1952 as Santmyer Oil Company, Santmyer Companies is a family group of companies comprised of three operating entities that collectively employ more than 200 Ohioans. Santmyer Energy is the distribution company whose products include gasoline, diesel fuel, diesel exhaust fluid, lubricants, and propane. Its major brand offerings include Marathon Petroleum, ExxonMobil, Sunoco, and Chevron Lubricants. Santmyer Transportation provides third-party logistics, inventory management, and order forecasting services throughout Ohio and the surrounding states. Red Rover operates branded retail convenience stores and automated fueling stations servicing both the consuming public and commercial fleets.

1952

Myron Santmyer founded Santmyer Oil Company, Inc. when he opened a Gulf service station in Dalton, OH and became a commissioned Gulf distributor.

1965

Santmyer Oil moves to a larger bulk plant facility in Wooster, Ohio.

1980

Terry Santmyer purchases the business when it was comprised of two tankwagon trucks and four employees.

1983

Santmyer Oil was incorporated

1999

Santmyer purchases Ashland, Mount Vernon and Mansfield bulk plants from Ashland Oil Company

1999

Santmyer acquires a Marathon jobbership during the merger of Marathon Oil Company and Ashland Petroleum

2002

Santmyer Oil spins off its transport division to form SOCI Petroleum, Inc. which contained 12 transport trucks.

2004

Santmyer acquires Pen-Lor Enterprises and spins off its unattended cardlock division to form Santmyer Commercial Fueling Network, which contained a combined 12 automated fueling stations.

2004

Santmyer acquires the Dalton bulk plant location

2010

Santmyer acquires a Chevron Lubricant jobbership.

2011

Zach Santmyer becomes President of Santmyer Oil Company.

2012

Santmyer acquires a Sunoco jobbership to brand dealer locations.

2012

Santmyer acquires the Apple Valley General Store to operate as a Marathon location

2017

Santmyer sends 14 fuel tankers to Texas to supply fuel after Hurricane Harvey devastated the area.

2018

Santmyer Oil Company restructures into three entities to better serve our customers: Santmyer Energy, Santmyer Transportation, and Red Rover.

Discover What Exceptional Service Really Means.

Santmyer promises the most professional on-time delivery you can get. Find out how our products and services keep your tanks and vehicles fueled with high-quality petroleum products. Call 800-686-4589 or send us an email. You’ll talk to a real person in Ohio who will answer all your questions quickly and honestly.

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