O'Rourke Petroleum buys Texas-based Penco Oil


Houston-based O'Rourke Petroleum, a distributor of lubricants, fuels and select environmental services, has acquired Texas-based Penco Oil Company for an undisclosed sum.

"Penco distributes Shell, Pennzoil and Castrol and offers related lubricant services."

O'Rourke offers petroleum products and services for use in petrochemical and refining, automotive, oil and gas, construction, industrial, marine and transportation industries, while Penco distributes Shell, Pennzoil and Castrol and offers related lubricant services.

O'Rourke president and COO Mush Khan: "The similarities in our operating philosophies, our commitment to providing excellence in service to customers, our internal cultures and our mix of products and services blend together exceptionally well."

Penco Oil Company CEO Joe Smith said the company believes that the deal will meet its customers' satisfaction and the needs of its employees.

"In addition, I am confident the expanded line of products and services now available through O'Rourke will help our customers streamline processes and, ultimately, solve many of their business challenges and needs," Smith added.