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Foster Fuels Company Profile

1921-1960 Foster Fuels, Inc. is a family-owned-and-operated business providing fuel services since 1921. L.H. Foster arranged with Texaco to become the area's first Texaco jobber and he worked diligently to fulfill the petroleum needs of the community. 1960-2001 His two sons, L.H. Foster Jr. and Watt Robert (Bobby) Foster, continued his work and expanded the business by acquiring other oil jobbers and starting a propane distributorship, growing this division to 4,000 customers with 500,000 gallons storage and three retail showrooms. During this time, a retail convenience store was built in 1995. Today, this store is serviced by Foster Fuels bulk transport division. 2001-PRESENT Today, Foster Fuels is in its third generation of Foster ownership under the direction of Watt R. Foster Jr. He and his father, Watt Robert (Bobby) Foster continue to grow in the petroleum business by offering first-rate service and sound, competitive prices. Foster Fuels has narrowed its product focus to petroleum-based heating fuels, diesel and gasoline, as well as propane. Service focus is bulk petroleum sales and transport, emergency response services, home, farm and commercial delivery, and specialty fueling requests. Foster Fuels now delivers close to 50 million gallons of petroleum annually. All work is guaranteed and backed by 85 years of experience. .

News from Foster Fuels:

DLA Awards Foster Fuels, Inc. Superior Supplier Award 2014 – Gold

BROOKNEAL, Va., Dec. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — On December 10, 2014, Defense Logistic Agency announced Fuels, Inc. as a recipient of the gold Superior Supplier Award for 2014. 40 suppliers from across the world were selected as finalists and then ranked as bronze, silver, or gold level recipients.…

Foster Fuels Wins $850 Million Government Emergency Fuel Contract

Virginia-based family owned business continues to advance their preparedness for nationwide disaster response.
BROOKNEAL, Va., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – While Pentagon contracts fell 29% in May compared to May 2013, Foster Fuels, Inc. won an $853.2 million fuel contract from the Defense…

Virginia Firm Wins Award for Superstorm Sandy Relief Work

FORT BELVOIR, Va., Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – On the one-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy's landfall on the Eastern Seaboard, the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) held an awards ceremony to recognize their top civilian contractors.  Foster Fuels was awarded for their critical or…

Virginia-Based Firm Foster Fuels Helps New York Recover from Superstorm Sandy

Much-needed gasoline supplied by prepared, family-owned company
BROOKNEAL, Va., Nov. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – In the hours after Superstorm Sandy bludgeoned New Jersey and New York City, government officials realized that the area faced an unprecedented need for supplies and support of eve…