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SC Fuels

Value Not Disclosed 12/01/2018 Specialty Distribution Complete
Lead Banker: Brad Yates
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Transaction Details

  • On December 1, 2018, West Direct Oil, together with its affiliates, acquired certain Southwest commercial business assets of Southern Counties Oil Co. (“SC Fuels”)
  • The business assets supply approximately 1,800 commercial, industrial, and other transportation or equipment related customers in Texas, New Mexico, Colorado, Arizona, and Nevada with fuels, lubricants, and chemicals
  • SC Fuels’ wholesale division will continue to provide full tractor trailer sales throughout this geography and provide its full range of services in its other markets
  • Stephens Inc. served as exclusive financial advisor to SC Fuels in the transaction

About the company

SC Fuels

SC Fuels, based in Orange, CA, is the oldest and largest petroleum distributor on the West Coast. Through its multifaceted approach, the company provides unbranded wholesale, branded wholesale, fleet card services, commercial fuel and lubricant services. With a large portfolio of products to serve the commercial, industrial, municipal and automotive markets, SC Fuels aims to be the single choice provider of petroleum products. To learn more information about SC Fuels, visit

West Direct Oil

West Direct Oil, is a premier one-stop fuel and lubrication products distribution company that delivers high-quality petroleum products, shop chemicals, service chemicals, vehicle reconditioning products and is affiliated with the nation’s largest on-site fueling service company, Diesel Direct, which delivers high quality fuels and additives directly to a fleet’s tanks, on the job site or place of business. West Direct provides an industry leading customer experience driven by innovative technology. For details, visit and

Sources: Transaction Press Release and Stephens Inc. internal data.
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