Russell County Oil, LLC purchased by Somerset refining company

Continental Refining Company has announced its acquisition of Russell County Oil, LLC, a bulk fuels provider based in Russell Springs, according to reports. The acquisition is part of CRC’s continued expansion as it is currently investing an additional $31.5 million to acquire and install a soybean crushing, biodiesel refining and blending facility at the legacy CRC oil refinery in Somerset.

The purchase was completed Wednesday, June 29th.

The new acquisition includes Russell County Oil’s bulk terminal in Russell Springs, along with more than 200 active customers to whom it provides bulk fuel and wet fueling services for Russell and surrounding counties in the region. The company also provides on-site tank solutions for high volume customers.

CRC serves as a fuel producer and distributor based in Somerset, Kentucky serving customers in Pulaski and the eight surrounding counties.

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