Nouria Energy Acquires 13 J&S Oil Locations, a Wholesale and Transport Fuel Business in Maine
Nouria Energy Corp. today announced that it has completed the acquisition of the J&S Oil assets; headquartered in Manchester, Maine. The deal includes 8 convenience store locations with fuel, 2 Express® Lube auto-service stations, 3 state-of-the art carwash locations, a wholesale fuel supply division and a transport logistics business. The transaction brings the number of Nouria locations in the state of Maine to 31 and boosts Nouria’s retail network to a total of approximately 140 locations, spanning from Sagamore, Massachusetts to Waterville, Maine.
“I want to welcome the dedicated employees of J&S to the Nouria organization” said Tony El-Nemr, President and CEO of Nouria Energy. “We have great respect for the successful business that the Babb family and their team built over the years and look forward to working with and learning from this experienced group,” he added. Furthermore El-Nemr said “The J&S locations complement our existing Nouria operation in the great state of Maine because of their exceptional customer service, foodservice focus, and thriving private label fuel and carwash businesses.”
John Babb, President of J&S Oil, said “Our family and our extended employee family have been serving the good folks of central Maine for over 44 years. We very much look forward to blending our operations with the professional team of Nouria Energy and to being part of their growing portfolio of successful operation in New England.”
Founded in 1989 by Tony El-Nemr, Nouria Energy Corp. is one of New England’s largest and most trusted family-owned and operated convenience and fuel retailers. The company owns and now operates over 90 convenience store locations in Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and supplies fuel to over 140 sites operating under the Shell, Irving, Gulf brands and unbranded fuel throughout New England.
About J&S Oil Co., Inc.
J&S Oil is an employee and family owned business that traces its roots to Manchester, Maine when it opened its first fuel station in November of 1972. Through its existence, the company has always maintained its dedication to customer service and to the communities it serves. J&S Oil operates retail locations in Auburn, Augusta, Farmingdale, Lewiston, Manchester, Topsham, Waterville and Winslow.