Valor response to COVID-19

As Kentucky’s premier petroleum supplier we want to ensure our customers that we are preparing for COVID-19 in the most responsible way we can. We are committed to continuing delivery to our customers during times of emergency. We have made a decisions to move all accounting/sales personnel to home offices, cancel all travel, cancel all…

March 2020 Hop Shops acquires 12th location

March 1, 2020 – Valor Oil has acquired a BP station located at 6778 Goshen Rd Goshen, OH. The previous owner/operator, Ed Meyer, spent the last 20+ years developing the street corner into the gas station of choice for the Goshen community. The location boast a meticulously maintained convenience store along with a McDonalds and…

Training to serve our customers better in 2020

We just returned from a 2 day draining at Pal’s Business Excellence Institute with part of our management team. Pal’s has created a Six Sigma approach to the restaurant industry. They are shocking their industry with the average customer returning 4 times a week and a window turn time of 18 seconds. We hope we…

Valor tranfers to third generation Emmick

Owensboro based Valor Oil announced last week that President Gary Emmick would be stepping down and his son Josh Emmick would be leading the company effective Jan. 1, 2020. Josh, the current Executive Vice President, will become the third Emmick man to lead the company. After a massive stroke earlier this year, Gary will shift…

University of Kentucky Visits Valor Oil!

Today we were fortunate enough to host the University of Kentucky at Valor Oil and feed the service men and women of Owensboro. It was such an honor to be selected as one of the Big Blue Caravan stops. The food was prepared by Ole South Barbecue and was a hit with everyone. If you…

Valor unveils new truck marketing design

This weeks Valor took delivery of 2 new tatkwagons to serve our markets. The tankwagons were built by Seneca Tank of Illinois and graphics were installed by Schneider Graphics. We are excited to display these new graphics which we have been designing for almost 2 years. The new graphics will start to hit the remainder…

February 2019 – Two new stores acquired for Valor’s HOP SHOP brand

Continuing its growth desire, Valor Oil has added two new stores to the HOP SHOPS portfolio. On March 1st, 2019, two Sunoco branded locations will begin flying the HOP SHOP badges. “We had been out of the COCO (Company Operated Company Owned) business since 2006 and dove back in during our acquisition of Harper Oil…

July 2018 – Why should someone come to work at Valor.

In 2015 we asked employees to tell us why someone should come to work for Valor. We asked them what they would tell their friends and family. Below are some of the responses we received. We believe our employees are our greatest asset and there is no one better to tell you why you should…

March 2018 – Valor Oil announces acquisition of Harper Companies of Florence, KY

Valor Oil announces the purchased of Florence, KY based Harper Oil Products, Inc. and Harper Properties, Inc. assets effective April 1, 2018. “We at Valor Oil can’t tell you how excited we are to have this opportunity to continue the work of such well-respected and well -run businesses”, said Valor Senior Vice President Josh Emmick.…