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Our number one priority is to supply quality products and exemplary service to our customers.

History

Chesapeake Petroleum was started in 1961 by Rex Davis. The company focused on supplying automobile dealer’s bulk motor oil and quickly captured about 70% of the car and truck dealer business in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. In the 1970s, Mr. Davis brought in the Auto Armor line of polish and protection products to meet the growing needs of the automotive and truck dealers in the area. Chesapeake continued to grow through the 80s, although Mr. Davis unexpectedly passed in 1988. Victoria McCullough, his daughter, would succeed him as Chairman, a role she continues today. Ms. McCullough appointed Tony Santy as President and in 2000 purchased P&W Lubricants doubling the size of Chesapeake Petroleum.

In 2007, Mr. Santy was appointed to C.E.O. and Tim Sullivan to President. In 2010, Mr. Santy and Mr. Sullivan further grew Chesapeake Petroleum with the purchase of Skyline Oil. This acquisition continued the growth of the lubricants business and also expanded Chesapeake’s offering into the automotive equipment and service business.

Today Chesapeake continues to be a leader in the Automotive/Commercial and Industrial Lubricants Industry throughout the Mid-Atlantic Region and also continues to grow the Equipment and Service Division. Additionally, Chesapeake has continued to expand its product offering to meet the needs of the industry.

The mission statement established by Mr. Davis in 1961 continues to serve the company well:

“Our number one priority is to supply quality products and exemplary service to our customers.”

What Can We Do For You?

Chesapeake Petroleum & Supply’s number one priority is to supply quality products and exemplary service to our customers. Contact us today to see how we can help your business.

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