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Our Mission

We are dedicated to being the company of choice for our customers by excelling in providing solutions and adding value, and the company of choice for our employees by fostering personal growth, integrity and community responsibility.

Our History

Guttman Energy, one of three companies that make up The Guttman Group, is a fuels distributor with more than 80 years of experience. How did The Guttman Group evolve from a single gas station in 1931 to a tightly knit group of companies focused on the marketing, storage and transportation of energy? In a nutshell, here’s how the last 80+ years have unfolded.

Guttman Energy company history timeline

    • Guttman's Sanitary Market in Mckeesport, PA

      1922

      Prior to entering the petroleum business in 1931, Jacob Guttman owned Guttman's Sanitary Market, a McKeesport, PA meat market

      • Jacob Guttman opens his first wholesale gas station, Guttman Super Service, in 1931 in Mckeesport, PA

        1931

        Jacob Guttman opens his first gas station, Guttman Super Service, at the corner of Ninth and Market Streets in McKeesport, PA.

        • Jacob Guttman with a fuel distribution tanker in 1940

          1940

          Jacob is granted a full-line Texaco distributorship to market fuels and lubricants in Washington County, PA.

          • Guttman acquires the oil distributor, Mercer County Oil, in 1947

            1947

            The Guttman business expands to northwestern Pennsylvania and eastern Ohio through acquisition of Mercer County Oil Company, later renamed Guttman Petroleum Company.

            • Guttman Realty logo

              1950

              Guttman Realty Company is created to own, lease and develop properties for service stations and other businesses.

              • Sky Chief Supreme logo in 1958

                1958

                Guttman Oil expands Texaco distributorship into West Virginia.

                • Mon River Towing barge transporting bulk fuel

                  1960

                  With the purchase of the motor vessel Cherokee, Mon River Towing, Inc. begins operations in 1960 to establish the means for transporting petroleum products in bulk quantities by barge.

                  • Fuel supplier barge on the Monongahela River

                    1972

                    Mon River Towing builds a unit tow that allows the company to service customers beyond Guttman Oil.

                    • Crossroads Food Mart Gas Station Chain

                      1984

                      Guttman Oil enters the convenience store market, eventually building a chain of twenty eight Crossroads Food Marts.

                      • Pacific Pride commercial fleet fueling station

                        1989

                        Guttman Oil creates commercial card-access fueling division to capitalize on new market opportunities.

                        • Source One bulk fuel tanker

                          2001

                          Source One Transportation, LLC is created to manage fuel transportation for Guttman Oil.

                          • Bulk Terminal Storage bulk fuel terminal in Aurora, OH

                            2002

                            Bulk Terminal Storage is created to operate a pipeline storage facility in Aurora, OH and river facilities in Speers, PA and Star City, WV.

                            • GetGo gas station and convenience store

                              2005

                              Guttman Oil sells joint venture interest to Giant Eagle and becomes the fuel supplier to GetGo convenience stores.

                              • Mon River Towing barge transporting coal

                                2006

                                Mon River Towing, with a fleet of 15 towboats and over 300 barges, is sold to CONSOL Energy Sales Company.

                                • Guttman Energy headquarters and bulk fuel terminal

                                  2013

                                  Guttman Oil expands and diversifies its business by entering the natural gas and electricity markets. A new division, Guttman Energy, is created to supply natural gas and electricity to commercial and industrial customers.

                                As a sophisticated distributor of fuels,

                                Guttman Energy's supply and risk management expertise helps customers navigate price and supply volatility, giving them greater certainty and control.

                                We serve the commercial, wholesale and retail markets, and our products and solutions are as varied as our customers’ needs. As a regional distributor, we’re large enough for leverage but nimble enough to provide customized solutions and personalized service.

                                When looking for a fair price, the best service and the right solution for your fueling needs—go with Guttman. It’s more than just intuition that sets us apart. It’s experience and market knowledge. From our management team to our traders, the depth and breadth of our knowledge and expertise is what sets us apart.

                                  • Senior Management

                                    Guttman Energy has a dedicated team of professionals, led by individuals with decades of experience and unmatched expertise.

                                    • Sales Team

                                      Our experienced sales team provides industry-leading, personalized service.

                                      • Safety

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                                          • Careers

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                                            • Community

                                              Guttman Energy cares about the communities that it serves.

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