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North Star Petroleum expands footprint on North Slope

May 2, 2016

Saltchuk welcomes NANA Oilfield Services to the family!

Anchorage, AK –   NANA Oilfield Services (NOSI) has become the newest member of the Saltchuk family of companies.

NANANOSI will operate as as a sister company to Delta Western, the leading distributor of petroleum products and lubricants in Alaska, under North Star Petroleum, the petroleum distribution unit of Saltchuk.

NOSI’s facilities in Deadhorse distribute jet A and B aviation fuel, diesel, heating fuels and gasoline as well as drilling fluids and potable water to camps all over the North Slope. The acquisition further diversifies and expands North Star Petroleum’s footprint in the state.

“We are very happy to have NOSI as well as Brad Osborne and his team join the Saltchuk family of companies,” said Brian Bogen, President and CEO of North Star Petroleum, “We currently serve the North Slope from Delta Western’s location in Fairbanks. Expanding services in Deadhorse is reflective of our long term commitment to the state of Alaska and our oil and gas customers.”

The purchase was completed on April 30, 2016. Leadership from North Star Petroleum and Saltchuk will travel to meet with NOSI’s 36 employees in Anchorage, Fairbanks and Deadhorse over the coming week.

“It’s a great fit. Saltchuk’s values and commitment to Alaska make me very confident that we have found a great home,” said Brad Osborne, President of NOSI. Osborne will stay on as President of the company. “We’ve got a long and exciting future ahead, I’m looking forward to being a part of the Saltchuk family.”

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About North Star  Petroleum:

Formed in early 2006, North Star Petroleum is the parent company of the petroleum unit of Saltchuk Resources and has operating companies focused throughout Alaska, Hawaii, and the Pacific Northwest. North Star Petroleum’s operating companies employ over 500 employees in the fuel and lubricants distribution and retail trade. North Star Petroleum is located in Seattle, Washington. www.nspetroleum.com

About Saltchuk:

Saltchuk is a privately owned family of diversified transportation and distribution companies headquartered in Seattle, Wash. Throughout North America, Saltchuk companies provide air cargo, domestic and international shipping and logistics, marine services, nationwide and Alaska trucking & logistics, and petroleum distribution. Saltchuk is a values-driven organization. We put safety first. We are reliable — we take care of our customers and conduct business with honesty and integrity. We are committed to each other, to protecting our environment, and to contributing to our communities, in a work environment where anyone would be proud for their children to work. www.saltchuk.com

About NANA Oilfield  Services:

NANA Oilfield Services, Inc. (NOSI) assists North Slope Producers and contractors with the purchase of more than 5 million gallons a year of diesel, gasoline and aviation fuels, as well as all of the Chevron lubricants to keep equipment in optimum running condition. Fuel delivery on Alaska’s North Slope comes with its challenges. Despite temperatures dipping to minus 50 degrees, and wind chill factors of minus 80, NOSI has a record of on-time delivery and a reputation for quality service. www.nanaoilfield.com

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