Welcome to the first edition of Momentum. This publication is part of our effort to keep our member-owners and customers up-to-date on the latest MFA Oil news. I believe it is essential to our continued mutual success that we keep our stakeholders apprised of the direction of the company and […]
Has your fuel storage capacity kept pace with the growth of your farming operation? If the answer is no, it may be time to consider changing the size of your tank. Maintaining adequate on-farm fuel supply is vital to avoiding downtime in your business. As the average number of acres […]
Rain goes beyond farm community In 45 years of farming, Boone County farmer Robert Brown has never seen anything like the flood of troubles Missouri faces this season. “This year is the worst year of my life as far as soybean planting goes,” he says as he shakes his head. […]
MFA Oil is in the process of investing in new equipment to upgrade its bulk fuel service for customers. Throughout the course of the past year, the company has purchased 10 new fuel trucks. These new 10-wheeler trucks can hold up to 4,500 gallons of fuel, or nearly 40 percent […]
Launched last May, the inaugural MFA Oil internship program consisted of eight students working in various departments throughout the company. MFA Oil expects the program to become a valuable training tool for future full-time employees. “When we were building the framework for our internship program, we knew we wanted to […]
A much-needed upgrade for many outdated MFA Oil facilities is scheduled to open soon. Construction of the MFA Oil Business Support Campus, located in Moberly, Mo. is nearing completion of its first phase. The 33-acre commercial site will house new offices, the maintenance department, parts and packaged goods warehouses, a […]
This is a great time to review your fuel contract needs for the upcoming season. Historically, the market drifts lower into the end of the year and offers a good opportunity to lock in fuel prices with fixed-pricing or maximum-pricing contracts. The energy markets have seen a substantial fall in […]
MFA Oil is in the process of upgrading its fleet of trucks for both refined fuel and propane. According to Tom Procter, director of service, replacing the company’s smaller trucks with new ones that can haul more is another step toward moving the company forward. “The 2,600- and 2,800-gallon propane […]
Things are rolling right along for MFA Oil’s Big O Tires stores, which set records for sales and profitability in 2015. The company’s 15 stores reported sales exceeding $26.4 million, a 25 percent increase over last year. Net income totaled $1.6 million, which eclipsed the previous year’s record of $983,000. […]
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon recently announced his appointment of James Greer, MFA Oil vice president of supply and distribution, to the Petroleum Storage Tank Insurance Fund (PSTIF) Board of Trustees. The 11-member board is comprised of eight trustees appointed by the governor. They represent the petroleum, trucking, insurance and financial […]
The summer of 1985 included many memorable highlights: “Back to the Future” debuted in theaters and went on to become the year’s top grossing movie, Tears for Fears released their hit radio single “Shout” and the Kansas City Royals and St. Louis Cardinals were in the midst of rousing seasons […]
As diesel engines become more complex with each year’s new models, the need for high performance fuel grows. Stringent EPA emission requirements have forced engine manufacturers to design and utilize High Pressure Common Rail (HPCR) injection systems to achieve greater efficiency than conventional diesel engines. The typical HPCR injection system […]
Life is full of choices – big and small. Most are inconsequential, but some are powerful. Keller Colley found that out the hard way during Thanksgiving break of his freshman year of college. He and three friends decided to hop in a truck to meet some girls after a night […]
Columbia, Missouri – MFA Oil Company has named Edward Harper vice president of retail automotive. Harper will oversee MFA Oil’s Big O Tires and Jiffy Lube operations in addition to the company’s construction and maintenance departments.
Columbia, Missouri – MFA Oil Company, the seventh largest propane retailer in the United States, announces it has acquired Elaine Petroleum Distribution, Inc., a refined fuels supplier based in Elaine, Arkansas. The purchase strength ens MFA Oil’s position in eastern Arkansas as the company expands its operating territory.
Columbia, Missouri – MFA Oil Company, the seventh largest propane retailer in the United States, announces it has acquired Lybarger Oil, Inc. a propane, refined fuels and lubricants retailer based in Garnett, Kan. This acquisition expands MFA Oil’s footprint, establishing a substantial presence in the east-central Kansas market. “We are excited […]
Columbia, Missouri – BORE/MPC LLC, the joint venture between MFA Oil Company and Big O Tires, recently announced that MFA Oil has purchased Big O Tires’ interest in the partnership. Formed in 1998, BORE/MPC is the Big O Tires franchisee that owns and operates 14 Big O Tires stores in […]
Columbia, Missouri – MFA Oil Company, a farmer-owned cooperative based in Columbia, MO, today announced that it has raised more than $76,000 to support Operation Homefront. The money was raised through the company’s first Annual Charity Golf Scramble & Concert, which was held June 1 at The Club at Old Hawthorne in Columbia, MO.