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Petroleum Kings Ranks on 2014 Inc. 500 Annual ‘Fastest Growing’ List

NEW YORK, August 27, 2014 — Fueled by its continued success and innovation in fuel oil, energy and diesel development which resulted in a 962% compound annual growth rate since 2011, Petroleum Kings today announced that is has placed #497 in this year’s Inc. 500 list of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The exclusive list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs.

“We’re honored to be a part of this year’s prestigious list.” said Asmel Gonzalez, CEO of Petroleum Kings. He added, “We’ve grown this fast by emphasizing small efficiencies to keep fuel prices low while also delivering reliable service.”

Petroleum Kings joins an illustrious group including Microsoft, Oracle, Patagonia, Timberland, and Pandora over the list’s 33-year history.

The 2014 Inc. 500, unveiled in the September issue of Inc. 500 (available on newsstands August 21 to November 15 and on Inc.com), is the most competitive crop in the list’s history. To make the cut, companies had to have achieved a staggering minimum of 770% in sales growth. The Inc. 500’ s aggregate revenue is $15.7 billion, with a median three-year growth of 1,431 percent. Complete results of the Inc. 500|5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at www.inc.com/500.

See the full Inc 500 listing here: http://www.inc.com/profile/petroleum-kings

About Petroleum Kings

Founded in 1989 and acquired in 2010 by Asmel Gonzalez, Petroleum Kings has provided the best quality energy products and services in Westchester County. Petroleum Kings delivers a wide range of fuels for residential, commercial, and industrial customers, including home heating oil, bio heating oil, electricity, natural gas, gasoline, and on- and off-road diesel fuel.

For more information, visit www.petroleumkings.com

About Inc.

Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures, Inc. is the only major brand dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies, with the aim to deliver real solutions for today’s innovative company builders. Total monthly audience reach for the brand has grown significantly from 2,000,000 in 2010 to over 6,000,000 today. The magazine publishes an annual list of the 500 fastest-growing private companies in the U.S., the “Inc. 500.” Inc., the magazine for growing companies, delivers real solutions for today’s innovative business builders. With information and advice covering virtually every business and management task, including marketing, sales, finding capital and managing people, Inc. helps business owners and CEOs start, run and grow their businesses. For more information, visit www.inc.com.

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