PURE News

Two new board members join the ranks to fill unexpired terms

May 01, 2009

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When their PURE Co-op needed them to step forward to fill the unexpired terms of two board members this year, they were more than willing to accept these leadership roles. Hardy Peacock, President of Cleveland County Oil Company and P&W Oil Company, Inc. in Rison and Dumas, Arkansas, respectively, and Craig Lynch, of Lynch Oil in Kissimmee, Florida, are the two newest members of the PURE Co-op board of directors. Peacock fills the unexpired term of PURE board member Tommy White, represent...
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Taking our act on the road!

Apr 03, 2009

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In an attempt to increase the exposure of the PURE brand outside of the Southeastern United States, as well as the membership of the PURE Oil Jobbers Cooperative beyond its original 10-state region, the PURE Co-op is taking its act on the road! That is, the Co-op staff has been busy as vendors and/or participants in state and regional trade shows all across the country, introducing the PURE brand and Firebird logo to new friends and potential additions to the family of petroleum marketer...
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Credit Card Processing, Uniform Program prove beneficial to PURE Co-op

Mar 06, 2009

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Two of the most popular and advantageous benefits of membership in the PURE Oil Jobbers Cooperative are Credit Card Processing services and Uniforms. Both also provide financial incentives for members and sources of supplemental revenue for the Co-op. The Co-op Marketing Committee, under the direction of Board Member Mac Campbell, of Campbell Oil Company in Elizabethtown, North Carolina, has secured two credit card processing vendors for Co-op members to utilize – RBS World Pay and Petrol...
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Two newcomers join the 2009 PURE Co-op Board

Feb 06, 2009

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The PURE Oil Jobbers Cooperative membership elected two newcomers to the 2009 Board of Directors. Jeremy Holmes, with Pigott Oil Company in Tylertown, Mississippi, and Buddy Lisle, Manager of Gilbert Oil Company in Okeechobee, Florida, have been selected to serve Districts 1 and 4, respectively, on the PURE Co-op Board of Directors this year. While this is the first time these two members have served on the PURE Co-op board, they are not newcomers to the organization, bringing a wealth of...
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Newly elected officers to carry on the tradition of PURE leadership for 2009

Jan 26, 2009

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Leading a Co-op of more than 300 petroleum marketers through a time of transition and opportunity is no easy task, but four officers have accepted the challenge and have hit the ground running with a full agenda of objectives and ideas for 2009. The new 2009 slate of officers for the PURE Oil Jobbers Cooperative is in place, with growth and expansion in mind for the organization this year. With the support of their fellow jobbers elected to the 15-member board of directors, the PURE Co-op...
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PURE Co-op staff applies extensive industry experience to assist members

Jan 12, 2009

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Members of the PURE Co-op benefit greatly from the sales team and staff working out of the home office in Rock Hill, South Carolina, as well as on the road in their respective districts. The staff is ready and willing to respond to whatever a member might need, says Co-op General Manager Frank Dotson. In addition to being the Co-op General Manager, Dotson doubles as the Sales Manager for District 2, serving members in North and South Carolina, Virginia, as well as West Virginia and Maryla...
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Member service awards highlight significant milestones for select PURE members

Dec 12, 2008

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One of the highlights of the annual stockholders meeting of the PURE Co-op is the presentation of the Member Service Awards for those jobbers who are celebrating anniversaries that mark milestones in their membership. ?image4 With the PURE Co-op celebrating its 15th anniversary this past year, having been founded as the Southeastern Oil Jobbers Cooperative in 1993, those companies receiving the 15-Year Member Service Award are in essence the founding fathers. Those members celebrating...
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Help Wanted!

Dec 05, 2008

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If you want to learn more about the inner workings of the PURE Co-op, and make a valuable contribution to the organization as well, consider volunteering to serve on a committee. The PURE Oil Jobbers Cooperative, Inc. has several standing committees. Each is comprised of a committee chair, who serves on the Co-op Board, as well as committee members who may come from the Board or general membership. Committee assignments also try to reflect representation from each of the Co-op’s five reg...
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More than 100 members turn out for annual shareholders meeting

Nov 17, 2008

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More than 100 petroleum marketers and their families took part in the yearend annual shareholders meeting of PURE Oil Jobbers Cooperative in Savannah on Nov. 14-15, 2008. While the industry faced challenging economic times this past year, that didn’t dampen the enthusiasm of the PURE Oil Jobbers, or the announced plans of the Co-op Board to expand membership beyond the original 10-state Southeastern region. In fact, the annual stockholders meeting included a welcome for the five new comp...
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Strong leadership on 2008 Board garners successful year for PURE Co-op

Nov 10, 2008

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While 2008 featured some tough economic times and volatile industry pricing and supply conditions, the Board of Directors of the PURE Oil Jobbers Cooperative provided great leadership nonetheless, evident in its ability to secure another profitable year while maintain and expanding membership, albeit limited. In short, some growth was better than none at all. The leadership of the PURE Oil Jobbers Cooperative is determined by the equally vested voting interest of members, who elect a boar...
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