Gulf Oil bridges the gap between petroleum producers and retail sales outlets. The petroleum wholesaler distributes gasoline and diesel fuel to more than 2,500 Gulf-brand stations in 23 northeastern and southeastern states. Gulf Oil owns 12 storage terminals and operates a network of more than 50 other terminals. It also distributes motor oils, lubricants, and heating oil to commercial, industrial, and utility customers. The company has alliances with terminal operators in areas where it does not have a proprietary terminal. Gulf Oil boasts one of the oldest and most recognizable brands in the oil business. Regional convenience store chain and gas retailer
controls the company.