Lank Oil Company History
Lank Oil Company began as a CITGO Consignee in 1965. The initial location was a leased metal building on CITGO’s terminal property in Port Everglades. Lank Oil Company sold diesel fuel and motor oil to its customers and hauled gasoline to CITGO’s customers for a hauling fee.
In 1972, Lank Oil Company became a CITGO jobber. To operate its jobbership, Lank Oil Company incorporated with William C. Lank, Sr. and Mary G. Lank being joined by William C. Lank, Jr. to form the initial ownership and management team.
For over forty years Lank Oil has remained a CITGO jobber but has also represented Phillips 66, Unocal, BP, Fina and Marathon as well as the unbranded products of Transmontaigne and Pure.
In 2001, Lank Oil Company entered into an agreement with Diversified oil Company to take over Diversifieds tankwagon/fuel delivery business. In the acquisition, Lank Oil Company acquired 5 tankwagons and over 2,000 fuel customers. Most of the fuel truck drivers and a few key office personnel also made the transition from Diversified to Lank Oil.
In 2012, Lank Oil Company sold the lubricant side of their business to Flamingo Oil Company. This allowed them to focus strictly on selling diesel fuel and gasoline; operating throughout Dade, Broward and Palm Beach Counties. Their customers include gas stations, truck stops, construction sites, truck fleets, home heating, generators, commercial accounts, government facilities, marinas and yachts. They offer high quality products delivered by dependable and courteous delivery specialists. Excellent Customer Service is their top priority.