WHO WE ARE

A HISTORY OF SERVICE

Tyree was founded in 1988 by Ron and Gloria Tyree as a small Union 76 Distributor serving the greater Lane County, Oregon area. Since then, Tyree has expanded into a full-service petroleum marketer to customers across Oregon and Southwest Washington. Tyree offers an extensive list of products and services, including fuels, lubricants, heating oil, cardlocks, fuel and lubricant equipment, fleet fueling, retail stations, and common carrier trucking to all commercial classes of trades. Tyree is also proud to be recognized as a leader in environmentally-friendly products, including alternative fuels such as E-85 and biodiesel, as well as eco-friendly lubricants and chemicals.

Tyree is firmly committed to working closely with each customer to understand their needs best and ensure success with tailor-made solutions. Ron Tyree has always believed that the growth of Tyree depends on how much we can ensure our customer’s success – your success is our success. As a company, we are also firmly committed to our employee’s safety and well-being, being good corporate citizens to the communities we serve and the environment.

Tyree offers an extensive list of products and services, including fuels, lubricants, heating oil, cardlocks, fuel and lubricant equipment, fleet fueling, retail stations, and common carrier trucking to all commercial classes of trades. Tyree is also proud to be recognized as a leader in environmentally-friendly products, including alternative fuels such as E-85 and biodiesel, as well as eco-friendly lubricants and chemicals.

Providing solutions since 1988

Tyree has transformed into a full-service petroleum marketer in the Pacific Northwest, including fuels, lubricants, heating oil, cardlocks, fueling equipment, and transportation services.

    • 1969 | Tyree Got Started in the Industry
      First Standard Chevron Gas Station in Mt. Vernon, Washington
    • 1974 | Joined Union Company of California
      Union 76 Gas Station in Seattle, Washington
    • 1987 | Started Family Business Tyco Stations
      Lake Oswego, Oregon
    • 1988 | Started Union 76 Distribution – Tyree Oil
      Opened Blair Boulevard Street office and warehouse in Eugene, Oregon with 2 employees, 1 tank truck and 1 box truck serving the greater Lane County area and the coast from Newport to Reedsport
    • 1989 | Bulk Oil Tanks Added
      Bulk tanks were installed above ground
    • 1990 | First Truck & Trailer
      Truck and trailer were added to the fleet
    • 1991 | Whitmore Partnership
      Whitmore Specialty Lubricant Distribution in Washington and Oregon
    • 1992 | First Pacific Pride Cardlock Franchise
      Tyree opened its first Pacific Pride station in Veneta, Oregon
    • 1994 | Acquired Taucher and Hutchings
      Expanded Union 76 Territory, 2 bulk plants, and added 2 additional cardlock locations in Roseburg, Oregon
    • 1995 | Negotiated Common Carrier Trucking Contract with Union 76
      Servicing all 76 stations to Southern Oregon, trucks now on the road 24/7
    • 1996 | Acquired Cumberland Distributing
      Expanded Union 76 territory even more (North to Corvallis, South to Green, and down the coast to Coquille), gained 2 more bulk plants, 1 cardlock location, and marine port in Coos Bay/Reedsport, Oregon
    • 2001 | Acquired Glausi Oil
      Expanded office and warehouse space across the street to West 1st Avenue, became a Chevron lubricant distributor, and gained CFN cardlock franchise
    • 2001 | Relocated Coos Bay Branch
      Coos Bay branch moved to North Bend Terminal giving marine terminal access and large fuel tanks that could hold up to 3 million gallons
    • 2002 | John Deer Distributor
      Tyree was selected as the bulk oil distributor for all of John Deere in Washington and Oregon
    • 2003 | Locomotive Contract
      Tyree was awarded the Union Pacific contract to fuel locomotives
    • 2005 | Investor in Sequential
      Partnered to open the Sequential biodiesel plant in Salem, Oregon
    • 2005 | Acquired Harrington Oil
      Secured our largest competitor in Douglas County, Oregon, gained warehouse space and bulk tank farm, additional CFN station locations, and expanded our territory from Salem to Northern California.
    • 2006 | Purchased 76 Station
      Tyco stations acquired the 76 station on the corner of 29th and Willamette in Eugene, Oregon
    • 2006 | Land Purchase for Future Growth
      Tyree acquired the property of Forest Mill on the corner of Highway 99 and Irving Road in Eugene, Oregon
    • 2007 | Rail Corporate Spur Development
      Developed rail loading site at Highway 99 and Irving Road property and leased the operation to Teevin Brothers
    • 2009 | Valvoline Partnership
      Tyree partnered with Valvoline to become one of their distributors
    • 2009 | Acquired Automatic Heat
      Began delivering heating oil
    • 2011 | Ethanol Off-loading Terminal
      Expanded the capabilities of our rail spur at Highway 99 and Irving Road property by adding a containment system under the rail line to ensure links and spills can be cleaned up responsibly
    • 2012 | Gas Station and Convenience Store Development
      Opened a Chevron Station, our Pacific Roads Convenience Store and a Pacific Pride Cardlock at the corner of Highway 99 and Irving Road
    • 2013 | Acquired Star Oilco
      Entry into the Portland, Oregon market, added Petro Canada lubricant brand, and expanded Valvoline business
    • 2013 | Acquired Tarr, Inc
      Gained office space, warehouse, and bulk tank storage in Portland, Oregon, expanded Chevron lubricant volume, gained an additional CFN cardlock, and expanded our service area to Southwest Washington and over to Eastern Oregon
    • 2016 | Acquired Christenson Oil
      Brought on our Durex private label brand, additional large warehouse space in Portland, Oregon, gained blending expertise, new lines of specialty products and fuel opportunities for customers
    • 2018 | Relocated Eugene Lube and Distribution Center
      Opened a large central warehouse at 4th and Garfield in Eugene, Oregon, all our packaged goods could be under one roof and included two rail siding
    • 2019 | Acquired Colvin Oil
      Created Southern Oregon Branch, three bulk storage plants, increased Chevron lubricant volume, and additional fuel customers in Medford, Grants Pass, and Brookings, Oregon
    • 2020 | Acquired Morland Oil
      Added a branch in McMinnville, Oregon, expanded service offerings by creating our reliability solutions division, and added a Pacific Pride cardlock
    • 2021 | New Headquarters, Warehouse, and Tank Farm
      The new facility built on the Highway 99 and Irving property next to the Chevron station, Pacific Roads store, and Pacific Pride cardlock, has 33,000 square feet of warehouse space, 28,000 of office space, 33 storage tanks for a total of 783,000 gallons and the opportunity to increase to 40 total tanks if needed
    • 2022 | Partnership with ExxonMobil™
      Tyree became part of ExxonMobil™’s Finished Lubricants Distribution Network. This new partnership allows us to offer lubrication and World-Class reliability solutions to our customers. Mobil™ extends our ability to stay on top of new technologies and provide innovative, cost-efficient ways to keep our customers up and running.

CORE 

VALUES

Partnership

We are as invested in our customers’ success as we are our own, and we work diligently to provide value and help each one of them succeed. Whether we’re anticipating their needs or responding to their problems, we’re always working with them to deliver what’s best for their business.

TRUST

We will always be honest and direct with our customers, because we take seriously the responsibility we have to give them the best advice and service we possibly can.

RELIABILITY

Our customers depend on their equipment, and trust us to make sure it runs smoothly, consistently, and efficiently. We stay on top of new technologies to expand our already large base of knowledge, and use our experience to find in-novative approaches to keep you up and running.

Connection

A community is only as strong as the people and organiza-tions within it. We make time to listen to our team and our customers, get to know them beyond just their job titles, and do whatever we can to support them as a business and as neighbors.

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