• PRESS RELEASE
    July 29, 2009
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    Alan Anderson
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  • Tanknology Inc.
    11000 N. MoPac Expy
    Suite 500
    Austin, TX 78759
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Tanknology Joins with Gulf Oil
As UST Compliance Solutions Partner

Austin, TX — Tanknology Inc., the world’s largest Underground Storage Tank (UST) environmental compliance services company, today announced that it has joined forces with Gulf Oil, L.P. as a member of Gulf’s Preferred Vendor Program.

As a Preferred Vendor, Tanknology’s full range of UST environmental compliance services will be made available in a specialized program for Gulf’s 1,800 Gulf-branded gas and service stations across the Northeastern US.

To be selected for the Gulf Oil Preferred Vendor Program, companies must undergo a rigorous multi-point evaluation, be a leader in its market segment and maintain exceptional service standards. Gulf-branded operators receive preferred member pricing for all Tanknology services.

“We are excited to have been selected to partner with Gulf Oil in this program,” said Allen Porter, President and Chief Executive Officer of Tanknology. “Gulf Oil has a rich history in our industry and is a well respected oil company. They do their homework before selecting members for this exclusive group of vendors and we are honored to be a part of it. We are confident that we will be of valuable support helping Gulf operators with their ever-increasing environmental compliance needs.”

Based in Austin, Texas, Tanknology operates across America and around the world, providing UST environmental compliance testing and related services at more than 50,000 sites per year, for more than 3,000 customers. Internationally, Tanknology licensees span more than 25 countries, providing services to the largest petroleum retailers in the world. For more information about Tanknology's services worldwide, call us at 1 (800) 964-1250 or visit us online at www.tanknology.com.

Gulf Oil Limited Partnership, based in Framingham, Massachusetts, is one of the Northeast's largest wholesalers of refined petroleum products. Gulf Oil distributes motor fuels through a network of more than 2,400 Gulf-branded gasoline retail centers, 12 proprietary oil terminals, and a network of more than 50 other supply terminals. Gulf Oil supplies heating oil, diesel fuel, jet fuel and kerosene to these branded retail outlets through its Gulf Oil brand. Through its unbranded subsidiary, Great Island Energy, Gulf Oil L.P. also supplies petroleum products as well as risk management and financial services to industrial, commercial, and independent retail firms. Visit www.gulfoil.com for more information.