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GRIMES OIL TODAY
Co., Inc. is the largest and oldest 100% minority (Black American) owned
and operated oil company in New England. Today, after over 50 years in
business, the ownership of the company remains in the Grimes Family with
Calvin M. Grimes, Jr. as President and Treasurer.
is certified as a minority-owned business by the U.S. Small Business
Administration, Massachusetts State Office of Minority and Women Business
Assistance and the New England Minority Purchasing Council as well as
by many other states and regional authorities. We are a fuel oil distributor
of petroleum products. All grades of unleaded gasoline, diesel (seasonally
blended), and #2, #4 and #6 fuel oil, in specified sulfur requirements.
GRIMES OIL YESTERDAY
Grimes Oil was established in 1940 by Calvin M. Grimes, Sr. as an ice
and coal dealer.
Grimes Oil became incorporated in 1969 and continues the family-owned
business from its headquarters in Boston.
GRIMES OIL AND THE FUTURE
Our supply agreements have accessed a network of fuel terminals. Delivery
of product is accomplished by Grimes and an impressive list of quality
common-carrier sub-contractors. In addition, we are experienced in responding
to the end user, such as utilities, whose demands require marine transport
by barge or other vessel.
Our belief in slow steady growth has allowed us the ability to conform
to the ever changing needs of the commercial industry. We offer a blend
of technology and customer service to enable energy consumers’ peace