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Delta Western merges with Anchorage distributor

Two major petroleum distributors in Alaska merged at the start of this year. KSTK’s Shady Grove Oliver has more.

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Delta Western, Incorporated is one of the petroleum, fuel, and oil distributors in the Wrangell area.

Logo courtesy of deltawestern.com

Logo courtesy of deltawestern.com

It’s a large distributor throughout Southeast Alaska, Western Alaska and Bristol Bay, and the Aleutian and Pribilof Islands.

As of January 1st, 2014, it merged with Inlet Petroleum Company, a distributor based in Anchorage.

Both companies are owned by Saltchuk Resources, Incorporated. Saltchuk’s headquarters are in Seattle, Washington.

In a December press release, Delta Western and Inlet Petroleum representatives state that despite the consolidation of the companies, there are a few things that will not change.

Among these are listed a commitment to safety and environment, types of services offered, and that existing contracts and price structures will be honored.

The parent company, Saltchuk Resources, also owns Alta Air Logistics, Foss Maritime Company, Northern Air Cargo and Totem Ocean Trailer Express.

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