Daigle Oil Company Expands Propane Business

FORT KENT, ME – Daigle Oil Company (DOC), a 69-year-old, employee-
owned energy company based in Fort Kent, Maine, announced today it purchased Mapleton Oil
Company’s propane division on Friday, January 26. The purchase includes propane delivery
service, tanks, trucks, and related equipment.

DOC began offering DOC Propane to customers in the Spring of 2011 as a strategy to grow its
product offerings. The addition of Mapleton Oil’s propane division to DOC Propane
demonstrates the company’s commitment to seek opportunities to grow, along with taking
steps towards improving communities and servicing customers.

Carter Vaillancourt, DOC COO, shares that the newly acquired Mapleton Oil propane customers’
accounts have successfully transferred into DOC’s system and that the entire team is ready to
welcome these valued customers and provide the same quality service with which they are
familiar. He added, “We are excited about this acquisition to a growing segment of our
business. The two companies share similar customer service values, so we knew it would be a
great fit. We are honored to continue serving a customer base that we know has been in good

Daigle Oil Company, founded in 1955, is an employee-owned, energy company providing
residents and businesses in Northern and Central Maine a range of energy products and
services. DOC delivers heating oil, kerosene, propane, gasoline, and diesel; installs and services
heating and cooling systems; operates ten DOC’s Place motor fuel locations from Madawaska
to Bangor; six Gentle Bear car wash locations; and seven North Maine Woods fueling depots
and runs five Home Comfort offices located in Fort Kent, Madawaska, Ashland, Caribou,
Presque Isle and Houlton. Visit for additional information.

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