Parman Acquires Star Petroleum

parmanenergyParman Energy Corporation, “Parman”, announced its acquisition of Star Petroleum in Blytheville and Jonesboro, AR. Star Petroleum is a petroleum distribution company that serves Arkansas, Missouri, and West Tennessee. The company has been proudly owned and managed by Jim Sims for over 20 years.

Star Petroleum specializes in oils and greases, motor fuels, diesel exhaust fluid and coolants. With Citgo as their leading lubricants brand, the company is best known for their service to the vast agricultural and industrial areas in Arkansas. “We are pleased to be joining forces with the Parman team” says Star Petroleum owner, Jim Sims. “Their staff understands and reflects our mission to deliver industry leading customer service and quality products.”

Mark Spaniol, Parman’s Sr. VP of Sales, says “Star Petroleum has a great reputation for service and customer loyalty. We’re excited about the opportunities this union will bring and are proud to have Star become a part of the Parman Energy family.” This partnership will bring new products to Star Petroleum’s customers, and will also bring some of Citgo’s most esteemed brands to the Parman family, such as Mystik and Clarion.

“We are excited to be increasing our service footprint into Eastern Arkansas” says Steve Moore, Parman’s President & CEO, “and look forward to expanding Star’s resources and technical expertise with a focus on Totally Outrageous Customer Service.”

About Parman Energy Corporation
Parman Energy Corporation is an employee owned company that delivers quality lubricant products, diesel exhaust fluid, motor fuels, petroleum equipment, metalworking fluids, coolants, and related products and services. Since the mid-1930’s, the Parman name has been a name synonymous with petroleum products in Tennessee and has since continued to expand their diverse petroleum product offerings throughout the Southeastern U.S. For additional information, please visit the company website at

Parman Energy Welcomes New Senior Vice President-Sales

Parman Energy announces a new addition to their esteemed leadership staff – Mark Spaniol

Mark will be joining as the Senior Vice President-Sales and comes with a strong background in sales leadership. Mark’s many years of sales leadership include roles with ExxonMobil, Shell Oil, SONY Electronics, and most recently Western Marketing, a large Chevron lubricants marketer in Texas. In his new role, Mark will be responsible for leading the sales efforts of Parman Energy in all their locations.


Mark Spaniol, Senior Vice President-Sales Parman Energy

“Parman Energy is a world-class organization. I’m excited about joining them on their growth journey and look forward to contributing to their success” says Mark.

As Parman Energy continuously drives to be a leader in the oil and lubricants industry, they will also continue to evolve structurally with a constant focus on growing their business while providing “Totally Outrageous Customer Service (T.O.C.S)” to both their external and internal customers. In support of the drive to continue to be an industry leader, the opportunities to add to their exiting world-class organization brings them further on their journey to delivering T.O.C.S. Parman Energy Corporation’s continued commitment to safety, implementation of risk management best practices, and willingness to learn and apply new safety techniques have enabled them to set a future standard of excellence amongst industry peers.

Mark will report to Steve Moore, Parman’s President and CEO. “I am thrilled to have Mark join our leadership team” says Moore. “His professionalism and enthusiasm will be a perfect fit with our sales driven culture.”

About Parman Energy Corporation
For almost a century Parman Energy has been supplying effective and timely lubrication and fuel solutions for businesses and industries throughout the southeast US. With more than 12 STLE Certified Lubrication Specialists and 15 employees certified as both Oil Monitoring Analysts (OMA) and ICML Machinery Lubrication Technicians, Parman Energy offers a highly skilled staff capable to ensure proper equipment lubrication. Parman Energy also offers a full line of lubricants as well as quality DEF products, fuel and equipment. Strategically located across the state of Tennessee, Parman Energy will make sure you are good to go on all your fuel, DEF and lubrication needs. Click for more on Parman Energy

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