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Quarles Employees Participate in Summer Diaper Drive

Throughout the year, Quarles employees are consistently working to make a positive impact in the communities we serve. One such initiative is the Summer Diaper Drive. Quarles employees will donate and collect diapers to benefit local families in the community who may not be able to afford this essential item for their children. Did you …


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The Role of the Humidifier Attached to your Propane or Oil Heat Furnace

Cold winter weather is slowly descending on the Virginia landscape. The doors and windows, which were once open to receive the mild summer or autumn breezes, are closed tight. Curtains have been pulled to ward off the draft. The flue above the fireplace hearth has been rattled open and the soft crackle of burning ash …


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Time to Think about Propane and Heating Oil Services in Virginia

As we’re based in Fredericksburg, Quarles Petroleum, Inc. naturally has a special relationship with Virginia. This is where we work. This is where we live. The city is certainly steeped in history, which makes it a great cultural center for the region, and a perfect place to call home. One of the things we love …


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Propane and Oil Heat Services in Virginia

When it comes to something as important as heating your home, reliability and cost effectiveness are likely the two most important things you’re concerned about (other than what fuel you decide on to heat your home, of course). When you really think about it, there’s little worse than running out of fuel on a bitterly …


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Quarles Petroleum Announces Restructuring

Quarles Petroleum  began as a small family business in 1940, and has grown to a regional distributor with operations in Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, West Virginia, Pennsylvania and North Carolina. The Company recently announced plans to restructure. Chief Executive Officer Ben Wafle will retire at the end of the calendar year, after 39 years with the …


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Customer Spotlight: Executive Moving Systems, Inc.

Executive Moving Systems, Inc. has been working with Quarles for a number of years and has always received a great quality of service.  Quarles also keeps a staff of knowledgeable people who are always willing to help.  We have found not only the service to be great but pricing has always managed to be competitive with …


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Painting Giveaway Winner Selected!

A winner has been selected for Quarles Petroleum’s Art Comes Alive! giveaway.  Betsy Greene entered the giveaway after reading about it in the Free Lance-Star, and was delighted when her name was drawn as the winner!  Below, Betsy Quarles (right) presents the painting to Betsy Greene. About the giveaway: On September 22, 2012, Quarles co-sponsored the Art Comes …


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A Word from Safety Joe

With the winter fast approaching, Quarles’ Safety Director, Joe Pennesi, has this message to share with our residential heating fuel customers: Winter weather forecasts are calling for normal to above normal precipitation for our area.  So what does that mean to a Quarles Petroleum propane or heating oil customer?  Whenever we get snow or ice …


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Customer Spotlight: Winchester & Western Railroad

Winchester & Western Railroad Co. is in the business of railroad freight hauling in Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland and New Jersey.  Our business is all about our customers and their needs.  Quarles helps us by meeting the fueling needs of our eleven locomotives.  Quarles is able to provide a fueling service with mobility to meet our …


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Quarles Petroleum Celebrates 72 years

November officially marks 72 years since Quarles Oil Company was founded in Warrenton, Virginia by D.E. Quarles, Sr. and his wife Gladys.  We are proud of our roots but are not resting on past accomplishments.  We realize we need to earn your business every day and be ready to adapt to change.  The article below …


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What our customers are saying...

  • We have been doing business with Quarles for the past decade. We have always had outstanding delivery service along with top notch customer service. Quarles has always delivered in a timely fashion and on schedule. Even when we needed immediate service, they have come through for us. We purchase the bulk of our fuel from …

    Karen H Coleman

    President, Eastern Clearing, Inc.

  • Our company cares about three things when we choose a vendor. 1) Friendly service 2) Simple to use products 3) Lowest cost Unfortunately, the nature of the trucking business means that we usually always must choose the lowest cost option, usually at the expense of customer service and simplicity. But Quarles is the exception. Yes, …

    Gabriel Locco

    CFO, Starr Trucking

  • Quarles has been the best company to deal with. I could write a book about all the help we have been given at two different homes. We had major issues with existing supplier at the last home we bought. We called Quarles because we had used them a few years before at another home. Quarles …

    Harrisonburg Customer