Quarles History

Quarles History

Douglas Quarles Jr. (left) and Garnet Seay, manager of Quarles station on U.S. 1 in Fredericksburg

What began as a one-truck oil company in 1940 is now a regional provider of fleet fuel, propane and heating oil, fleet card solutions, and commercial fuel services.

Mr. and Mrs. Douglas E. Quarles, Sr. purchased Home Oil Company In 1940, which thereafter became the Quarles Oil Company. Over more than seven decades of operation, Quarles has grown into Quarles Petroleum, Inc.

Quarles currently has six division offices throughout the state of Virginia, as well as 125 fleet fueling stations throughout the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States.


What our customers are saying...

  • I have been very happy with the services from Quarles. Quarles is a convenient, reasonably price solution for fleet services.

    Karen H Coleman

    President, Eastern Clearing, Inc.

  • I have never had a bad experience with Quarles. Any time I email or call (and I have done so pretty often) everyone has been prompt, helpful and courteous. I took over management of our companies accounts and fleet last year, things were a mess on this end. Quarles staff helped me get it all …

    Gabriel Locco

    CFO, Starr Trucking

  • I just switched to Quarles after a terrible experience with another provider and I couldn’t be happier. Your customer service is outstanding and I look forward to doing business with you.

    Harrisonburg Customer

  • Our family is very happy with all aspects of service we have received from Quarles. Your company seems to be very concerned with customer satisfaction and customer respect. In recent years, we cannot think of any other company with which we have dealt that can compare with your exemplary service. Thank you for showing companies …

  • This is the first time that I have had propane as a major supply of fuel for my home. In the past I have had either electricity or natural gas. I am very pleased with the service that Quarles provides. The monitor my usage and ensure that I don’t run out of propane. When my …

    Harrisonburg Customer