About Us    

Martin Oil Company is a distributor of heating oil, diesel, gasoline and other energy products in west central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. Customers include homes, farms, and all kinds of business and industry. Deliveries of 100 to 8,500 gallons are made automatically, or when you call.

Martin Oil Company owns Martin General Stores, a regional chain of convenience stores. Martin locations sell Martin Gold Star gas. Most also sell diesel fuel. Martin General Stores' high quality food--recipes we develop and a brand we own-goes by the name CARGO. CARGO "Good to Go" food includes pizza, breakfast sandwiches, subs, grilled and fried foods, salads and more.

Martin Oil owns the Martin Gold Star fuel brand, and Martin Gold Star Fuel Control System.  This network links Martin locations with many independent retailers. Puchases at multiple sites appear on one statement, with transaction details and controls that allow you to really manage fuel purchases--and save money.  Gold Star's Black Fleet cards are for larger businesses. Blue Cards are  for individual consumers. Black Fleet cards offer on-line management and significant volume discounts. A Gold Star Mastercard can be used anywhere Mastercard is accepted.

Our History

Martin Oil Company was founded in 1962 as George O. Martin and Sons, Inc.. George O. purchased a small Tidewater distributorship in Bellwood, Pennsylvania. He was soon joined by his three sons, and the business began a long period of expansion. Now in our fourth generation, we're still family owned and operated.

In the 1980s, Martin Oil Company ventured into convenience stores. First locations were called MinitMarts. The name "Martin General Stores" was adopted in 1991.  We now supply locations that we own, plus many independent stores and stations. Many retail locations are branded with the blue and gold Martin Gold Star sign.

Over fifty years after our founding, Martin Oil Company continues to grow, serving thousands of customers. There are Martin Oil Company offices in Blair, Cambria, and Huntingdon counties, with deliveries extending to many areas beyond.

Office Locations

Serving Central Pennsylvania

Office Hours: Weekdays 7:30am-4:30pm

Blair & Bedford Counties
Martin Oil
528 N. First Street
Bellwood, PA 16617
(814) 742-8438

Zembower Oil
(814) 623-2148

Barkman Oil Company
Woodbury Office
814-766-2228 or
Cambria, Indiana, & Somerset Counties
Martin Oil
4059 Admiral Peary Highway
Ebensburg, PA 15931
(814) 471-2783 800-287-7978
Huntingdon & Fulton Counties
Martin Oil and Twin Oil
5468 William Penn Highway
Alexandria, PA 16611
(814) 669-4427 800-905-4645
Twin Oil (814) 259-3130
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