About Keenan Energy

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1920

The Beginning!

Full Service StationIt all began in 1920 with Columbia Petroleum. Marketing under the Echo Gas brand, we sold lubricants, fuel oil, and kerosene at our office located at Lady and Pulaski Street. In 1927, we opened our first full-service station at Gervais and Williams Street.

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1928-1933

Shell

KeenanFrom 1928 through 1933 we changed brands from Echo Gas to Shell.

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1940

Gulf Oil Plant

Gulf
In early 1940, we moved our office to Main and Elmore Street and opened Gulf Oil Plant.

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1949

Edisto Gas

Edisto GasIn 1949, we launched our Edisto Gas propane division.

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1954

Phillips 66

Phillips 66In 1954, we moved our offices to their current location on Beltline Blvd., becoming a Phillips 66 distributor. In one 24-hour period, we converted 84 Gulf Oil locations to Phillips 66.

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1955

Exceeded 1,000,000 gallons monthly

Record Breaking!In December 1955, we became the first Phillips 66 distributor to exceed 1,000,000 gallons monthly.

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1964

Orangeburg, SC

First Propane OfficeIn 1964, we opened our first remote propane office in Orangeburg, SC.

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1975

Opening of our first Gaz-Bah Mini Shop!

Gaz-bahIn 1975, we opened our first convenience store, Gaz-Bah Mini Shop #1, located at 1501 Bluff Road which was Exxon Branded. We currently have 6 Exxon Brand locations and 3 unbranded locations.

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1991

Employee Stock Option Plan

Employee Stock Option PlanIn 1991, became ESOP (Employee Stock Option Plan) by purchasing 54% of outstanding company stock.

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2003

Purchased remaining stock!

Remaining stock purchased!In 2003, completed purchase of 46% of all remaining company stock.

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2016

Currently serving over 13,000 residential customers and over 45 gas retailers!

Keenan
Our smallest customer uses a 1½ gallon propane tank. Our largest customer has a 1,000,000 gallon backup fuel oil storage tank. We currently service over 13,000 residential customers from 7 offices in the two Carolinas. We service over 45 gasoline retailers in the two Carolinas and Georgia.

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2016

We are 100% employee owned!

Employee  Owned!Our company is completely 100% owned by our employees.

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