Lanman Oil Company

We specialize in delivery of gas, diesel, alcohol, and bio products to retail locations and bulk storage locations in Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, Iowa, and Kentucky.

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About the Company

Lanman Oil Company has been in business since 1948. Bob Lanman started the company in Charleston, IL as he was an Agent for Amoco. In 1976, Bob and his brother Jim Lanman formed the business into an Amoco jobbership - At this time agriculture was the main focus for Lanman selling Amoco fuel and lubricants.

Bob and Jim are both retired now, leaving the business is in the hands of Jim's son Mike Lanman. Mike started with the company driving a fuel truck himself in 1988 and has had his hands into every aspect of the business at one point or another over his career.

The business has grown quite significantly since 1948, when it started with two tank wagon trucks hauling fuel. The amount of trucks hauling fuel and industry today has grown from two to twenty six tankers. The area of delivery has grown with the business as well. The territory has grown from the home town of Charleston to serve East Central and Western Indiana. Lanman Oil Company in addition to it's fuel business; also, offers Marathon fuel and lubricants, and aviation and racing gasolines.