Energy North Group Acquires 6 C-Stores

Also purchases car wash, heating-oil companies

LAWRENCE, Mass. — Energy North Group (ENG), parent company of Haffner’s, has purchased six c-stores with gasoline, two heating-oil companies, one car wash and one property in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Maine.

It has acquired four Mobil-branded stations in Ashland, Manchester, New Hampton and Plymouth, N.H.; the Groton Exchange (now Haffner’s brand) in Groton, Mass.; and a Gulf-branded station in Winthrop, Mass. The car wash is in Littleton, Mass., and the property is in Haverhill, Mass. All were purchased from undisclosed sellers.

ENG also has acquired Ayer Oil in Ayer, Mass., and Jenkins Oil in Elliot, Maine.

Haffner’s Service Station was founded in 1925. Lawrence, Mass.-based Haffner’s Energy Group Inc. operates 13 gas stations, one Haffner’s c-store, one Kicksmart c-stores, 12 car washes and heating oil and propane delivery services in the Merrimack Valley in Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. ENG has wholesale distribution and retail operations throughout New England and New York.

“We are thrilled to welcome our new employees and customers into the ENG family,” said Pat O’Connell, executive vice president of ENG. “Our plan is to continue to offer great value and dependable service.”

“Whether it is fuel delivery, gasoline, car wash, convenience or HVAC, each of the companies holds special relationships with their customers,” said Jeff Black, owner and COO of ENG. “We will continue their legacies of great service and care while providing additional products and services, such as propane and access to more technicians, drivers and customer-service personnel than ever before.”

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