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2010 FPMA Patron Members In it for the Long Haul FEDERATED INSURANCE Platinum Patron FPMA recognizes our Platinum Patron member, Federated Insurance. Federated is a mutual company, meaning that policyholders own the company. Additionally, Federated has consistently earned top ratings for performance and financial stability from analysts of the insurance industry. These top ratings reflect the confidence Federated’s clients place in the outstanding quality of their staff, products and services. Federated’s continued success stems from relationships with: • Nearly 400 state and national industry/trade associations • Clients who value quality service and take advantage of Federated’s loss prevention and risk management expertise • Leaders who provide prudent financial management with a vision for long-term growth and profitability • Employees who understand their roles in the success of the organization and are dedicated to providing quality client service Federated is nationally known as a leading insurer of businesses in selected industries – petroleum marketers, specialty contractors, auto dealers, equipment dealers, building material dealers/hardware stores, machine shops, auto service center and repair, auto parts stores, funeral homes, jewelry stores, tire dealers, ready mix dealers and retail/wholesalers. They study the needs of their business clients in these industries and listen to their concerns. Federated’s insurance products and services are then designed to meet the specific insurance and risk management needs of the business owners in these industries. Federated Insurance offers: • Property and liability • Workers compensation • Tank liability • Financial protection services For more information, contact Federated at 800241-4945; fax: 507-446-4731. FPMA appreciates the generous support of Federated Insurance. We ask our membership to support Federated in return. Visit APPLIED SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING, LLC Applied Science and Engineering is an “integrity driven” environmental consulting firm, specializing in petroleum site characterization and remediation. Applied strives to consistently provide accurate, honest solutions to environmental issues while preserving the best interests of our clients. Our geology, hydrogeology and engineering staff have decades of experience in successfully providing the following services: • Phase I and II Environmental Site Assessments • Petroleum System Component Closure Assessments • SPCC Plans • Contamination Assessment Reporting • Remedial Action Plan Formulation • Remedial System Design, Implementation and Operation • Environmental Forensic Investigations • Expert Witness Testimony • Assistance with Insurance Qualification Applied Science and Engineering, LLC Environmental science with integrity 5680 West Cypress Street, Suite H Tampa, FL 33607 Fax: 813-288-1550 CITGO PETROLEUM PRODUCTS CITGO Petroleum, one of the most enduring brands on the American landscape since 1965, is known and trusted by millions of consumers who think of its network of retail locations as trusted, reliable neighbors in their communities. Many things separate CITGO from the competition, but they all boil down to one key point: the unique support it gives its marketers. CITGO knows the importance of open dialog, strong relationships and the drive to do what it takes to help them survive and thrive. CITGO provides tailored agreements, individualized one-on-one service and flexible support programs that provide our independent marketers the freedom to realize their potential and the power to get where they want to go in today’s fiercely competitive marketplace. For more information, contact: Pat Codd Florida Territory Sales Manager 386-763-2356 Rick Jones Southern Region Manager 800-367-2734 Jake Rantz Territory Sales Manager 1163 Sawgrass Drive Gulf Breeze, Florida 3256 Office: 850-932-8810 Cell: 850-293-6557 Visit Kenneth E. Czoer Professional Geologist Cell: 727-593-4843 Direct: 813-288-6979 Lori L. Walton Marketing Director Cell: 813-361-1701 Direct: 813-207-5061 ALTRIA GROUP, INC. (Parent company of Philip Morris) Altria Group, Inc., is the parent company of Kraft Foods Global, Inc., and Philip Morris International, Philip Morris USA. Altria Group is also the largest shareholder in the world’s second-largest brewer, SABMiller plc, with a 36 percent economic interest. The consumer packaged goods companies of the Altria family have created brand portfolios that include some of the world’s most popular and valued trademarks. Leading cigarette brands of Philip Morris USA and Philip Morris International include: Marlboro, Basic, Chesterfield, Lark, L&M, Parliament and Virginia Slims. Leading brands of Kraft Foods Global, Inc., include: Kraft, Jacobs, Maxwell House, Milka, Nabisco, Oreo, Oscar Mayer, Philadelphia, Post and Tang. The growth of our operating companies’ brands is driven by constant innovation, which is key to the future of our enterprise. The Altria Group 333 N. Point Center E., Ste. 615 Alpharetta, GA 30022 Phone: 800-367-7998 Direct: 678-297-9365 Fax: 678-297-9393 BP PRODUCTS NORTH AMERICA, INC. BP Products of North America is part of one of the world’s largest petroleum companies in the world. BP markets under the BP Helios brand and is ranked in the top tier in U.S. market share. BP’s main activities are: • Exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas • Refining • Marketing • Supply • Transportation • Castrol motor oil For more information on BP Products of North America, call: Kevin McCaffrey Jobber Sales Manager 2741 Lake Valley Place Wesley Chapel, FL 33544 630-253-6387 Daniel W. Smith Petrogram | Winter 2009 |

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Petrogram - Winter 2009

Petrogram - Winter 2009
President’s Perspective
2010 FPMA Patron Members
Enviro Corner
Danger Ahead: Hometown Democracy
Out & About the Industry
Insurance Issues
Drop and Swap, Fishing and Dogs
Barrister’s Counsel
Index of Advertisers/

Petrogram - Winter 2009