Utah-Based Sinclair Oil: Going Places at Age 100

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By Mike Gorrell, The Salt Lake Tribune

Even though it just turned 100 years old, Sinclair Oil is hardly resting on its laurels.

The Salt Lake City-based company, run for two-thirds of its existence by either Harry Sinclair or Earl Holding, is in an expansionist era.

"Our big push right now is to take the Sinclair brand coast-to-coast," said Clint Ensign, the company's vice president of government relations.

"We're in 24 states right now, concentrated in the Rocky Mountain and central Plains states," he added, noting there are now 1,300 Sinclair-branded service stations. "We've moved into California and have stations in Louisiana, even New York and New Jersey."

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