Family-owned and operated since 1956 and nationally certified by the Women’s Business Enterprise Council, RKA Petroleum enjoys the distinction of being recognized as one of the largest family-owned businesses in the state of Michigan. RKA Petroleum is a leading-edge wholesale distributor of refined and renewable fuel products, and provides fuel management solutions to a variety of customers in over 29 states. In addition to a thriving Commercial, Industrial, National, Dispatch & Retail operation, RKA Petroleum offers Alternative Fuels and Energy, as well as a comprehensive Fuel Management Program that saves its customers both time and money. Principle-driven with a focus on excellence, RKA petroleum provides quality products, superior customer service, and maintains the highest standards in the petroleum fuel industry.
RKA Petroleum stands on the belief that customized attention is the key to meeting the needs of our customer family. With this in mind, we meet big requirements with precise detail and personal focus.
Our customers know that they can always expect progressive thinking from RKA Petroleum to move their business forward.
Hilmer Westphal Leemon started the Leemon Oil Company as a home heating oil delivery service with Pure Oil Company. Soon he expanded the business by adding a gas station and a small oil distribution plant in suburban Detroit.
Roger K Albertie assumes control of the family business. Under his leadership and guidance RKA Petroleum expands into a multifaceted distributor supplying gasoline, diesel, jet and alternative fuels to local national and government agencies in over 29 states.
RKA continues to grow and prosper under the leadership of third generation family members who are dedicated to meeting the challenges of today’s market while maintaining the RKA principals of quality and service to customers, that have been the mainstay of RKA’s success for over 60 years.