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BAF Assumes Delta Western Operations in Dillingham & Naknek

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Bristol Alliance Fuels Assumes Delta Western Operations in Dillingham and Naknek
Move Will Create Lower Fuel Costs and More In-Region Jobs

Media Contact:
Bob Cox, President and CEO
Bristol Alliance Fuels
907 229 6395 or Bob.Cox@bbindustrial.com

Dillingham, AK — In a long-term agreement that will help foster sustainable economic growth in the Bristol Bay Region, Bristol Bay Industrial subsidiary Bristol Alliance Fuels (BAF) assumes Delta Western operations today, Tuesday, April 16.

“This is a move about Bristol Bay that will benefit our communities through efficiency in operations and more in-region jobs. This agreement helps create value for BBNC and cost savings for our in-region Shareholders,” said Joseph L. Chythlook, Bristol Bay Native Corporation (BBNC) Board Chair.

BAF will lease and operate Delta Western’s fuel terminals in Dillingham and Naknek, retaining as many of the current staff as possible. Customers and vendors are being notified today. Delta Western will become BAF’s exclusive provider of petroleum products. Delta Western is the best at sourcing high quality fuel for rural Alaska at the best prices and BAF is best suited for point to point sales and knowing the region well.

“We are focused on providing in-region jobs, careers and training for local residents,” said Chythlook.

“This agreement is good for Delta Western, Bristol Alliance Fuels and the Bristol Bay community,” said Bob Cox, President and CEO of Bristol Alliance Fuels.

Delta Western President Shannon Price says this is a move that is all about community. “We believe this partnership will continue to provide the communities we serve with quality fuel supplied by Delta Western but also support the growth and development of Bristol Alliance Fuels and their mission to better their communities.”

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About Bristol Alliance Fuels: Bristol Alliance Fuels is a subsidiary of Bristol Bay Industrial. Bristol Bay Industrial is a Bristol Bay Native Corporation holding company, which operates and manages several member companies providing oilfield and industrial services throughout Alaska and the Lower 48.

About Delta Western: Delta Western is a subsidiary of NorthStar Energy and a member of the Saltchuk family of companies. A leading independent distributor of petroleum products and lubricants in Alaska, Delta Western sources fuel and methanol from a global supply network on behalf of residential, commercial, military and government customers. Delta Western employs approximately 150 people and is proud to provide vital energy resources in support of Alaskan communities and industries.