Coralville's Harney Oil, Marion's Linn Coop Oil get award

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Northey recognizes fuel marketers' efforts

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March 28, 2014 | 10:13 am

John Gilroy from Harney Oil Company in Coralville and Jim Becthold from Linn Coop Oil Co. in Marion were named the 2013 winners of the Iowa Secretary of Agriculture’s Biodiesel and Ethanol Marketing Awards. The recognition is given to  fuel marketers in their efforts to promote and sell renewable fuels.

“Both winners have gone to great lengths to make biodiesel and ethanol more available to Iowa drivers and I appreciate the effort and investment they have made to promote these home-grown fuels,” Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey said.

The winners were announced and recognized during the Petroleum Marketers & Convenience Stores of Iowa Annual Meeting in Des Moines on Jan. 15th.

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