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The History of Pico Propane and Fuels

A rich tradition of reliable, courteous service and expansive supply options.

about usFrom southeastern New Mexico throughout Texas, Pico Propane and Fuels is the propane and commercial fuel services company thousands have come to trust.

Back in July 1986, two business partners, Dr. Alvaro Lebrija and Robert C. Kusenberger Sr. acquired Westex Petroleum of Del Rio. Westex then acquired Pico Propane and Fuels. This was done with the intent of becoming a leader throughout West and Central Texas in fuel distribution.

Since the word “PICO” in Spanish means ‘beak of a bird’, the group adopted our now-famous Toucan as our company mascot!

In August 2015, Meritum Energy Holdings, LP. acquired Pico Petroleum from Westex Capital. It continues to operate under the name Pico Propane and Fuels.

Our dedication to service starts with leadership and employees who uphold daily our high standards for providing safe, dependable fuel delivery and service. That dedication shows why we have so many loyal, satisfied customers! We strive to provide outstanding value, service and support to our full spectrum of customers and employees.

While Pico Propane and Fuels remains community-focused, supporting local schools and nonprofits that keep us true to our roots.

Contact us to learn more about what Pico Propane and Fuels can do for you.