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From humble beginnings over 95 years ago as a local Northern New Jersey oil distributor to one of the premier full service energy providers along the eastern seaboard, Supreme Energy, Inc. prides itself in serving you, the customer, with all your energy needs.


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1921  Company established by William Mitchell Rile; originally called the Mitchell Oil Company.  Coal was the first product to be sold by Mitchell.

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1961  Tenneco Inc. purchases Mitchell Oil Company and merges it with one of Tenneco’s other oil companies, Supreme Fuel Company of Orange, NJ.  Now operating as one company, the “Mitchell-Supreme Fuel Company” name is launched.


Mitchell Man Ad  Mitchell Supreme Fuel Oil Truck


1983  John Bozik becomes the President of Mitchell-Supreme Fuel Company.


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1988  John Bozik leads a team of partners in a leveraged buy-out of Mitchell-Supreme from Tenneco Inc.  The Fineman-Bozik family still maintains ownership and leadership of the company to this day.


1990  Deborah Berna Fineman joins Mitchell-Supreme as General Counsel



1996 Mitchell Supreme Fuel Company expands and creates NATGASCO, Inc.  NATGASCO operates as a supplier of Natural Gas to commercial businesses and institutions.


1997  The Fineman-Bozik family becomes the sole owner of Mitchell-Supreme Fuel Company.


2007  Deborah Fineman is promoted to President and General Counsel of Supreme Energy, Inc.

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2010  Mitchell-Supreme and NATGASCO now operate under Supreme Energy, Inc. name.


2010  Supreme Energy, Inc. becomes an electricity supply broker to commercial businesses and institutions.


2010  John Bozik retires from Supreme Energy after 44 years in the energy business.


2012  Supreme Energy becomes a direct supplier of electricity to commercial businesses and institutions.  Supreme Energy solidifies its goal to become a Full Service Energy Provider and can now directly supply three major sources of energy:  Fuel Oil, Natural Gas, and Electricity.


Supreme Energy logo

2012  Rebranding of the company to Supreme Energy, Inc. accelerates as the Mitchell-Supreme and NATGASCO names are phased out.  The Supreme Energy name better positions the company as a full service energy provider.


Generac logo2013  Supreme Energy becomes an authorized dealer and certified service specialist of Generac generators.



2016  Supreme Energy celebrates 95 years in the energy business — a major competitive advantage for Supreme, as few operators in the industry can even come close to matching the company’s endurance, longevity, and stability.


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I’ve always had a positive experience.  Waits have rarely been long.  The service technician Miguel has always been very prompt, polite and professional.  He gets right to work and always explains what he did in the regular maintenance.  He was done within two hours from first arrival to leaving the house.
PeterMontclair, NJ
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