DALLASEmpire Petroleum Partners LLC and Usher Transport Inc. have acquired the consignment and wholesale motorfuels supply businesses and the related fuels transportation assets of Superior Transport Inc., doing business as STi Fuels, a petroleum marketer serving the threestate market of northern Alabama, northwestern Georgia and southern Tennessee.

The addition of the STis customersprovides Empire Petroleum with coverage of the entire state of Georgia adding to an existing footprint in the Atlanta market and south central Georgia. In addition, Empire adds to its existing portfolio in Alabama and Tennessee and further increases Empires existing supplier partnerships with Shell and BP.