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Breaux Petroleum Products Recognized by the Louisiana State Legislature for 100 Years of Business

Breaux Petroleum Products, a leading provider of quality fuel and lubricant products and services, was recognized on April 27, 2022 at the Louisiana State Capitol on the floor of the House of Representatives for its achievement of 100 years in business. The recognition was presented as a resolution from District 54 State Representative Joe Orgeron and it honored Breaux Petroleum’s long-standing history in Louisiana, which dates back to the early 1900s.

Founded in 1922 in Lockport, Louisiana, by A.P. Breaux, the company – known then as A.P. Breaux & Sons – began hauling crude oil from the Leeville Oil and Gas Field just as one of the state’s most influential industries was getting its start. A few years later, Breaux & Sons secured Louisiana’s first-ever distributor contract with Shell Oil Company and began distributing its brand of products throughout the Bayou Region.

Breaux family members and the company’s executive leadership team with Representative Joe Orgeron (sixth from left)

“While few companies in any industry are able to achieve a centennial milestone, we are proud to be one of the companies who were founded in and still maintain operations in Louisiana,” said Bud Breaux, company president and fourth generation of leadership. “It is an honor to be recognized by the leaders of our state for the contributions we have made over the past 100 years. We have been privileged with an incredible team of employees who have helped us successfully serve the communities of Louisiana, and we look forward to continuing our legacy as a trusted provider of quality products and service.”

Throughout the last century, the company has continued to grow and diversify its portfolio of services to become a leading distributor across the Gulf Coast. In January 2017, Breaux Petroleum further expanded its operations with the opening of second facility in Lake Charles, Louisiana. This facility has been paramount in helping the company achieve an enhanced presence in the marine and offshore sectors. In addition, the company continues to extend its operations by offering a vast portfolio of reliability services that support and enhance the products it provides.

Today, Breaux Petroleum remains a family-owned business under the third, fourth, and fifth generations of leadership and continues to uphold its commitment to serving Louisiana’s vital industries of energy, marine, industry, transportation, construction, and agriculture.

About Breaux Petroleum Products
Founded in 1922, Breaux Petroleum Products is an established distributor of quality fuels and lubricants for the energy, automotive, marine, industrial, transport and agricultural industries across the Gulf Coast. Breaux Petroleum was the first-ever Shell distributor in the state of Louisiana, and today holds the distinction of being a Shell Prestige Distributor. In addition to quality products, Breaux Petroleum offers a portfolio of services including delivery, industrial reliability, filtration, varnish mitigation, lubrication management, oil analysis, asset tracking, environmental waste, and hurricane/emergency preparedness. Under the guidance of the third, fourth and fifth generations, Breaux Petroleum continues to uphold the same high standards of safety, quality, reliability, and exceptional customer service that it was founded on 100 years ago. For more information, visit

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