About Brabham Oil Company, Inc.
Bamberg, South Carolina
In 1929, C. M. Brabham opened a small wholesale petroleum business as a reseller for Colonial Oil Company of Savannah, Georgia. In 1940, Brabham became a commissioned agent for American Oil Company of Baltimore, Maryland, a subsidiary of Standard Oil of Indiana.
In 1958, Brabham's son-in-law, Bob McCully joined him in the business. Two years later, the company switched to Phillips Petroleum Company as a wholesale jobber.
In 1962, the business was incorporated, with Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Brabham as President and Vice-President, respectively.
In 1970, Brabham retired and McCully assumed managing control of the company. Read more
In the 1980's, the business added British Petroleum, Shell, and Chevron as primary wholesale suppliers.
In 1986, the company added McCully's sons, Robert McCully, Jr. and Clarence B. (Brab) McCully to the management team.
In 1999 the company realized the need for private label gasoline. The Horizon brand was introduced and the E-Z Shop chain of convenience stores grew to be one of the largest and most recognized chains in SC. Read more
Expanded into the Edisto Island market with two new beach locations.
Brabham Oil, Inc. celebrated it’s 80th anniversary.
In Memoriam of Robert W. McCully Sr. 1933-2010
Robert W. McCully Sr. passed away on Thursday, March 11, 2010. In honor of his memory and achievements, we dedicate this page in remembrance of his life. Read more
Company expanding into a new territory in South Carolina, along the I-20 corridor by acquiring 6 new locations in Aiken, Batesburg, Edgefield and several other cities.
In light of the recent expansion, Brabham Oil launched a brand-new, responsive website. The site was designed by DuBose Web Group in Columbia, SC. New features include a custom location search tool and real-time updates on in-store promotions.
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