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The JF Petroleum Group, a MidOcean Partners portfolio company and provider of fueling system solutions in North America, acquired Rittiner Equipment Co. Inc., the company announced.

Headquartered in New Orleans, Rittiner Equipment is a full-service provider of petroleum equipment distribution, maintenance and construction services to customers across the U.S. Gulf Coast.

“We can now provide our customers a contiguous service zone across an even broader geography,” said Keith Shadrick, CEO of JF Petroleum Group. “More importantly, the Gulf Coast markets have a high propensity for growth and are in need of infrastructure development to support that growth and expansion.

"The combined resources of the JF Petroleum Group and Rittiner Equipment can better support the ever-increasing demand for equipment, service and construction in the Gulf Coast region. Perry Rittiner built a company with a reputation for quality and exceptional customer service, the foundation of which is the tremendous team of professionals of the Rittiner Equipment Co. We are proud to welcome Perry and the entire Rittiner Equipment team to the JF Petroleum Group.”

The JF Petroleum Group (formerly Jones & Frank) provides turn-key distribution, construction and service solutions to the North American fueling infrastructure industry.

The company serves retail fueling stations, commercial and government fleets, and emergency power customers through its network of 39 branch offices, four distribution centers and more than 1,000 employees across the U.S.

The JF Petroleum Group represents fueling infrastructure products including Gilbarco Veeder-Root, VeriFone, OPW, Franklin Fueling and Containment Solutions.