About Us

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Historic lighthouses ... world-class fishing ... quaint villages where a friendly "hi" comes naturally, our special part of New York State really stands out from the rest.

Glider Oil Company really stands out from the rest, too. Since 1942, we've served our special corner of New York State with unmatched service, and warm, personal attention. We're big enough to offer you a wide variety of fuels and conveniences ... yet we're small enough to know you by name. As a family-owned company, our goal is to treat you like a member of the family - that's the Glider difference.

Our residential and commercial customers expect nothing less than prompt, dependable fuel delivery and courteous, professional service, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. And we deliver!

A Brief History of Glider Oil

Glider Oil Co is a petroleum products distributor that helps customers in central and northern New York State stay warm and comfortable while saving money on energy. Our service area reaches from Auburn, N.Y. to the St. Lawrence Seaway.

Glider Oil delivers a variety of petroleum products for residential and commercial customers, including heating oil, propane, diesel, gasoline and kerosene.

Paul F. Shanley founded Glider Oil is 1942 in Elmira, N.Y. and later moved operations to Oswego. His son Gary Shanley runs the company today. We have grown through the years and now serve customers throughout Oswego, Jefferson, Onondaga and Lewis counties and in parts of Cayuga, Oneida and St. Lawrence counties.

Glider Oil maintains seven bulk fuel storage facilities in New York State, located in Oswego, Carthage, Pulaski, Alexandria Bay, Boonville, Blossvale, and Phoenix.

Our Service Area

Headquartered in Pulaski, NY, Glider Oil provides delivery of Oilheatpropanegasolinekerosene and diesel; and delivery service to residents and businesses in OswegoJeffersonOnondagaLewis counties, and in parts of Cayuga, Oneida, and St. Lawrence counties, New York.

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