Tilwell Petroleum was founded in 1985, operating at the Simsbury Airport in Connecticut under the business name The Cardwell Agency. In 2007, we reorganized to become Tilwell Petroleum LLC. Our company supplies aviation fuels, solvents, and standards to the aerospace and defense industries throughout CONUS, with several customers overseas. Now located at the Westerly Airport in Rhode Island, we focus on providing unique value added benefits with every product and deliver the highest standard of service and support to each of our customers.
Tilwell Petroleum provides Jet A, Jet A-1, Jet B, JP-4, JP-5, JP-8, JP-10, Diesel Fuels, Calibration Fluids, and a variety of other products; all in either bulk or drum packaging.
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Working with the Defense Energy Support Center, part of the Defense Logistics Agency, our company is one of the few providers of JP-10 for non Department of Defense contracts.
Our individualized attention to customer service and support continues to make us a supplier of choice for some of the largest names in the industry.
With the addition of Admiral William J. Fallon, U.S. Navy (Retired) to the team in 2009, Tilwell Petroleum became a Veteran-Owned Small Business.