Travel Centers has completed its purchase of Williams TravelCenters,
the company announced recently, taking control of 60 Williams locations
in 15 states.
company will put the Pilot name on the locations immediately.
announced Oct. 30 that it planned to purchase Williams, a subsidiary
of Tulsa, OK, energy firm Williams Co. The combined operation will
employ roughly 12,500 people and will operate 295 locations in 37
A. Haslam III, president and CEO of Pilot, told Land Line previously
that his company planned to sell several of the locations involved
in the deal, “either because they don’t fit into the Pilot network
or because we have duplication.” However, he stressed the company
did not plan to close any locations.
Travel Centers LLC is a joint venture of Knoxville, TN-based Pilot
Corp. and Findlay, OH-based Marathon Ashland Petroleum LLC.