AllEnergy Chooses Kwik Trip for Fueling Needs
[La Crosse, WI]—March 27, 2015 — AllEnergy Sand, LLC has chosen Kwik Trip, Inc. to provide energy to the drying plant of AllEnergy’s proposed production operations. Kwik Trip will provide CNG (compressed natural gas) to the operation during the winter months when pipeline supply of natural gas is limited. AllEnergy chose Kwik Trip because of its state of the art, specialized equipment, and a delivery model executed by Kwik Trip’s transportation division known as Convenience Transportation. Kwik Trip has the capability and expertise to supply and meet the growing fuel demands of AllEnergy. “Kwik Trip is excited to be partnering with AllEnergy to supply the CNG energy needs for AllEnergy’s production operations and looks forward to a long-term relationship with the company,” stated Scott Teigen, Vice President of Kwik Trip. This agreement is representative of Kwik Trip’s commitment to offer affordable, domestic, clean burning Natural Gas to vehicles and businesses. The CNG will be provided from a number of Kwik Trip’s thirty-two CNG stations located throughout Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Iowa.
Founded in 1965 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, Kwik Trip, Inc. is one of the largest independently held convenience store chains in the United States. Today, Kwik Trip owns and operates over 475 Kwik Trip, Kwik Star, Hearty Platter Restaurants, and Tobacco Outlet Plus stores in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Iowa and employs over 14,000 co-workers. Kwik Trip continues to grow through new initiatives like a strong focus on food and value priced commodities, as well as its newest endeavor –natural gas and other alternative fuels. For more information please visit www.kwiktrip.com.
AllEnergy was founded in 2006 by Spring Valley, Wisconsin native, Dean Sukowatey. AllEnergy subsidiary, AllEnergy Sand, is currently focused on obtaining a non-metallic mining permit on 550 acres located in Trempealeau County, Wisconsin, containing approximately 35 million tons of high quality sand reserves. In accordance with AllEnergy’s policy emphasizing environmentally-sensitive development, its non-trucking operational mine design would employ a conveyor system to transport mined sand to its rail load-out facility. AllEnergy’s common stock is publicly traded under the symbol “AFSE”.
“Our goal is to be the low-cost, high-quality leader in production and distribution of materials and knowledge needed to assist the mining industry with the acquisition of raw materials,” stated Dean Sukowatey, CEO/President of AllEnergy. “Producing sand for our customers in a safe and responsible manner while focusing on continuous improvement through ongoing plant improvements, plant efficiency, innovative logistics and dedicated customer service is essential to our business. Establishing and maintaining sand quality is critical to delivering the highest production for every gas and oil well. Our Wisconsin Northern White sand exhibits exceptional strength, integrity and purity and sets the industry standard for quality and consistency of whole-grain quartz proppants.”
Mr. Sukowatey continued, “AllEnergy understands the importance of exceptional community relations. AllEnergy Sands has invested time and effort into creating and maintaining strong community relationships that help ensure profitable, uninterrupted long-term business operations which benefits our company, our customers and our community. We strive for full disclosure and transparency of our proposed business operations with affected members of the public and governmental organizations. In addition to the creation of jobs and economic activity for our community, AllEnergy Sand also donates a percentage of the proceeds of each ton of product to a fund that is used for community betterment. A local citizen board will help determine how these funds are invested to improve the quality of life for area residents.”