Bassett Petroleum Distributors Ltd, a family-owned and operated aboriginal business headquartered in the Northwest Territories, celebrated its 28th year in business in 2017. The company was founded by Steve Bassett on October 18, 1989, as a home heating oil delivery business in Hay River, NT. Since this time, Bassett Petroleum Distributors Ltd has diversified so that it not only sells and delivers fuel but also sells and delivers road salt, airport sand, dust suppressant, emulsion oil, etc. This is accomplished using the existing fleet and drivers. The fleet includes non-NSC vehicles and NSC vehicles, including body job units, day cab and sleeper units, bulk liquid trailers, dry bulkers and dumps, and dry vans. The company has expanded in four major markets and has branch offices in Hay River, Yellowknife, Sturgeon County, Edmonton, Fort Murray and Richmond, BC. The head office is maintained in Hay River, NT.
Bassett Petroleum is committed to serving the broad needs of the residents and businesses located in these locations, in addition to other key markets in the North and Western provinces. Bassett Petroleum's focus has always been to serve the needs of individuals as well as small and major businesses in these areas.