PETRA OIL CO
Petra Oil Company is family-owned and headquartered in Houston, TX, the energy capital of the world! Petra's team of amazing and hardworking automotive industry experts have over 100 combined years of experience, setting the bar high for product quality and expectations.
Founded by Arnold Gacita in 2010, Petra Oil Co aimed to create automotive maintenance products and services that would facilitate superior vehicle performance and world-class customer service. Achieving both, Petra continued to build its strength and value by creating innovative warranty programs and unprecedented vehicle maintenance training unlike anything else in the industry.
With global expansion and distribution in Costa Rica after only 1 year in business, Petra quickly made a massive impact on the industry. To date, just 8 years after inception, Petra has created over 270 incredible products and is the fastest growing premium automotive products distributor in the world, currently reaching 30 countries. Petra's promise, with Arnold to guide the way, is to continue to create rock-solid solutions that extend the life of your vehicle and enhance its performance.
March 1, 2010
PETRA IS BORN
The automotive industry's need for better products was obvious, so we set out to create solutions with amazing results!
April 12, 2010
AS SEEN ON TT
Our very first Petra product that we unveiled was P/N 5002 Synthetic Transmission Treatment. Our customers bought it faster than we could make it, so we decided to make more products...lots more!
November 1, 2010
COAST TO COSTA
After only 1 year in business, our reach became global, adding distributors in Costa Rica. Thanks to our Costa Rican friends for giving us the opportunity and opening doors for us! Pura Vida!
March 1, 2012
PREPARE FOR TAKEOFF!
The first 2 years flew by and business expanded rapidly. In desperate need of a larger warehouse, we moved to 6100 West by Northwest. We were sure that space was big enough...
October 1, 2015
HOME SWEET HOME
After acquiring 3 acres of land in Cypress, TX, we began construction on a larger, more functional facility for our needs. It has been The Ultimate Petra Pad, giving us ample opportunity to brainstorm and consume too much caffeine.
January 5, 2018
After only 8 years in business, a little hard work, and a lot of dedication, we expanded distribution into our 30th country! Welcome to the Petra family, Dubai!
October 29, 2018
PETRA WORLD LAUNCH
With the focus on expanding our brand, we gave our Petra Oil Co website a refresh, creating a better experience for our customers. We unveiled the new website at our tradeshow in Vegas, along with the launch of Petra World! 11 brand new websites to highlight each Petra product line!
November 5, 2018
ROCK SOLID FUTURE
We have never been more excited for the future, as we have just begun expanding our current facility. We are proud of the reputation we've built and the legacy we've created. Stay tuned!