New Business -- United Petroleum

June 25, 2006

Name of business: United Petroleum

Owner: George Far

Address: 890 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown

Opening date: May 23

Products and services: Gas and diesel fuel

Market area: Hagerstown/Washington County

How did you get into your business, or what motivated you to start it?: He started with a new pump and is putting in a garage for repairs. He also plans a car dealership.

Previous business experience: Far said he was involved in a gas station in Arlington, Va., for 10 years. He has an engineering background.


Number of employees: Two

Hours: 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week

Telephone: 301-739-9816 or 301-797-6035

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