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UFA Announces Dieselex® Gold

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Thursday April 26, 2018—Calgary, AB— United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative Ltd. (UFA) understands the demands of today's high performance engines and is pleased to announce Dieselex® Gold is coming to select UFA Petroleum locations.

UFA has signed a partnership agreement with GROWMARK Inc. to bring its membership this new bulk fuel offering to our members and customers. Dieselex® Gold is a premium diesel fuel that cleans injectors for better fuel efficiency, assists with faster engine starts, prevents internal injector deposits all while extending fuel storage life and protecting the fuel system components.

"We strive to provide the best fuel for our members by meeting, and exceeding Top Tier Diesel Fuel standards," said Don Smith, Vice President, UFA Petroleum. "Dieselex® Gold improves performance power, efficiency and protection. This gives our customers true premium performance enhancements and UFA is proud to be the exclusive marketer of Dieselex Gold in Alberta."

UFA is launching Dieselex® Gold in a phased rollout starting in southern Alberta. The first sites commissioned were High River April 16 and Cardston April 20. Smith said that it is UFA's intention to further expand into other select locations across the province, after the Co-operative begins begin serving its members and customers from the initial launch sites. UFA Petroleum agents, delegates and staff travelled to Richmond, Virginia to attend technical training and tour the Afton Chemical research facilities where Dieselex Gold is developed.

UFA High River Petroleum agent, Dan Ritz is excited about the new offering. "The science behind Dieselex® Gold is significant and it is a great example of UFA adding value to our members. UFA is driving forward by offering innovative services and premium products."

About Dieselex® Gold

Dieselex® Gold, developed in 1952, contains a combination of cetane improver, detergency, lubricity improver, oxidation and corrosion inhibitors, demulsifiers, stabilizing agents and moisture control chemistry which addresses problems specific to #2 diesel fuel. Variable fuels and HPCR technology require a different chemistry which has been created in the reformulated version of the fuel.

About UFA Co-operative Limited

Founded in 1909, UFA Co-operative Limited is an Alberta-based agricultural co-operative with more than 120,000 member-owners. UFA's network comprises more than 111 bulk fuel and Cardlock Petroleum locations, 35 Farm & Ranch Supply Stores and a support office located in Calgary, AB. Independent Petroleum Agents and more than 950 UFA employees provide products, services and agricultural solutions to farmers, ranchers, members and commercial customers in Alberta, British Columbia and Saskatchewan.

For more information, contact:

Tracey Feist
Manager, Corporate Affairs
UFA Co-operative Limited
403-570-4125; 403-826-9149
tracey.feist@ufa.com