Skylands Energy Service purchases M.J. Neill

Written on: February 1, 2022 by ICM

Skylands Energy Service, Inc. of Raritan, NJ has acquired the full-service energy supply business of M.J. Neill, Inc., Bernardsville, N J. The transaction closed on Jan. 18. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

For more than 100 years, M.J. Neill has been a family-owned and -operated business serving its New Jersey residential and light commercial customers. Established in 1917 by David W. Neill, the business is now in its fourth generation with President David A. Neill as its owner. Over the years the company has changed along with the energy industry having evolved from coal to heating oil to offering service and propane for cylinder exchange and diesel fuel for commercial vehicles. Their reputation with their customers is one of excellence in service.

“M.J. Neill has been dedicated to quick response to customer heating needs for over a century,” Owner David Neill remarked. “We are proud of our legacy and pleased to have completed this successful transaction with Skylands Energy Service.”

Skylands Energy is a family-owned and -operated HVAC company, offering outstanding service for home heating and cooling systems. Additionally, the company delivers home heating oil to homes throughout Central New Jersey.

“We are glad to bring M.J. Neill into the Skylands Energy Service family,” stated Skylands Energy President Edward A. Miller. “Their well-known local reputation and loyal customers are welcome additions to our operation.”

Cetane Associates served as the sole arranger and financial advisor to M.J. Neill, Inc.