Back in August 2008 we learned that Sammy El Jamal was in negotiation with Shell to purchase sites in NYC and Long Island and finally the deal should be finalized by the end of January 2010 for the 88 Shell stations in the New York market that is being bought by Sammy El Jamal (Wholesale Fuel Distributors, Inc). The stations will remain branded Shell for at least 20 years as part of a 20 year supply deal signed by Sammy El Jamal.