True North Energy was founded in 1999, through a 50/50 partnership between The Lyden Family and Shell Oil Us. The Lyden Family has been in business since 1919 with the third and fourth generations presently at the helm. truenorth has an ever-growing footprint. We are fortunate to have over 1,000 hardworking and dedicated employees in our organization. We pride ourselves in being a premier Shell distributor through fast, friendly, clean convenience stores and dealer networks.