Soon, Eljay expanded into the Coeur d’Alene, Idaho area to serve the construction, farming, logging, and tourist businesses of Northern Kootenai County. In 1962, Spokane became our home base. Since the ’50s, Eljay has enjoyed serving businesses of all sizes – from very small family operations to large corporate clients in the states of Washington and Idaho. Over the years, Lee Folkins has been joined by his three sons, Randy, Doug, and Jeff. The four co-owners have led Eljay Oil to become one of Chevron’s outstanding award-winning jobbers.