Mind the Airflow on That Furnace or AC

Airflow rates are critical in a high-efficiency heating or air conditioning installation, and who better to explain the intricacies than Ralph Adams? As Education Co-Chairman of the National Associat...

Natural Gas Suppliers Advance on New England

The drive to increase New England’s natural gas capacity has intensified this week with two important announcements regarding pipeline projects that would feed the region. Spectra Energy this week an...

LNG Exports Get an Important Boost

Energy marketers who are getting battered by low natural gas prices will welcome today’s news that the Department of Energy (DOE) has granted final approval for up to 1.7 billion cubic feet (BCF) a d...

EcoEngineers to Host RIN Academy Sept. 16

EcoEngineers, a quality assurance firm that recently worked with Oil & Energy on a highly informative article on the auditing of RINs (Renewable Identification Numbers), will host a seminar later...

Oil & Energy Focuses on Propane Supply

Propane marketers across New England and the upper Midwest would like to avoid a repeat of the challenges they faced last winter, when a surge in seasonal demand exposed gaps in the supply chain. Com...

Natural Gas Expansion Plan Loses Support in Mass.

A proposal by the six New England governors to expand regional natural gas infrastructure on the backs of ratepayers seems to be losing support in Massachusetts, according to an article in the Boston...

Natural Gas Expansion Projects Hit Obstacles

Utilities in New England have already benefited from thousands of heating oil customers switching to natural gas, and the last thing the Oilheat industry needs is a massive expansion of the region’s ...

DOT Proposes New Rules for Oil Trains

The recent oil boom that has made the United States the world’s leading oil producer has also made the U.S. railway system a major player in oil transportation, and the U.S. Department of Transportat...

Adapting to the New Fuel Specifications

Heating oil wholesalers and marketers are beginning to navigate the hodgepodge of heating oil fuel specifications that have developed as individual states move to reduce the sulfur content in the fue...

NORA Explores Research Priorities

The National Oilheat Research Alliance (NORA) is developing an agenda for the “Research, Development & Demonstration” work that is a top priority under the revised NORA charter. Earlier in the mo...