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Propane Products of Interest

There are thousands of different products and product types that have a place in a fuel marketer’s inventory or product line, and it’s good to know what they are and what they do. Oil & Energy recently checked in with Donald Montroy, Director of Marketing…
There are thousands of different products and product types that have a place in a fuel marketer’s inventory or product line, and it’s good to know what they are and what they do.… http://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/propane-products-interest/

20 Percent Biodiesel Is OK

Heating oil and biodiesel can be blended and stored at the B20 level and higher just as easily as they can at lower blend levels, according to Brian Savage, President of Savage Associates Inc., a New Jersey-based provider of bulk terminal equipment and se…
Heating oil and biodiesel can be blended and stored at the B20 level and higher just as easily as they can at lower blend levels, according to Brian Savage, President of Savage… http://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/20-percent-biodiesel-ok/

Fuel From Waste

Heating oil marketers can help customers reduce their carbon footprints and replace fossil fuels with renewable energy by selling biodiesel made from food waste. The possibilities were on display during a tour of the Newport Biodiesel plant that was part…
Heating oil marketers can help customers reduce their carbon footprints and replace fossil fuels with renewable energy by selling biodiesel made from food waste.  The… http://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/fuel-waste/

Propane Marketers Rush to Add Storage

The propane storage construction business is booming as marketers try to ensure a ready supply under all conditions.
The propane storage construction business is booming as marketers try to ensure a ready supply under all conditions. Matt Hiltz, co-owner of Hiltz Propane Systems, of… http://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/propane-marketers-rush-add-storage/

Marketers Convene in Newport

More than 250 energy marketers and industry participants gathered in Newport, R.I., in September for the Southern New England Energy Conference, which brought together members of three New England state associations for two event-filled days.
More than 250 energy marketers and industry participants gathered in Newport, R.I., in September for the Southern New England Energy Conference, which brought together members of… http://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/marketers-convene-newport1/

Electric Utilities Struggle With New Expectations

Independent heating oil dealers are not the only energy providers struggling to master new expectations and preferences; electric utilities also are severely challenged by the unprecedented demands they face.
http://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/electric-utilities-struggle-new-expectations/

Own the Home

The Powderhorn Agency and the New England Fuel Institute (NEFI) are collaborating on a new set of protection and warranty programs to help energy marketers forge deeper relationships with their customers.
http://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/own-home/

Taco Offers Webinar on Its Design Software

Taco Inc. is offering a free webinar, “Introduction to Hydronic System Solutions®”, to help commercial HVAC engineers and designers learn to use the company’s design software.
http://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/taco-offers-webinar-its-design-software/

Maximize Social Security Benefits

Social Security is a mystery to many Baby Boomers, but it is important to understand the rules in order to maximize one’s benefits. This is the message delivered by Gray Equity Management’s Daniel C. Romano during a seminar at the recent Southern New Engl…
http://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/maximize-social-security-benefits/

Unintended Consequences and Other Unexpected Outcomes

Account executives working for Hedge Solutions routinely provide information to clients pertaining to market fundamentals, as well as price risk management guidance. Of course a core fundamental is what is occurring in economies throughout the world. Simp…
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Eric Slifka Offers Encouraging Words

Let me begin by thanking President Chris Herb and the entire Association for the opportunity to speak with you this afternoon. Before I get into my prepared remarks, we started out as a family home heating oil company in the retail business. My grandfathe…
http://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/eric-slifka-offers-encouraging-words/

Power Plants Improve Winter Reliability

New England Fuel Institute is trying to create opportunities for Oilheat marketers and alleviate challenges by taking on some of the difficult issues facing the industry.
http://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/power-plants-improve-winter-reliability/

Clean Energy Needs Financial Innovation to Achieve Its Potential

Clean energy advocates say that solar and wind can meet an increasing share of the world’s electricity needs, but the technologies must attract sufficient capital to achieve widespread commercial scale production.
http://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/clean-energy-needs-financial-innovation-achieve-its-potential/

Control Workers Compensation Costs

Fuel Delivery and home comfort companies can reduce the cost of worker’s compensation insurance by taking firm control of their claims and losses. Patrick Donahue, Regional Risk Manager for Federated Insurance, explained how companies can control costs d…
http://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/control-workers-compensation-costs/

NORA Seeks Proposals for RD&D Projects

The National Oilheat Research Alliance (NORA) is seeking proposals for research, development and demonstration (RD&D) projects in eight different categories.
http://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/nora-seeks-proposals-rdd-projects/

Passive Solar at Home

When you are designing a solar house in a cold climate, you need to address solar gain in three ways:
http://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/passive-solar-home/

Lessons From the Big Advertisers

Primetime television advertising is worlds away from the small-budget marketing campaigns that home comfort companies use to attract new business. While companies in our niche struggle just to be noticed, giant advertisers are creating touchstone images a…
http://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/lessons-big-advertisers/

Maintain an SPCC Plan

As fuel dealers, there are dozens of state and federal rules and regulations that come under the umbrella of environmental compliance. Our companies focus on maintaining our SPCC plans, getting the right permits, making sure our delivery trucks and traile…
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