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RFS in Distress

Industry calls for increased biofuel volumes and significant reforms to waiver process
Last month, the National Biodiesel Board submitted comments on the Environmental Protection Agency’s annual proposed Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) rule. NBB argued that EPA must… http://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/rfs-distress/

HEAT Show Brings Nearly 1,500 to Providence

History is made as fuel dealers band together for momentous event
More than 1,450 heating and energy professionals came to the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence for the first ever Heating & Energizing America Trade Show (HEAT Show).… http://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/heat-show-brings-nearly-1500-providence/

Legends of Oilheat Celebrates Family Businesses

Multigenerational families honored from seven Northeast states
There was a beautiful sunset over the city of Providence, RI, on the evening of Tuesday, September 17. And the sold-out crowd in attendance at the NEFI Legends of Oilheat Awards… http://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/legends-oilheat-celebrates-family-businesses/

Policy Pressures Rising

More climate measures introduced in House & Senate
At a hearing titled “Building America’s Clean Future: Pathways to Decarbonize the Economy,” Democratic leaders of the Energy & Commerce Committee said they would work to achieve… http://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/policy-pressures-rising/

The HEAT Is On

Oil & Energy goes behind-the-scenes for a special preview of the 2019 HEAT Show coming September 15-18 to the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence
The schedule is set. The keynote speaker is booked. Postcard invites are in the mail. Signage is in production. What exhibitor spaces, sponsorship spots, and hotel room blocks… http://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/heat/

Industry Strongly Criticizes EPA Biofuel Proposal

The EPA has released its proposed biofuel volume requirements under the RFS
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released its proposed volume requirements under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program for cellulosic biofuel, advanced… http://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/industry-strongly-criticizes-epa-biofuel-proposal/

NEFI Announces New Advanced Education Programs

Updated Management and Executive Courses Address Leading Companies to a Successful Net-Zero Carbon Future
After a successful launch in 2019, NEFI Advanced Education announced that it will again offer the Management Development and Energy Leaders programs for 2019-2020. These sessions… http://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/nefi-announces-new-advanced-education-programs/

Industry Leaders Write Trump on IMO 2020

Letter recommends restoring Northeast Home Heating Oil Reserve
IMO 2020: What You Need to Know Starting January 1, 2020, the sulfur limit for ships’ bunker fuel will be 5,000ppm Based on current limit of 35,000ppm (HSFO), this is an 86%… http://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/industry-leaders-write-trump-imo-2020/

Renewing Our Commitment

NEFI hosts important discussions, passes historic resolution at annual meeting
It’s often said that if you’re not at the table, you’re on the menu. The table is being set in local communities, state legislatures, and regulatory agencies across the… http://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/renewing-our-commitment/

NEFI Announces 2019 HEAT Show

Last month, NEFI officially announced the name, date and location of its new annual trade show. The 2019 Heating and Energizing America Trade Show, or HEAT Show, will be held September 15-18 at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence, RI. The …
Last month, NEFI officially announced the name, date and location of its new annual trade show. The 2019 Heating and Energizing America Trade Show, or HEAT Show, will be held… http://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/nefi-announces-2019-heat-show/

In Memoriam: Dorothy Townsend

August 6, 1918 – December 18, 2018 On December 18, 2018, the energy industry lost a Legend. Early that day, Townsend family matriarch and longtime industry stalwart Dorothy Townsend passed away surrounded by her loved ones. Having reached the remarkable …
August 6, 1918 – December 18, 2018 On December 18, 2018, the energy industry lost a Legend. Early that day, Townsend family matriarch and longtime industry stalwart Dorothy… http://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/memoriam-dorothy-townsend/

NEFI Energy Expo Returns in 2019

At the Southern New England Energy Conference in Newport, RI, conference sponsor NEFI announced that it would hold the 2019 NEFI Energy Expo at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence, RI, September 15-18, 2019.The NEFI Energy Expo has historical…
At the Southern New England Energy Conference in Newport, RI, conference sponsor NEFI announced that it would hold the 2019 NEFI Energy Expo at the Rhode Island Convention Center… http://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/nefi-energy-expo-returns-2019/

SNEEC Brings Nearly 300 to Newport

The fifth annual Southern New England Energy Conference (SNEEC) was held September 24-25 at the Newport Marriott in the lovely beach town of Newport, RI. A joint conference of the Connecticut Energy Marketers Association (CEMA), Massachusetts Energy Marke…
The fifth annual Southern New England Energy Conference (SNEEC) was held September 24-25 at the Newport Marriott in the lovely beach town of Newport, RI. A joint conference of the… http://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/sneec-brings-nearly-300-newport/

Renewing or Refining the RFS

The first Renewable Fuel Standard, or RFS1, was passed into law as part of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 and expanded into RFS2 with the passage of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007. As chief counsel at the Senate Committee on Environment a…
The first Renewable Fuel Standard, or RFS1, was passed into law as part of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 and expanded into RFS2 with the passage of the Energy Independence and… http://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/renewing-or-refining-rfs/

New Leadership at NEFI

New England Fuel Institute President & CEO Sean Cota addresses the energy industry’s most important issues and lays out his agenda for 2018
New England Fuel Institute President & CEO Sean Cota addresses the energy industry’s most important issues and lays out his agenda for 2018 The name Cota has been synonymous… http://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/new-leadership-nefi/

Deliverable Fuels Industry Weathers a Busy Hurricane Season

Regional and state associations help preserve the calm through the storms In a sense, the Northeast’s energy marketers are already in the disaster management business. Called on to complete emergency deliveries and repairs during cold New England nights …
Regional and state associations help preserve the calm through the storms In a sense, the Northeast’s energy marketers are already in the disaster management business. Called on… http://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/deliverable-fuels-industry-weathers-busy-hurricane-season/

The RFS In Perspective

Industry stakeholders react to EPA’s recent proposal and other developments
Industry stakeholders react to EPA’s recent proposal and other developments It’s been some summer for the renewable fuels industry — rule proposals, public hearings,… http://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/rfs-perspective/

2017 Legends of Oilheat Recognizes Industry’s Past, Present and Future

On Tuesday, June 13, NEFI held its Legends of Oilheat Awards Dinner at the architecturally magnificent Mechanics Hall in Worcester, MA. Richard “Dick” Horan emceed the ceremony, with assistance from NEFI Acting President Martha Leshine as well as Director…
On Tuesday, June 13, NEFI held its Legends of Oilheat Awards Dinner at the architecturally magnificent Mechanics Hall in Worcester, MA. Richard “Dick” Horan emceed the ceremony,… http://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/2017-legends-oilheat-recognizes-industrys-past-present-and-future/

NEFI Forms Task Force to Examine Tax Reform Proposals

The New England Fuel Institute (NEFI) recently announced the creation of a new Task Force to monitor and discuss federal tax reform proposals of interest to the home heating industry and make recommendations to the NEFI Executive Committee and Board of Di…
The New England Fuel Institute (NEFI) recently announced the creation of a new Task Force to monitor and discuss federal tax reform proposals of interest to the home heating… http://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/nefi-forms-task-force-examine-tax-reform-proposals/

Partnership Provides Supplemental Insurance Through NEFI

New England Fuel Institute member companies can satisfy employees and improve recruitment by offering voluntary benefits programs available through a new partnership between NEFI and Colonial Life.
New England Fuel Institute member companies can satisfy employees and improve recruitment by offering voluntary benefits programs available through a new partnership between NEFI… http://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/partnership-provides-supplemental-insurance-through-nefi/

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