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Heating Oil That Outperforms Natural Gas

Report states GHG emissions are lower at blend level of 1.7 percent biodiesel The National Oilheat Research Alliance recently compared the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from Bioheat® fuel and natural gas and reached some encouraging conclusions.
Report states GHG emissions are lower at blend level of 1.7 percent biodiesel The National Oilheat Research Alliance recently compared the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/heating-oil-outperforms-natural-gas/

Boiler Manual Is More Than a Kneeler

Installers, technicians can find important answers inside
Installers, technicians can find important answers inside I’m a trainer, but I’m no smarter than the next guy. In fact, I’m not afraid to say that I have had the pleasure of… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/boiler-manual-more-kneeler/

Q&A: Blending for a Brighter Future

Sprague’s Steven Levy discusses intersection of petroleum and biodiesel
Sprague’s Steven Levy discusses intersection of petroleum and biodiesel   When the U.S. biodiesel industry was gaining strength in the early 2000s, leadership was provided… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/q-blending-brighter-future/

Oil Heat Institute of Long Island, National Grid Join Forces in Appeal

The Oil Heat Institute of Long Island recently joined forces with National Grid in an appeal to industry participants for support for a charity that helps home heat customers in need. “In the highly competitive home heating market, it’s a pretty unusual e…
The Oil Heat Institute of Long Island recently joined forces with National Grid in an appeal to industry participants for support for a charity that helps home heat customers in… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/oil-heat-institute-long-island-national-grid-join-forces-appeal/

NORA Launches the New OilheatAmerica.com

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Washington D.C., January 20, 2015) The National Oilheat Research Alliance (NORA) launched a completely new version of OilheatAmerica.com, its consumer… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/nora-launches-new-oilheatamericacom/

NYC Sets New Emissions Reduction Target

B5 heating oil mandate could be part of the solution
B5 heating oil mandate could be part of the solution New York City is doubling down on its commitment to fight climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/nyc-sets-new-emissions-reduction-target/

Google Algorithms and Local Search

Search giant makes changes to help consumers find local businesses
Search giant makes changes to help consumers find local businesses Home comfort companies should have an easier time connecting with new customers in 2015, thanks to new… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/google-algorithms-and-local-search/

Are You Wearing Too Many Hats?

Owner’s time is too valuable to squander on routine tasks
Owner’s time is too valuable to squander on routine tasks Every business, including Oilheat and propane companies, should have an organizational chart that defines who’s in… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/are-you-wearing-too-many-hats/

Price Plunge Puts Volatility Back in Play

Low prices could last, but hedging is a prudent strategy in the face of continuing uncertainty
Low prices could last, but hedging is a prudent strategy in the face of continuing uncertainty Volatility has returned to the oil markets with the recent plunge in world oil… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/price-plunge-puts-volatility-back-play/

Buffer Tanks and Modulating Condensing Boilers

Extra component eliminates short cycling and reduces wear and tear
Extra component eliminates short cycling and reduces wear and tear During the last decade we have witnessed the phenomenal growth of modulating-condensing boiler… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/buffer-tanks-and-modulating-condensing-boilers/

Greater Clarity in Just 30 Minutes

Use these simple metrics to evaluate your company’s financial health
Use these simple metrics to evaluate your company’s financial health Let’s face it, many owners and managers in the fuel distribution industry are great at operations and… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/greater-clarity-just-30-minutes/

Rethinking the Renewable Fuel Standard

Rules were developed before demand collapsed in petroleum markets
Rules were developed before demand collapsed in petroleum markets  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has been getting a lot of heat since announcing in November… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/rethinking-renewable-fuel-standard/

New Data Solution Delivers Timely Information at Irving Oil

Company Uses Schneider Electric’s DTN ProphetX
Company Uses Schneider Electric’s DTN ProphetX Accurate, easy-to-use market data isn’t just a nice-to-have for the energy trading industry – it’s a requirement of doing… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/new-data-solution-delivers-timely-information-irving-oil/

Congress Suspends 34-Hour HOS Restart Rule

Foley’s Matthew Wrobel interprets the decision
Foley’s Matthew Wrobel interprets the decision In a major blow to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA’s) safety regulation agenda, both houses of… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/congress-suspends-34-hour-hos-restart-rule/

ASTM Vote Opens Door for More Biodiesel Blending

Standards Group Adds Grades for B6 to B20
Standards Group Adds Grades for B6 to B20   ASTM International, an organization that sets industry consensus standards for fuels and lubricants, has voted to approve performance… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/astm-vote-opens-door-more-biodiesel-blending/

Measuring Quality Beyond the Gallon

Paul Nazzaro discusses fuel treatment
Paul Nazzaro discusses fuel treatment Are the fuels that you sell similar to when you started your distribution business? Do you receive consistent quality from one supplier to… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/measuring-quality-beyond-gallon/

Kerosene Doesn’t Winterize New Distillates Well

Fuel Characteristics Have Changed
Fuel Characteristics Have Changed Blending kerosene (No. 1-D fuel) into diesel fuel has been used for many years as a “winterization” technique. This method worked (somewhat)… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/kerosene-doesnt-winterize-new-distillates-well/

Three Steps to Better Fuel Quality

Today’s heating oil is cleaner, but vigilance and treatment are still required
Today’s heating oil is cleaner, but vigilance and treatment are still required By Jerome P. Sava, C&S Scientific We are all aware of how the chemistry and properties of home… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/three-steps-better-fuel-quality/

Additives Marketplace 2015

Specialists describe their distillate treatment products
Specialists describe their distillate treatment products Advanced Fuel Solutions, Inc. 1060 Osgood Street North Andover, MA 01845 Sales Manager: Lou… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/additives-marketplace-2015/

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