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EIA: Shutdown to Change Supply Patterns for East Coast

On Friday, June 21, the Philadelphia Energy Solutions (PES) 335,000 barrels per day (b/d) refinery in South Philadelphia experienced a major fire and explosion.
On Friday, June 21, the Philadelphia Energy Solutions (PES) 335,000 barrels per day (b/d) refinery in South Philadelphia experienced a major fire and explosion. The resulting… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/eia-shutdown-change-supply-patterns-east-coast/

Quarles Petroleum Acquires PAPCO’s Propane Business

PAPCO will continue to operate its fuel oil business
Quarles Petroleum, Inc., a regional provider of residential and commercial fuel headquartered in Fredericksburg, has acquired the commercial and residential propane business of… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/quarles-petroleum-acquires-papcos-propane-business/

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… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/renewing-our-commitment/

Industry at a Crossroads

National Oilheat Research Alliance leaders rally around higher biofuel blends
Call it a fork in the road, a crossroads, or a turning point. Whichever phrase is used, the meaning is the same for the heating fuel industry. Policymakers and energy leaders are… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/industry-crossroads/

Biodiesel Is King in California

New data from California’s Air Resources Board confirms key role of biodiesel and renewable diesel in CO2 reductions
According to new data gathered from the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) program run by the California Air Resources Board, biodiesel and renewable diesel fuel deliver the state’s… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/biodiesel-king-california/

Sweet Success!

Hershey Lodge & Convention Center hosts fourth annual Eastern Energy Expo
The 2019 Eastern Energy Expo was held Sunday, May 19 through Wednesday May 22 at the Hershey Lodge and Convention Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania. According to exit numbers, this… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/sweet-success/

Feedstock Flexibility

An interesting experiment with heating oil dealers and fleets in the Northeast would be to line up common biodiesel feedstocks and ask them which one is the best. Soybean oil, distillers corn oil, canola oil, poultry fat, beef tallow and used cooking o…
Creating High-Quality Biodiesel Regardless of Feedstock An interesting experiment with heating oil dealers and fleets in the Northeast would be to line up common biodiesel… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/feedstock-flexibility1/

Massachusetts’ Only Nuclear Power Plant Is Retired

On May 31, the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station in Plymouth, Massachusetts was powered down for the last time, beginning the long process of decommissioning the 47-year-old plant. Since 1972, the plant has looked out over Cape Cod Bay, producing 680 megaw…
On May 31, the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station in Plymouth, Massachusetts was powered down for the last time On May 31, the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station in Plymouth, Massachusetts… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/massachusetts-only-nuclear-power-plant-retired/

Three Days with NORA

The National Oilheat Research Alliance (NORA),hosted three days of technology-focused education, policy review and technical workshops.
The National Oilheat Research Alliance (NORA), fresh off the heels of its 10-year reauthorization (see story in Oil & Energy, Volume 21/Issue 1, January/February 2019), hosted… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/three-days-nora/

Thieves Continue to Target Propane Exchange Tanks

Propane Exchange tanks are valuable and can be dangerous. That’s why retailers keep them in locked cages. But some recent news articles suggest that locks and cages are not always doing their jobs. Consider these headlines and stories… “Caught on video…
Propane Exchange tanks are valuable and can be dangerous. That’s why retailers keep them in locked cages. But some recent news articles suggest that locks and cages are not always… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/thieves-continue-target-propane-exchange-tanks/

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… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/nefi-announces-2019-heat-show/

Energy Outlook Points to Paradigm Shift

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) has released its Annual Energy Outlook 2019, with projections for the domestic energy market through 2050.
The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) has released its Annual Energy Outlook 2019, with projections for the domestic energy market through 2050. As always, the… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/energy-outlook-points-paradigm-shift/

Gray, Gray & Gray Teams with Oil & Energy for 2019 Energy Industry Survey

Gray, Gray & Gray Certified Public Accountants has announced that Oil & Energy magazine will serve as the media partner for the accounting firm’s 28th annual energy industry survey. The survey, which is an important source for industry statistics and benc…
Gray, Gray & Gray Certified Public Accountants has announced that Oil & Energy magazine will serve as the media partner for the accounting firm’s 28th annual energy industry… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/gray-gray-gray-teams-oil-energy-2019-energy-industry-survey/

In Memoriam: Dorothy Townsend

On December 18, 2018, the energy industry lost a Legend. Townsend family matriarch and longtime industry stalwart, 100-year-old Dorothy Townsend passed away surrounded by her loved ones.
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… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/memoriam-dorothy-townsend/

EIA: IMO 2020 Will Affect Petroleum Markets

In the January 2019 update of its Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO), the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) includes the effects that upcoming changes to marine fuel sulfur specifications will have on crude oil and petroleum product markets.
In the January 2019 update of its Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO), the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) includes the effects that upcoming changes to marine fuel… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/eia-imo-2020-will-affect-petroleum-markets/

NORA Reauthorized for 10 Years

There are those email subject lines that grab your attention and prompt a quick open: “Your @OIL&ENERGY December Newsletter,” perhaps. And then there are those email subject lines that make you drop everything and shout them verbatim from the highest moun…
There are those email subject lines that grab your attention and prompt a quick open: “Your @OIL&ENERGY December Newsletter,” perhaps. And then there are those email subject lines… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/nora-reauthorized-10-years/

In the Pipe

Since most heating oil and propane retailers get their fuel via trucks and terminals, and as much of the region’s fuel supply arrives via marine or rail transport, the topic of pipelines can sometimes seem to the downstream marketer like something out of …
Since most heating oil and propane retailers get their fuel via trucks and terminals, and as much of the region’s fuel supply arrives via marine or rail transport, the topic of… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/pipe/

Biofuel Feedstock Overview

The U.S. biodiesel and renewable diesel market has grown tremendously from 2007 to 2017.
The U.S. biodiesel and renewable diesel market has grown tremendously from 2007 to 2017. According to the EPA Moderated Transaction System (EMTS), 2.65 billion gallons were… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/biofuel-feedstock-overview/

NORA Outgoing Chair Leaves Research Legacy

Tom Santa, Santa Energy, Bridgeport, CT, has been the Chairman of the National Oilheat Research Alliance (NORA) since 2017. His term is set to expire at the end of 2018. For decades, Santa has been a strong advocate of oil heating research. He was an acti…
Tom Santa, Santa Energy, Bridgeport, CT, has been the Chairman of the National Oilheat Research Alliance (NORA) since 2017. His term is set to expire at the end of 2018. For… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/nora-outgoing-chair-leaves-research-legacy/

NYOHA Launches Bioheat® NYC Campaign

On October 15, the New York Oil Heating Association (NYOHA) unveiled a new consumer awareness and education campaign aimed at teaching New York City residents about the benefits of biofuel-blended heating oil, better known as Bioheat® fuel. As New York Ci…
On October 15, the New York Oil Heating Association (NYOHA) unveiled a new consumer awareness and education campaign aimed at teaching New York City residents about the benefits… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/nyoha-launches-bioheat-nyc-campaign/

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