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Technology for energy marketers continues to evolve, creating new pathways for companies to serve customers, improve profitability and reduce costs. Oil & Energy recently caught up with Nate Scott, President of Cargas Systems, in Lancaster, PA, for an in-…
Technology for energy marketers continues to evolve, creating new pathways for companies to serve customers, improve profitability and reduce costs. Oil & Energy recently caught… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/working-smarter/

Oil Dealers Seize the Moment to Assail Pro-Natural Gas Policy

Connecticut’s independent marketers of Oilheat and Bioheat® Fuel have seen more than enough of Governor Dannel P. Malloy’s aggressive, pro-natural gas energy policy. With new developments and information contradicting every purported advantage of natural…
Connecticut’s independent marketers of Oilheat and Bioheat® Fuel have seen more than enough of Governor Dannel P. Malloy’s aggressive, pro-natural gas energy policy. With new… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/oil-dealers-seize-moment-assail-pro-natural-gas-policy/

Fighting Back Against Carbon Tax Plans

Two New England Oilheat associations are fighting back against carbon tax initiatives that could drive up the cost of a gallon of heating oil by $.40 to $1.00. The Massachusetts Energy Marketers Association (MEMA) and the Vermont Fuel Dealers Associati…
Two New England Oilheat associations are fighting back against carbon tax initiatives that could drive up the cost of a gallon of heating oil by $.40 to $1.00. The… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/fighting-back-against-carbon-tax-plans/

NYC Moves Closer to B5 Standard

A proposal to make B5 Bioheat® Fuel the new standard in New York City passed an important procedural step recently when a New York City Council subcommittee held a public hearing on the proposal.
A proposal to make B5 Bioheat® Fuel the new standard in New York City passed an important procedural step recently when a New York City Council subcommittee held a public hearing… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/nyc-moves-closer-b5-standard/

Natural Gas Expansion Stumbles Again

Natural gas utilities continue to run into walls in their attempts to expand service in New England’s more remote areas. The futility rate is particularly high in Maine. “We have had natural gas in Maine for 70 years, and the established utilities have…
Natural gas utilities continue to run into walls in their attempts to expand service in New England’s more remote areas. The futility rate is particularly high in Maine. “We… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/natural-gas-expansion-stumbles-again/

Crestwood Propane Project Remains Stuck in Limbo

A proposed propane storage facility that could help stabilize supply in the Northeast remains on hold, as the New York State approval process drags on. Crestwood is seeking to store up to 2.1 billion gallons of propane and butane in underground salt ca…
A proposed propane storage facility that could help stabilize supply in the Northeast remains on hold, as the New York State approval process drags on. Crestwood is seeking to… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/crestwood-propane-project-remains-stuck-limbo/

Fuel Additive Usage Guidelines

It won’t be long before municipal fleets are out hauling salt spreaders to de-ice the roads. The general principle is this: salt lowers the freezing point of water; the more salt… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/fuel-additive-usage-guidelines/

Diesel Engine Underperforming?

Before every oil refiner in America comments negatively on the title of this article, allow me to clarify that nearly all of the diesel fuels produced by today’s refineries do meet the required ASTM D-975 specification. Unfortunately, the specification ha…
Before every oil refiner in America comments negatively on the title of this article, allow me to clarify that nearly all of the diesel fuels produced by today’s refineries do… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/diesel-engine-underperforming/

REG Offers Webinar on Handling Biodiesel in Cold Weather

Renewable Energy Group Inc. (REG), a leading North American advanced biofuels producer, will offer a webinar this Thursday (December 17) on handling biodiesel in cold weather. Dave Slade, Ph.D., REG’s Executive Director of Biofuels Technology and Services…
Renewable Energy Group Inc. (REG), a leading North American advanced biofuels producer, will offer a webinar this Thursday (December 17) on handling biodiesel in cold weather.… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/reg-offers-webinar-handling-biodiesel-cold-weather/

New Study Says Region Doesn’t Need New Gas Pipelines

It looks like New England doesn’t need new natural gas pipelines after all. After a multi-year pro-pipeline propaganda blitz by the natural gas industry and its allies in the government and regulatory sectors, a new study commissioned by Massachusetts …
It looks like New England doesn’t need new natural gas pipelines after all. After a multi-year pro-pipeline propaganda blitz by the natural gas industry and its allies in the… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/new-study-says-region-doesnt-need-new-gas-pipelines/

Oilheat Associations Challenge Utility Projects

Heating oil associations are continuing to challenge the aggressive expansionist policies of natural gas utilities across New England.
Heating oil associations are continuing to challenge the aggressive expansionist policies of natural gas utilities across New England. The Connecticut Energy Marketers… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/oilheat-associations-challenge-utility-projects/

Massachusetts Company Sells Advanced Oil Spill Solutions

A Massachusetts company is selling a high-tech line of oil-absorbing products for cleaning up spills large and small. OPFLEX Environmental Technologies, of West Hyannisport, MA, has developed a foam cell material that absorbs oil but not water, which m…
A Massachusetts company is selling a high-tech line of oil-absorbing products for cleaning up spills large and small. OPFLEX Environmental Technologies, of West Hyannisport,… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/massachusetts-company-sells-advanced-oil-spill-solutions/

NYC Recommends New Policies and Procedures in Wake of Probe

Several New York City agencies recently issued a report on schemes allegedly used by delivery companies to defraud heating oil customers, including city agencies. The report follows a two-year investigation that yielded indictments of nine fuel delivery c…
Several New York City agencies recently issued a report on schemes allegedly used by delivery companies to defraud heating oil customers, including city agencies. The report… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/nyc-recommends-new-policies-and-procedures-wake-probe/

Learning the Science of Bioheat® Fuel

The New York Oil Heating Association (NYOHA) is helping a teacher in Bronx, NY, incorporate clean-burning Bioheat® fuel as a teaching tool in an interdisciplinary approach to HVAC training. Pete Gonzalez is teaching the science of Bioheat® fuel – as we…
The New York Oil Heating Association (NYOHA) is helping a teacher in Bronx, NY, incorporate clean-burning Bioheat® fuel as a teaching tool in an interdisciplinary approach to HVAC… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/learning-science-bioheat-fuel/

NYOHA Helps NYC Students Learn the Science of Bioheat® Fuel

The New York Oil Heating Association (NYOHA) is helping a teacher in Bronx, NY, incorporate clean-burning Bioheat® fuel as a teaching tool in an interdisciplinary approach to HVAC training.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 17, 2015 NYOHA Helps NYC Students Learn the Science of Bioheat® Fuel NYOHA supports interdisciplinary program at Bronx Design and Construction… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/nyoha-helps-nyc-students-learn-science-bioheat-fuel/

Propane Hub in Connecticut

The propane supply chain in New England is stronger this winter with the addition of a large new propane throughput terminal in Central Connecticut. Inland Fuel Terminals Inc., a subsidiary of Santa Energy Corp., recently opened a 540,000-gallon facili…
The propane supply chain in New England is stronger this winter with the addition of a large new propane throughput terminal in Central Connecticut. Inland Fuel Terminals Inc.,… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/propane-hub-connecticut/

Associations Rally Around Bioheat

Empowered by a wealth of positive news and informed by a new consumer survey, several industry associations are going on the offensive to protect Oilheat market share. The Connecticut Energy Marketers Association (CEMA) has requested proposals from eig…
Empowered by a wealth of positive news and informed by a new consumer survey, several industry associations are going on the offensive to protect Oilheat market share. The… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/associations-rally-around-bioheat/

Marketers Convene in Newport

Hundreds of energy marketers gathered in Newport, R.I. in September 2015 for the Southern New England Energy Conference.
Hundreds of energy marketers gathered in Newport, R.I. in September for the Southern New England Energy Conference, which was co-hosted by the Connecticut Energy Marketers… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/marketers-convene-newport/

Succeeding With Bioheat® Fuel

Two New York energy marketers who sell biodiesel-blended heating oil spoke strongly in favor of the fuel during a seminar at the recent Southern New England Energy Conference. Dennis Traina Jr., of Tragar Oil, in Wantagh, N.Y., and Raymond Hart, of Har…
Two New York energy marketers who sell biodiesel-blended heating oil spoke strongly in favor of the fuel during a seminar at the recent Southern New England Energy Conference.… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/succeeding-bioheat-fuel/

Quick Connect Technology Boosts Autogas

New uses or configurations of existing goods increase sales and profits. The propane industry is no different. We’re always looking for fresh ways to use the product.
If you think about how many different kinds of Oreo cookies are available on the market now compared to just 10 or 20 years ago, it’s easy to see the value in finding new ways to… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/quick-connect-technology-boosts-autogas/

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