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Heating Industry Biodiesel Conference

Coalition of Northeast associations and businesses honored at national event
The NEFI team was in Tampa, Florida from January 20-23 for the 2020 National Biodiesel Conference & Expo. The event is organized annually by the National Biodiesel Board (NBB). It… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/heating-fuel-industry-participates-biodiesel-conference/

REG, Broco Oil Supplying Heating Fuel to City of Boston

Family owned, veteran-operated fuel company Broco Oil has been contracted to provide heating oil for use in Boston’s city-owned buildings, including firehouses, police stations and other municipal facilities, Renewable Energy Group announced.
Family owned, veteran-operated fuel company Broco Oil has been contracted to provide heating oil for use in Boston’s city-owned buildings, including firehouses, police stations… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/reg-broco-oil-supplying-heating-fuel-city-boston/

After Providence

Industry task force begins to address questions raised at Northeast heating fuel summit
Last issue, Oil & Energy recapped the Northeast heating fuel summit, aka the Providence Summit, a gathering held September 16 at the Rhode Island Convention Center as part of the… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/after-providence/

The Road to Net-Zero By 2050 Started Here

Reflections on the “Providence Resolution,” what got us here, and the journey ahead
“Could we have a show of hands from people who support the resolution?” asked event moderator Charlie Uglietto. In an instant, nearly all 300 heating oil professionals in… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/road-net-zero-2050-started-here/

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/

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/

Bioheat® & Electrification & in the Northeast & Mid-Atlantic

For the past several years, NEFI Vice President & Director of Government Affairs Jim Collura has produced a list providing general information on the status of state and local sulfur and biofuel blending requirements for heating oil and other distillate f…
A list compiled and updated periodically by Jim Collura of NEFI For the past several years, NEFI Vice President & Director of Government Affairs Jim Collura has produced a list… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/bioheat-electrification-northeast-mid-atlantic/

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/

The Power of Disruption

“Over the next 25 years, disruption is inevitable,” said April M. Salas, Executive Director of the Revers Center for Energy with the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. Formerly an energy policy advisor to the White House, Salas has held various senior …
“Over the next 25 years, disruption is inevitable,” said April M. Salas, Executive Director of the Revers Center for Energy with the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. Formerly… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/power-disruption/

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/

Top Trends in the Heating Oil Market and How to Apply Them This Season

Heating oil season is just beginning, so let’s examine some of the key takeaways from last winter and how they could impact this season:
Heating oil season is just beginning, so let’s examine some of the key takeaways from last winter and how they could impact this season: Up and down temps Supply challenges… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/top-trends-heating-oil-market-and-how-apply-them-season/

With Winter Approaching, Biodiesel Is Showing Its Value

Two events are approaching that should make biodiesel top of mind for fuel marketers, including those doing business in the heating oil market in the Northeast.
Two events are approaching that should make biodiesel top of mind for fuel marketers, including those doing business in the heating oil market in the Northeast. One is updated… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/winter-approaching-biodiesel-showing-its-value/

All Four Corners of the Industry

Grand Ballroom A was one of the larger meeting rooms in Foxwoods’ Grand Pequot Hotel. No matter. The turnout for the National Oilheat Research Alliance (NORA) Spring Board Meeting was so great, they had to bring in extra chairs to accommodate all the non-…
Grand Ballroom A was one of the larger meeting rooms in Foxwoods’ Grand Pequot Hotel. No matter. The turnout for the National Oilheat Research Alliance (NORA) Spring Board Meeting… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/all-four-corners-industry/

The Science Behind the Supply

In an industry built around fuel production, refinement, delivery, and consumption, it’s easy to overlook the law of conservation, that energy can be neither created or destroyed. For HERO BX, this maxim remains its governing principle.
Energy can be neither created nor destroyed. In an industry built around fuel production, refinement, delivery, and consumption, it’s easy to overlook the law of conservation,… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/science-behind-supply/

Biodiesel Tax Credit Welcomed, But Uncertainty Lingers

In the early morning hours of Friday, February 9, Congress approved a $320 billion, two-year budget deal that funds the government through March 23. The bill included short-term extensions to certain business and individual tax provisions, or “tax exte…
In the early morning hours of Friday, February 9, Congress approved a $320 billion, two-year budget deal that funds the government through March 23. The bill included… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/biodiesel-tax-credit-welcomed-uncertainty-lingers/

New York Fuel Dealers Team with CBS for Winter Coat Drive

This winter, the New York Oil Heating Association (NYOHA) partnered with local CBS radio station 1010 Wins for the association’s fourth annual winter coat drive. As part of the program, from December 20 to February 24, a branded “Bioheat® Van” was in n…
This winter, the New York Oil Heating Association (NYOHA) partnered with local CBS radio station 1010 Wins for the association’s fourth annual winter coat drive. As part of the… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/new-york-fuel-dealers-team-cbs-winter-coat-drive/

HERO BX Attracts Forward-Thinking Oilheat Dealers

It’s the answer to the infrastructure issue, it eliminates the burdens of splash blending, and it’s an example of how with the proper system in place, a ready and reliable Bioheat® fuel supply is possible.
The truck pulls into the terminal. The driver walks up to the “ATM-like device” at the rack, inserts a card, keys in a unique PIN, selects a “recipe,” and watches as the automated… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/hero-bx-attracts-forward-thinking-oilheat-dealers/

Feedstock Flexibility

Creating High-Quality Biodiesel Regardless of Feedstock
Creating High-Quality Biodiesel Regardless of Feedstock The former science teacher in me still likes quizzes, so here’s a quick one for you. First, list some of the most common… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/feedstock-flexibility/

“The bloom is off the rose for natural gas in Maine…”

MEMA President Jamie Py speaks with Oil & Energy
MEMA President Jamie Py speaks with Oil & Energy If the primary function of an industry association is to serve as a valuable resource and advocate for its membership, then the… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/bloom-rose-natural-gas-maine/

NBB Releases Data on Bioheat’s Positive Effects on Emissions

The National Biodiesel Board (NBB) recently compiled information on the air quality benefits derived from blending biodiesel with heating oil.
The National Biodiesel Board (NBB) recently compiled information on the air quality benefits derived from blending biodiesel with heating oil. Commonly referred to as Bioheat®,… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/nbb-releases-data-bioheats-positive-effects-emissions/

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