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“Exploring Biodiesel” in Boston and Philadelphia

For about as long as biodiesel has been part of the discussion surrounding liquid fuel products, questions about quantity, pricing and distribution have existed. The heating industry provides answers.
How does the biodiesel supply chain actually work? Isn’t there already some biofuel in all distillate? How much higher can we expect these these blends to go? What are the pricing… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/exploring-biodiesel-boston-and-philadelphia/

Dead River Company Purchases Heating Business from Cheshire Oil

On July 6, Cheshire Oil, of Keene, NH, transferred ownership of its heating business to Dead River Company, of South Portland, ME. The acquisition brings together two mainstays of the New England fuel delivery business. Cheshire Oil had been serving custo…
On July 6, Cheshire Oil, of Keene, NH, transferred ownership of its heating business to Dead River Company, of South Portland, ME. The acquisition brings together two mainstays of… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/dead-river-company-purchases-heating-business-cheshire-oil/

Addressing the Logistical Challenges of Delivery

One of the key components of a successful oil or propane business is an efficient delivery department, but how do you achieve this goal? The logistical challenges are just that – challenging. You need to be able to make informed delivery decisions that ma…
One of the key components of a successful oil or propane business is an efficient delivery department, but how do you achieve this goal? The logistical challenges are just that –… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/addressing-logistical-challenges-delivery/

Massachusetts Establishes Paid Family and Medical Leave Act

On June 28, 2018, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed into law a bill that provides for Paid Family and Medical Leave. The bill includes paid family and medical leave, a multi-year phase-in to $15 per hour minimum wage, and an annual sales tax hol…
This article was originally published by USI Insurance Services and is reprinted here with their expressed permission. On June 28, 2018, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/massachusetts-establishes-paid-family-and-medical-leave-act/

The Bridge Is Over

Policymakers and industrialists have long touted natural gas as a “bridge” fuel, one that could help America transition its power generation from fossil fuels like coal to renewable energy sources like wind and solar, lowering carbon emissions along the w…
Policymakers and industrialists have long touted natural gas as a “bridge” fuel, one that could help America transition its power generation from fossil fuels like coal to… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/bridge-over/

Beyond the Numbers: Energy Industry Insights

For the past 27 years Gray, Gray & Gray has conducted an annual survey of the retail energy industry. What started as a brief (10 questions) questionnaire to discover what challenges dealers were facing has evolved and expanded into a comprehensive examin…
For the past 27 years Gray, Gray & Gray has conducted an annual survey of the retail energy industry. What started as a brief (10 questions) questionnaire to discover what… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/beyond-numbers-energy-industry-insights/

Propane Gallon Growth with Temporary Construction Heat

One of the most productive ways for your propane business to generate revenue and be profitable is through gallon growth. Now that the obvious has been stated, let’s talk about Temporary Construction Heat as a main contribution to propane gallon growth. W…
One of the most productive ways for your propane business to generate revenue and be profitable is through gallon growth. Now that the obvious has been stated, let’s talk about… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/propane-gallon-growth-temporary-construction-heat/

New England Grid Needs Broader Market Changes to Address Fuel Security

In a region that is already fuel-constrained, the lack of regional energy infrastructure in the Northeast has residents paying some of the highest electricity rates in the country. Now, New England’s grid could be at risk of losing two of its major energy…
In a region that is already fuel-constrained, the lack of regional energy infrastructure in the Northeast has residents paying some of the highest electricity rates in the… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/new-england-grid-needs-broader-market-changes-address-fuel-security/

Back to Basics with Hedging for Fuel Dealers

An effective hedging program will protect and guarantee a stable profit margin for fuel dealers, as it helps offset losses accrued in an adverse and volatile oil market.
Which heating oil program(s) are you offering your clients this winter? How well is your profit margin protected? Ever felt the need to revisit your hedging strategies? The New… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/back-basics-hedging-fuel-dealers/

Three Energy Marketing Trends to Watch this Upcoming Heating Season

Whether this article finds you soaking up much-deserved sun on a beach somewhere, or helping your customers deal with the latest in a string of intense and sustained heat waves, I trust it finds you in the headspace of a home energy provider who’s still e…
Whether this article finds you soaking up much-deserved sun on a beach somewhere, or helping your customers deal with the latest in a string of intense and sustained heat waves, I… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/three-energy-marketing-trends-watch-upcoming-heating-season/

Eyes in the Storm

In describing last winter’s string of heavy snowfalls, cold temperatures, and corresponding supply issues, some fuel dealers have referred to the one-two-three combination as a “perfect storm.” Others have called it a different kind of storm, of the exple…
In describing last winter’s string of heavy snowfalls, cold temperatures, and corresponding supply issues, some fuel dealers have referred to the one-two-three combination as a… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/eyes-storm/

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