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Heating System Futurists

A futurist is defined as one who studies and predicts the future on the basis of current trends. When examining trends in home heating technology, certain concepts, like biofuels, condensing equipment, heat pumps and smart controls, immediately jump out. …
A futurist is defined as one who studies and predicts the future on the basis of current trends. When examining trends in home heating technology, certain concepts, like biofuels,… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/heating-system-futurists/

Refereeing Your Referral Business

According to Gray, Gray & Gray’s 2017 Energy Industry Survey, published in last month’s Oil & Energy, 39% of our industry’s new business comes from customer referrals. That’s more than any other source, including … yes, digital marketing, which came in se…
According to Gray, Gray & Gray’s 2017 Energy Industry Survey, published in last month’s Oil & Energy, 39% of our industry’s new business comes from customer referrals. That’s more… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/refereeing-your-referral-business/

Reincentivizing Oilheat

On December 31, 2016, the last of the remaining Residential Energy Efficiency Tax Credits for furnaces, boilers and water heaters expired. The federal tax credit program, which applied to qualifying, ENERGY STAR® certified home heating systems, has been r…
On December 31, 2016, the last of the remaining Residential Energy Efficiency Tax Credits for furnaces, boilers and water heaters expired. The federal tax credit program, which… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/reincentivizing-oilheat/

Who Monitors the Monitors?

One of the biggest takeaways from the energy industry’s 2017 trade show season has to be the penetration of “smart” technology into virtually every segment of the field: manufacturing, delivery, service, training, sales, marketing and everywhere in betwee…
One of the biggest takeaways from the energy industry’s 2017 trade show season has to be the penetration of “smart” technology into virtually every segment of the field:… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/who-monitors-monitors/

Sulfur & Bioheat Requirements Chart

This chart, updated annually by NEFI Director of Legislative Affairs Jim Collura, lists sulfur limits and biofuel-blending requirements for each state in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions.
This chart, updated annually by NEFI Director of Legislative Affairs Jim Collura, lists sulfur limits and biofuel-blending requirements for each state in the Northeast and… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/sulfur-bioheat-requirements-chart/

Gray, Gray & Gray Releases 2017 Survey Results

Dealers experienced relative normalcy despite odd weather
Dealers experienced relative normalcy despite odd weather Gray, Gray & Gray, LLP Certified Public Accountants of Canton, MA, recently released the results of the firm’s 2017… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/gray-gray-gray-releases-2017-survey-results/

“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/

Payment Processing Today is a Whole Different Animal

Integrated software solutions help dealers respond to changes in customer expectations
Integrated software solutions help dealers respond to changes in customer expectations Forget about fuel delivery for a moment. Think about the last time you checked out the… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/payment-processing-today-whole-different-animal/

Toms on Trump

NEFI EXPO speaker Tom Tubman and EEE keynote speaker Tom Kloza offer insights on the Commander in Chief’s energy policy and its possible implications.
NEFI EXPO speaker Tom Tubman and EEE keynote speaker Tom Kloza offer insights on the Commander in Chief’s energy policy and its possible implications. It takes character to… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/toms-trump/

Bionic Leaf Turns Sunshine, Water and CO2 Into Liquid Fuel

“Bill Gates has said that to solve our energy problems, someday we need to do what photosynthesis does, and that someday we might be able to do it even more efficiently than plants,” says Daniel Nocera who pioneered the use of artificial photosynthesis. “…
“Bill Gates has said that to solve our energy problems, someday we need to do what photosynthesis does, and that someday we might be able to do it even more efficiently than… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/bionic-leaf-turns-sunshine-water-and-co2-liquid-fuel/

DOT Reasonable Suspicion Drug & Alcohol Testing

As the employer, you make sure your drivers are enrolled in your random drug-testing program. But if you begin noticing some troubling behaviors you may think you can send them for a random drug or alcohol test.
Our last two articles on Pre-Employment and Random Testing aimed to create a better understanding of the ins and outs of hiring and setting up drivers in a compliant Drug &… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/dot-reasonable-suspicion-drug-alcohol-testing/

OPEC’s Crucial Missteps

The jig is up for non-committal cartel members
The jig is up for non-committal cartel members Last year, OPEC decided to scrap their strategy of flooding the market with crude oil to drive prices lower and put shale oil… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/opecs-crucial-missteps/

Assume Nothing

Predictive analytics depend on customer data, not marketer presumptions There are two things energy marketers know about their new customers, according to Phil Baratz, president of Angus Energy. First, they know that they don’t know much about new custom…
Predictive analytics depend on customer data, not marketer presumptions There are two things energy marketers know about their new customers, according to Phil Baratz, president… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/assume-nothing/

Real-Time Delivery, Inventory & Visibility

How mobile computing empowers today’s “smart” fuel fleets There was a feeling of progress in the room, as Dennis Disabatino of Cargas Systems gave his presentation on “The Evolution of Mobile Truck Computing: From Early Adopters to Being an Essential Too…
How mobile computing empowers today’s “smart” fuel fleets There was a feeling of progress in the room, as Dennis Disabatino of Cargas Systems gave his presentation on “The… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/real-time-delivery-inventory-visibility/

Behind the Numbers

Today’s energy marketers have a wealth of valuable data at their fingertips. The question is how does one parse all that info, and what to do with it afterward…
Today’s energy marketers have a wealth of valuable data at their fingertips. The question is how does one parse all that info, and what to do with it afterward… You’ve probably… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/behind-numbers/

2017 Legends of Oilheat Recognizes Industry’s Past, Present and Future

On Tuesday, June 13, NEFI held its Legends of Oilheat Awards Dinner at the architecturally magnificent Mechanics Hall in Worcester, MA. Richard “Dick” Horan emceed the ceremony, with assistance from NEFI Acting President Martha Leshine as well as Director…
On Tuesday, June 13, NEFI held its Legends of Oilheat Awards Dinner at the architecturally magnificent Mechanics Hall in Worcester, MA. Richard “Dick” Horan emceed the ceremony,… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/2017-legends-oilheat-recognizes-industrys-past-present-and-future/

A Slow Merge Onto Acquisitions Expressway

Cetane Associates’ Steven Abbate and Oilheat Associates’ John Levey trade tips for buyers and sellers
Cetane Associates’ Steven Abbate and Oilheat Associates’ John Levey trade tips for buyers and sellers According to Gray, Gray & Gray, LLP, 37% of retail fuel oil and propane… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/slow-merge-acquisitions-expressway/

Is New York City’s B5 Standard Becoming THE Standard?

A uniform biodiesel-blending standard could be coming to the New York Metro Area by July 2018. On March 27, 2017, New York State Senator Phil Boyle (R, C, I – Bay Shore) introduced Senate Bill S5422. If signed into law, it would require that “On and after…
A uniform biodiesel-blending standard could be coming to the New York Metro Area by July 2018. On March 27, 2017, New York State Senator Phil Boyle (R, C, I – Bay Shore)… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/new-york-citys-b5-standard-becoming-standard/

Wind-Powered Oil Recovery?

Wind-powered water injection concept moves closer to implementation
Wind-powered water injection concept moves closer to implementation DNV GL, the world’s largest technical consultancy to the renewable energy, oil and gas industries, recently… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/wind-powered-oil-recovery/

Keeping Energy Dollars from Leaving the State Economy

State economic engines are getting a real boost from energy efficiency programs. Each year, states spend billions on energy, and energy efficiency is helping them recapture some of those dollars. Lower energy bills put money in the ratepayer’s pocket, and…
State economic engines are getting a real boost from energy efficiency programs. Each year, states spend billions on energy, and energy efficiency is helping them recapture some… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/keeping-energy-dollars-leaving-state-economy/

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