PennEast Proposes 100 Mile Pipeline

Natural Gas Line Through PA and NJ Meets Usual Opposition
(August 21, 2014)
PennEast Pipeline Co. LLC unveiled plans last week to construct a new a 30”-wide natural gas pipeline from the Marcellus Shale in Wilkes-Barre, PA, across the Delaware River and into Mercer County, NJ’s Hopewell Valley. The $1 billion pipeline will reduceand stabilize natural gas prices for 4.7 million customers in the area and create 2,000 jobs, according to Patricia Kornick, a spokesman for… FULL ARTICLE >>

Rinnai Earns Top Marks from David Weekley

Receives 3rd Straight "A,A" Rating for Quality and Service
(August 18, 2014)
  Rinnai Corp., manufacturer of tankless water heaters, was named a Partner of Choice by home builder David Weekley Homes, earning an “A,A” rating for quality and service, respectively, for the third consecutive year. The designation, which honors companies who excel in all facets of the supply chain, was given to 13 of David Weekley’s 200 suppliers, including DuPont, Eaton Corp., Johns Manville… FULL ARTICLE >>

Sean Cota Joins Cetane Associates

Will Serve as Managing Director for CT Based Firm
  Consulting firm Cetane Associates LLC announced the addition of Sean Cota as Managing Director. The third-generation energy marketer who has provided expert testimony before Congress on nine separate occasions previously served as chairman of the Petroleum Marketers Association of America (PMAA) and President of the New England Fuel Institute (NEFI). His family business, Cota & Cota, has provided heating oil and HVAC service… FULL ARTICLE >>

Thermo Products Names New Territory Manager

Scott Hunt appointed to lead WV, Western PA and Western MD
(August 7, 2014)
  Thermo Products, LLC announced the appointment of Scott Hunt to the position of Territory Manager for the company’s Central/Western Pennsylvania, Western Maryland and West Virginia territories. He will be responsible for managing accounts, overseeing training and supporting sales of the company’s Thermo Pride residential oil and gas furnaces, heat pumps and air conditioning equipment. A U.S. Army veteran, Hunt brings… FULL ARTICLE >>

Updates on the State-by-State Sulfur Content Requirements

Additions include ULSD implementation in DC, Maryland, Philly and Rhode Island
(July 31, 2014)
  Below is our updated timetable of state-by-state implementation of sulfur limits in home heating oil. All values are in parts per million (ppm).    FULL ARTICLE >>

Advanced Fuel Solutions Expands Sales Force

(July 29, 2014)
Advanced Fuel Solutions (AFS) named Brad Surner a new sales representative for the company. Surner will be responsible for generating new sales and customers and will help oversee the company’s marketing and strategic planning. His experience and expertise earned from over thirty years in the petroleum marketing industry will now be available in the form of direct support to all AFS… FULL ARTICLE >>

Spectra Energy Looks to Expand Natural Gas Pipeline

(July 17, 2014)
Texas-based Spectra Energy Partners revealed plans to expand existing natural gas pipelines serving the New England market to meet increased demand in the region. The plan calls for the Algonquin Gas Transmission and Maritimes & Northeast pipeline systems to be extended—with the Algonquin line widened from 26” to 42” in diameter—by Winter 2016, increasing the capacities of both in the hopes… FULL ARTICLE >>

AMERIgreen Meets at Citi Field

(July 8, 2014)
AMERIgreen Energy hosted local oil heat distributors at their “Spring Training” event, Thursday, June 26th at Citi Field, home of Major League Baseball’s New York Mets. Meant to increase awareness of the advantages of adopting Bioheat fuel–both in environmental sustainability and profits–the event involved educational sessions, panel discussions and seminars led by respected figures in the industry. Reflecting a pervasive theme… FULL ARTICLE >>
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