OESP Convention to Return in 2015

Traditional Hershey, PA convention will replace 2014 Road Shows
(November 21, 2014)
Oil & Energy Service Professionals (OESP) announced the return of their annual convention and trade show, May 17-21, 2015 at Hershey Lodge in Hershey, PA. The convention will also serve as a celebration of executive director Judy Garber’s contribution’s to the industry in her final year running the organization. In addition to the trade show and various chapter and organizational… FULL ARTICLE >>

Tremcar/Boston Steel Names New Sales Manager

Manufacturer of Class 7 and 8 heating oil truck tanks names Shawn Duffy Northeast Regional Sales Manager
(November 18, 2014)
Shawn Duffy was named the new Regional Sales Manager for the Northeast region by Tremcar/Boston Steel & Mfg. Co., manufacturers if bulk hauling cargo trailer tanks and Class 7 and 8 heating oil truck tanks. His territory includes Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont. With over 25 years experience at TransTech Industries,… FULL ARTICLE >>

Merger Creates Upstate New York Energy Association

OHIENY and OFICNY announce inception of new UNYEA
(November 17, 2014)
On the precipice of the 2014-2015 winter heating season, the Oil Heat Institute of Eastern New York (OHIENY) and the Oil Fuel Institute of Central New York (OFICNY) officially announced on Monday a consolidation of the two representative fuel oil organizations into the Upstate New York Energy Association (UNYEA). Originally based in Oneida County, OFICNY was founded as a not-for-profit corporation in 1962.… FULL ARTICLE >>

Conn. Energy Marketers Association Sues State

CEMA: Gov. Malloy's Natural Gas Conversions Violate State Law
(October 21, 2014)
  For months, the battle over Connecticut’s energy future has raged in both the capitol building and the headlines. Soon, it will have its day in court. The Connecticut Energy Marketers Association (CEMA) announced the filing of a lawsuit in Hartford Superior Court earlier this month against both the Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP) and the state’s Public Utilities Regulatory… FULL ARTICLE >>

NORA Training Videos are on YouTube

Comprehensive free resource of instructional demos
Did you know you can access NORA training videos on your laptop, tablet or smartphone from any place at any time, completely free of charge? The National Oilheat Research Association (NORA)’s YouTube channel contains a series of instructional videos, seventeen in total, designed to assist and educate oil heat and HVAC technicians on a variety of topics. The page includes educational videos such… FULL ARTICLE >>

Oil Prices Decline as Supplies Build – Wall Street Journal

(October 9, 2014)
Oil prices slid Wednesday after weekly storage data showed that U.S. stockpiles grew more than expected last week, as imports rose and refineries processed less crude. U.S. oil prices have now fallen 21% from a peak reached in September 2013, meeting the definition of a bear market. Brent, the global benchmark, has been in a bear market since Sept. 30.… FULL ARTICLE >>

OSHA Releases New Disclosure Requirements

Reporting Periods Reduced for Fatalities, Hospitalizations
(October 1, 2014)
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released new record keeping and reporting requirements regarding work-related injuries to go into effect January 1, 2015. Employers will be required to report any work-related employee fatality within eight hours of occurrence. Employers will be required to report any work-related inpatient hospitalization, amputation or loss of an eye within 24 hours. Fatalities must be reported if they occur within 30… FULL ARTICLE >>

Pennsylvania Petroleum Association Event Schedule

Winter is coming, and the Pennsylvania Petroleum Association’s (PPA)…

New Mercury Recycling Law in Massachusetts

In an effort to boost mercury recycling in the…

Bell & Gossett’s Little Red Schoolhouse Returns

Bell & Gossett, a Xylem Inc. brand, will continue…
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