Sail Energy buys Martini’s Oil from Roberts Energy

Has served RI home heating market since 1972
(2021-01-22 09:00:55)
Sail Energy, LLC of Portsmouth, NH has acquired Roberts Energy, LLC’s residential heating oil delivery business, marketed under the trade name Martini’s Oil, based in Johnston, RI. The transaction closed on Jan. 11, 2021. Delivering warmth and reliability to Rhode Island since 1972, Martini’s Oil serves both residential and light commercial customers. Roberts Energy acquired the central Rhode Island business… FULL ARTICLE >>

Fall River Propane appoints McKinnon as GM

Hails from NPGA
(2021-01-21 17:43:47)
According to the Standard Journal, Ashton, ID-based Fall River Propane’s Board of Directors has appointed David McKinnon as GM. McKinnon grew up west of Blackfoot, ID on a farm and ranch with his family. He most recently served as Idaho Director for the National Propane Gas Association (NPGA). McKinnon has spent 25 years in the propane business and has skills… FULL ARTICLE >>

PERC gives immediate access to CETP certificates

Certificates available on portal, no longer mailed
(2021-01-18 19:08:28)
The Learning Center at Propane Education & Research Council (PERC)’s portal now gives immediate access to completed certificates for the Certified Employee Training Program (CETP). All earned CETP certificates will be stored electronically on The Learning Center within the transcript page of each user’s account. From there they can be downloaded and printed at any time, PERC said. PERC will… FULL ARTICLE >>

Sponsors announced for Eastern Energy Expo

Online event to be held May 24-26
(2021-01-14 23:16:50)
CRANFORD, NJ – January 14, 2021 – Eastern Energy Expo is proud to announce that ADD Systems, R.W. Beckett, Federated Insurance, and Warm Thoughts Communications have committed to top level Summit Sponsors for this year’s online event to be held May 24-26, 2021. Eastern Energy Expo 2021: Education Summit and Marketplace will offer a range of educational programs for owners,… FULL ARTICLE >>

Scholarship applications open at OESP

Deadline for Dave Nelsen scholarship is March 15
(2021-01-14 15:13:22)
Oil & Energy Service Professionals (OESP) announced that it will accept Dave Nelsen Scholarship Program applications through March 15 for students in the energy service industry ($5,000). To apply, interested applicants must write a 500-word essay about themselves, including their background that has prepared them for success in their chosen field of study. Technician’s Scholarship applications for technicians in the… FULL ARTICLE >>

Irish company buys UPG

Builds propane presence in Kentucky, Tennessee & Alabama
(2021-01-13 17:27:19)
According to The Irish Times, Irish listed conglomerate DCC has purchased United Propane Gas (UPG), a Paducah, KY-based maker of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) market in the U.S., for $145 million, which includes a recent smaller acquisition completed in Colorado. UPG markets, sells and delivers LPG and related products and services to residential, agricultural and commercial customers in 13 Midwest… FULL ARTICLE >>
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Sail Energy buys Martini’s Oil from Roberts Energy
Sail Energy, LLC of Portsmouth, NH has acquired Roberts Energy, LLC’s residential heating oil delivery business, marketed under the trade name Martini’s Oil, based in Johnston, RI. The transaction closed on Jan. 11, 2021. Delivering warmth and reliability to Rhode Island since 1972, Martini’s Oil… READ BLOG >>
Fall River Propane appoints McKinnon as GM
According to the Standard Journal, Ashton, ID-based Fall River Propane’s Board of Directors has appointed David McKinnon as GM. McKinnon grew up west of Blackfoot, ID on a farm and ranch with his family. He most recently served as Idaho Director for the National Propane… READ BLOG >>
Digital Marketing Trends for 2021
If 2020 has taught us anything as energy marketers, it’s that online marketing matters. Whether it’s growing your customer base, communicating with your existing customers, selling equipment or even recruiting drivers, you need to be online and you need to do it well. In the… READ BLOG >>
PERC gives immediate access to CETP certificates
The Learning Center at Propane Education & Research Council (PERC)’s portal now gives immediate access to completed certificates for the Certified Employee Training Program (CETP). All earned CETP certificates will be stored electronically on The Learning Center within the transcript page of each user’s account.… READ BLOG >>
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Sponsors announced for Eastern Energy Expo
CRANFORD, NJ – January 14, 2021 – Eastern Energy Expo is proud to announce that ADD Systems, R.W. Beckett, Federated Insurance, and Warm Thoughts Communications have committed to top level Summit Sponsors for this year’s online event to be held May 24-26, 2021. Eastern Energy… READ BLOG >>
Scholarship applications open at OESP
Oil & Energy Service Professionals (OESP) announced that it will accept Dave Nelsen Scholarship Program applications through March 15 for students in the energy service industry ($5,000). To apply, interested applicants must write a 500-word essay about themselves, including their background that has prepared them… READ BLOG >>
Irish company buys UPG
According to The Irish Times, Irish listed conglomerate DCC has purchased United Propane Gas (UPG), a Paducah, KY-based maker of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) market in the U.S., for $145 million, which includes a recent smaller acquisition completed in Colorado. UPG markets, sells and delivers… READ BLOG >>