Settlement reached in Worley & Obetz fuel dispute

(March 19, 2019)
After a six-month dispute between Diesel Direct, the company that agreed to buy leftover Lancaster, PA-based Worley & Obetz fuel, and Christine Shubert, the trustee overseeing the sale of Worley & Obetz assets, a settlement has been reached. Under the agreement, Diesel Direct would pay $225,000 for the fuel. This is 58% of the amount Shubert sought. When Diesel Direct… FULL ARTICLE >>

Star Group Announces New CEO, Organizational Structure

Jeff Woosnam, 24-Year Star Veteran, Takes the Helm
(March 18, 2019)
Article courtesy: Nasdaq STAMFORD, Conn., March 18, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Star Group, L.P. (the “Company” or “Star”) (NYSE:SGU), a leading home energy distributor and services provider, today announced several management changes related to the prior passing of President and CEO Steve Goldman in December, 2018. Effective immediately, Jeffrey M. Woosnam is named President and Chief Executive Officer, Jeffrey S.… FULL ARTICLE >>
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The Steam Dream Team

Not all heroes wear capes. Some carry wrenches.
(March 15, 2019)
That was the case in November 2018 when Michelle Leone shared photos of her heating system in the discussion forum on A few months earlier, Michelle Leone purchased a charming Connecticut bungalow that was built in 1912. Since winter was right around the bend, she invested in a new boiler installation for her steam-heating system. Banging and clanging pipes,… FULL ARTICLE >>

PERC revamps website, showcases fleet vehicle benefits

Website provides easier navigation and information in different media
(March 13, 2019)
The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) recently revamped to highlight benefits for propane autogas fleet vehicles. The upgrade was designed to help fleet owners easily navigate and locate propane autogas resources and provides insightful and educational content. There is also more information for fleet owners about transitioning to propane autogas. Visitors will also find information about propane autogas… FULL ARTICLE >>

New Bill Aims To Increase Biodiesel in RI Heating Oil

(March 4, 2019)
Article courtesy: By Rachel Nunes, Patch Staff PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A local lawmaker has introduced legislation aimed at helping Rhode Island meet carbon emissions reduction goals through increased amounts of biodiesel in heating oil. Representative Deborah Ruggiero (D-Dist. 74, Jamestown, Middletown) introduced the bill, which would raise the required amount of biodiesel in heating oil over a six year… FULL ARTICLE >>
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