Everybody talks about the weather…

May 14, 2012

The dead horse has been beaten about how awful this season was, when it comes to (missing) heating degree days. Coupled with the highest winter prices ever, this season was NOT the one that would …

2012 Visions Theme: Core Strategies for Critical Times

The 2012 Visions Conference, hosted by the New England Fuel Institute (NEFI) and the Petroleum Marketers Association of America (PMAA), returns after a hiatus of a few years and is schedule for June 5-6 at …

North American Oil Reserves

In March’s column we looked at new and growing reserves on natural gas in North America along with the price of that gas. This month I thought I should follow up by talking a little …

OESP Convention and Trade Show

Monday 5/21 Classes are geared towards Managers and Owners at 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. You decide what you would like to do. Take a class, participate in the Care to Ride Event, walk, run, ride …

Coming to terms with common hydronic TERMS…

I recently was called in to help size a heat exchanger for a Jacuzzi application. It seems the customer wanted to maintain the tub at 75°F when it was not in use and then hit …

Down on the Farm

Speaking to a room full of oilheat dealers at a New England Bioheat® Symposium in March, I asked for a show of hands. How many dealers had ever been on a soybean farm or seen …

Fuel and engine technology collide

As winter comes to a close (if you can even can call it a winter), I often hear many premium winter diesel fuel buyers and sellers deliberately transitioning to generic diesel to save a point …

Women In Energy Summit Changes Date

The inaugural Women In Energy Summit originally scheduled for May 17, 2012 in Manchester, NH will now be held on October 29, 2012. The change was prompted by the busy spring event season and the reintroduction of NEFI Visions. The full agenda …

Doug Woosnam joins Cetane Associates

Former Star Gas/Petro acquisition front man and industry advocate, Doug Woosnam has joined Cetane Associates to head up business development. He also currently serves as the Heating Fuels and NORA Committee Chairs and as a member of the PPMCSA Board of Directors.

Get Certified at OESP Convention

OESP, the National Association of Oil and Energy Service Professionals (formerly NAOHSM), is offering industry professionals the chance to advance their careers through certification. They will be offering several free courses and certification exams at …