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Michael Devine

Seitron Americas Academy to offer combustion training course

July 18, 2024

Seitron Americas has announced four upcoming dates for its “Importance of Combustion Training” course. The classes will be held at the company’s new Seitron Academy training room at its facility in Newtown, PA. Dates for the combustion training course are Friday, August 2; Wednesday, August 28; Friday, September 13; and Thursday, September 24. The class […]

Celebrate National Backflow Prevention Day on 8/16 with Watts

July 17, 2024

National Backflow Prevention Day, observed every August 16, celebrates backflow prevention and cross-connection control and those who install, maintain, and test backflow preventers. On Friday, August 16, Watts will announce its 2024 Backflow Hero Award winners and host an ASPE-accredited CEU webinar, Mastering Backflow Prevention: Cutting-Edge Solutions and Benefits, at 12 p.m. EDT. Register at: […]

Registration Now Open for Women In Energy & PPA Golf Outing

July 15, 2024

Women in Energy and Pennsylvania Petroleum Association (PPA) will host its 3rd annual golf outing on Tuesday, October 15, at the Conestoga Country Club, Lancaster, PA.   Proceeds from this tournament have helped both groups achieve important goals. PPA  made a major contribution to their newly established scholarship fund, the Robert V. Boltz Scholarship Foundation. The foundation […]

Surprisingly Innovative

July 8, 2024

Old-Fashioned Amish Embrace New Technology Visitors flock to the heart of Amish Country in South Central Pennsylvania to see Amish plowing fields with teams of mules, or riding around in quaint horse-drawn buggies. Little would they know that many Amish these days carry a cell phone and readily use power tools during those famous barn […]

Diversity in Supply Ensures Energy Security…and Choice

  The BTC has been a cornerstone of the renewable fuels market, providing crucial financial support to blenders and facilitating the adoption of biodiesel and renewable diesel. As we move towards 2025, however, the phase-out of the blender’s credit raises concerns about market stability and product valuations. The Clean Fuel Production credit, set to replace […]

Heat Pumps 101

If you have been in this business for even just a few years, you’ve probably heard the expression, “Heat goes to cold.” If you were to ask someone, “Where does heat go?” they would say heat rises…but that’s not necessarily true. Hot air rises, but heat goes to cold… always. Mother Nature hates an imbalance […]

The Six Most Common Issues Revealed in Bulk Plant Inspections

Maintaining regulatory compliance within bulk plants can be a challenge. That’s why it’s critical to have an inspection and maintenance process to help your facility and employees stay safe. What are some of the most common inspection issues for bulk plants and how can they be resolved? Here are the top six inspection issues I […]

Registration open for Women In Energy conference

June 26, 2024

Registration is now open for the Women In Energy Annual Conference, to be held at the Hilton Mystic from September 10-12, 2024, in Mystic, CT. This year’s event features a two-day program filled with education, networking and tabletop exhibitor displays. Utilities Employees Credit Union (UECU) will again sponsor the Keynote Speaker: Alyssa Pannozzi, the talent […]

ASTM International honors Steve Howell with Eagle Award

June 20, 2024

Clean Fuels Alliance America announced that Steve Howell, MARC-IV (M4) Consulting, was honored with the prestigious Eagle Award at the semi-annual ASTM International D02 Committee meetings in Austin, TX. The Eagle Award honors sustained multiple and significant contributions to the standardization process in ASTM D02 Committee and subcommittees. Howell has spearheaded technical efforts on behalf […]

Watts reps celebrate 150th Anniversary on the 150th day of the year

June 17, 2024

On May 29, the 150th day of the year, Watts’ independent sales representative agencies across the U.S. and Canada celebrated 150th Day, marking the latest celebration in the company’s year-long 150th anniversary festivities.  Manufacturer rep agencies passionately embraced the celebration, hosting events for customers and sharing pictures on social media. Watts prides itself on having […]