Southern New England Energy Conference Returns to RI

(September 19, 2017)
Newport, RI–The Southern New England Energy Conference, the annual conference for the Oilheat Institute of Rhode Island, the Connecticut Energy Marketers Association, and the Massachuetts Energy Marketers Association, returned to Gurney’s Resort this week in Newport. Working together, the three co-sponsoring associations put together an educational program for oilheat, Bioheat®, propane, diesel and gasoline marketers. You can pick up a print copy… FULL ARTICLE >>

Downstate bioheat blending now New York State law

5% standard begins July 2018
(September 14, 2017)
Albany, NY—New York Governor Andrew Cuomo gave his approval to a new law requiring that “all heating oil sold in the Counties of Nassau, Suffolk and Westchester on or after July 1, 2018 shall contain at least 5% renewable biofuels”. Senate bill #5422-A, sponsored by Phil Boyle (R-Bayshore) in the State Senate and Steve Englebright (D-Setauket) in the State Assembly, now becomes Chapter… FULL ARTICLE >>

ECR expo focuses on innovation

Inaugural event held at Twin River Casino in RI
(September 5, 2017)
Lincoln, R.I.  – ECR International held its first ECR EXPO at the Twin River Casino on August 24, 2017 . The event included wholesalers, contractors and industry partners at the indoor trade show and outdoor live-fire demonstrations. A crowd favorite was the Outdoor Demo Area. Paul Grande of Paul’s Plumbing & Heating said, “Well worth the trip and you get to… FULL ARTICLE >>

NYPGA Announces 24 Hour Emergency Responder Training Program

Montour Falls, NY event Sep 12-14, deadline to register Sep 1
(August 23, 2017)
  The NYPGA Emergency Response Committee is pleased to announce a 24 Hour Emergency Responder Training Programthat will be held September 12-13-14, 2017 and an Emergency Responder Refresher Training Program that will be heldSeptember 14 (only), 2017 at the New York State Fire Academy in Montour Falls, NY. The refresher training (Day Three) is an OSHA requirement for all responders who have taken the original 24 hour (3 day)… FULL ARTICLE >>

Mitchell Fuel Celebrates 60 Years

(August 14, 2017)
By Quoron Walker, Hartford Courant South Windsor, CT–Having 60 years in the business is no small accomplishment. Tough times and happy moments are a part of everyday life which John Mitchell Sr. and his family can attest to. The family’s company, Mitchell Fuel Co., Inc., celebrates its 60th anniversary this year. What started as a retail heating oil business has expanded… FULL ARTICLE >>

Senet’s new CEO says tech is helping to change the world

By Kimberly Haas, New Hampshire Union Leader PORTSMOUTH — Bruce Chatterley, Senet’s new chief executive officer and president, says he is thrilled to join the company as it helps lead the “fourth industrial revolution.” “We’re changing the world,” Chatterley said at his office on Market Street in Portsmouth on Wednesday. Senet is a provider of public, low-power, wide-area networks for long-range… FULL ARTICLE >>

New York Propane Fall 2017 Conference October 16-17

Canandaigua NY to host event
(August 4, 2017)
October 16 & 17 brings the New York Propane Fall 2017 Conference  to the Inn on the Lake, Canandaigua, New York. Monday the 16th will feature the Golf Outing.   Tee time 12:30 p.m..  Lunch included so come early.   Play followed by Reception and awards for Closet to Pin, Longest Drive, etc.  Tee, reception and beverage cart sponsorships available.   “Non-Golf” activites also in the… FULL ARTICLE >>
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