OHILI’s Fall Golf Outing Now the Kevin Rooney Memorial Golf Outing

60th annual event to honor longtime industry leader
(August 10, 2018)
Oil Heat Institute of Long Island announced their annual fall golf outing, this year celebrating it’s 60th anniversary, will now be known as the Kevin Rooney Memorial Golf Outing.  Rooney, OHILI’s long time CEO, passed away in June, weeks after receiving OESP’s Lifetime Achievement Award. The outing will be Monday, September 10 at St George’s Country Club in Stony Brook, NY.… FULL ARTICLE >>

HOP Energy acquires Cernak Fuel Corp.

(August 7, 2018)
Cetane Associates LLC announced that HOP Energy, LLC of White Plains, NY has acquired the assets of Cernak Fuel Corp. of Easthampton, MA.  Cetane Associates, LLC served as the sole arranger and financial advisor to the seller. Cernak Fuel Corp. is a well-known, long established marketer of heating oil, kerosene, and diesel fuel to residential and small commercial customers throughout Central Massachusetts. All… FULL ARTICLE >>

Bryant Holds its 4th Annual “Women in HVAC”

170 women attended event in south Florida
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Bryant Heating & Cooling Systems recently hosted its fourth annual Women in HVAC event as part of its commitment to foster inclusivity and create an environment where women can excel in the HVAC industry. The three-day event was held at the UTC Center for Intelligent Buildings in Palm Beach Gardens, FL in July. Approximately 170 women from North America attended… FULL ARTICLE >>

Ferrellgas Divests Four Businesses for $92 Million

Company shifts focus to propane distribution and tank exchange
(August 6, 2018)
Ferrellgas Partners L.P., Liberty, MO, has sold its Bridger Environmental, Bridger Transportation, and Bridger Terminals and Blue Rhino Global Sourcing lines of business to various companies for approximately $92 million. These divestures reflect the company’s move to focus on its core retail propane distribution and Blue Rhino tank exchange operations. The Bridger Environmental saltwater disposal and Transportation crude oil trucking… FULL ARTICLE >>

Fall OESP retreat set for Sept 14-16 in AC

OESP board meeting on Sept. 15
(July 19, 2018)
The annual “Oilheat Retreat” of Oil & Energy Service Professionals (OESP) will take place Friday, September 14 through Sunday September 16 at Harrah’s Resort Casino in Atlantic City, NJ. This weekend will include fine dining and world-class recreational activities. OESP’s board meeting will occur Saturday, September 15 at 10 a.m. at Harrah’s. For a list of all activities and to… FULL ARTICLE >>
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