Bosch Thermotechnology Opens New Facility

(June 20, 2018)
By Mary Salmonsen, On Thursday, Bosch Thermotechnology officially unveiled a new testing and customer experience facility in Watertown, Massachusetts. The facility is home to Bosch’s first-ever air conditioning unit laboratory, which will allow the company to test its units in-house, and a Bosch Experience Center, where visitors can test various Bosch products. “Moving to a facility equipped with a full laboratory… FULL ARTICLE >>

AmeriGas Elects Hermance to Board of Directors

Retired Ametek executive brings expertise
(June 19, 2018)
Frank S. Hermance has been elected to the Board of Directors of AmeriGas Propane, Inc., effective June 15. Hermance was Chairman and CEO of AMETEK, Inc. and retired in 2017. He also previously held the roles of President and COO of AMETEK. Since 2011, Hermance has also served as a member of the Board of Directors of UGI Corporation and… FULL ARTICLE >>

Superior Energy Systems VP Gets NPGA Safety Award

Award recognizes experience and accomplishments
(June 14, 2018)
Mike Walters, VP of safety and training, at Superior Energy Systems in Cleveland, OH, has been awarded the National Propane Gas Association’s (NPGA) coveted Individual Safety Award. He received the award June 4 at the NPGA board meeting and annual Propane Days lobbying event. The award recognizes experience, accomplishments and commitment to serving the propane industry, specifically in safety and… FULL ARTICLE >>

Kevin Rooney 1949-2018

Long time Oil Heat Institute of Long Island CEO
(June 11, 2018)
June 11, 2018–Kevin Rooney, long time face of the heating oil industry on Long Island, died Saturday at age 68 from complications related to pancreatic cancer. Rooney was CEO of the Oil Heat Institute of Long Island for 36 years after working at the Department of Energy and served as an energy policy adviser to President Reagan during his 1980 campaign and… FULL ARTICLE >>

Worley & Obetz, AMERIgreen abruptly closed down

Shipley Energy working to take on customers
(June 5, 2018)
June 5, 2018 Heather Stauffer, Lancaster Online In a tumultuous turn of events, embattled Manheim energy firm Worley & Obetz abruptly closed its doors Monday. “As of this morning, we had high hopes that the lenders would go along with our plan to keep operating the residential heating oil, propane and HVAC business,” Seth Obetz said Monday afternoon. “However, this… FULL ARTICLE >>

20k Raised through OESP’s 2018 Care to Ride, Winners Announced

Funds to to need families
(May 30, 2018)
The 2018 Care to Ride winners were announced by The National Association of Oil & Energy Service Professionals (OESP). The event held on May 21, which raises funds for needy families, hit $20,000. The event was held during the Eastern Energy Expo. Winners include: highest overall: Ralph Adams; highest motorcycle: Jim Froelich; highest runner: Mark Smith; highest bicycle: Roger Marran… FULL ARTICLE >>
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Oilheat & the IoT

What exactly is IoT and how will it affect…