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Report: Southern New England Energy Conference

Observations on the future of heating oil linked a number of speakers, including Arthur Marin, executive director of the Northeast States for Coordinated Air Use Management, and Carol Grant, commissioner of the Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources, at the Southern New England Energy Conference in Newport, R.I. NESCAUM, based in Boston, is a nonprofit association of air quality agencies ...

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Women in Energy

Women in Energy hosted a sold-out “Lunch & Learn” at the Hershey Country Club in Hershey, Pa. The event included lunch, networking, and a program called Women in Energy: Leading and Succeeding. Judy Garber, past executive director of the National Association of Oil & Energy Service Professionals, moderated a panel discussion. Panelists included: Aubrey Bauman Kreider (marketing manager and sustainability lead, ...

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2018 EASTERN ENERGY EXPO: MAY 20-23

Sponsorship and exhibitor registration are underway for the 2018 Eastern Energy Expo, taking place May 20-23 at Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket, Conn. More than 20% of exhibit space is reserved, organizers say. The annual convention and trade show is co-hosted by the Atlantic Region Energy Expo (AREE), the Oil & Energy Service Professionals (OESP) and the Pennsylvania Petroleum Association (PPA). ...

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Portable Propane

Hocon Gas, headquartered in Shelton, Conn., displayed a 1,000-gallon propane tank on a trailer at AltWheels Fleet Day. Hocon has two of the dispensing units, which are used “for temporary purposes,” Tim Brown, Hocon’s Autogas manager, said in a phone interview after the event. If an autogas dealer is awaiting a permit for a permanent fueling station to be installed, ...

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The ROI on Loyalty

Loyalty is a word that I have heard used many times during my conversations with owners, technicians, and customers. Loyalty can play an important role in business. There is a return on investment to nurturing it. Let’s look at employee loyalty first. A loyal employee recognizes the needs of the company that he or she is employed by and what ...

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Trend Outlook: Oil Prices Face Heightened Geopolitical Risk

Relatively stable oil prices year to date have been jolted higher since Hurricane Harvey and the vote for independence in Kurdistan, reports contributing writer Paul Kuklinski. While surplus oil inventories have declined significantly since the OPEC production cut, a large surplus to the five-year average will likely remain the rest of the year without a supply disruption, he writes. Kuklinski ...

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Oct. 16-17: NYPGA Fall Propane Conference – Inn on the Lake, Canandaigua N.Y.

The NYPGA Fall Propane Conference will be held at Inn on the Lake, Canandaigua N.Y., Oct. 16-17. Oct. 16: Golf Outing – 12:30 p.m. modified shotgun start, followed by a reception at the course. Dinner on your own. Oct. 17: Committee Meetings, Business Meeting, Program Content. Lunch, Afternoon Program Content, followed by Reception, Dinner and Silent Auction. Register at http://conta.cc/2hDfHz7 –  Guests only ...

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Women in Energy

Women in Energy hosted a sold-out “Lunch & Learn” at the Hershey Country Club in Hershey, Pa. The event included lunch, networking, and a program called Women in Energy: Leading and Succeeding. Judy Garber, past executive director of the National Association of Oil & Energy Service Professionals, moderated a panel discussion. Panelists included: Aubrey Bauman Kreider (marketing manager and sustainability lead, ...

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IFS Acquires WorkWave Service Management Software

IFS signed an agreement to purchase WorkWave LLC. WorkWave provides scalable, cloud-based Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions for HVAC and other field service, last mile delivery and logistics businesses. WorkWave primarily serves small- and medium-sized businesses. The acquisition is expected to close in 2017, according to a news release issued Sept. 28 by IFS. The financial terms of the acquisition were not ...

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The Wills Group Raises more than $500,000 for Community Leadership Fund

The Wills Group, parent company of SMO Energy, a provider of propane, heating oil and HVAC equipment in southern Maryland, says it raised more than $500,000 at its inaugural Blackie Wills Golf Classic and Gala, a two-day event at Turf Valley Resort in Ellicott City, Md. The Sept.10-11 event raised funds for The Blackie Wills Community Leadership Fund, which honors ...

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