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AEC Releases Five Informational Flyers for Fuel Oil Marketers to Use

The American Energy Coalition released five new data sheets in support of the AEC mission to promote the benefits of oilheat compared to natural gas.  Each of the data sheets addresses a different topic, consistent with the “key words” and “key phrases” that are part of the Coalition’s Google Pay Per Click Campaign. Specifically, the data sheet topics are: “The ...

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Santa: Oil Heating Industry Entering a ‘Renaissance’

  The oil heating industry is entering a renaissance with a fuel that is cleaner, less expensive and more reliable than ever, Tom Santa, incoming chairman of the National Oilheat Research Alliance, told an industry gathering. Santa, CEO of Santa Energy, Bridgeport, Conn., cited the adoption of ultra-low sulfur (ULS) heating oil as a primary factor in reducing heat exchanger ...

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NBB Supports Senate Biodiesel Tax Legislation

“Biodiesel and renewable diesel producers around the country are yet again facing what effectively amounts to a tax increase in less than six months,” National Biodiesel Board Vice President of Federal Affairs Anne Steckel said, calling for support of legislation introduced by Sens. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., to extend the biodiesel tax incentive through 2019 and reform ...

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REG Continues Growth with Agreement to Acquire Sanimax Biodiesel Plant

Renewable Energy Group, Inc. announced that it has signed an asset purchase agreement with Sanimax Energy, LLC to acquire Sanimax’s 20 million gallon nameplate capacity biodiesel refinery located in DeForest, Wisc. Under the asset purchase agreement, REG will pay Sanimax approximately $11 million in cash and will issue 500,000 shares of REG common stock in exchange for the biorefinery and ...

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EIA: Heating Oil Expenditures Forecast To Be Lower This Winter

Excerpted from This Week in Petroleum- Oct. 7, 2015 A forecast combination of warmer weather and lower crude oil prices is contributing to the lowest expected average residential heating oil expenditures in nine years for the winter heating season of 2015-16, which runs from October 1 through March 31. The average household using heating oil is forecast to spend about ...

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EIA: High Distillate Fuel Oil Inventories in Central Atlantic Weighing on Distillate Spot Price    

Principal contributor: Rebecca George   Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Weekly Petroleum Status Report Stocks of distillate fuel oil in the Central Atlantic, which encompasses the New York Harbor region, have risen nearly every week since April, reaching 36.9 million barrels as of October 30. This level is 9 million barrels above the five-year average and 14.6 million barrels above ...

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Register Now for the National Biodiesel Conference & Expo

Registration is now open for the 2016 National Biodiesel Conference & Expo in Tampa, Florida! This event is a can’t-miss in the world of biodiesel. The conference features networking and educational opportunities that aren’t available anywhere else. Register at www.BiodieselConference.org.

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The Flip Side of ULSHO

By Paul Nazzaro The New England Fuel Institute’s North American Heating and Energy Expo last month provided a great opportunity to catch up with fuel dealers from across the region and hear about what’s happening in the field. As a fuel quality professional, my business centers on educating dealers on how to identify and eliminate fuel problems, while maximizing the ...

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