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AEC Fights Natural Gas Proposal in Western Pennsylvania


It is said that experience is the best teacher, and the American Energy Coalition gained some valuable experience when it responded to a proposal by UGI, a natural gas utility in Pennsylvania. The utility offered to extend a gas main into the borough of Orwigsburg if a sufficient number of homeowners committed to convert to natural gas. This offer by ...

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Robert G. Scully: 1926-2017

Robert G. Scully, chairman of the board of Scully Signal Co., and the company’s president for 50 years beginning in 1964, died on Feb. 20. He was 91. The son of company founder Francis P. Scully, he joined the family business as a regional salesperson in 1956. “Following in his father’s footsteps, he led the charge to revolutionize the petroleum ...

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Eastern Energy Expo ’17 Keynote Speaker: Tom Kloza of OPIS

Organizers for the 2017 Eastern Energy Expo, taking place May 21-25 in Hershey, Pa., announced the keynote speaker will be Tom Kloza, co-founder and global head of energy analysis for the Oil Price Information Service. The Eastern Energy Expo is co-sponsored by the Oil and Energy Service Professionals, the Atlantic Region Energy Expo, and the Pennsylvania Petroleum Association. The week of the ...

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ADD Systems Signs On as a Top Sponsor for 2017 Eastern Energy Expo

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ADD Systems has signed on as a sponsor for the 2017 Eastern Energy Expo, May 21-25 in Hershey, Pa. The Eastern Energy Expo is co-sponsored by the Oil and Energy Service Professionals, the Atlantic Region Energy Expo, and the Pennsylvania Petroleum Association. ADD Systems, founded in 1973, provides back office and mobile software to the heating oil, propane, HVAC, wholesale petroleum, lubricants ...

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Bob Renkes to Retire from PEI; Rick Long Named His Successor

The Petroleum Equipment Institute (PEI) board of directors has named Rick Long executive vice president and general counsel of the organization, effective June 1, 2017. Long will replace Bob Renkes, the current executive vice president and general counsel, who will retire from PEI on May 31, 2017, after 38 years with the association. “PEI is fortunate to be able to ...

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Berks-Schuylkill Oil Heat Association Donates $4,925 to Salvation Army

  The Berks-Schuylkill Oil Heat Association (BSOHA) announced that it donated $4,925 to the Berks and Schuylkill County Salvation Army on Feb. 16, with each corps receiving half of the total donation. Since 2006, the BSOHA annual charitable donation has directly helped the heating needs of local residents to a total contribution of $55,465, the association said. Ted and Sharon ...

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2017 AHR Expo in Las Vegas Breaks Records for Overall Attendance, Size

  The 2017 International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo), held Jan. 30 through Feb. 1 in Las Vegas, has officially broken three of the show’s all-time records, the International Exposition Company announced. With 68,615 attending the 2017 Show, AHR Expo superseded its former all-time attendance record of 61,674 (set at the 2015 Show in Chicago) by 11.2 percent.  This ...

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Cargas Launches Mobile Delivery Solution for Android and Windows Devices

Cargas, a provider of mobile and back office software for fuel delivery and HVAC service companies, said it launched a new version of its mobile delivery software. Mobile Delivery is an application in the Cargas Energy solution that seamlessly integrates back office dispatching wirelessly to an on-board computer on trucks, giving companies the capabilities of managing delivery operations in real time. ...

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Feb. 14 Webinar: ‘What is Your Cost Per Service Call?’

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Bob Levins, managing partner of Angus Analytics, and Rashaan Baskerville, director of Angus Finance & Advisory, will discuss cost per service call and the keys to improving it in a webinar on Feb. 14. “Knowing your exact cost per service call can add thousands of dollars back to your bottom line,” Baskerville says. Baskerville and Levins will take a deep ...

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MID:COM Hires Jeff Christiansen as IT Administrator/Engineer

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Midwest Computer Register (MID:COM) has hired Jeff Christiansen as its IT Administrator/Engineer. Christiansen graduated from the University of Iowa with a B.S. in electrical engineering. Christiansen most recently owned Advanced Tech Solutions, an IT company based in Hampton, IA. In his new role, Christiansen will be responsible for the day-to-day IT duties of the company as well as product and ...

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