Author Archives: Stephen Bennett

FuelCloud Launches ‘Truck System’ for Bulk Delivery

FuelCloud, Inc. launched FuelCloud Truck System, a fuel delivery system designed to speed and simplify fleet fueling, and make it more affordable for jobbers. Built on cloud-based technology, the FuelCloud Truck System supports accurate fleet fueling without on-truck hardware or manual delivery reconciliation, the company says. The core of the FuelCloud truck system is a software integration of FuelCloud’s transaction ...

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Colonial Pipeline: ‘We have restarted our entire pipeline system.’

Update by Colonial Pipeline: Thursday, May 13, 4:40 p.m. Colonial Pipeline has continued to make substantial progress in safely restarting our pipeline system. We can now report that we have restarted our entire pipeline system and that product delivery has commenced to all markets we serve. Following this restart, it will take several days for the product delivery supply chain to ...

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Colonial Pipeline: ‘We have restarted our entire pipeline system.’

Update by Colonial Pipeline: Thursday, May 13, 4:40 p.m. Colonial Pipeline has continued to make substantial progress in safely restarting our pipeline system. We can now report that we have restarted our entire pipeline system and that product delivery has commenced to all markets we serve. Following this restart, it will take several days for the product delivery supply chain to ...

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‘Law & Odor’ and Propane: May 20 Lecture

As part of the ongoing series Virtual Propane Expo, at noon EST on Thursday, May 20, John McCoy, a partner with McCoy Leavitt Laskey,  LLC will lecture on Odorant 49 CFR § 173.315 Compressed Gases In Cargo Tanks and Portable Tanks. Included in the lecture will be an explanation of the March 23, 2021, US DOT Pipeline and Hazardous Materials ...

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Trucking Association CEO Says U.S. Supply Chain is Nearing Crisis

Growing pressures on the U.S. supply chain are fast approaching crisis levels, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear told the Senate Commerce, Science & Transportation Committee.  Immediate action from Congress is needed to ensure that economic recovery is not derailed by further disruptions, Spear said in testimony before the Subcommittee on Surface Transportation, during a May 11 hearing ...

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NEFI: FMCSA Issues Emergency Waiver for Colonial Pipeline Relief

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has issued an Emergency Declaration in response to the unanticipated shutdown of the Colonial pipeline system, reported the National Energy & Fuel Institute in its May 11 newsletter, NEFI Online News. The declaration was prompted by network issues that affect the supply of gasoline, diesel, jet fuel, heating oil and other refined petroleum ...

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Colonial Pipeline System Disruption

May 10, 2021 FBI Update: The FBI confirms that the Darkside ransomware is responsible for the compromise of the Colonial Pipeline networks. We continue to work with the company and our government partners on the investigation. Update — Sunday, May 9, 5:10 p.m. On May 7, Colonial Pipeline Company learned it was the victim of a cybersecurity attack and has since determined ...

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​CEMA Annual Meeting: June 14-15 at Mohegan Sun

​CEMA’s Annual Meeting, June 14-15 at Mohegan Sun, Uncasville, Connecticut, will be the first live, in-person conference held by the Connecticut Energy Marketers association since 2019. The format follows past conferences, such as those held in Newport, RI. Due to COVID, rather than having multiple small breakout sessions, there will be one general session for everyone in the large Mohegan ...

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Kelly Burke: Massachusetts Passes ‘Aggressive’ Climate Bill

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed into law Senate Bill 9 “An Act Creating a Next Generation Roadmap for Massachusetts Climate Change Policy” that includes provisions described as “some of the most aggressive greenhouse gas emissions reductions targets in the country.” The ultimate goal of the bill is for Massachusetts to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, and includes 5 year ...

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