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Dorothy R. Townsend of Townsend Energy Dies at 100

Dorothy R. Townsend, who worked for Townsend Energy for more than 65 years, died Dec. 18 at her home in Beverly Farms, Mass. She was 100 years old. Townsend worked first with her husband, John Warren Townsend, and then with her sons, helping to build Townsend Energy, a full-service fuel marketer based in Danvers, Mass. She was named Woman of ...

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Fleet Technical Congress: March 5-8

Fleet managers can learn how to leverage new technologies and processes to find sustainable, creative solutions to enhance fleet operations at Fleet Technical Congress 2019. The Congress and the Green Truck Summit will be held in conjunction with The Work Truck Show 2019, March 5–8 at Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Congress and the Green Truck Summit kick off March ...

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NBB Publishes ‘Biodiesel Success Stories’

“Biodiesel Success Stories,” published by the National Biodiesel Board, features articles on just that. The 40-page publication contains articles such as “Exceeding Expectations” by Earl Christensen, senior scientist at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory; “Wanting to Clean Up the City” by Rocco Lacertosa, CEO of the New York Oil Heating Association; “Defense Against Natural Gas” by Charlie Uglietto, owner of ...

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Taco Names a President and Makes Other Personnel Changes

Cheryl Merchant became president of the Taco Family of Companies, North America, effective Jan. 1, CEO and owner John Hazen White, Jr., announced. Merchant has spent the last 19 years as the president and CEO of Hope Global Industries, based in Cumberland, Rhode Island. “Cheryl’s addition to our senior leadership team will ensure Taco’s continued success as a high-performing, customer ...

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Trump Signs Farm Bill, Reauthorizing NORA Till 2029

President Donald J. Trump on Dec. 20 signed into law a bill extending the National Oilheat Research Alliance (NORA) for ten years. The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, referred to as the Farm Bill, includes reauthorization of the NORA program through Feb. 6, 2029, the New England Fuel Institute noted in an email to members shortly after Trump signed the ...

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CEMA Holiday Party 

Over a hundred guests attended the annual Holiday Party of the Connecticut Energy Marketers Association. The event this year was held at the swanky Delamar Hotel in West Hartford. Many out-of-town guests who stayed at the hotel overnight were very impressed by the accommodations. Mike Devino, Mercury Fuel, Waterbury, Conn., who usually supplies a jazz trio for entertainment, this year was at ...

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Trump Signs Farm Bill, Reauthorizing NORA Till 2029

President Donald J. Trump on Dec. 20 signed into law a bill extending the National Oilheat Research Alliance (NORA) for ten years. The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, referred to as the Farm Bill, includes reauthorization of the NORA program through Feb. 6, 2029, the New England Fuel Institute noted in an email to members shortly after Trump signed the ...

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ADD, Taco, Federated: Top Sponsors for EEE

ADD Systems, Taco Comfort Solutions and Federated Insurance have signed on as top sponsors of Eastern Energy Expo 2019, to be held at Hershey Lodge & Convention Center, Hershey, Pa., May 19-22, 2019. The following companies have signed on as Diamond Sponsors: R.W. Beckett; Buckeye Energy Services; Citgo; Lucknow-Highspire Terminals; Sunoco, LLP; and Valero Marketing and Supply. Weil Mc-Lain is ...

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REG Names Cynthia Warner as CEO

Cynthia (CJ) Warner has been named president and chief executive officer of Renewable Energy Group, Inc., the company’s board of directors announced on Dec. 6. The appointment is effective Jan. 14, at which time she will also join the Board of Directors. Randy Howard, who has served as president and CEO since July 2017, will remain on the board and ...

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Quarles Petroleum to Acquire Revere Gas

Quarles Petroleum, Inc., a regional provider of residential and commercial fuel headquartered in Fredericksburg, Virginia, signed a purchase agreement to acquire Revere Gas, a third generation, family-owned retail propane gas distributor based in Hartfield, Virginia. The purchase is expected to close by the end of the year, according to a news release. “The Revere Gas delivery area complements our existing ...

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