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Wohler USA Launches New Product

Wohler USA announced today the release of the new Wohler GS 300 Gas Sniffer, part number —-.The Wöhler GS 300 Gas Sniffer is a gas leak detector for the tightness control and for the leakage testing of gas tubes. The advantages of the Wohler GS 300 Gas Sniffer are a meter that shows the concentration of methane and propane on ...

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Westmor Industries, LLC. Purchased Advanced Tank Systems, Inc.

Westmor Industries, LLC, recently acquired Advanced Tank Systems, Inc. to create an extended network of fuel-handling products and services.  Aside from providing their customers with an extended product portfolio, the companies have strengthened their purchasing power, expanded service capabilities and improved lead times with united manufacturing efforts. The companies also benefit from each other’s experienced management group who encourage new ...

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Diesel Technology Forum: Clean Diesel Buses to Power Maryland’s Transit Future

The Maryland Transit Administration is now in line to receive almost $100 million to invest in 172 advanced clean diesel buses after receiving approval by the state’s spending board. The Baltimore Business Journal reported the new clean diesel buses will replace older vehicles – some which have been service for 15 years. “The Maryland Transit Administration made a strong and ...

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API: Administration’s Budget Launches Assault on American Consumers

The administration’s final budget proposal, which includes new energy taxes, signals a lame duck assault on American consumers, jobs and our nation’s economy, according to API President and CEO Jack Gerard. “No longer constrained by electoral considerations, the administration has shifted from a balanced all-of-the-above strategy on energy to an extreme policy objective: to choke off America’s energy renaissance and ...

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SmartTouch Energy

By Keith Reid Exactly three years ago Fuel Oil News covered a new company, SmartClick Energy, that offered an affiliate program for industry heating oil dealers with an online buying experience for the customer. The goal was to sign dealers to specific territories throughout the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic States to generate incremental gallons beyond their existing customer base. SmartClick would ...

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Highlights: The 2016 National Biodiesel Conference & Expo

  The 2016 National Biodiesel Conference & Expo ran Jan. 25-28 in Tampa, Fla. Hosted by the National Biodiesel Board, the conference drew in over 1,000 supporters and industry leaders from coast to coast. Here are some highlights. As the biodiesel conference began, the EPA released the numbers showing that US consumers used a record of nearly 2.1 billion gallons ...

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Association Projections for 2016

FON asked a range of regional and national association executives to comment on their plans for 2016. The request came out at a busy and distracting time of the year (over the holidays) and also at a time when some associations had yet to formalize their plans for 2016. However, we have received the following responses. Of course, a lot ...

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Off-Season Fuels Outlook— 2016

By Keith Reid So far, this winter is turning into a dud. Though at late-season save is not out of the question. On the plus side for the deliverable fuels industry, oil prices and propane prices are low and are likely to stay that way. But, the same can be said for natural gas, only with a little more uncertainty about ...

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Kolmar Americas, Inc. Announces Acquisition of New Haven Based Biodiesel Plant

Kolmar Americas, Inc., an integrated petroleum, petrochemicals, and renewable fuels marketing and trading company headquartered in Bridgeport, Conn., has announced its acquisition of the Connecticut biodiesel production facility American GreenFuels, LLC, which is located in New Haven, Conn. Formerly known as Greenleaf Biofuels, LLC, the biodiesel plant, which is the largest operation of its type in New England, operates from ...

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