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Dead River Acquires A.D. & G. Fuel

Dead River Co., LLC of South Portland, Maine, acquired the heating oil, diesel, and service business of A. D. & G. Fuel Co., Inc. of Franklin, N.H., Cetane Associates announced. In 1984, Andrew Desrochers, David Desrochers, and Gary Therrien partnered to acquire a heating oil delivery business associated with the lease of a gas station and convenience store. By 1998, ...

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Shaffer Co. Acquires Beacon Mechanical

The Shaffer Company, located in Bristol, Conn., has acquired the assets of Beacon Mechanical Service, LLC, an HVAC, plumbing, and heating oil delivery business in Granby, Conn. The transaction closed on September 29, 2021, Cetane Associates announced. Founded in 2003 by members of the Riggott family–Keith, Patti, and their son Nicholas (Nick)–Beacon Mechanical began as a one-truck mechanical contracting business ...

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Gault Companies Acquires Rural Fuels

Gault Family Companies of Westport, Conn., has acquired the business assets of Rural Fuels headquartered in Trumbull, Conn., Cetane Associates announced. The transaction closed on September 22, 2021. Rural Fuels is one of the largest family owned residential propane delivery business in Connecticut. Originally founded in 1947 as The Rural Gas Company by entrepreneur Howard Rowan, the company grew steadily ...

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Ray Energy Completes Expansion of Propane Terminal

Ray Energy has completed an expansion of their propane rail and transport facility on the border of New York and Vermont to meet the increased demand of their Northeast customers. The company has installed two new 60,000-gallon propane storage tanks increasing total fixed storage capacity to 360,000 gallons. Combined with the 480,000 gallons that can be stored on rail cars, ...

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Annual Cargas Energy Summit

The 13th annual Cargas Energy Summit was held virtually this year for the second time in its history. This format allowed energy customers and partners from across the country to safely participate in educational sessions, get a sneak-peek at upcoming features, and connect with one another. A total of 337 people registered for the event, and 207 logged on and ...

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Global Partners Raises $21,000 for Cure Rare Disease

Cure Rare Disease, a nonprofit biotechnology research organization on a mission to develop precision medicine for rare diseases, today announced Global Partners LP and its family of convenience stores has raised more than $21,000 to support its cause through a cashbox collection campaign. During the month of August, donation boxes were placed at approximately 300 Global Partners stores, including Xtra ...

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Sea Machines uses Biofuel to Power Tug

(Copenhagen, Denmark; October 14, 2021) – To reduce the number of harmful emissions produced as it achieves the world record for the longest autonomous mission at sea, Sea Machines Robotics, a developer of autonomous command and advanced perception systems, is utilizing renewable Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO) biofuel, sourced by Bunker One in Denmark, to power its autonomous Nellie Bly tugboat. Operating under the ...

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Palmer Gas & Oil Opens Storage Facility

New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu, Senate President Chuck Morse, State Senator David Watters and Somersworth Mayor Dana Hilliard were all on hand this week to help Palmer Gas & Oil owner Bill Ermer and his team cut the red ribbon on the company’s newest fuel storage facility in Somersworth, N.H. This latest storage facility ensures that there will be plenty ...

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New Hampshire’s ‘Consumer Choice’ Law

On Oct. 24, a new law takes effect in New Hampshire, allowing consumers to choose what heating fuel they use in new residential construction. Bob Sculley, executive director of the Energy Marketers Association of New Hampshire, Leslie Anderson, president and CEO of the Propane Gas Association of New England, and fuel marketers Dead River Co., and Palmer Gas & Oil ...

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Tremcar Names Distributor in Maine

Tremcar named Keith’s Meter Service its distributor in Maine. Daniel Tremblay, president of Tremcar, said, “We built many tanks for customers in the state of Maine over the years. With the acquisition of Boston Steel in 2014, we wanted to offer proximity service. We want to be closer to our customers on a daily basis. Keith’s Metering Service is strategically ...

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