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James R. Buhrmaster: Sept. 30, 1945—July 16, 2019

James Roy Buhrmaster, president and co-owner for more than 45 years of Buhrmaster Energy Group, Scotia, N.Y., died on July 16, 2019. He was 73. The New England Fuel Institute and news outlets reported the death of Buhrmaster, whose grandfather founded the company in 1913. Buhrmaster was a winner of the Petroleum Marketers Association of America’s Distinguished Service Award, and ...

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Obituary: S. George Santa

Stephen George Santa, one of four brothers who led his family’s company, Santa Energy in Bridgeport, Conn., died on Aug. 16. He was 91. Santa Energy recorded growth over a span of 30 years under Santa’s leadership. After his active daily career, he became chairman of the board, then finished out his nearly 80 years with the family firm as ...

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Summit Distributing and Woodfin to Use ADD Software

Summit Distributing and Woodfin are implementing software provided by Advanced Digital Data Systems, the vendor announced. Summit Distributing is a New Hampshire-based company, established in 2006. It sells gasoline and diesel to dealers and other petroleum distributors throughout New England. The company in 2015 began to operate convenience stores in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Vermont. Summit is implementing back-office software ...

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Advanced Fuel Solutions

Incorrect information about Advanced Fuel Solutions was published in the Fuel Additives Buyers’ Guide in the August 2019 print issue. Fuel Oil News regrets the error. Here is the correct information: Advanced Fuel Solutions 85 Flagship Drive – Unit K North Andover, MA 01845 Phone: (866) 213-3219 Fax: (978) 258-8354 E-mail: leo@yourfuelsolution.com Website: www.yourfuelsolution.com Contact Person: Leo Verruso Products: Fuel ...

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Nancy Coop joins Cetane Associates

Propane industry veteran Nancy Coop joined Cetane Associates as managing director of the financial advisory team. Coop’s experience includes years as a business development executive for Ferrellgas, owner of Jarco, a bobtail-building company. Coop is also the founding chair of the Women in Propane Council. “As a long-standing ambassador for the industry, Nancy is uniquely positioned to help tell the ...

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Address Change for Automated Wireless Environments

Automated Wireless Environments has moved to: 30 Park Place Newton, NJ  07860 AWE specializes in energy operations software and vehicle hardware (delivery/service), including Android or Windows CE supported rugged mobile devices. Software suites include AWE Enterprise-System (E-System), Wireless Delivery, Wireless Service, On-Site Refueling, Wireless Transport, Route Optimization Dispatch, and GPS Vehicle tracking. The company specializes in integration of its clients’ ...

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Marshall, Muise Join Firedragon Academy

Firedragon Academy announced that Bruce Marshall and Paul Muise have been added as instructors. Marshall is acting as adjunct supervising instructor, teaching during the summer training season, and is responsible for seminars in eastern Massachusetts. In addition, he is an adjunct laboratory instructor at Firedragon’s training facility at the Beckett Training Center in Sturbridge, Massachusetts. Marshall (pictured, below) began his ...

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Thermo Pride Products Moving to Wholesale Distribution

After nearly 70 years of selling its Thermo Pride products directly to installing contractors, manufacturer Thermo Products shifted its business model to wholesale distribution. Thermo Pride products are now available through wholesale distribution in most areas, the company said. “After so many years being a manufacturer that sold directly to our customers, we determined that our customers can be much ...

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OESP Award Winners

The 2019 OESP award winners, from left: Bob Boltz, Lifetime Achievement; Bob Chapman, Lou Ehrich Memorial Associate; Scott Vadino, Service Manager of the Year; George Perrelli, Hugh W. McKee Memorial Award; Roger Marran, accepting Manufacturer of the Year on behalf of Energy Kinetics; and Matthew Bixler, Instructor of the Year. Photo courtesy of OESP. Eastern Energy Expo 2019 at Hershey Lodge and ...

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Meet OESP’s 2019 Dave Nelsen Scholarship Winners

The 2019 Dave Nelsen Scholarship winners with OESP Vice President Angel Gonzalez, from left: Gonzalez; Sean Meade, Springfield Technical Community College; Peter Bennett, Pennsylvania College of Technology; Dylan Cote, Bristol Tech; Douglas Sebastian, Camden County College; Ian West, Pennsylvania College of Technology. Photo courtesy of OESP. Eastern Energy Expo 2019 at Hershey Lodge and Convention Center on Tuesday, May 21, ...

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