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Register Now For The 5th Annual Empire State Energy Conference

The 5th Annual Empire State Energy Conference will bring energy industry leaders and supporters from across New York to the Otesaga Resort Hotel in Cooperstown, New York. All associations and affiliates located in New York and the Northeast are welcome to participate in this two-day conference, featuring: ESEA and UNYEA MeetingsVarious business sessionsNumerous sponsorship opportunitiesWelcome Cocktail ReceptionTable Top DisplaysOutdoor Truck ...

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Fabian Oil Acquires Spring Brook Ice & Fuel

Fabian Oil Inc., whose corporate offices are located in Oakland, Maine, has acquired the heating oil, propane, and service business of Spring Brook Ice & Fuel Co. headquartered in Waterville, Maine. The transaction closed on June 1. Over 100 years old, Spring Brook Ice & Fuel was founded in 1918 after the end of the first World War. During a ...

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Dead River Names New CEO

Dead River Company, South Portland, Maine, will soon be under new leadership as its current COO, Casey Cramton, becomes President and CEO. Thirty-six years after first walking through the doors, Deanna Sherman announced she will retire as President and CEO at the end of June and transition to the role of Senior Advisor. Cramton has over 35 years of experience ...

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Hedging in a Volatile Market

Offering the consumer price protection from rising oil prices has been part of many an energy marketer’s offerings since the late 1980’s. I believe Wyatt Energy, a Connecticut-based wholesaler, was the first to offer the heating oil dealer the tools to hedge in the form of so-called wet barrel contracts in future months. Heating oil marketers quickly adopted this unique ...

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Dead River Acquires Whiting Oil

Dead River Company, South Portland, Maine, acquired Whiting Oil Corporation, which does business as Whiting Energy Fuels.  The sale, which closed in April, was announced May 4 by Dead River. Whiting Energy Fuels operated under five generations of family ownership.  Whiting was founded in 1870 in Holyoke, MA as a horse-drawn coal delivery business. Owner and President Rick Whiting, who ...

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Energy Distribution Partners Acquires Liberty Propane

Energy Distribution Partners, Chicago, Ill., acquired the multi-state, full-service energy businesses Liberty LP Gas and Liberty Community Gas, (together doing business as Liberty Propane), and the full-service heating oil business Meadows Petroleum Products, (Meadows Petroleum), Cetane Associates announced. The operation hubs of the acquired businesses are in Ottsville, Pa., Downingtown, Pa., and Georgetown, Del. Liberty Propane, founded in 2002 by ...

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R.W. Beckett and Sid Harvey’s Offer 25% Matching AEC Contribution

The American Energy Coalition (AEC) is pleased to announce that Sid Harvey’s and R.W. Beckett have partnered to offer a challenge to their peers, customers and suppliers to contribute to the American Energy Coalition’s (AEC) Spring Fundraising Campaign. Together, Beckett and Sid Harvey will match all contributions to the AEC Spring Fundraising Campaign with twenty-five cents on every dollar contributed. ...

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Hal Thornton Jr. Named President of Davenport Energy

Davenport Energy Inc., a provider of gasoline, diesel fuel, propane and DEF products, announced the promotion of Harold (Hal) E. Thornton Jr. to president. “Hal has been a key part of our success, and we are thrilled to promote him to this important position,” said Lewis E. Wall Jr., chief executive officer of Davenport Energy. Thornton joined the company in ...

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Western Global Announces Online Ordering for Two Fuel Tank Models

Western Global, announced that its FuelCube and TransCube Global tanks are available for purchase online.  “We are looking forward to seeing the ease and success of how this online option can improve the logistics of our customers’ operations,” said John Cleary, Western Global Americas Vice President of Sales. “This is a convenient resource for our customers, allowing them to order at ...

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