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NHTSA: ‘Stop the Texts, Stop the Wrecks’

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Ad Council in partnership with San Francisco ad agency Pereira O’Dell produced new PSAs (public service advertisements) for “Stop the Texts. Stop the Wrecks.” It is a campaign to remind drivers that distracted driving is never acceptable. According to the most recent NHTSA data, at any given time during daylight hours, an ...

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Winter Weather Outlook

John Bagioni, a meteorologist and owner of Fax-Alert Weather Service, delivered his winter forecast to members of the New England Fuel Institute and the New York Propane Gas Association in recent weeks—and then he shared with Fuel Oil News. “The big point that everybody in the forecasting field has been stressing is that we are going to be experiencing what ...

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Palmer Gas & Oil Acquires Lamprey Energy

Palmer Gas & Oil of Atkinson, N.H., acquired the assets of Lamprey Energy of North Hampton, N.H., announced Cetane Associates, which said it served as financial advisor to the buyer. Established in 1923 as Lamprey Brothers to sell wood, coal, and ice, Lamprey Energy is a full-service energy business offering the delivery of heating fuels and home comfort services in ...

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Eastern Energy Expo 2019: Speakers’ Deadline is Dec. 3

Eastern Energy Expo is currently accepting applications for speakers, presenters and programs. If you would like to be considered for a program or presenter at any of the business programs to be held during the show, download the Request for Presentation application on the website. The deadline for submissions is Dec. 3. Learn about it all at EasternEnergyExpo.com. Sponsorships and ...

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Embracing Technology to Grow Your Propane Business

Brian Kay, business unit leader at iRely, headquartered in Fort Wayne, Ind., knows from experience that it’s an unlikely fuel dealer that embraces technology. “We see resistance,” Kay said. Typically, a propane company runs office software for “fifteen-plus years,” and they treat the software “like a beater car,” running it until they are forced to buy a new system, he ...

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Work Truck Show: March 5-8 in Indianapolis

The Work Truck Show 2019 will be held in conjunction with the Green Truck Summit and the Fleet Technical Congress, March 5-8 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Ind. Sessions begin March 5, and the exhibit hall is open March 6-8. NTEA has announced that Jeffrey Gitomer will be the keynote speaker at The Work Truck Show 2019. Gitomer will discuss the difference ...

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Dead River Acquires Cheshire Oil

Dead River Co., South Portland, Me., acquired Cheshire Oil Co. of Keene, N.H. The Robertson family sold the home heating portion of their business to Dead River. Cheshire Oil has served the Monadnock region of New Hampshire for 97 years. Dead River announced the acquisition on Sept. 14. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Dead River Company has served ...

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Wills Group Raises Over $525,000 for Blackie Wills Community Fund

The Wills Group, La Plata, Md., announced that it raised more than $525,000 at its second annual Blackie Wills Golf Classic and Gala at Turf Valley Resort in Ellicott City, Md. The golf event was postponed to Oct. 29 because of inclement weather. The gala took place on Sept. 9. The Golf Classic and Gala support The Blackie Wills Community ...

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DataOnline’s Chet Reshamwala to Become CEO

Chet Reshamwala will become chief executive officer of DataOnline effective Jan. 1, the company announced. He is currently chief operating officer. Reshamwala will succeed co-founder and current CEO Martin Adams, who will transition to a strategic business development role, where he will focus on building account relations and helping customers improve safety and efficiency. DataOnline this year acquired Independent Technologies, ...

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F.W. Webb Acquires Palace Plumbing with Locations in Manhattan and the Bronx

F.W. Webb Co., Bedford, Mass., announced the acquisition of Palace Plumbing & Heating Supply, a wholesale distributor with a location in Manhattan and a location in the Bronx. “We have had a desire to get into New York City. Over the past couple of years, we have been working toward that goal by making acquisitions and opening new locations in ...

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