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Connecticut’s Sculley Named TAEC Chairman

The Trucking Association Executives Council announced Motor Transport Association of Connecticut President Joseph Sculley has been named national chairman with a one-year term. Joseph Sculley “Joe has trucking in his blood and is a strong voice for the industry in Connecticut and beyond,” said John Lynch, ATA senior vice president of federation relations. “TAEC is in good hands with him as ...

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Southern New England Energy Conference

“We know the economy’s future is going to be in renewables,” Rhode Island Governor Dan McKee said in his opening luncheon keynote address at the Southern New England Energy Conference in Newport, Rhode Island. McKee, invited to the conference by EMARI Executive Director Diane E. Quesnelle, went on to talk about the state’s energy policies and its strong regional leadership ...

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Tremcar Uses Virtual Reality

In its 60th anniversary year, Tremcar has decided to set up a digital project for marketing, inviting people to visit facilities in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu and Saint Césaire to see how it manufactures tanks sold throughout North America. The technology is also useful for recruitment of the workforce. Candidates have the chance to visit the workplace before even applying. The company decided ...

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FMCSA: Entry-Level Driver Training

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Training Provider Registry is part of the FMCSA’s implementation earlier this year of new entry-level driver training standards for individuals seeking to obtain a commercial driver’s license (CDL) or certain endorsements. Training providers are required to submit information to the Training Provider Registry certifying a driver-trainee’s completion of entry-level driver training by midnight of ...

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Weaver Fuels Acquires Apgar Oil

TexNJ Energy, LLC (DBA Weaver Fuels) of Allentown, Pa., has acquired the business operations of Apgar Oil Co., Inc., a full-service heating fuels delivery business, and Apgar’s discount brand, Thrifty Fuel, also located in Allentown, Pa., Cetane Associates announced. Founded in 1947 by Charles and Beatrice Apgar, Apgar Oil set out to deliver residential heating oil and service and install ...

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CEMA Adds to Lobbying Team

Walter L. Morton IV joined the Connecticut Energy Marketers Association’s Government Advocacy Team as the Director of Government Relations & Community Affairs with nearly ten years of experience at the local, state, and federal levels. He will be primarily responsible for fighting municipal electrification efforts by working with community groups, nonprofits, and town councils to educate them about the benefits ...

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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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