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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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Lakes Gas Acquires Foss-Johnson Oil

Lakes Gas Co., headquartered in Wyoming, Minn. acquired the propane and refined fuels delivery business of Foss-Johnson Oil, based in Walcott, N.D., Cetane Associates announced. For nearly 70 years, Foss-Johnson Oil has been delivering home comfort in North Dakota’s Richland County. Founded by Ernie Johnson who initially named the company Johnson Oil, by 1955 the business was acquired by Ray ...

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Otodata Promotes Gregory Bronner

Otodata announced the promotion of Gregory Bronner to senior director, marketing and communications. Bronner joined the company in 2016 and has played a key role in overseeing and implementing the company’s marketing strategy, the company said. He has also helped to promote the Otodata brand and product offerings across North America. Gregory Bronner, newly named senior director of marketing and ...

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Shipley Energy Acquires Mauger Energy and Emery Oil

Shipley Energy announced the acquisitions of Mauger Energy and Emery Oil companies, both located in suburban Philadelphia. The heating oil acquisitions both closed in December 2021. Shipley Energy Executive Vice President of Operations Dan Santillo stated, “These two acquisitions not only help create economies of scale and operational efficiencies, but they also provide us with a strong foothold in suburban ...

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Answers to America’s Clean-Energy Challenge

Five heating fuel industry leaders respond to the key question: ‘What’s one thing our industry can do to help secure our place in the clean-energy future?’ By Sean Cota, NEFI and Tom Tubman, AEC It’s not every day you get three of the country’s biggest heating oil wholesalers together in the same room alongside the leaders of the National Oilheat ...

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Skylands Energy Acquires M.J. Neill

Skylands Energy Service, Raritan, N.J., acquired the full-service energy supply business of M.J. Neill, Bernardsville, N. J. For more than 100 years, M.J. Neill has been a family-owned and -operated business serving New Jersey residential and light commercial customers. Established in 1917 by David W. Neill, the business is now in its fourth generation with President David A. Neill as ...

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F. F. Hitchcock Oil Acquires Superior Fuel

F. F. Hitchcock Oil Co., Cheshire, Conn., acquired Roberts Energy’s residential heating oil delivery business, marketed under the trade name Superior Fuel (along with its companion brand Amodeo Fuel) based in Waterbury, Conn., Cetane Associates announced. Superior Fuel, founded in 1947 by Salvatore Lantieri, provides heating oil delivery and HVAC installation and maintenance services to its Connecticut customers. In 2018, ...

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Silverline Solutions Acquires The Energy Engine

Silverline Solutions of Winterville, NC., a provider of IT and software solutions to fuel dealers, announced that it acquired The Energy Engine. The acquisition enhances Silverline’s presence in the retail energy industry and supports its mission of delivering innovative solutions and smart, secure, and reliable technology for customers. The Energy Engine, based in Stroudsburg, PA, was founded in 2011, providing ...

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Cargas Energy Appoints Director for Support

Lancaster, Pennsylvania – February 2, 2022 – Cargas is excited to announce a new promotion on our Cargas Energy Customer Support team.  Pamela Morrissey, formerly the Customer Support Manager for our Cargas Energy business unit, is promoted to Director of Energy Support. In her new position, Pam leads our Customer and Technical Support Teams in addressing questions and concerns about ...

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Integrated Systems: The Gold Standard in Payment Acceptance

Marci Gagnon Over the years Energy Marketers have added software tools to help business operations run more effectively. Software tools including route management, online ordering, and customer portals have helped companies significantly reduce costs and provide more efficient customer service. However, a potential drawback has been reconciling credit card payments from the initial customer sale to the final deposit into ...

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