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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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HVOEC Hears About Raft of Issues at Spring Dinner

Proposed climate change legislation, electrification as an overall energy policy, a “Green New Deal,” a carbon tax—these are among the challenges the industry faces from the New York State legislature or New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, members of the Hudson Valley Oil and Energy Council were told at their May 15 Spring Dinner and Trade Show at Spruce Lodge in ...

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Drugs in the Workforce

The rate of workforce drug positivity hit a fourteen-year high in 2018, according to a new analysis released by Quest Diagnostics, a provider of diagnostic information services. Positivity rates in the combined U.S. workforce increased nearly 5% in urine drug tests (4.2% in 2017 versus 4.4% in 2018), climbing to the highest level since 2004 (4.5%) and are now more ...

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REG to Open Its First Biodiesel Fueling Station

REG is building its first biodiesel fueling station in Seneca, Illinois. The site is strategically positioned in close proximity to REG’s Seneca plant, which produces 60 million gallons of biodiesel per year, the company said.    “It makes great sense to build our first fueling station in Seneca,” said Jon Scharingson, REG’s executive director of sales and marketing. “This facility brings ...

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Lytx: Risky Driving Behaviors Come in ‘Clusters’

Risky behaviors behind the wheel tend to cluster, meaning drivers who engage in one potentially risky behavior are often found engaging in other risky behaviors at the same time. That is one finding announced by Lytx, a provider of in-vehicle video systems for commercial and public sector fleets. In recognition of National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, Lytx released new information ...

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Cargas Promotes Cory Grimm

Cory Grimm, formerly the consulting manager for Cargas Energy’s business unit, was promoted to director of consulting, the company announced. In his new role Grimm will expand his management responsibilities, leading Cargas Energy’s systems consultants and project managers. He will also focus on scaling the team’s implementation methodology and strategic initiatives like new product releases. Cory Grimm Prior to joining Cargas, ...

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Otodata Hires David Dodd as a Regional Sales Rep

Otodata, a marketer of tank monitoring technology, announced that it hired David Dodd as its Southern Regional Sales Representative, based in Florida. Dodd has more than 20 years’ experience in business to business sales, including selling tank monitors as a solution for a large school system experiencing many fuel run-outs per year. After implementation, the fuel run-outs stopped and the ...

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DataOnline + Wesroc + Wikon + iTank = Anova

DataOnline, a provider of industrial internet of things (IIoT) solutions to remotely monitor and manage industrial assets, announced on April 2 that the company has formally rebranded as Anova. The new brand incorporates DataOnline and its wholly-owned businesses, Wesroc, Wikon and iTank, businesses that have collaborated since coming together in 2018. Rebranding as Anova formalizes the relationship to optimize resources ...

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Care to Ride: Registration & Fundraising

Once again, Oil Heat Cares is using an online fundraising site to help you seek donations and to help you manage your campaign. Those donating can do so directly by credit card, relieving the burden of collecting money and submitting it to Oil Heat Cares. A minimum pledge of $100 by all individual participants and $600 for a team is ...

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Atlas Oil Offers Emergency Fuel Service

Atlas Oil Co. is highlighting its integrated “StormProof” campaign at Data Center World 2019, conference and trade show running March 19-22 in Phoenix. “StormProof” is a service designed to ensure that companies are prepared for fuel supply challenges that arise from unexpected power outages. “Mission critical businesses across the nation have been hit with immense emergency fueling challenges this past year,” ...

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