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Start-Up: NetZero Biofuels

NetZero Biofuels, a startup on the banks of the Hudson River, is making biodiesel from soybean oil. DuMond Farms, Union Springs, N.Y., a grower of soybeans and other crops, produces soybean oil and trucks it to the NetZero plant in New Windsor, N.Y., on the western side of the Hudson. NetZero received the first delivery of soybean oil on April ...

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NORA Issues New Tech Manual for Liquid Heating Fuel

The National Oilheat Research Alliance (NORA) recently released the Technicians Manual for Liquid Heating Fuels, replacing the previous instruction manual, Oilheat Technicians Manual -Silver Edition. The new manual is the most comprehensive and up-to-date learning resource for understanding the principles and practices of today’s liquid heating fuel, controls, systems and service. It is the basis for NORA’s Technician Certification program and serves as the textbook ...

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Boston Steel at Eastern Energy Expo

Boston Steel, a Tremcar USA Division, will be at the Eastern Energy Expo 2022 – Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, CT. At Booth T11 at the Eastern Energy Expo May 24th and 25th, representatives of Boston Steel and Bethlehem Truck & Body in Pennsylvania will be available to answer questions regarding the Tremcar tank truck model, a 2,800-gallon single compartment aluminum ...

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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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Fuel-Saving Tips for Diesel-Equipment Operators

Drivers of millions of passenger, delivery, and emergency vehicles and off-road machines and equipment in the United States rely on diesel engines and fuel. Diesel Technology Forum (DTF) says it is the most energy-efficient internal combustion engine, getting the best value for each fuel dollar spent. “Diesel is the lifeblood of the global economy, reflecting its dominance across key sectors like goods movement, ...

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Ray Energy Brings Renewable Propane to New York State

Ray Energy announced the arrival of 100% fossil-free, low-carbon, renewable propane to the Northeast, providing a cleaner, alternative fuel to gas, diesel, and electric. Renewable propane, made from biomass and waste products, is free of fossil fuels, the company said. This reduces waste deposited in landfills and is 100% sustainable, it said. The fuel is sourced and produced entirely in ...

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Eastern Energy Expo: May 22-25

Attendee registration is now open for the 2022 Eastern Energy Expo in-person event at Mohegan Sun in Connecticut, with opportunities for attendees, sponsors and exhibitors to connect and network. The two-day trade show will be open May 24-25. The trade show floor has been expanded as exhibit space sold out earlier this year. The show features more than 180 exhibits ...

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Oil Tank Crank: For Moving Residential Tanks

The Oil Tank Crank is a self-contained tool designed to help residential oil technicians move heavy, hard-to-maneuver oil tanks. Introduced by Pat Somma, president and owner of Blue Flame Oil in New Haven, Connecticut, the Oil Tank Crank weighs 32 lbs. and its 60-inch by 15-inch dimensions make for convenient storage and access in service vehicles. Somma, who has over ...

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Oil Heat Cares: A New Boiler for a Family on Long Island

The Impastato family of Valley Stream, NY is a long-time customer of Petro. When the boiler began to leak, it was a financial crisis. Mr. Impastato is unemployed because of a medical condition. The family has two children in their early teens with disabilities, requiring almost constant care, preventing Mrs. Impastato from working. The family has no ability to pay for ...

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Chevron to Acquire REG

Chevron Corporation and Renewable Energy Group announced that Chevron will acquire the outstanding shares of REG in an all-cash transaction valued at $3.15 billion, or $61.50 per share. The acquisition combines REG’s growing renewable fuels production and leading feedstock capabilities with Chevron’s large manufacturing, distribution and commercial marketing position. “REG was a founder of the renewable fuels industry and has ...

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