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Southern New England Energy Conference, NORA Workshops: Sept. 24-25

The Southern New England Energy Conference and NORA Technical Workshops will be held concurrently, Monday, Sept. 24 and Tuesday, Sept. 25 at the Newport Marriott in Newport, R.I. This will be the fifth annual conference for petroleum marketers, retailers, and wholesalers of heating oil, Bioheat, diesel, gasoline, propane, and kerosene. For more information, and to register, visit https://sneec.weebly.com/ The NORA ...

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Sprague Raises More Than $175,000 for Charity; $1.75 Million Over 29 Years

More than 165 people attended Sprague’s 29th annual charitable and customer appreciation golf outing on Monday, Aug. 6, in support of both the Muscular Dystrophy Association of New Hampshire (MDA) and Big Brothers Big Sisters of New Hampshire. The golf event and auction, which took place at the Wentworth by the Sea Country Club in Rye, N.H., raised more than ...

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Women in Energy’s NYC Event Inspires, Connects

When she tried to join the local plumbers’ union in 1994, Judaline Cassidy said, she was told to “go home and do the dishes.” She persisted. Cassidy went on to become the first woman elected to the Examining Board of Plumbers Local 1 of New York City. Cassidy, a tradeswoman and the founder and director of “Tools and Tiaras,” talked ...

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Autogas Hybrid Technology Showcased at Sustainable Fleet Technology Conference

Alliance AutoGas showcased autogas hybrid technology at the 2018 Sustainable Fleet Technology Conference & Expo, Aug. 22-23 at the Durham Convention Center, Durham, N.C. AAG engineers designed an autogas electric hybrid to be introduced to the market with the 2017 Ford Fusion. The Hybrid Ford Fusion on display at the Expo is a 2.0 liter, 4-cylinder vehicle that will provide ...

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Tri-State Propane Conference: Customer Service

“I smell gas.” Those words should set off a scripted series of questions and actions by a customer service representative, says Stuart Flatow, vice president of safety and training for the Propane Education & Research Council. In a dangerous situation, “the incorrect answer and the right answer could mean the difference between, literally, life or death,” Flatow told an audience ...

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Crestwood Expands Two Terminals, Upgrades One

Expansions at two of its propane rail terminals are complete, and upgrades are underway at a third, Crestwood Midstream’s Marketing Supply and Logistics (MSL) Group announced. Expansions of Crestwood’s rail terminals in Montgomery, N.Y., and Rose Hill, N.C., were undertaken to enhance winter capacity and to accelerate upload times, the Crestwood unit, based in Kansas City, Mo., said in a ...

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Tank Monitoring: Who’s Using It and Why

Tank monitoring vendors are vying for market share while fuel marketers that have invested in the technology tend to carefully consider what tanks to monitor. Santa Energy, Bridgeport, Conn., has tank monitors installed on approximately 1,000 accounts, says Scott Santa, customer experience manager. The fuel dealer targets accounts that have fluctuating propane usage that makes consumption harder to predict. It ...

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OESP Honorees Recognized at Awards Banquet

The Oil and Energy Service Professionals held its awards banquet at the Eastern Energy Expo at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Conn. They gathered for a group portrait. From left: Bob Daros, Heritage Fuel & Propane, Croton Falls, N.Y, chair of the OESP awards committee and Matt Spink, Platinum Energy Group, East Meadow, N.Y., on stage with OESP honorees Brian ...

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A Family Affair: Kube Propane

Randy and Melissa Kube are building a propane business on expertise and “people skills,” reports contributing writer Maura Keller. About three years ago, Randy Kube was approached by one of his former bosses about opening his own company. “He gave me a name of someone who would back my wife and I, and help us get started,” Kube says. That’s ...

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Marjorie Feinman: ‘Woman of the Year’

Women in Energy presented its first annual Woman of the Year Award to Marjorie Feinman for outstanding contributions to the industry. “Marjorie is an asset to our organization and our industry,” says Judy Garber, executive director of Women in Energy. “We are thrilled to honor her as the very first recipient of our Woman of the Year Award.” Feinman’s career ...

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