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Gray, Gray & Gray releases results of 2012 Oilheat Industry Survey

Gray, Gray & Gray, LLP Certified Public Accountants (Westwood, Mass.), has released the results of the firm’s 2012 Oilheat Industry Survey. Responses to the survey were obtained from retail fuel oil dealers from throughout the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the U.S.  ‘Business was down for many dealers this year due to a variety of factors, including weather and competition ...

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NBB urges Congress to reinstate tax incentive

The National Biodiesel Board has called on Congress to reinstate the biodiesel tax incentive to avoid further disruption to an emerging American industry that is creating jobs across the country while diversifying U.S. energy supplies. In written testimony submitted to the House Ways and Means Committee’s Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures for a hearing on expiring tax provisions, NBB Vice ...

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Westchester Putnam County Heating & Cooling Chapter Offers NORA Tank Certification

April 26, 2012 – All technicians that work on oil burners or install oil fired equipment need to have their NORA Tank Certification.  This is a bold statement but a fact.  Whether you are an owner, service technicians or service manager, here is your chance to get that certification or simply take a refresher class.  Wednesday, June 27th, the Westchester-Putnam ...

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EPA Posts New 2012 Biodiesel Production Figures

The U.S. biodiesel industry produced 135 million gallons of fuel in the first two months of 2012, according to new numbers released by the EPA Wednesday. The volume is an increase over the same period last year, when production totaled less than 80 million gallons. But it is down from the record production late last year when the industry exceeded ...

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ASHRAE Hosts Luncheon on Commercial Buildings Energy Consumption Survey

  ATLANTA ‘ An update on the Commercial Buildings Energy Consumption Survey (CBECS) ‘ one of the United State’s most essential building energy use surveys ‘ is featured at a luncheon hosted by ASHRAE next month.   Tom Lecky, director of the Energy Information Administration (EIA)’s Energy Consumption and Efficiency Statistics, which administers CBECS, will serve as guest speaker at ...

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Women In Energy Summit Changes Date

The inaugural Women In Energy Summit originally scheduled for May 17, 2012 in Manchester, NH will now be held on October 29, 2012.  The change was prompted by the busy spring event season and the reintroduction of NEFI Visions.  The full agenda and all speakers for this exciting conference will remain as advertised.  For more information, please visit www.womensenergysummit.com.    

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PMAA and NEFI Push Obama on Oil Market Speculation

The Petroleum Marketers Association of America and the New England Fuel Institute issued a statement on April 12 in response to President Obama’s proposals to address oil market manipulation and speculation: On behalf of our members and their consumers, we applaud the President for his statement today regarding the need to step-up efforts to address the harmful effects of excessive ...

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