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2014-02-19 08:24:06

BREWSTER, N.Y., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Envirostar Corp., a leading environmental remediation company, announced an expanded service offering designed to address the alarming increase in ruptured residential fuel-oil tanks. Record climatic conditions have been playing havoc with aging underground storage tanks (UST) and resulted in a significantly higher failure rate of these tanks leading to an undetermined number of spilled gallons of hazardous oil. Home heating fuel oil...

2014-02-05 12:23:02

One-of-a-Kind Program Has Helped More Than 1.8 Million People Since 2005 HOUSTON, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CITGO Petroleum Corporation and Citizens Energy Corporation are pleased to announce the launch of the ninth annual CITGO-Venezuela Heating Oil Program today. The CITGO-Venezuela Heating Oil Program, the only of its kind in the United States, has donated more than 235 million gallons of heating oil to more than 1.8 million people since 2005. As in previous years, this program...

2014-01-28 16:20:10

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At the direction of Governor Corbett, PennDOT has extended the temporary waiver on certain restrictions on commercial drivers to allow for continued smooth delivery of heating oil and propane gas to homes and businesses for heating purposes. "Winter shows no signs of easing its barrage of bitterly cold weather, and we are extending the waiver to prevent any possibility of people being left without deliveries of fuel," said...

2014-01-10 16:20:15

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Petroleum Association Friday thanked Governor Tom Corbett for his prompt action to temporarily waive certain restrictions on commercial drivers to help ensure uninterrupted deliveries of heating oil and propane gas. "We want to thank Governor Corbett taking this action to help petroleum product distributors meet our customers' demand for heating oil and propane as a result of the recent frigid temperatures and the snow...

2014-01-10 12:21:39

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To ensure that much-needed heating fuel can reach Pennsylvanians with no interruptions, PennDOT has temporarily waived certain restrictions on commercial drivers to allow for the smooth delivery of heating oil and propane gas to homes and businesses for heating purposes. "With the repeated winter-weather events and bitterly cold temperatures Pennsylvania has endured recently, Governor Corbett has acted quickly so homeowners...

2013-12-02 12:22:44

Local CITGO Marketer M. Spiegel & Sons Oil Corp. Partners with Organizations to Fuel Good TUXEDO, N.Y., Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CITGO Marketer Robert Spiegel believes in giving back to his local community and in the great power of family. These personal beliefs combined with his family's expertise in the petroleum industry led to the creation of Charity Oil, a non-profit organization that provides quality heating oil at an affordable price and donates to charities selected by...

2013-10-07 12:21:47

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As cold weather approaches, the Department of Environmental Protection is urging homeowners to act now to save energy and money by inspecting indoor and outdoor home heating oil tanks for potential problems prior to refilling them. "It is very important to properly maintain heating oil tanks not only to save energy and money, but to protect the health of you and your family," Acting DEP Secretary Chris Abruzzo said. "Don't put it off;...

2013-09-10 12:24:41

EDINBURGH, September 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The market for residential low carbon heating products (including solar thermal, air source heat pumps, ground source heat pumps, micro-CHP, biomass and hybrid technologies) is set to take off, according to the latest forecasts from decentralised energy consultants Delta Energy & Environment (Delta-ee). Annual installations of low carbon heating products are to rise from ~30,000 this year to 80,000 in 2016, making the...

2013-04-12 08:22:15

LONDON, April 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- IntercontinentalExchange (NYSE: ICE), a leading operator of global markets and clearing houses, today announced a daily volume record of 35,733 contracts was reached in ICE Heating Oil futures on April 11, 2013. The previous volume record was 26,850 contracts on March 6, 2013. The ICE Heating Oil futures contract is based on New York Harbour ULSD Heating Oil, now with a 15 parts per million (ppm) sulphur content, from and including the May 2013 contract...

2013-01-08 05:03:03

State Grant Stimulates Installations of Wood Pellet Central Heating Systems Greenfield, MA (PRWEB) January 07, 2013 Franklin and Hampshire counties in Massachusetts are gaining recognition as a national hotspot for wood pellet central heating, an environmentally friendly, lower cost option to traditional oil or propane heating systems. A $3.2 million grant issued as part of the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resource´s High Performance Building Grant program helped the alternative...