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2012-10-22 15:21:28

Proper Tank Maintenance Can Save Energy, Money HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 22, 2012 /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 re-filling them. "A quarter of all Pennsylvania homes use heating oil to stay warm in the winter," DEP Secretary Mike Krancer said. "It is very important...

2012-06-27 06:21:59

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today signed into law extensions of two important programs that enable the Department of Environmental Protection to prevent and clean up contamination due to abandoned or leaking underground storage tanks. The programs, which were set to expire June 30, are extended through June 30, 2017. "In addition to carrying out cleanups that protect public health and the environment from leaking fuel tanks, these programs...

2012-03-21 14:20:44

WASHINGTON, March 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers President Charles T. Drevna issued the following statement responding to the White House announcement today that President Obama is calling for expedited construction of the southern portion of the Keystone XL pipeline from Cushing, Okla. to the Gulf Coast: "Construction of a portion of the Keystone XL pipeline from Cushing, Oklahoma to Gulf Coast refineries is needed to speed the movement...

2012-03-08 15:35:00

HOUSTON, March 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Motiva Enterprises LLC (Motiva) today announced plans to convert all of its High Sulfur Diesel Heating Oil (2000 ppm) storage to Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel (ULSD) (15 ppm) at Motiva's Sewaren Terminal in New Jersey. Motiva's conversion aims to meet its customers' needs under a new State of New York mandate that all heating oil sold in the state be no more than 15 ppm sulfur by July 1, 2012. It will also allow Motiva Sewaren, a 5,000,000+ barrel refined...

2012-02-11 10:57:00

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- About 600 activists from across Pennsylvania will march today from their Keystone Progress conference in the Philadelphia Convention Center to Gov. Tom Corbett's office at 200 South Broad St. to question his lack of action to get answers from Sunoco and ConocoPhillips for their announced shutdown of three oil refineries that will affect heating oil and auto fuel supplies across the state. (Logo:...

2012-02-07 09:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- New York City looks a little greener these days thanks in part to biodiesel. This renewable, soy-based fuel powers Big Apple vehicles, furnaces and generators year-round and can be found throughout the city from Central Park to John F. Kennedy Airport. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/53949-united-soybean-board-soy-oil-bioheat-biodiesel-fuel-power-in-nyc (Photo:...

2011-10-11 02:00:00

LONDON, October 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Home heating oil customers around the UK are advised to stock up on their fuel supplies now to prevent the issues faced by many customers during last winter's cold spell. Kent-based Sprint Fuels [http://www.sprintfuels.com ] reached many desperate customers during last year's snowy spell but Managing Director, Henry Drake, is urging householders to plan ahead this year. "The UK may well experience heavy snow again this year...

2011-08-31 16:15:00

Irving Energy is hosting a heating oil and propane price protection forum on their website asking consumers their opinions on heating oil and propane fixed pricing contracts for the upcoming heating season. Portsmouth, New Hampshire (PRWEB) August 31, 2011 Irving Energy, a leading heating oil, propane and diesel fuel provider to homes and businesses in Northern New England and Atlantic Canada, is hosting a forum on customer opinions about price protection on their website. Over 500...

2011-08-18 00:00:41

Irving Energy's "Who Doesn't Like Free?" contest will award one lucky winner with heating oil or propane for a year and eight tanks of heating oil or propane to eight other lucky winners. Portsmouth, NH (PRWEB) August 17, 2011 Irving Energy, a leading heating oil, propane and diesel fuel provider to homes and businesses in Northern New England and Atlantic Canada, is launching an eight week contest that will award one homeowner with a grand prize of free heating oil or propane for a year....

2011-08-10 00:00:30

Irving Energy is providing consumers with an interactive online tool designed to help them decide whether a heating oil or propane price protection option is right for them. Portsmouth, New Hampshire (PRWEB) August 09, 2011 Irving Energy, a leading heating oil, propane and diesel fuel provider to homes and businesses in Northern New England and Atlantic Canada, is providing an interactive online tool to help consumers decide whether heating oil and propane price protection is right for...