Winter 2017: are we half-way through?

Winter 2017:  are we half-way through?

Groundhog Day is often considered the half-way point of winter. According to folklore, if the weather is cloudy when a groundhog emerges from its burrow on February 2, then spring will come early that year. If it is sunny, the groundhog will see its shadow... Read More

Liquid Fuel Storage – Checklist for Spill Prevention

Liquid Fuel Storage

When it comes to liquid fuel storage, whether for outdoor kerosene tanks, or fuel tanks in the basement of your home, safe storage is paramount. You can do your own inspection and make a determination as to whether it is good to go. Use these check lists... Read More

Are you READY for Winter? – Save money and improve safety with this action plan

Are you READY for Winter?

Winterizing your home means extending the life of your fuel supply by insulating walls and attics, caulking and weather-stripping doors and windows, and installing storm windows or covering windows with plastic. Some insulation projects can be implemented... Read More

Oil Remains a Terrific Value

Oil Remains a Terrific Value

The price of Crude oil is again falling today. Stockpiles are said to be growing, OPEC has no control of the market, Russia is in a panic, and supply just keeps outstripping demand. This is very good news for our customers! Historically Fuel Oil (when... Read More

Winter is Coming. Really.

Winter is Coming. Really.

Last winter was one of the warmest in our history, so even if we have a normal heating season in the year ahead, it will be significantly colder than this last one. In fact, early forecasters are indicating a cold winter is ahead. Why? El Niño... Read More

Energy Units Explained

Basics Different types of energy are measured by different physical units: Barrels or gallons for petroleum (such as gasoline, diesel fuel, and jet fuel) Cubic feet for natural gas Tons for coal Kilowatt hours for electricity To compare... Read More