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Fuel Oil News - March 2017

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22 MARCH 2017 | FUEL OIL NEWS | www.fueloilnews.com BUSINESS OPERATIONS NEWS having a reliable tank protection program in place," Powderhorn's president, Gary Missigman, wrote in an email announcing Amadeo's retirement. In January 2012 Amadeo started with The Powderhorn Agency as its represen- tative in Connecticut, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. "Ralph has done an excellent job of representing our com- pany and our products," Missigman said. "His style of working with companies was unique and very effective. Ralph was active in OESP, AREE and was on the board of DVFDA. We appreciate his dedication and hard work and will miss him greatly, although we are sure he won't be a stranger in our industry." ERIC LESKINEN TO LEAD CONSULTING DIVISION OF P3 PROPANE SAFETY Eric Leskinen is heading up the consult- ing division of P3 Propane Safety, the company announced. Leskinen has 27 years' experience in the p e t roleum and transportation indus- tries, his concentration being propane safety. A k e y c o m p o - nent in the consulting business will be the development of cus- tomized policies and procedures for retail marketers of propane. Leskinen said, "We see a significant need in the marketplace for documented policies and procedures, particularly with respect to propane safety related areas." "Good policies and procedures are also a great basis for monthly safety meetings as they relate specifically to a company's operations and therefore are not generic in nature," said Jerry Schimmel, vice presi- dent of P3 Propane Safety in a statement announcing the hiring of Leskinen. P3, based in Portsmouth, N.H., has been building information systems for risk management, compliance, and marketing for over 16 years. The company works with over 600 propane and oil heat marketers throughout the United States. KATHARINE MORGAN BECOMES PRESIDENT OF ASTM INTERNATIONAL Katharine "Kathie" Morgan began serving as president of ASTM International, one of the world's largest standards develop- ment organizations. Morgan will lead a team that supports thousands of members, customers, partners, and other stakehold- All Classes to be held at the Beckett Training Center, Sturbridge, MA CONTACT: GEORGE LANTHIER 508.421.3490 VOICE 508.421.3477 FAX www.FiredragonEnt.com BASIC GAS SCHOOL - DAYS– 1 WEEK Begins March 13, 2017 NORA BRONZE OIL HEATING SCHOOL - DAYS – TWO WEEKS Begins March 27, 2017 ANNUAL TUNE-UP FOR OIL-FIRED UNITS – 8 HOURS April 25, 2017 RIELLO 40 SERIES OIL WORKSHOP – 8 HOURS April 26, 2017 MILLIVOLT GAS SYSTEMS – 8 HOURS April 27, 2017 GAS POWERBURNERS, BECKETT, CARLIN & RIELLO – 8 HOURS May 3, 2017 RESIDENTIAL STEAM SCHOOL – 8 HOURS May 4, 2017 MA OILBURNER LICENSE CLASS – 4 HOURS May 5, 2017 MA OILBURNER CODE CLASS – 4 HOURS May 5, 2017 HEATING SYSTEM DESIGN – 2 DAYS May 23 and 24, 2017 SERVICE MANAGERS ACADEMY – 2 DAYS May 25 and 26, 2017 NORA BRONZE OIL HEATING SCHOOL DAYS –TWO WEEKS Begins July 17, 2017 Eric Leskinen

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