2019 Winter Newsletter

Quick Tips: Getting Ready for Heating Season

Crossing over from September to October sets off an alarm in the minds of Pennsylvania homeowners as the weather begins to change in earnest from summer to fall. The leaves begin to change color, snow begins to fall, and, most noticeably, temperatures start to drop. It’s good for a time. Sweater weather, pumpkin spice, and Read the full article…

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Kansas City School District Plans to Save Big on Propane-Powered Bus Fleet

Last week, the Kansas City Star published an article on Kansas City’s upcoming school year. The public school district will use a fleet of buses powered by propane instead of gasoline. This, in turn, will make the buses quieter, more efficient, and save the district upwards of 500,000 dollars. See a brief excerpt of the Read the full article…

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90 Octane Non Ethanol Gas Available Now at Loyalhanna Pacific Pride Site

For those of you who use our Pacific Pride sites across the state and and around the country, we’re happy to announce that our Loyalhanna Pacific Pride site now has 90 Octane Non Ethanol Gas for your convenience. Non Ethanol Gasoline does less harm to your engine and helps us rely less on ethanol crops. Read the full article…

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How does an oil burner work?

Have you every wondered how you oil burner works?

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Ask Zac: fees and automatic delivery

General Manager Zac Cromie answers questions on why some companies charge fees and when customers can sign up for automatic delivery.

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Feel safer at home: a word on power outages, DIY, and generator safety

What should you do to feel safe at home? Are do-it-yourself techniques recommended? What about generator safety?

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The future of heating oil

As our state strengthens its commitment to cleaner-burning fuels, the heating oil industry continues to move forward too.

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The challenge of winter deliveries

We are committed to getting you your fuel all winter long. But cold weather poses obvious challenges, which is why we ask our customers to “clear the way” to their fuel tank after it snows. Our drivers are experts at maneuvering their trucks, but safety codes prohibit us from navigating our vehicles on slippery driveways. Read the full article…

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Spring is approaching- schedule a tank cleaning

Since the year flipped to 2019, the weather has been all over the place. In the wake of a very wet 2018, we’re having an up and down start to the year with heavy bouts of snow, rain, and sunshine. While you’re out shoveling another 3-4 inches of snow, the official start to spring is Read the full article…

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Beating the Freeze: Preventing Frozen Pipes

We’re positive you didn’t ask for the severe weather arriving this week, but mother nature plays no favorites. But here we are, faced with reports that the polar vortex originating in the Midwest will move on to Pennsylvania this week, eventually hitting the entirety of the Northeast. It’s about to get very, very cold. For Read the full article…

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