Tom’s Take

July 26, 2019

Three Kinds of Heating Oil Companies

After you have been in the same business in the same area for over twenty years, you should be able to figure out just what is going on. While it seems as if a […]
July 23, 2019

FDR and Something to Remember

To most people, the acronym FDR stands for Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the 34th President of the United States, who worked brilliantly with British Prime Minister Winston Churchill in an effort to save democracy and […]
July 19, 2017

Jamie Oil Beats Mayhem

We have all seen the television ads for the insurance company where the character called “Mayhem”, dressed in a black suit, white shirt and black tie, flies off of the back of a pickup […]
July 19, 2017

The Tale of Lester Greene

By Tom Carey The year was 1982, my first in the oil business. I was working for Hess Oil at the time, supplying fuel oil to large industrial institutions in Connecticut. Among our larger […]
July 19, 2017

And then it snowed….

In the heating oil business, January 21st marks the mid point of our season. At that point this past winter, we were having a slightly warmer than normal heating season and everybody was talking […]
July 19, 2017

Some things don’t change…

Some of us remember the oil shortages of the 1970’s. We all have heard about them. I remember waiting in line as gasoline was rationed by stations in our hometown. What most people take […]