About PPA

The Pennsylvania Petroleum Association (PPA) is a not-for-profit trade association representing independent petroleum marketers at both the wholesale and retail levels, as well as firms supplying petroleum products and other related services.

Making a Difference in Your State

We offer several education programs, from NORA Certification Programs and CETP classes, HAZMAT training classescustom classes for your company, and more. View our education section for a complete list of upcoming classes and to register for a class through our website.

In addition to education programs, we provide access to the latest industry information so that you can stay current on the topics that matter. Our Government Affairs page provides the latest relevant government news and legislation, as well as contact information for state officials. Our updated News section provides topical information both locally and nationally, and our Industry Resources page will connect you directly to the websites that matter most to your business.

Consumer Information

In addition to providing helpful content to our members, we also offer a Homeowners page, where PA oil heat consumers can learn more about the benefits of oil heat in their home.

Get in Touch

If you have any questions about PPA and any of our services, or if you’d like to speak with a PPA officer, please don’t hesitate to contact us via email at office@papetroleum.org, or you can reach out to us through our Contact page.

PPA Officers, Directors, Committee Chairmen and Staff



Bruce W. Spiridonoff
Tevis Energy
Westminster, MD

Vice President

Steve Oehlert
Oehlert Bros, Inc.
Royersford, PA


Jim Barber
Barber Oil Company
Ebensburg, PA

Past President/EMA Director

Michael McCarthy
Shipley Energy
York, PA

Executive Vice President/Secretary

Ted V. Harris
Middletown, PA


Michael H. Adams
Adams Petroleum Products, Inc.
Sewickley, PA
Karen Padula
Martin Oil Company
Bellwood, PA
James A. Barton
Jack Rich, Inc.
Frackville, PA
Amy Highhouse
Highhouse Energy
Honesdale, PA
Jason Flohr
Edris Oil Service, Inc.
York, PA
Mike Hinds
Hinds Oil Company, Inc.
Montrose, PA
Tim Redshaw
Countywide Petroleum
Pittsburgh, PA
Thomas Studebaker
Star Group, LP
Tullytown, PA


Convention Committee

Bruce Q. Harris
Harris Comfort LLC, Bristol, PA

Education Committee

James Barber
Barber Oil & Propane, Ebensburg, PA

Heating Fuels Committee

Kyle Price
Tevis Energy, Westminster, MD

Motor Fuels Committee

Tim Redshaw
Countywide Petroleum, Pittsburgh, PA

New Generation Committee

Kate Duffey
D. E. Duffey & Sons , Conshohocken, PA

Political Action Committee

Jason Flohr
Edris Oil Service, Inc., York, PA

Propane Committee

Michael F. DeBerdine, III
Rhoads Energy Corp., Lancaster, PA


Executive Vice President

Ted Harris

Government Affairs

John V. Kulik

Program Administrator & Membership Support

Jessica Reeder

Lead Technical Trainer

Alan Mercurio



Arlene Martin