Industry News

Ted Harris Named Executive Vice President

At the December PPA board meeting, Ted Harris was elected as Executive Vice President and John Kulik was elected as Executive Vice President Emeritus. The change will go into effect on January 1, 2020. As Executive Vice President, Harris will be responsible for the administration and operations of PPA. He came to the association as […]


PPA Members Support Hurricane Relief Efforts

Shipley Energy (York, PA) and Tevis Energy (Westminster, MD) are a part of a growing list of PPA members who are supporting the recovery efforts for both Hurricane Harvey and Irma. In addition to donating much needed non perishable items, energy providers such as Shipley and Tevis are using their expertise to deliver fuel that […]


Berks-Schuylkill Oil Heat Association Donates $4,925 to the Salvation Army

The Berks-Schuylkill Oil Heat Association (BSOHA) donated $4,925 to both the Berks and Schuylkill County Salvation Army on Thursday, February 16, 2017. Each Salvation Army Corps received half of the total donation. Since 2006, the BSOHA annual charitable donation has directly helped the heating needs of community members. To date, BSOHA has contributed $55,465 to […]


2017 PPA Staff Changes

The Pennsylvania Petroleum Association would like congratulate Bob Willis on his recent retirement. He has served the Association for over 20 years in multiple capacities. In his most recent role as Technical Director, Bob assisted members in various state regulatory inquiries. Bob also had a prominent role in organizing association conferences and trade shows. On […]


State Tax On Gasoline, Diesel Fuel Going Up January 1

The Department of Revenue published notice of mandated increases in the state tax on gasoline and diesel fuel under the Oil Company Franchise Tax in the December 10 PA Bulletin. The changes will be: Gasoline from 50.3 cents per gallon to 58.2 cents per gallon Diesel Fuel from 64 cents per gallon to 74.7 cents […]