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  • Retailer shares coronavirus response plan April 1, 2020
    A new response plan developed by NACS member company StrasGlobal is available to all retailers who may looking for advice on crafting their own plans as they adjust operations in the face of the COVID-19 crisis.
  • What will convenience retailing look like A.C. (after corona)? April 1, 2020
    As the nation reels from the immediate impact of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, it’'s not too soon to consider some of the longer lasting effects on convenience retailing after COVID-19 passes
  • Visa and Mastercard delay fee hike April 1, 2020
    Visa and Mastercard announced that they will delay the release of their new interchange fee structure in response to the economic slowdown due to the coronavirus, reports Bloomberg. Originally, Visa and Mastercard planned massive increases in their e-commerce interchange fees among others, that would have been rolled out in April. The network announced that they […]
  • Updated Guidance on the Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce April 1, 2020
    The "Guidance on the Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce: Ensuring Community and National Resilience in COVID-19 Response Version 2.0" was updated this past weekend. This guidance is important to petroleum marketers, convenience stores and heating oil dealers because it will help ensure that all links along the petroleum distribution chain from the refinery down to retail […]
  • Convenience stores focus on safe store transactions April 1, 2020
    Across the nation, stores have been implementing social distancing measures in order to keep both their customers and employees safe. 7-Eleven, Wawa and High's stores are among the stores that have announced extra precautions.
  • Propane Summit 4.0 rescheduled for Sept. 10 April 1, 2020
    Members, we have decided to reschedule the Propane Summit to September 10, 2020. Please visit for more details or contact the staff directly with questions. Thanks!
  • Trump extends social distancing guidelines to April 30 April 1, 2020
    President Trump announced an extension of his coronavirus social distancing guidelines for another month. The original coronavirus guidelines, called 15 Days to Slow the Spread, will be extended through April 30, 2020. The president's decision is based on new administration data that suggests a potentially staggering death toll if the nation does not act.
  • NEW MEMBER - MEMA would like to give a warm welcome to our newest member Fuel Ox. April 1, 2020
    The Fuel Ox™ with Combustion Catalyst additive was originally developed for ultra high intensity applications which included use by the United States Department of Defense. It was designed to be soluble in all petroleum based fuels, extremely concentrated, and to drastically improve the efficiency of the fuel and the longevity of the engine components in […]
  • Save the date: Northern New England Energy Conference set for June 14-16 April 1, 2020
    At this time, the Northern New England Energy Conference is still on, and we are excited to see you all at the Omni Mount Washington this June! Keep up to date on events, education and more at
  • COVID-19 (Coronavirus) update from Allumbaugh Agency April 1, 2020
    I'm sure you have all been inundated with e-mails regarding COVID-19, however, we wanted to share an important bulletin released from the Maine Bureau of Insurance. Many companies are experiencing financial hardship as a result of COVID-19 and some may face short term layoffs or shut downs as a result. We have received a number […]
  • RVP waiver from the Department of Agriculture April 1, 2020
    Read the latest Order of the Commissioner establishing alternative standards for motor fuel conveyed for consumption in Maine.
  • MEMA COVID-19 resources April 1, 2020
    Members, we have been sending out communications regarding COVID-19, the Coronavirus, but as we know that e-mail isn’t the most reliable form of communication these days, we created a resources page on our website where we will continue to update information as we receive it. Please visit this page by clicking here now.
  • Updated list of Essential Services from the DECD website April 1, 2020
    All- Please find attached the updated list of Essential Businesses. C-stores are specifically covered and propane and oil delivery are covered under Truck Delivery and Distribution of Goods. Service of boilers and systems is covered by Maintenance of Essential Infrastructure. MEMA will be working on getting this lists clarified with to include fuel delivery and […]
  • Governor Janet Mills Issues Stay Healthy at Home Directive April 1, 2020
    Governor Janet Mills issued a series of substantial new mandates to protect public health and safety in the face of COVID-19, including a Stay Healthy at Home directive that requires people living in Maine to stay at home at all times unless for an essential job or an essential personal reason, such as obtaining food, […]