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Customer Support Specialist

Oakland, ME (Corporate Office) This position will consist mostly of receiving incoming calls, taking payments and delivery requests, and routing calls to the proper departments. This position can lead to advancement opportunities for qualified candidates. Requirements Requires extensive interaction with our customers over the phone. Applicants must enjoy working with the public. He/she should also […]

Delivery Dispatcher

Located in our new cutting edge delivery center! Fabian is hiring retail delivery dispatchers and route builders to work out of our corporate office in Oakland, ME. Retail dispatchers will focus on heating oil and propane deliveries throughout the state of Maine. You must be very organized and have strong communications skills. Responsibilities include; building […]

Customer Service Representative (CSR)

Waterboro and Oakland This is a front desk CSR position that requires extensive interaction with our customers both in person and over the phone. Applicant must enjoy working with the public. He/she should also have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel and Word as well as basic administrative and accounting skills. Additionally, individuals should […]

Cashier

Oakland, Augusta ME Fabian Oil is seeking part time cashiers for our convenience stores. Job responsibilities include operating a cash register, inventory control, maintaining store appearance, stocking shelves, and providing exemplary customer service. The successful candidate must enjoy working with the public, be willing to work nights and weekends, and have a strong attention to […]

Gas Attendant

Oakland & Thomaston Fabian Oil is seeking part time gas attendants for our full service gas stations. Job responsibilities include operating a cash register, inventory control, maintaining station appearance, pumping gas, and providing exemplary customer service. The successful candidate must enjoy working outdoors, be willing to work weekends, and have a strong attention to detail. […]

US natural gas stockpile low; price could spike next winter

NEW YORK — The United States faces a natural gas supply shortfall this year despite the country’s fracking boom, threatening more price spikes as energy companies struggle to replenish stockpiles drained to critically low levels after a brutal winter. As the coldest winter in 30 years thaws across North America, some experts worry that stockpiles […]

Infographic: The Climate Risks of Natural Gas

What are the climate risks of generating more U.S. electricity from natural gas? The U.S. electricity system is going through its biggest transformation in half a century as old and inefficient coal plants reach the ends of their lifespans and are retired. The choices we make to replace them will determine our electricity sources for […]

Is the U.S. Too Dependent on Natural Gas for Electricity?

It used to be that coal was king when it came to generating the electricity needed to keep America’s lights on. Cheaper and less volatile than energy sources such as oil, coal plants sprouted up in droves following the Arab oil embargo in 1973, promising consumers inexpensive, reliable energy. But heightened sensitivity to environmental challenges, […]

U.S. report predicts rising natural gas prices in 2013-14

Marcellus Shale drillers who have had to cut costs and disassemble rigs because of recent record-low natural gas prices should expect a reprieve over the next two years, according to the latest projections from the U.S. Energy Information Administration. The average price of natural gas is expected to increase by almost a dollar in 2013, […]

Propane Vs. Natural Gas

Natural gas is made up of several gases including propane, butane, ethane and mostly consists of methane. While propane is a part of natural gas in its raw state, it is a hydrocarbon separated from the other gases at gas processing facilities. The propane that is separated during this process is stored and sold to […]