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Five Things You Must Read Before Locking In

To Lock in or Not to Lock in? Fixed Price FAQs How Fixed Price Contracts Really Work What is Downside Protection? Tale of Lester Greene

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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 win World War II. At Garthwaite Energy, FDR means something entirely different. To us FDR stands for the three most important…

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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 customers were General Electric, Dow Chemical and Yale University. In the fall of ’82 I met a man named Lester Green.…

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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 for granted is the twenty- five year period of relatively inexpensive oil prices that followed the Iranian Revolution and the Arab…

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