The Heffron Blog
March 1, 2016
In the past 10 years, new rail facilities now account for roughly 70 percent of our Northeast propane supply. This is the biggest change to the Northeast supply picture in 40 years.
Dependable Delivery: A Family Tradition Since 1904
Founded in 1904, John Ray & Sons began as an ice delivery company. Over the past 112 years, the company increased its product offerings to include coal, wood, kerosene, and home heating oil to customers throughout New York's Greater Capital Region.
Kenneth J. Ray joined the family business in 1975, established a service division, expanded the company's product lines to include gasoline, diesel, and retail propane, and eventually assumed ownership.
When the retail heating oil, propane, and diesel divisions were divested, Ray retained ownership of the company’s premium gasoline division and midstream propane operation. The decision to divest the retail divisions was a carefully considered and strategic decision, resulting in the formation of Ray Energy Corp.