Woolley Fuel Commemorates 10 Years of Biodiesel Service

Sustainable Fuel Company Celebrates a Decade of Growth and Success

MAPLEWOOD, NJ (October 30, 2018) – Woolley Fuel celebrates its 10th year as a distribution location providing high-quality biodiesel to consumers across New Jersey.

Woolley Fuel was started in 1924 by two brothers Herbert and Norman W. Woolley Sr. Their desire was to start a coal company similar to their father’s and found potential in Maplewood, New Jersey. The brothers built an energy company that is now approaching its 95th year and is still evolving.

“It is hard to believe that 10 years have passed since the opening of the first public biodiesel fueling station in New Jersey. Kudos, thanks, and credit go to Norm and his colleagues for their forward thinking and entrepreneurial spirit in being the first to bring this environmentally friendly fuel to the public,” said Brian Palmer, New Jersey Soybean Board Chairman. “It is our hope that the usage of this important alternative fuel increases, that the environment will reap the benefits and that Woolley Fuel will continue its success in the marketplace as they enter their 95th year.”

Norman Woolley, Jr. created a whole new market when he made his company the first in the state to offer biodiesel to the public. Woolley Fuel started with just B5 blends, and now due to demand, they are selling B30 to customers.

“It’s exciting to see the distribution of biodiesel popping up throughout the nation, more exciting to see it on one’s own home turf,” shared Paul Nazzaro, Nazzaro Group, LLC. “Having access to high-quality biodiesel is of paramount importance and organizations like Woolley Fuel spearheading fuel deployment is key to our industries success.”

Woolley Fuel prides itself in offering biodiesel that is a clean burning alternative fuel, produced from domestic, renewable resources. Biofuel from Woolley is accessible throughout much of New Jersey including Essex, Morris, Somerset, Hunterdon, and Union Counties.

Mayor Victor DeLuca, Township of Maplewood, NJ stated, “Biodiesel has been working for us. Each day hundreds of commuters ride to and from our train station on jitneys that are fueled by biodiesel. Using biodiesel helps us reduce our carbon footprint.”

Along with biodiesel, Woolley is also a major player in the Bioheat® sector providing heating oil to northeastern New Jersey residents. Heating oil has been a part of the Woolley family since close to the beginning. For 90 years, Woolley has delivered top-notch oil and plans to continue this business model for many more years to come.

“In the past decade, the utilization of Bioheat® and biodiesel have become commonplace. The recognition of the renewable aspect of the fuel, when combined with the seamless operation of vehicles and equipment running on it, make using it a no-brainer,” said Eric DeGesero, Executive Vice President of Fuel Merchants Association of New Jersey. “Woolley Fuel has been a company at the cutting edge of our industry for over 90 years. The fact they were an early adopter of Bioheat® and biodiesel is no surprise as they embark on the next 95 years of industry leadership.”

For 10 years Woolley Fuel has made a commitment to quality and service. As leaders in the biodiesel industry, Woolley looks forward to the next decade of milestones and success.

Made from an increasingly diverse mix of resources such as recycled cooking oil, soybean oil, and animal fats, biodiesel is a renewable, clean-burning diesel replacement that can be used in existing diesel engines without modification. It is the nation’s first domestically produced, commercially available advanced biofuel.


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Woolley Home Solutions Earns Esteemed 2015 Angie’s List Super Service Award

Award reflects company’s consistently high level of customer service

Woolley Home Solutions has earned the service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award, reflecting an exemplary year of service provided to members of the local services marketplace and consumer review site in 2015.

We work hard every day to deliver on the best possible service. ,” said President Norman Woolley. “It means a lot to us to be recognized for our work and our standard of excellence as we head into our 92nd year in business.”

“Only about 5 percent of the Heating, A/C, and Heating Oil companies in New Jersey have performed so consistently well enough to earn our Super Service Award,” said Angie’s List Founder Angie Hicks. “It’s a really high standard.”

Angie’s List Super Service Award 2015 winners have met strict eligibility requirements, which include an “A” rating in overall grade, recent grade, and review period grade; the company must be in good standing with Angie’s List, pass a background check and abide by Angie’s List operational guidelines.

Service company ratings are updated daily on Angie’s List. Companies are graded on an A through F scale in areas ranging from price to professionalism to punctuality. 


Angie’s List helps facilitate happy transactions between more than three million consumers nationwide and its collection of highly rated service providers in more than 720 categories of service, ranging from home improvement to health care. Built on a foundation of more than 10 million verified reviews of local service, Angie’s List connects consumers directly to its online marketplace of services from member-reviewed providers, and offers unique tools and support designed to improve the local service experience for both consumers and service professionals.


The Moore and Woolley Family are proud to announce the Union of their two
companies. A.D. Runyon Company of Millington, NJ and Woolley Home Solutions of
Maplewood NJ. Two great companies and two histories combined mean great news
for current and future Woolley clients.
What does this mean for Woolley Customers?
* A broader support system – with 85 year of excellent customer service, the merger
means we will have another dedicated team of professionals at your side.
* More services & products to meet a majority of your needs – Woolley already offers a bevy of solutions
for your needs, with additional services and products to meet your needs, we can only guarantee greater solutions and problem solving for your residential and commercial needs.


AS NATIONWIDE DEMAND for soy-based biodiesel continues to rise, Woolley Home Solutions is making sure it’s available

at the crossroads of the East Coast freight system by operating New Jersey’s first retail/commercial biodiesel

pump located in Maplewood, NJ. The Woolley pump is the only known public retail biodiesel pump in New Jersey

and is accessible by any vehicle, including tractor trailers.


MAPLEWOOD, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–December 5, 2008 Norm Woolley, Jr. of Maplewood’s Woolley Home Solutions ( made state history by becoming the first to offer Biodiesel to the public. Woolley originally offered B5 Biodiesel, a 5% blend of Soy-based Biodiesel with 95% conventional diesel fuel. “We are pleased that in one year demand has pushed the blending system to the max. The public continues to ask for higher blends.” B30 is the maximum ratio blend the computer blending system is currently configured to dispense. Woolley plans to have the blending system fitted to allow higher percentage blends in the near future.


Town thinks ‘local first’

Posted by News-Record on March 16, 2012 at 9:00am

By Philip Sean Curran, Staff Writer

To run municipal government, Maplewood will spend nearly $19 million this year on everything from pencils to pool chemicals.

The town buys a wide array of goods and services that Maplewood businesses are able to provide, something the township is encouraging.

“Looking Local First” is an attempt by the township to step up its effort to buy from local businesses.



As a veteran-owned business we would like to thank all former and current military personnel for

their dedication and commitment to our country. If you don’t qualify for our senior discount you can

take advantage of our .05 per gallon discount  by showing us your county card, Military I.D.,

veteran organization card, or DD-214 (Discharge Papers).

Fax it to 973-821-4334

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"While a number of fleets in New Jersey, including the Department of Transportation, have used biodiesel blends for many years, this pump opening marks the first time biodiesel will be sold directly to consumers in the state. We commend Woolley...

Joe Jobe CEO (National Biodiesel Board)
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