Woodbridge, New Jersey (PRESS RELEASE – November 10, 2010) – Hess Small Business Services, part of Hess Energy Marketing, is now offering small business customers in the New York metro area straightforward, cost-effective pricing plans for natural gas and electricity. Hess is the largest provider of natural gas, fuel oil and electricity to large commercial and industrial customers in the 18-state market area in which it operates.
“Now more than ever, small business owners are looking for ways to save money and may not realize they have competitive energy choices,” said John Sutherland, Director of Hess Small Business Services. “Hess natural gas and electricity offers can save small businesses hundreds of dollars a year. We’ve also created a number of tools to help them manage their energy budgets and drive additional savings to their bottom line.”
Hess offers easy-to-use tools and information including pricing alerts and online enrollment. Small business owners can get a quick quote and lock in energy prices based on the plan that is right for their business.
“I shop for the best price on natural gas, but I also need prompt, courteous, knowledgeable service. I get all of that from Hess,” said Errol Bier, owner of Miss Grimble Desserts in New York City and a Hess Small Business Services natural gas customer.
In addition to providing small businesses in New York City with natural gas and electricity, Hess is a natural gas supplier to small business customers in New Jersey. Hess plans to expand its small business energy services in 2011 to offer natural gas in all areas of New Jersey as well as natural gas and electricity in upstate New York.
About Hess Energy Marketing and Hess Small Business Services
Hess Corporation, with headquarters in New York, is a leading global independent energy company engaged in the exploration for and production of crude oil and natural gas, as well as in refining and in marketing refined petroleum products, natural gas and electricity. Hess Energy Marketing is a leading provider of natural gas, fuel oil and electricity to commercial and industrial customers as well as utilities and other wholesale customers. Hess Small Business Services provides cost-effective pricing plans for natural gas and electricity and online tools to help small businesses take control of their energy spend. Both businesses are part of Hess Corporation.