About us

John Ray & Sons has been providing energy services to Capital Region families and businesses for over eleven decades.

Whatever your energy needs, we’re here to meet them – from home heating and cooling sales and installation with expert HVAC repair service to reliable fuel delivery at affordable prices. And, we are here for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

We respond quickly and efficiently to your heating and cooling needs with a fleet of more than 50 digitally dispatched service, installation, and delivery trucks – each with GPS routing and touch screens for fast and responsive service.

Established in Troy as an ice delivery service in 1904, John Ray & Sons has become one of the area’s most trusted fuel distributors, delivering propane, heating oil, gasoline, diesel fuel, biofuels, and kerosene to thousands of residential and commercial customers in twelve counties around the Capital Region of New York State.

With John Ray & Sons, you’ll enjoy the sense of security that comes from doing business with a company that delivers on its promises. Because with every call, we put our hard-earned reputation for service on the line.

We offer you:

  • Reliable delivery of fuel oil, propane, and biofuels
  • Superior service and 24-hour emergency response
  • Premium products for the best efficiency
  • Flexible payment options to fit your needs
  • Heating and cooling system sales, installation and maintenance
  • Propane tank installation
  • Propane fill stations and propane tank exchange stations
  • Ethanol-free gas stations

If you have any questions or need more information, please contact us.

Our mission
“Our mission is to always remember people first. We earn our customers’ loyalty through outstanding customer service with a ‘do-whatever-it-takes’ philosophy. We are committed to upholding a century-old tradition of honesty and integrity.”
See what customers say

“I have had John Ray & Sons for many years. They are always responsive, professional and fairly priced.”

— S. Mienik, 07-11-2022