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PROPANE DAYS AND THE RETURN TO IN-PERSON CONGRESSIONAL MEETINGS

January 30, 2023
From the National Propane Gas Association .NPGA is excited to announce the 2023 Annual Board of Directors Meeting and Propane Days is happening June 4-7. The Marketers Section, Scholarship, and Board of Directors meetings are on …

THE IMPORTANCE OF REGULAR SAFETY MEETINGS

January 30, 2023
Propane marketers have lots of responsibilities, not the least of which is providing employees the proper training and tools they need to stay safe on the job and comply with regulatory compliance requirements. Conducting regular …

PEOPLE ON THE MOVE: QUALITY STEEL ANNOUNCES PROMOTIONS

January 30, 2023
Quality Steel Names Hardin President and Dalton as VP, Marketing and Sales Lynn Hardin has been promoted to President of Quality Steel and will also continue to manage the LP Gas Storage Solutions Business Unit. The …

COMPANIES ON THE MOVE: NEW ACQUISITIONS

January 30, 2023
https://www.trendinginpropane.com/thompsongas-acquires-gilbert-propane/ https://www.trendinginpropane.com/lakes-gas-purchases-vans-gas-service/

SCHOOLBUSFLEET.COM SHARES U.S. BLUEPRINT FOR DECARBONIZATION DETAIL REGARDING SCHOOL BUSES

January 23, 2023
Schoolbusfleet.com is a resource for the latest information in the school bus transportation world. In a recent episode, Executive Editor Wes Platt shares goals of the Biden-Harris Administration's blueprint for decarbonization which calls for 30% …
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WOMEN IN PROPANE TALK LEADERSHIP WITH CONGER LP’S DAN RICHARDSON

January 23, 2023
Women in Propane recently launched a Podcast called 'Through the Leadership Lens' hosted by Freddie Ridler of Rural Computer Consultants and Bridget Kidd of the Propane Education & Research Council. One of the latest interviews …

CORRECTLY DOCUMENTING OUT-OF-GAS SITUATIONS

January 23, 2023
By Jerry Schimmel of P3 Safety The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) requires a leak check to be completed after an interruption of service has been restored. Whenever you are made aware of an interruption of …

COMPANIES ON THE MOVE

January 23, 2023
https://www.trendinginpropane.com/vantage-commercial-facilitates-off-market-sale-of-propane-company-with-allens-oil-propane-as-the-buyer-in-hainesport-nj/ https://www.trendinginpropane.com/lt-corporation-completes-stock-purchase-of-kryton-engineering-metals-inc/

KAMINSKI PROVIDES NPGA UPDATES REGARDING GAS STOVES

January 23, 2023
From the National Propane Gas Association (NPGA) NPGA President and CEO Steve Kaminski provided a Member Advisory on Thursday, January 12th regarding Consumer Product Safety Commission concerns about the safety of gas stoves. An update from …

PERKINS ON FLANIGAN’S ECO-LOGIC: PROPANE AND ITS ROLE IN THE FUTURE OF CLEAN ENERGY

January 23, 2023
Recently, Tucker Perkins, President and CEO of the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC), spoke with Ted Flanigan of Flanigan's Eco-Logic about propane's many uses and benefits, and the important role propane has to play …

MIKE TAYLOR TALKS WITH STUART VARNEY OF FOX BUSINESS NEWS ABOUT THE CHALLENGES OF GAS BANS FACING NEW YORK

January 18, 2023
Mike Taylor of Combined Energy Services in New York recently spoke with Stuart Varney of Fox Business News about the challenges of gas bans facing New York. The discussion can be viewed here.
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PROPANE VS ELECTRIC PRICE COMPARISON

January 18, 2023
Recently Trending in Propane spoke with 40-year Industry Veteran Randy Doyle, a long-time executive with Blossman Gas (North Carolina) and a consultant to Holtzman Propane (Virginia) about the cost of propane vs. electric. Doyle shared …

ROUSH CLEANTECH’S TODD MOUW SHARES CONCERNS ABOUT HEAVY ELECTRIC VEHICLES

January 18, 2023
Todd Mouw, President of Roush CleanTech, shared comments on LinkedIn and an article about challenges faced by electric trucks that need to be focused on before a push for EV at all costs. "There is …

PERC HAS RIGHT RESPONSE TO MISLEADING JAN 11 NEW YORK TIMES ARTICLE – ITS ABOUT DECARBONIZATION!!

January 18, 2023
By Pat Thornton, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief Last week, the New York Times published an article which criticized the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) as anti-climate. In addition to that article, many other articles such these …

‘THE SPACE GAL’ DISCUSSES HER ROLE AS A PAID INFLUENCER FOR PROPANE BUSES

January 18, 2023
Emily Calandrelli, known to many as 'The Space Gal' is an American Science Communicator, former MIT engineer and the host and an executive producer of Xploration Outer Space and Emily's Wonder Lab. After the Jan …

COMPANIES, ASSOCIATIONS ON THE MOVE

January 16, 2023
Cetane Announces the Sale of A.W. Peters Inc. https://www.trendinginpropane.com/cetane-announces-the-sale-of-a-w-peters-inc/ Pennsylvania Petroleum Association Completes Expansion of Training Facility https://www.trendinginpropane.com/ppa-completes-expansion-of-training-facility/