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FMCSA SOLICITS INPUT ON ELD’S

September 28, 2022
From National Propane Gas Association Bobtail Reports Bottom Line: DOT’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has issued an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) soliciting public input on how the agency can improve the clarity …

ADVANTAGES OF REGENERATIVE TURBINE PUMPS IN AUTOGAS APPLICATIONS

September 28, 2022
The Versatility and Capability of Regenerative Turbine Pumps Technology has several advantages when used in Autogas applications By Stephen Basclain Autogas or liquified petroleum gas (LPG) is a mixture of propane and butane. This fuel source is unique …

CETANE ANNOUCES SALE OF M.W. SEWALL INC.

September 28, 2022
KENT, Conn. – September 27, 2022 – Cetane Associates LLC (“Cetane”) is pleased to announce that Colby & Gale, Inc. (“Colby & Gale”), a Maine corporation based in Damariscotta, Maine, has acquired the propane, distillates, …

OCTOBER 2021 DEGREE DAYS BELOW 10-YEAR AVERAGE

September 28, 2022
From the National Propane Gas Association's Bobtail Bottom Line: Despite regional variations, overall, the U.S. experienced fewer heating degree days in October 2021 than the month’s 10-year average. A heating degree day (HDD) is a measure of …

PERC DETAILS INCORRECT STATEMENTS IN REBUTTAL REGARDING PROPANE VS. ELECTRIC BUSES

September 21, 2022
The Propane Education & Research Council responded regarding a rebuttal by Stan Cross, Electric Transportation Policy Director at the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy op-ed in The Tennessean. Stan Cross made several incorrect statements in …
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WOMEN IN PROPANE’S NEW LEADERSHIP PODCAST NOW LIVE

September 21, 2022
Women in Propane (WIP), an official business council of the National Propane Gas Association (NPGA), is looking to propel the propane industry further with a new podcast titled Through the Leadership Lens. Each episode focuses …

SOUTHWEST RESEARCH INSTITUTE’S DR. GRAHAM CONWAY DISCUSSES THE MANY PATHS TO DECARBONIZATION

September 21, 2022
Recently, Tucker Perkins, President and CEO of the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) welcomed Dr. Graham Conway, a principal engineer at Southwest Research Institute, to his 'Path to Zero' Podcast. In this episode, he …

LAKES GAS ANNOUNCES ACQUISITION OF BLACKHAWK PROPANE

September 21, 2022
WYOMING, MINNESOTA – Lakes Gas, headquartered in Wyoming, Minn. is pleased to announce that it has acquired the propane operations of Blackhawk Propane in South Beloit, Illinois. Blackhawk Propane sells and delivers propane to residential, agricultural, …

INVENTORY DATA BEARISH BUT WINTER CONCERNS ABOUND

September 21, 2022
EIA inventory data released Wednesday showed a build of 1.8mmbbl at Belvieu and an 800mbbl build at Conway bringing overall U.S. levels to 81.2mmbbls. This puts propane over 10mmbbls above year-ago levels although they are …

MISSOURI REGIONAL DINNERS FOCUS ON SAFETY

September 21, 2022
While Missouri retail propane marketers look forward to annual events such as the Midstates Management Forum and the Annual Family Outing, there are also eight regional Safety Dinners held twice a year, usually in March …

PERKINS INVITES ELECTRIC TRANSPORTATION POLICY DIRECTOR TO JOIN HIS PODCAST AFTER REBUTTAL TO EDITORIAL

September 14, 2022
Recently Tucker Perkins, President and CEO of the Propane Education & Research Council, invited Stan Cross, Electric Transportation Policy Director at Southern Alliance for Clean Energy to join him for a discussion on the pros …

LIONS CLUB MAGAZINE FEATURES NEW INTERNATIONAL PRESIDENT, PROPANE INDUSTRY VETERAN BRIAN SHEEHAN

September 14, 2022
Recently, Lions Club International profiled Brian Sheehan, the Club's new International President who has spend many years building up the Rural Computer Consultants brand. The article can be found here.

GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE PLANNED FOR LPG WEEK

September 14, 2022
The GTC, created and launched in 2006 in Chicago by the World LPG Association (WLPGA), is the only global conference dedicated to technology and nnovation in the LPG industry. GTC is an integral part of …

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION EXTENDED TO SEPT 23 FOR LPG WEEK/NEW DEHLI

September 13, 2022
From the World LP Gas Association Register today for the premier global LPG event. For world-class networking, leading discussions and access to the latest innovations in the industry – register for LPG Week 2022/New Delhi now. Your …

NEW ENVIRONMENTAL TRAINING NOW AVAILABLE

September 13, 2022
The Learning Center has opportunities that go beyond safety training for your employees. It also has a wide variety of other courses and information that can help you grow your business, learn more about a …

NPGA STATEMENT REGARDING POTENTIAL RAIL STRIKE

September 13, 2022
NPGA is supportive of its rail and coalition partners as numerous groups work towards a resolution between the nation’s Class 1 railroads and unions to avoid a strike. The most recent update from the …