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PERC, CSU PARTNER FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY PROJECT

November 16, 2022
U.S. Department of Energy Awards $10 Million in Funding WASHINGTON (November 2, 2022) – The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) is partnering with Colorado State University (CSU) and 2G Energy to examine decarbonized district energy …

MFA OIL ACQUIRES BLUE FLAME GAS OF MARTHASVILLE

November 16, 2022
MFA Oil Company, a farmer-owned energy supply cooperative, has announced the acquisition of Blue Flame Gas, an independent propane retailer based in Marthasville, Missouri. The deal, which closed on Oct. 18, included trucks, tanks, and …

WHAT EVERY PROPANE MARKETER NEEDS FOR WINTER

November 16, 2022
Join P3 Propane Safety For a 20-Minute Webinar Thursday, November 17th at 1 p.m. EST Presented by Wes Sheppard, Senior Consultant - Training & Safety at P3 Propane Safety Topics will include: Interruption of Service Procedures (#1 issue during winter …

CETANE AWARDED TOP 10 M&A ADVISORS IN 2022

November 16, 2022
KENT, Conn. – Cetane Associates LLC announces being named to the “Top 10 Mergers and Acquisitions Consulting Firms 2022” in Financial Services Review’s (FSR) annual edition on M&A advisory firms. FSR will feature a profile …

NEWLAND SHARES THOUGHTS AS HARVEST MEANS PURCHASING DECISION TIME FOR FARMERS

November 8, 2022
Many farmers make major purchasing decisions right after harvest time. PERC's Mike Newland shares some thoughts on discussion topics for propane marketers to initiate.

AHRENS SUGGESTS MATH TEACHERS SHOULD CHECK THE WORK ON ELECTRIC BUS INVESTMENTS

November 8, 2022
On Friday, November 4, Steve Ahrens, who leads the Missouri Propane Gas Association and the Arkansas Propane Gas Association, and Mark Porth of CHS visited with School Board Members and Superintendents from all over Missouri …

LAKES GAS IS GROWING, ACQUIRES HOHL’S PROPANE

November 7, 2022
WYOMING, MINNESOTA – Lakes Gas, headquartered in Wyoming, Minn. is pleased to announce that it has acquired the propane operations of Hohl’s Propane in Baraboo, Wisconsin. This transaction is Lakes Gas’ third acquisition of 2022. Hohl’s …

CETANE ANNOUNCES SALE OF HEAPS OIL COMPANY

November 7, 2022
KENT, Conn. – Cetane Associates LLC (Cetane) is pleased to announce that Tevis Energy, Inc. (Tevis Energy), a Maryland corporation, has acquired certain assets related to the operations of Heaps Oil Company, Inc. (Heaps Oil) …

PREDICTION: PROPANE TO REPLACE MOST DIESEL GENERATION BY 2030

November 7, 2022
Combined Heat and Power Generation with Propane is the Clean Solution WASHINGTON, - The third annual National Summit on Combined Heat and Power convened in Washington D.C. on Nov. 2 and 3 to debate how technology …

DOCUMENTING PROPANE REGULATOR REPLACEMENTS

November 7, 2022
From P3 Safety When you own or operate a propane company, regulator replacement is a crucial procedure that should be completed regularly to help ensure the safety and proper operation of the propane equipment you service. …

HOW TO PROTECT YOUR BUILDING FROM COSTLY OUTAGES

November 1, 2022
From the Propane Education & Research Council For buildings that aren’t yet protected by a standby generator, the stakes are getting higher. Concerns about damaged power lines from wildfires or weather events remain, but recent events …

THREE HOT COOKING TRENDS TO WATCH

November 1, 2022
From the Propane Education & Research Council Although it’s too early to say whether it’s the new normal, there’s been a clear postpandemic trend toward people cooking at home more and wanting to get the most …

WORLD LP GAS ASSOCIATION PREPARES FOR LPG WEEK NOV 14-18

November 1, 2022
Recently the World LPG Association shared a photo of staff preparing for LPG Week with the statement: WLPGA team is working on LPG Week 2022 to welcome everyone in New Delhi this next 14th-18th November …

CETANE ANNOUNCES SALE OF CHARLIE BURNHAM ENERGY & HEATING SERVICE

November 1, 2022
KENT, Conn. – Cetane Associates LLC (“Cetane”) is pleased to announce that Dead River Company, of South Portland, Maine, has acquired the full service propane and heating oil delivery business and HVAC business of …

PERKINS ON TD AMERITRADE TO DISCUSS ECONOMIC FACTORS AND ENERGY PRICES

November 1, 2022
Recently Tucker Perkins, President and CEO of the Propane Education & Research Council, appeared on the TD Ameritrade Network to discuss economic factors and their potential effect on energy prices of propane and other energy …

NIST RELEASES REPORT ON CYLINDER SURVEY

November 1, 2022
From NPGA Bobtail The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released a report which is the culmination of an effort that began early this year to gather data on the tare weight of 20 …