First-ever Propane Hall of Fame class chosen

January 6, 2012 - By

Nine men whose dedicated work made them pioneering leaders within the propane industry will be honored as the inaugural class of the Propane Hall of Fame at a black-tie recognition dinner and awards ceremony April 13 in Atlanta, immediately preceding the 2012 NPGA Southeastern Convention & International Propane Expo. read more

Congress appears out of touch with everyday world realities

January 6, 2012 - By

Call it legislative brinksmanship. Call it gridlock. Call it stalemate. Call it a standoff. But please, whatever you do, call the year over for this Congress. read more

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Adjust your actions to affect propane safety

January 6, 2012 - By

It has been my personal experience over the past 59 years that you can’t change the past, and regret is a wasted emotion. That said, we can learn from the past and adjust our actions and inactions to affect change. read more

Safety-conscious CHS division battles nature’s elements

January 6, 2012 - By

Safety is the essence of every successful propane operation, but you get the feeling that CHS Propane in Kalispell, Mont., is especially attentive to the process. Perhaps that’s because, facing the challenging delivery conditions 3,000 feet and above in elevation, there is little choice. read more

Women in Propane group would serve as valuable resource

January 6, 2012 - By

A new endeavor gathering momentum this new year focuses on encouraging women’s roles in the propane industry. read more

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Time to connect with residential construction

January 6, 2012 - By

Ignoring your residential propane business and pretending it will get better without your help is no longer an option, unless you are only in your business for the short term. read more

AmeriGas purchase of Heritage raises eyebrows, questions

January 5, 2012 - By

LP Gas Editor in Chief Patrick Hyland asked industry analyst Ronald Londe to evaluate the mega-deal from both a competitive and operational standpoint. read more

Composite cylinder net high sales in Europe, remain niche in U.S.

January 5, 2012 - By

Although they are popular in Europe and elsewhere around the globe, composite-constructed propane tanks have yet to catch on in the American cylinder marketplace. read more

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New ‘green’ product designed to put dent in disposable cylinder business

January 5, 2012 - By

Manchester Tank’s 1-pound refillable propane cylinder debuted at last year’s NPGA Southeastern Convention & International Propane Expo in Atlanta. read more

NGL Energy Partners acquires Pacer Propane

January 5, 2012 - By

The company expects to add about 17 million gallons of annual volume. read more