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Railroad commission hosting propane vehicle incentive workshops

October 31, 2012 - By

The Texas Railroad Commission is hosting a series of workshops across Texas to help fleet operators take advantage of grant opportunities for propane-fueled vehicles. According to Commissioner Buddy Garcia, participants will be able to talk directly with fleet managers about refueling, incentives, cost-effectiveness and availability. The first workshop was already held Oct. 24 in Mineola. The next one will take... read more

Ferrellgas acquisition expands company’s reach in Texas

October 31, 2012 - By

Ferrellgas has acquired Flores Gas, a family-owned business that has served the El Paso, Texas, area for nearly 20 years. The acquisition is Ferrellgas’ second in its fiscal year, which began Aug. 1. read more

Alliance AutoGas adds Michigan marketer to network

October 29, 2012 - By

Alliance AutoGas is welcoming the first fueling partner in the state of Michigan on board its propane autogas network in Crystal Flash, a Grand Rapids-based marketer. According to Alliance, Crystal Flash brings Michigan a complete program to help regional fleets switch to autogas, including vehicle conversions, clean fueling, fuel station installation, safety and operational training and ongoing technical support. Crystal... read more

Alliant expands service area with acquisition

October 29, 2012 - By

Alliant Gas LLC, a subsidiary of Pinnacle Propane and JP Energy Partners, is acquiring SemStream Arizona LLC. SemStream currently offers service to more than 11,000 customers in Arizona through its regulated central distribution systems and non-regulated delivery of propane to commercial and residential customers. Alliant currently services 27 communities in Texas. The company anticipates keeping all of SemStream’s employees after... read more

PERC updates energy cost calculator for construction professionals, propane marketers

October 25, 2012 - By

The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) has upgraded its Heating Energy Cost and Carbon Calculator for construction professionals. read more

Cavagna North America adds to sales team

October 25, 2012 - By

Tom Biedebach joined Cavagna North America, filling its new area sales manager position, the equipment manufacturer announced. read more

Worthington delves further into energy markets

October 23, 2012 - By

Worthington Industries’ pressure cylinders segment acquired the Westerman Companies. read more

Domestic energy policy sparks most contentious moment of debates

October 23, 2012 - By

President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney didn’t dive much into energy policy during their third presidential debate Oct. 22 in Boca Raton, Fla., but the candidates spent a considerable chunk of their second debate Oct. 16 going back and forth on the topic. In fact, arguably the most contentious moment of all three debates occurred in that... read more

2013 PERC budget emphasizes R&D, engine fuel

October 19, 2012 - By

The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) approved a $36 million budget for 2013 at its meeting earlier this month in Colorado Springs, Colo. read more

Propane supplier news roundup: Targa, Keyera, Gavilon

October 18, 2012 - By

Targa Resources Partners recently approved the expansion of an LP gas export project to increase export capability to more than 5 million barrels per month. read more