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Manchester Tank issues safety bulletin

October 17, 2012 - By

Manchester Tank issued a safety bulletin on Oct. 2 after it identified a thread seal issue on 100-pound cylinders that can result in leaks. read more

EIA: U.S. propane inventories hit record level in third quarter

October 17, 2012 - By

U.S. propane inventories, including propylene, ended September at a record high level of 75.6 million barrels after rising 22 percent in the third quarter. read more

New England association names officers for 2013

October 17, 2012 - By

National Propane Gas Association's Ray Murray swore in the new slate of Propane Gas Association of New England officers for 2013 at PGANE's annual meeting. read more

Hawaii Gas promoting breast cancer awareness on bobtail

October 16, 2012 - By

Hawaii Gas rebranded one of its bobtails to raise breast cancer awareness in partnership with the Hawaii affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure. The company’s pink bobtail, which was unveiled in time for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month this month, features the Susan G. Komen Hawaii logo alongside a pink variation of the Hawaii Gas logo. It will... read more

Women in Propane Council appoints leaders for 2013

October 16, 2012 - By

Jill Hopkins and Jane Stroupe were appointed chair and vice chair, respectively, for NPGA’s Women in Propane Council. They will begin one-year terms on Jan. 1, 2013, the council announced. Hopkins serves as the secretary-treasurer and CFO of Sheldon Oil Co. and Sheldon Gas Co., a retail propane sales, service and delivery business founded by her grandfather. She is an... read more

A trusted adviser

October 15, 2012 - By

Before you make that next major business decision, be sure to run it by your most trusted adviser. read more

Domestic energy poll gives PERC reason for optimism

October 12, 2012 - By

A Propane Education & Research Council (PERC)-commissioned poll indicates Americans are divided on whether they believe the country is on the right or wrong track related to domestic energy sources. According to the poll Harris Interactive conducted for PERC, 45 percent of Americans believe the United States is headed in the right direction in its pursuit of domestic energy sources.... read more

Autogas roadshows continue in Virginia, Louisiana

October 11, 2012 - By

The Southeast Propane Autogas Development Program (SPADP) will be promoting propane autogas as part of its 2012 roadshow series this month in Chesapeake, Va., and New Orleans. The Virginia Propane Autogas Roadshow, to be held Thursday, Oct. 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., will be hosted at Tidewater Community College Regional Automotive Center. The event is being held in... read more

Alliance adds conversion center on East Coast

October 11, 2012 - By

AutoPort Inc., a vehicle processing and modification facility on the East Coast, has joined the Alliance AutoGas network to provide propane autogas conversions for fleets in Delaware, Eastern Maryland and the Eastern Virginia shore. AutoPort will support Alliance fueling partner Sharp Energy to help fleets save money by switching to autogas. read more

EIA: Return to near-normal winter will drive heating bills higher

October 10, 2012 - By

A return to a near-normal winter is the driver behind higher home-heating expenditures forecasted across four primary fuels, reports EIA. read more