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SPADP fleets save $1.62 per gallon in third quarter

November 26, 2012 - By

The Southeast Propane Autogas Development Program (SPADP) estimates that fleets across the 12 U.S. states involved in the program saved an average of $1.62 per gallon in the third quarter by filling tanks with propane autogas rather than gasoline. In all, SPADP estimates the total cost savings in the quarter for fleets exceeded $100,000, with an estimated 250 tons of... read more

CHS opens Maine propane terminal

November 20, 2012 - By

CHS Inc. has completed construction of a propane terminal in Biddeford, Maine, in time to meet growing demand for the home-heating season. The terminal is served by Pan Am Railways and has 180,000 gallons of storage and two loading bays. CHS began serving customers there Nov. 12. Construction of the new terminal is one of several recent initiatives CHS Propane... read more

New England association names member services coordinator

November 19, 2012 - By

Ian Taylor has joined the Propane Gas Association of New England (PGANE) as member services coordinator. Taylor joins PGANE after spending the last six years at Heritage Propane and AmeriGas, where he started as a bobtail driver. He later moved into the company’s management training program. read more

PERC to promote propane irrigation engines at Delaware event

November 19, 2012 - By

PERC will hold a live demonstration of propane-fueled irrigation engines Dec. 1 at the annual dealer and consignment auction at Taylor & Messick, a John Deere dealership in Harrington, Del. PERC will display products and discuss the financial incentives available to farmers fueling with propane. According to PERC, propane-fueled irrigation engines can help farmers protect the environment and save on... read more

Pros4Care golf outing boosts prostate cancer awareness funding to $120,000

November 16, 2012 - By

Pros4Care, a partnership between the Prostate Cancer Foundation and a propane industry coalition, held its fifth annual golf outing on Oct. 29. read more

Enterprise TEPPCO pipeline rate increase takes effect

November 16, 2012 - By

Rates on the Enterprise TEPPCO pipeline were scheduled to increase on Nov. 16 following the company’s proposal in March. read more

Propane-powered school buses to hit roads in Seattle, Portland

November 15, 2012 - By

First Student Inc., the largest provider of student transportation services in North America, has taken delivery of 134 propane autogas school buses. read more

ThompsonGas welcomes propane industry veterans

November 14, 2012 - By

ThompsonGas plans to accelerate new growth opportunities with the addition of propane industry veterans Daniel Carrigan, John Simcox and Lawrence Young. read more

Virginia county converts sheriff’s cruisers, school district trucks to run on propane

November 14, 2012 - By

A Virginia county converted sheriff’s cruisers and school district trucks to run on propane autogas under the Southeast Propane Autogas Development Program. read more

Outdoor fireplace now available in propane

November 13, 2012 - By

Woodbridge Fireplace Inc. of Brampton, Ontario, Canada, says it now carries the Spark Modern Fires’ Outdoor Linear Burner System in a new propane version. read more