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OSHA eyes compliance-date extension of crane operator certification requirements

May 31, 2013 - By

The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) announced its intent to extend the compliance date for the crane operator certification requirement by three years – to Nov. 10, 2017. OSHA issued a final standard on requirements for cranes and derricks in construction work on Aug. 9, 2010. The standard requires crane operators on construction sites to meet one of four... read more

ATEX pipeline plans for propane service

May 30, 2013 - By

Enterprise Products Partners L.P. is gauging shipper support for transporting propane to Mont Belvieu, Texas, on its Appalachia-to-Texas Express Pipeline. read more

Operational failures force major cylinder recall

May 29, 2013 - By

The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) issued an emergency recall on all cylinders manufactured by The Lite Cylinder Co. Inc. read more

Texas council takes autogas campaign to law enforcement

May 29, 2013 - By

The Propane Council of Texas promoted its Propane Autogas: Fueling Texas campaign May 22-24 at the Police Fleet Expo Southwest in Fort Worth, Texas. read more

‘Energy insider’ named president, CEO of Hawaii Gas

May 22, 2013 - By

Hawaii Gas, which sold 31 million gallons of propane in 2012, has appointed Alicia Moy as its next president and CEO, succeeding Jeffrey M. Kissel. read more

Propane-to-propylene technology grows on Gulf Coast

May 21, 2013 - By

Ascend Performance Materials Operations LLC plans to install Honeywell’s UOP C3 Oleflex process technology to convert propane to propylene. read more

Fluor to build petrochemical facilities for Dow Chemical

May 21, 2013 - By

Fluor Corp. says it will build a propane dehydrogenation unit for the Dow Chemical Co. on the U.S. Gulf Coast. read more

Shell Trading to anchor Mariner South LP gas export project

May 21, 2013 - By

Sunoco Logistics Partners L.P. and Lone Star NGL LLC announced that long-term, fee-based agreements have been executed with Shell Trading Co. to move forward with a liquefied petroleum gas export/import project. Shell has committed to the project, known as Mariner South, as an anchor customer. The Mariner South project will integrate Sunoco’s existing Nederland Marine Terminal and pipeline from Mont... read more

CleanFuel USA helps Springfield, Ill., deploy autogas vehicles

May 21, 2013 - By

CleanFuel USA partnered with the city of Springfield, Ill., to convert 24 police patrol cars and pickup trucks to propane autogas. read more

Quality Steel acquires American Welding & Tank

May 19, 2013 - By

ASME propane tank manufacturer Quality Steel Corp. announced that it has acquired American Welding & Tank from Taylor-Wharton International. read more