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UPS looks to bolster propane-powered delivery fleet

July 25, 2013 - By

UPS Inc. is preparing to make a major commitment to propane, Tucker Perkins announced at the July meeting of the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC). read more

Propane council introduces new leaders, proposes 2014 budget

July 25, 2013 - By

Paula Wilson, director of marketing at AmeriGas, became the first woman to chair the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC). read more

Take a moment to ponder

July 25, 2013 - By

Have you ever noticed when you buy a new car, you see the same vehicle everywhere? Our minds work like that. Our subconscious is always on the lookout for new information when we focus on something, even though we may be doing something unrelated. You can put that strength to work by selecting 13 topics that are important in your... read more

Online tool empowers retailers to promote propane safety

July 24, 2013 - By

The Propane Education & Research Council has given propane retailers the ability to add their brand name and a message to the pages of learning sessions online. read more

Star Gas president announces retirement

July 23, 2013 - By

Dan Donovan, president and CEO of Star Gas Partners L.P., will retire Sept. 30 after 33 years with the company. read more

Propane bobtail pressure test parameters assessed

July 23, 2013 - By

The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration accepted NPGA's request for a rulemaking to extend the bobtail pressure test requalification period. read more

New hours-of-service rules for truck drivers in effect

July 23, 2013 - By

New federal regulations designed to improve safety by reducing truck driver fatigue took full effect on July 1. read more

ThompsonGas to supply fuel for National Mall’s propane mowers

July 22, 2013 - By

The National Mall and Memorial Parks (NAMA) selected ThompsonGas as its propane provider for recently purchased lawn mowers in Washington, D.C. read more

Self-service system developed for propane cylinder exchange

July 22, 2013 - By

AVT Inc. developed a self-service automated system for the sales and exchange of propane cylinders. read more

Salesman’s journey to start California company no easy road

July 19, 2013 - By

Chuck Kinnie, at 50, finds himself without a job and less than $15,000 in retirement savings. Find out how he founded a propane company in California. read more