Lehr acquires manufacturer of fuel systems, small engines

February 24, 2015 - By

Lehr, a Solis Capital Partners portfolio company, acquired EnviroGard, a manufacturer of EPA-certified propane fuel systems and small engines. EnviroGard’s propane systems provide for maximum engine performance, while also reducing fuel costs and emissions, according to EnviroGard. Bernardo Herzer, Lehr founder and CEO, says EnviroGard complements Lehr’s propane engine technology and expands the company’s footprint from marine into industrial and... read more

Palfinger North America Group

February 24, 2015 - By

Palfinger is a world leader in truck-mounted lifting equipment with a product lineup that fits perfectly with the propane industry. Expect excellent on-the-job performance with our customizable solutions, including articulating and telescopic cranes, aluminum and steel bodies, liftgate options, alternative fuel conversions and more! Turnkey service truck and tank setting trucks are in stock, or let us customize a package that fits... read more

Metsa Tanks Inc.

February 24, 2015 - By

Metsa is a family-owned and operated propane tank manufacturing company. For more than 50 years, we have been involved in the sale and distribution of propane, so we completely understand the high level of quality and specifications required on every pressure vessel. This year, we are proud to showcase our trucks and knuckle-boom cranes that ensure your tanks arrive in... read more

IPS Equipment Inc.

February 24, 2015 - By

IPS Equipment is a full-line equipment distributor for the propane industry, featuring propane autogas dispensing systems. IPS’ sister company, Industrial Propane Service, provides propane plant construction and service, new bobtails, re-chassis and truck service. The two companies work together for one mission, which is to offer superior products and services to the propane industry. Phone: 800-621-4137 Email: Booth: 1349   read more

Enterprise partners with three on NGLs pipeline

February 24, 2015 - By

Enterprise Products Partners LP, Anadarko Petroleum Corp., DCP Midstream Partners LP and MarkWest Energy Partners LP formed a joint venture under which Enterprise will assign 45 percent ownership interest in the Panola Pipeline Co. LLC. According to a press release, the interest will be evenly divided among Anadarko’s affiliate, WGR Asset Holding Co. LLC, DCP Midstream and MarkWest. Enterprise will... read more

LP Cylinder Service operator dies following illness

February 20, 2015 - By

William Ryman, LP Cylinder Service Inc. employee and brother of owner Maurice Ryman, died Feb. 14 following an illness. William Ryman, 62, had worked with the company for about 15 years and had been in the propane industry for 35 years. He most recently oversaw excavation operations of LP Cylinder Service’s new facility that opens this spring, the company reports.... read more

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ILMO promotes IT director to chief information officer

February 20, 2015 - By

ILMO Products Co. promoted Don Randle to chief information officer. Randle formerly served as ILMO’s director of information technology for three years. He took over the chief information technology position in January, the company reports. Randle will be responsible for the technological direction of the company, as well as IT department activities in his new position. ILMO is a distributor... read more

WAPA, Vitol receiving mega-propane storage tanks

February 20, 2015 - By

The U.S. Virgin Islands’ Water and Power Authority (WAPA) and Vitol, the territory’s propane conversion contractor, are expected to take delivery of two of their first 10 storage tanks on St. Thomas as part of a large-scale power generation project. Last October, eight storage tanks were transported to St. Croix. According to a press release, WAPA currently burns heavy crude... read more

EIA expects petrochemical expansion projects to boost propane demand

February 19, 2015 - By

Domestic demand for propane is expected to rise by about 200,000 barrels per day (bpd) between 2014 and 2018 because of U.S. petrochemical capacity expansion projects, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) says. The increased demand is in response to growing domestic hydrocarbon gas liquids (HGL) supply and favorable petrochemical feedstock prices in the United States relative to the international... read more

Mobile applications for the propane industry: Separating friend from foe

February 19, 2015 - By and

Technology is the great enabler – and the powerful enemy – of the propane industry. This paradox is the result of a divide between the many ways this industry can use mobile devices to its collective advantage and the multitude of instances where poorly conceived applications for these devices can undermine the success of a diverse array of companies in this space. To further... read more

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