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Williams plans propane dehydrogenation facility

October 30, 2015 - By

Williams Cos. Inc., a provider of energy infrastructure, plans to move forward with its plan to develop a propane dehydrogenation (PDH) facility near Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. According to a press release, the plant will have a capacity of 525 kilotons per annum of polymer-grade propylene production. The plant will use low-cost, locally sourced propane as its feedstock. Williams says it... read more

Superior Plus appoints CFO

October 30, 2015 - By

Superior Plus Corp., parent company of Superior Plus Energy Services, hired Beth Summers as its vice president and CFO. According to a press release, Summers starts her new position Nov. 23. She will replace Wayne Bingham as CFO, as he plans to retire Dec. 31. Bingham plans to assist Summers in the transition until his retirement. Prior to joining Superior... read more

McCraw Oil & Propane directs focus on autogas to serve customers

October 30, 2015 - By

McCraw Oil & Propane became a one-stop shop for all things propane autogas when it partnered with Alliance AutoGas in 2014. The Bonham, Texas, company had a few autogas customers prior to the partnership, but it wasn’t until afterward that McCraw Oil & Propane really prioritized autogas as a growth market. Since partnering with Alliance AutoGas, the company has about... read more

WLPGA announces new president

October 29, 2015 - By

The World LPG Association (WLPGA) welcomed Yağız Eyüboğlu, deputy president of Koc Holdings Energy Business, as its president. WLPGA says Eyüboğlu will replace Kimball Chen as the WLPGA president. Chen served as the association’s president for three years. WLPGA adds it appointed Pedro Jorge, managing director of Ultragaz, as first vice president. The association also appointed B. Ashok, chairman of... read more

LP Gas Growth Summit: Strategies for growing gallons

October 29, 2015 - By

What’s your best strategy for growing gallons? 2015 LP Gas Growth Summit attendees share their tactics for gallon-growing success. read more

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Power Solutions International CFO retires

October 29, 2015 - By

Power Solutions International Inc. (PSI), a global provider of alternative fuel engines, announced the retirement of CFO Daniel Gorey. Gorey joined PSI as senior vice president of finance in 2011 to help PSI transition from a private to public company. He assumed the role of CFO in 2012. PSI says it hired Michael P. Lewis to replace Gorey as CFO.... read more

Ferrellgas executive vice president, COO resigns

October 28, 2015 - By

Boyd McGathey is resigning as executive vice president and COO of Ferrellgas Inc., effective Oct. 31, according to a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing by the company. McGathey has served in the role for Ferrellgas for about the last five years, but he also spent about 12 years in a separate stint with the Overland Park, Kan.-based company, as senior... read more

NOAA presents 2015-16 winter weather outlook

October 28, 2015 - By

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) issued its U.S. winter outlook, which forecasts cooler and wetter weather in southern-tier states and above-average temperatures in the West and across the northern tier. According to NOAA, El Niño is expected to influence weather and climate patterns this winter by impacting the position of the Pacific jet stream. From December through February,... read more

Rinnai names vice president of sales

October 28, 2015 - By

Rinnai named Tim Wiley as its vice president of sales. In his new role, Wiley will be responsible for the company’s sales team and will help expand the Rinnai brand in the United States and Canada. Wiley most recently served as Moen’s vice president of sales for the South, where he led the bathroom and kitchen products sales in the... read more

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PERC seeks comments for two proposed programs

October 28, 2015 - By

The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) announced a call for comments on two proposed PERC programs for 2016. The 2016 residential and commercial market outreach program, which will cost more than $2.1 million, will provide construction professionals, key decision makers like homeowners, and the propane industry with information to specify, safely install and maintain propane appliances. Swanson Russell will... read more