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Brian Richesson is the editor in chief of LP Gas Magazine. Contact him at brichesson@northcoastmedia.net or 216-706-3748.

Posts by Brian Richesson

PERC addresses changes, sets plans, programs for 2018 Posted on 16 Nov 2017 in the News categories.

The focus of PERC’s homeowner advertising program in 2018 will evolve from one that improves consumer perceptions of propane – done for the last two years through its national “Blue the dog” campaign – to one that promotes the adoption of propane appliances. Read more»

NPGA addresses membership issues at fall board meeting Posted on 08 Nov 2017 in the Current Issue & Featured categories.

NPGA addresses a number of issues at its fall board meeting, including minimum membership standards and opposition to its state affiliation agreement. Read more»

WESROC promotes propane industry veteran to COO Posted on 03 Nov 2017 in the News & People categories.

Boyd McGathey has been named COO of WESROC Monitoring Solutions, an Independent Technologies Inc. company. Hank Smith, president and CEO of Independent Technologies, announced the promotion. Read more»

Integrating autogas into the towing industry Posted on 01 Nov 2017 in the Current Issue & Featured categories.

An autogas fuel system provider and the towing industry unite to enhance employee safety. Read more»

How the LP Gas Growth Summit unites buyers and sellers Posted on 27 Oct 2017 in the Current Issue & Featured categories.

The annual event was born in 2015 as a way for LP Gas to gather propane retailer decision-makers and key vendors of propane products, equipment and services. Read more»

Public invited to comment on PERC projects Posted on 09 Oct 2017 in the News categories.

The 2018 residential and commercial market outreach program and PERC's Partnership with States program can be addressed by the public through Oct. 23. Read more»

Ferrellgas appoints new CFO Posted on 25 Sep 2017 in the News & People categories.

Doran Schwartz will succeed CFO Al Heitmann after Heitmann’s retirement on Jan. 31, 2018. Read more»

Propane retailers, vendor partners gather at LP Gas Growth Summit Posted on 18 Sep 2017 in the Featured & News categories.

The third annual LP Gas Growth Summit was held Sept. 18-20 at Reunion Resort, outside Orlando, Florida. Read more»

Enterprise considers curtailment of Mont Belvieu NGL fractionation, storage services Posted on 31 Aug 2017 in the News categories.

Enterprise Products Partners LP is evaluating the potential curtailment of its natural gas liquid fractionation and storage services at its Mont Belvieu complex east of Houston due to the cumulative effects of Hurricane Harvey's impacts. Read more»

Harvey highlights safety resources available to propane marketers Posted on 31 Aug 2017 in the Current Issue & Featured categories.

Reinforcing consumer safety messages should be top of mind at all times for propane marketers, but these reminders become magnified in distressing situations. Read more»