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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’s first, only president and CEO prepares for retirement Posted on 19 May 2017 in the Current Issue & Featured categories.

Roy Willis has navigated PERC from the beginning – through unforeseen challenges to propane industry opportunities. Now he’s preparing for life’s next chapter. Read more»

Eastern Propane Corp. mourns loss of Shirley Nicholson Posted on 14 May 2017 in the News & People categories.

Shirley Mae Nicholson, wife of Eastern Propane Corp. Chairman Bob Nicholson and mother of Eastern Propane Corp. President Rob Nicholson, died May 12 in Sparta, New Jersey. She was 85. Read more»

Travel goals, takeaways from the Propane Expo Posted on 12 May 2017 in the Current Issue & Featured categories.

As we travel to events, we’re looking for great content to share with our readers – content that can help you, your business and the propane industry. Read more»

PERC approves funding requests at Nashville meeting Posted on 04 May 2017 in the News & Propane Education & Research Council categories.

The Propane Education & Research Council approved four funding requests at its meeting prior to the Propane Expo in Nashville, Tennessee. Read more»

S2G propane bobtail forum opens lines of communication Posted on 26 Apr 2017 in the Autogas & News & Southeastern convention categories.

A forum focused on Freightliner Custom Chassis S2G challenges and opportunities drew more than 100 attendees during the NPGA Southeastern Convention & International Propane Expo in Nashville, Tennessee. Read more»

Constantly evolving market requires retailers’ attention Posted on 25 Apr 2017 in the Blue Flame Blog categories.

The way last winter ended helps to form the foundation for Mike Sloan’s propane market outlook, which he presented at the NPGA Propane Expo. Read more»

Propane market outlook: positive with challenges Posted on 22 Apr 2017 in the News categories.

Lower propane prices, a stronger economy, growth in the housing sector and new applications and engines available to the market make the propane industry a good place for retailers to grow their businesses. Read more»

The propane industry’s agenda in Washington Posted on 14 Apr 2017 in the Current Issue & Featured categories.

Undoubtedly, Washington has been a hotbed of activity early in 2017, but I’m speaking more directly to issues concerning the propane industry. Read more»

LP Gas Hall of Fame profile: John D. Capps Posted on 27 Mar 2017 in the Current Issue & Featured & Hall of Fame categories.

NLPGA head John Capps pushed safety and marketing programs and helped to modernize the propane industry. Read more»

PERC relaunches national consumer education campaign Posted on 16 Mar 2017 in the Current Issue & Featured categories.

Propane marketer buy-in and timing are a part of discussions as PERC relaunches national consumer education campaign. Read more»