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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 announces staff realignment Posted on 23 Feb 2017 in the News & People & Propane Education & Research Council categories.

PERC says its staff changes are due in part to the retirement of Jim Harris, its longtime CFO and vice president of administration, and the work of a strategic task force that reviewed its objectives. Read more»

Korn/Ferry leading PERC’s CEO search Posted on 22 Feb 2017 in the News & Propane Education & Research Council categories.

The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) has retained Los Angeles-based Korn/Ferry International to conduct its search for a new president and CEO. Read more»

Uncovering the propane industry’s Rising Leaders Posted on 16 Feb 2017 in the Current Issue & Featured categories.

Our new initiative uncovers propane’s best and brightest young leaders. Read more»

Propane prices higher than at same time last year Posted on 03 Feb 2017 in the News & Supply and Pricing categories.

Despite most of the country experiencing, on average, a relatively warm winter so far, certain non-weather-related factors are contributing to higher prices for propane and heating oil when compared to the same time last year, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reports. Read more»

Knowing what’s best for your business Posted on 27 Jan 2017 in the Current Issue categories.

A retailer technology column and a propane profile usher in 2017. Read more»

Lower heating demand, crop drying drop 2015 propane sales Posted on 19 Jan 2017 in the Featured & News categories.

Two steps forward and one step back. After consecutive gains in 2013 and 2014, annual U.S. sales of odorized propane fell 9.6 percent to 8.5 billion gallons in 2015, according... Read more»

NGL Energy Partners fills board of directors post Posted on 16 Jan 2017 in the News & People categories.

NGL Energy Partners LP appointed Jared Parker, managing director of Oaktree Capital Management, to the board of directors of its general partner, NGL Energy Holdings LLC. Read more»

Crestwood acquires Turner Gas’ wholesale propane division Posted on 05 Jan 2017 in the Featured & Mergers and acquisitions & News categories.

Crestwood Services, the supply and logistics unit of Crestwood Equity Partners LP, acquired the wholesale propane division of Turner Gas Co. in Salt Lake City. Read more»

Independent Technologies mourns death of president, CEO Posted on 04 Jan 2017 in the Featured & News & People categories.

Daryl Ingalsbe, president of Nebraska-based Independent Technologies Inc., died in a Dec. 27 plane crash near his home in Spruce Creek, Florida. He was 67. Read more»

US inventory falls, exports rise to record level in late December Posted on 03 Jan 2017 in the Blue Flame Blog categories.

The U.S. domestic propane market continues to change. That's the message from ICF International in a guest column written for LP Gas magazine. Read more»