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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

MFA Oil marks first acquisition of fiscal year Posted on 27 Sep 2016 in the Mergers and acquisitions & News categories.

MFA Oil Co. has acquired Ozark County LP Gas Co. Inc., a propane retailer with offices in Gainesville, Missouri, and Mountain Home, Arkansas. Read more»

Propane industry rallies to aid Louisiana flood victims Posted on 25 Sep 2016 in the Current Issue categories.

The propane industry rallies around those impacted by this year’s historic Louisiana flooding. Read more»

Propane traders aim for retail operation stability Posted on 11 Sep 2016 in the Current Issue & Featured categories.

Find out what propane traders are doing behind the scenes that adds stability to retailer operations. Read more»

Today’s consumer markets show promise for propane Posted on 12 Aug 2016 in the Current Issue & Featured categories.

The consumer markets are full of promise in today’s pricing environment. Read more»

PERC approves engine projects totaling more than $1.5 million Posted on 01 Aug 2016 in the News categories.

The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) approved the following funding requests at its July meeting in Napa, California. Read more»

PERC approves assessment rate increase, mulls funding decisions Posted on 21 Jul 2016 in the Featured & News categories.

The Propane Education & Research Council approved an assessment rate increase on odorized propane gallon sales at its July meeting in Napa, Calif. Read more»

Alzheimer’s disease hits home for Blossman’s small engines director Posted on 15 Jul 2016 in the Current Issue categories.

Alzheimer’s disease hits home for Blossman Gas’ small engines leader, Alex Catchings. Read more»

Hydraulically fractured wells unlock two-thirds of natural gas production in US Posted on 27 Jun 2016 in the Blue Flame Blog categories.

A recent report by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) sheds light on natural gas production in the United States. Read more»

Tank locks address safety, liability, tampering concerns Posted on 16 Jun 2016 in the Current Issue categories.

Editor-in-Chief Brian Richesson spent some time talking with Lock America's Frank Minnella about how propane tank locks can strengthen safety in the industry. Read more»

Setting your propane company apart from the competition Posted on 13 Jun 2016 in the Current Issue categories.

With propane delivery functions being equal, what really sets one retail propane operation apart from another? Read more»