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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

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»

New marketing campaign designed to endear public to propane Posted on 03 Jun 2016 in the Current Issue categories.

One year after a federal government restriction on Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) efforts to educate the public about the benefits of propane, the industry is headed back to... Read more»

NPGA names new officers ahead of Propane Days Posted on 23 May 2016 in the National Propane Gas Association & News & People categories.

Blossman Gas President and CEO Stuart Weidie heads a new slate of National Propane Gas Association (NPGA) officers who were sworn in to their new positions Monday ahead of Propane... Read more»

Retailers’ responsibility goes beyond delivering propane Posted on 09 May 2016 in the Blue Flame Blog categories.

We have a great appreciation for the work of propane retailers. What retailers do on a daily basis involves more than delivering gas. It also involves taking the steps well... Read more»

Distributors dissect retailers’ equipment needs, trends Posted on 09 May 2016 in the Current Issue categories.

It seems only fitting that, in this LP Gas Buyers Guide issue, we focus here on a segment of the propane industry integral to the equipment needs of the retailer.... Read more»

Nominations open for the LP Gas Hall of Fame Posted on 06 May 2016 in the Current Issue categories.

April is a busy month for us at LP Gas magazine. Not only are we planning for the propane industry’s largest trade show, the Southeastern Convention & International Propane Expo,... Read more»

PERC approves funding requests at Nashville meeting Posted on 22 Apr 2016 in the News & Propane Education & Research Council categories.

The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) approved three funding requests during its April meeting in Nashville, Tenn. The principal contractor is noted in parenthesis, where applicable. ■ $237,900 for... Read more»

Speakers: Marketer success in agriculture goes beyond propane sales Posted on 14 Apr 2016 in the Agriculture & News categories.

Propane marketers looking to grow their businesses can capitalize on a number of agriculture-related opportunities, say two educational session speakers at the Southeastern Convention & International Propane Expo on April... Read more»