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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

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»

PERC introduces new consumer education campaign at Propane Expo Posted on 09 Apr 2016 in the News & Propane Education & Research Council categories.

The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) announced the rollout of a new consumer education campaign prior to the start of the NPGA Southeastern Convention & International Propane Expo on... Read more»

Autogas dispensing station up for bid at Propane Expo Posted on 31 Mar 2016 in the Autogas & National Propane Gas Association & News & Southeastern convention categories.

Quality Steel Corp. and Industrial Propane Service Inc. (IPS) are partnering to raise proceeds for the National Propane Gas Association’s (NPGA) scholarship fund, as well as awareness of propane autogas,... Read more»

Keeping up with trends in exports, petrochemicals Posted on 28 Mar 2016 in the Blue Flame Blog categories.

Exports and petrochemicals are two propane demand areas we reference often in Trader’s Corner. They’ve become more of a popular topic for us — and propane retailers — because each... Read more»

Industry’s largest show set for Nashville Posted on 17 Mar 2016 in the Current Issue & Featured categories.

The propane industry’s largest trade show is making a major move this year, from its long-running host city of Atlanta to the bright lights and bustling nightlife of Nashville, Tenn.... Read more»

API report: US odorized propane sales gain for second straight year Posted on 17 Mar 2016 in the Featured & News & Propane Retail Operations categories.

The propane industry received positive news to help cushion the blow of a mostly mild winter heating season: back-to-back increases for U.S. odorized gallon sales in a popular annual report.... Read more»

LP Gas Hall of Fame profile: Bill Byrne Posted on 16 Mar 2016 in the Current Issue & Featured categories.

The LP Gas Hall of Fame welcomed four inductees in the Class of 2016 during a black-tie dinner and awards ceremony April 7 in Nashville, Tenn. They are Bill Byrne... Read more»