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James Guyette is a contributing editor for LP Gas.

Posts by James Guyette

Midstream association serves role in propane industry Posted on 10 Feb 2017 in the Current Issue categories.

The GPA Midstream Association does much of its work upstream but still serves propane industry interests on several levels. Read more»

Propane marketers assess operations, winter readiness Posted on 30 Sep 2016 in the Current Issue categories.

Amid extreme heat, flooding and winter storm forecasts, propane marketers assess their operations and readiness ahead of another winter. Read more»

Piping with natural gas increases revenue for propane marketers Posted on 09 Sep 2016 in the Current Issue categories.

Some propane marketers have uncovered an added revenue source by piping in with natural gas. Read more»

Winter’s effect on retailer volumes, business pressures Posted on 18 Apr 2016 in the Current Issue categories.

As Easter approached and daffodils bloomed, the winter of 2015-16 was seemingly destined for the record books, to be filed as the warmest ever. Throughout the heating season, temperatures hovered... Read more»

Propane retailers weather fluke onslaughts of snow from Winter Storm Jonas Posted on 29 Jan 2016 in the Blue Flame Blog categories.

With more than 80 million people in its path last weekend, from the Gulf Coast to New England, Winter Storm Jonas was fortunately a fast-moving front. Another plus was that... Read more»

Expanding propane’s portfolio with biopropane technology Posted on 19 Jan 2016 in the Current Issue categories.

A race to establish market share is brewing among competing biopropane developers eager to commercialize a technology that is gaining support among global government policymakers and private sector entrepreneurs as... Read more»

Diesel displacement systems trigger fuel-cost savings Posted on 16 Oct 2015 in the Current Issue & Featured categories.

Big-rig diesel drivers can achieve significant fuel-cost savings via add-on engine conversion systems that displace some of the diesel with propane by combining the two fuels inside the combustion chamber... Read more»

Ammonia contamination episodes bring acute safety, operational risks Posted on 15 Jun 2015 in the Current Issue & Featured categories.

An incident involving ammonia contamination can create caustic consequences for your propane business. “It can be a business killer, as the comprehensive cost of action and remediation is an immediate... Read more»

Marketers avoid year-ago scenario with ample supply, lower demand Posted on 29 Apr 2015 in the Current Issue & Featured categories.

Detailed, robust preparations also play part in overcoming onslaughts of nasty weather. Although you might have a slightly differing viewpoint if you struggled with sporadic supply shortages, the overall consensus... Read more»

US territory sparks global interest in propane-generated electricity Posted on 26 Jan 2015 in the Current Issue & Featured categories.

Residents of the U.S. Virgin Islands received a welcome Christmas gift when the territory’s Water and Power Authority (WAPA) announced that the new year would ring in reduced electricity bills... Read more»