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James Guyette is a contributing editor for LP Gas.

Posts by James Guyette

Natural gas pipelines advance into propane territory; LPG leaders take notice Posted on 26 Aug 2014 in the Current Issue & Featured & Residential categories.

  Something smells rotten to numerous propane providers, and it’s not just the mercaptan odor that signals the presence of natural gas. Noses are out of joint and serious concerns... Read more»

New research changes fire code to benefit barbecue cylinder sales sites Posted on 25 Jun 2014 in the Current Issue & Featured & Safety/Regulatory categories.

Industry-initiated adjustments to fire code regulations are expected to further stoke the cylinder exchange marketplace. An ambitious scientific study determined that the steel and aluminum cabinets currently in use are... Read more»

Supply disruptions, price spikes deliver tight, tough winter heating season Posted on 21 Apr 2014 in the Current Issue & Featured & Propane Retail Operations & Supply and Pricing categories.

As the term polar vortex entered the nation’s lexicon, many propane providers and their customers were wishing a pox on Pax and all other winter storms that put such a... Read more»

A novel approach to the alternative motor fuels marketplace Posted on 24 Jan 2014 in the Autogas & Current Issue & Featured & Motor Fuel & Propane Retail Operations categories.

A Pennsylvania propane retailer is meeting customer needs by offering autogas and compressed natural gas at a new $4 million complex A propane retailer in Pennsylvania is putting the pedal... Read more»

Marketers urged to cultivate several propane supply options prior to winter’s arrival Posted on 03 Sep 2013 in the Current Issue & Supply and Pricing categories.

Propane retailers are being advised to line up several product sources going into the winter heating season. Read more»

Farmers reaping financial, performance yields with propane irrigation engines Posted on 16 Jul 2013 in the Agriculture & Current Issue categories.

Sowing the seeds of ditching diesel and making the switch to propane-powered irrigation engines is increasingly becoming a fertile field for propane marketers serving an agricultural clientele. Farmers using the... Read more»

Measuring impact of CNG delivery technology on large propane customers Posted on 04 Jun 2013 in the Current Issue & Technology categories.

Similar to propane’s business model built on portable attributes, NG Advantage is delivering compressed natural gas from a natural gas compressing facility. Read more»

Industry registers suitable heating season Posted on 17 Apr 2013 in the Current Issue & Heating categories.

As St. Patrick’s Day was easing into a frosty Easter from Denver to Delaware, and Florida’s spring-break revelers were greeted by 46-degree wind chills, many marketers were seeing green as... Read more»

Propane technology advances to cattle ranches Posted on 11 Jan 2013 in the Current Issue & Technology categories.

Maintaining far-flung wells and ponds is much more efficient because of a new propane-based pumping and control system developed by Remote Well Solutions (RWS). Read more»

Impact of last year’s winter hampering heating-season prep Posted on 21 Sep 2012 in the News & Supply and Pricing categories.

A key industry wholesaler reports that the amount of propane prebuys typically transacted by mid-August has been slashed in half – a management strategy that’s fraught with peril should a... Read more»