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Joe McCarthy is an Associate Editor of LP Gas Magazine. You can contact him at jmccarthy@northcoastmedia.net and at 216-363-7930.

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US Department of Energy publishes NGL primer report Posted on 19 Jan 2018 in the News categories.

The U.S. Department of Energy published a natural gas liquids (NGL) primer, showcasing the resource potential of NGLs, specifically in the Appalachian region. Read more»

Ohio EPA offers grant for vehicle conversions Posted on 18 Jan 2018 in the Autogas & News categories.

The Ohio EPA now offers a grant that will assist class 7 and 8 vehicle owners in converting diesel- or gasoline-powered engines to those that use alternative fuels, such as propane. Read more»

Ferrellgas sells Bridger Energy Posted on 17 Jan 2018 in the News categories.

Ferrellgas Partners announced the sale of Bridger Energy to an undisclosed buyer. The terms of the transaction were not announced. Read more»

Dead River Co. acquires Ryezak Oil Co. Posted on 16 Jan 2018 in the Mergers and acquisitions & News categories.

The purchase of Ryezak Oil comes on the heels of Dead River Co.'s acquisition of Breggy Oil Co. Bob and Terry Comeau have owned Ryezak Oil since 1990. Read more»

Amthor International to expand manufacturing operation Posted on 15 Jan 2018 in the News categories.

The tank truck manufacturer's expansion includes the construction of a 115,000-sq.-ft. production facility in Pittsylvania County, Virginia. Read more»

Bergquist Inc. hires new Midwest area sales manager Posted on 12 Jan 2018 in the News & People categories.

Mike Hildenbrand will serve as Bergquist Inc.'s area sales manager for Minnesota, Wisconsin, and eastern North Dakota and South Dakota. Read more»

Missouri Propane Education & Research Council elects leadership Posted on 11 Jan 2018 in the News & People categories.

The Missouri Propane Education & Research Council elected its 2018 officers, reappointed three directors and appointed two others to fill vacant seats. Read more»

Enterprise to expand butane isomerization, natural gas processing facilities Posted on 09 Jan 2018 in the News categories.

Enterprise Products Partners will also expand its natural gas liquid extraction capabilities by an incremental 40,000 barrels per day (bpd) to 120,000 bpd. Read more»

MFA Oil acquires Callaway Propane Posted on 08 Jan 2018 in the Mergers and acquisitions & News categories.

The acquisition of Callaway Propane is the first for MFA Oil since September 2017. Read more»

IC Bus to fulfill propane bus order for Alabama school district Posted on 05 Jan 2018 in the Autogas & News categories.

The 44 school buses will be powered by the Power Solutions International 8.8-liter propane engine. Read more»