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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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Laketran continues transition to propane-powered buses Posted on 26 Jan 2018 in the Autogas & News categories.

Laketran will add 11 propane-powered buses to its fleet. These new vehicles are intended to help improve efficiency. Read more»

MFA Oil makes sixth Kansas acquisition with Cardie Oil Posted on 25 Jan 2018 in the Mergers and acquisitions & News categories.

MFA Oil Co. acquired Cardie Oil Inc., an independent retailer of propane and refined fuel in Tampa, Kansas. This is MFA's sixth acquisition in Kansas since 2015. Read more»

Quarles Petroleum acquires Noblett’s Northern Neck Gas Posted on 24 Jan 2018 in the Mergers and acquisitions & News categories.

Quarles Petroleum Inc., a provider of residential and commercial fuel in the Mid-Atlantic region, acquired the propane distributor Noblett's Northern Neck Gas. Read more»

Growmark appoints new vice president of energy and logistics Posted on 23 Jan 2018 in the News & People categories.

Mike Builta is set to replace Kevin Carroll as vice president of the energy and logistics division. Carroll is retiring after 32 years with the company. Read more»

Cargas Systems names new CEO Posted on 22 Jan 2018 in the News & People categories.

Nate Scott was named CEO of Cargas Systems, succeeding founder Chip Cargas. This is the company‚Äôs first CEO transition. Cargas will stay with the company and serve as chairman of the board. Read more»

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»