Your true identity

December 14, 2012 - By

Instead of blindly conforming to the way other companies do business, take pleasure in being as different and unique as you can possibly be. read more

The Class of 2013

December 12, 2012 - By

A recently retired president and CEO of a retailing giant; a leader in public affairs; and an engine enthusiast who helped pave the way for propane as an engine fuel are among six inductees into the 2013 class of the LP Gas Hall of Fame. LP Gas launched the hall of fame last year to preserve the legacy of propane... read more

State of the Industry report: Can we rise up?

December 11, 2012 - By

View a reader friendly version of the SOI report from our digital edition. ■ A year ago, responses to LP Gas Magazine’s annual State of the Industry survey revealed not only concerns of propane retailers regarding their businesses and the economic climate, but also their lack of trust in the federal government helping the situation. ■ This year, responding to our survey... read more

Superior Energy Systems dispensers receive UL listing

December 10, 2012 - By

Superior Energy Systems recently received UL listing for its LP gas dispensers. The listing allows the dispenser apparatus to be located on fuel islands alongside other fuel pumps such as ones that dispense gasoline and diesel. The Superior LP gas dispenser features pull-away protection, low-emission transfer and powder coating for durability. A display panel provides information on number of gallons... read more

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Menards opening 37 autogas fueling stations

December 10, 2012 - By

Thirty-six Menards home improvement store locations throughout Illinois, as well as one store in Eau Claire, Wis., will now offer publicly accessible propane refueling. CleanFUEL USA is installing the 37 propane autogas refueling stations. The stations include a PRO2110 dispenser and 1,000-gallon tanks. Ferrellgas is providing installation services and propane for each location. The Menards retail sites will be open... read more

New England Propane Foundation names new directors

December 10, 2012 - By

The New England Propane Foundation has named new four directors for 2013-2015. They are Jeff Choate of Augusta Fuels in Augusta, Maine; Jon Holstein of Spicer Gas in Groton, Conn.; Joe Trefethen of Palmer Gas in Atkinson, N.H.; and Kinson Craft of Simple Energy in West Lebanon, N.H. The directors join nine remaining directors – two per state plus the... read more

New Jersey, New York propane associations to receive Hurricane Sandy relief funding

December 5, 2012 - By

Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) President and CEO Roy Willis has authorized a presidential grant that designates up to $25,000 each for the New Jersey and New York propane gas associations to aid in their Hurricane Sandy response efforts. The special funding will help offset the extraordinary expenses incurred in those high-populated states following the storm, Willis says. Sandy... read more

Hurricane Sandy sets off a chain of events that puts the industry in motion

December 5, 2012 - By

The propane industry helps out with the Hurricane Sandy aftermath. read more

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Utah retailer overcomes geography to celebrate 20 years in propane

December 5, 2012 - By

The Uintah Basin in eastern Utah poses some unique geographical challenges for Basin Propane Systems, a retailer that serves about 2,000 customers in Colorado, Utah and Wyoming. Based in the city of Vernal, a place owner Scott Sowards refers to as the largest city in the United States without a railroad, Basin Propane is forced to truck all of its... read more

Are English-only warnings still adequate?

December 5, 2012 - By

Our industry has spent a great deal of time to develop warnings material to inform customers of the potential dangers associated with the use of propane. read more