2022 Top Propane Retailers

February 15, 2022 By    

LP Gas’ annual ranking of the largest retail propane companies in the U.S. is measured by gallon sales. See who made the list for 2022 below.


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21st Century Energy Group
Location: New Castle, Pennsylvania
Founded: 1962
2021 FY retail gallons: 8,075,000
Outlets: 6; States: 4

Location: Cottage Grove, Wisconsin
Founded: 2021
2021 FY retail gallons: 20,276,676
Acquisitions: 2

AmeriGas Propane
Location: King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
Founded: 1959
Owner: UGI Corp.
2021 FY retail gallons: 1,097,000,000
Outlets: 1,600; States: 50
Customers: 1,400,000
Employees: 5,800; Bobtails: 2,740; Transports: 880
Officers: Paul Ladner, president; David Ritts, CIO; Chris Cook, VP, marketing, growth & retention; Kevin Kelleher, VP, operations; Ann P. Kelly, VP, finance & CFO; Andrew Little, VP, supply & logistics; Michelle Bimson Maggi, VP, law; LaQuisha Parks, VP, customer engagement; Warren Patterson, VP, commercial business development, global LPG
Operations managers: James Palkovic, VP, operations east; Koury Ensley, VP, operations west

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Anderson’s Propane
Location: Hindsville/Harrison, Arkansas
Founded: 1988
Owners: Doug Anderson; Rhonda Anderson
2021 FY retail gallons: 15,825,000
Outlets: 7; States: 2; Customers: 36,300
Employees: 60; Bobtails: 40; Transports: 6
Storage volume: 3,350,000 gallons

Belgrade Cooperative
Location: Belgrade, Minnesota
Founded: 1928
Owner: Jeff Koehler
2021 FY retail gallons: 3,850,450
Outlets: 2; States: 1; Customers: 3,000
Employees: 27; Bobtails: 5; Transports: 2
Storage volume: 150,000 gallons

Blossman Gas Inc.
Location: Ocean Springs, Mississippi
Founded: 1951
Owners: Blossman family
2021 FY retail gallons: 112,000,000
Outlets: 78; States: 16; Customers: 211,000
Employees: 950; Gas delivery trucks: 265
Acquisitions: 3
Officers: Stuart Weidie, president & CEO; David Reynolds, COO; Frank Parent, CFO; Todd Reinke, CAO
Operations managers: Regional VPs: John Fowler, James Harris, Don James, Scott Prewitt, Scott Sturdivant, Kevin Tobolski

Buster Brown Propane
Location: New Caney, Texas
Founded: 1972
Owner: Janice Peterson
2021 FY retail gallons: 4,300,000
Outlets: 4; States: 1; Customers: 10,000
Employees: 30; Bobtails: 12
Storage volume: 90,000 gallons
Officers: Janice Peterson, president; Mark Peterson, VP; Matt Peterson, secretary treasurer
Operations managers: Matt Peterson; Larry Rollins, service manager

Buster’s Propane LLC
Location: Corpus Christi, Texas
Founded: 1970
Owner: Brody Newton, David Harris
2021 FY retail gallons: 1,250,000
Outlets: 1; States: 1; Customers: 600; Employees: 7; Bobtails: 4
Storage volume: 44,000 gallons

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Center State Propane
Location: Waterville, New York
Founded: 2009
Owner: James Wratten, Michael Buell
2021 FY retail gallons: 4,850,000
Outlets: 4; States: 1; Customers: 8,500
Employees: 36; Bobtails: 10; Transports: 1
Storage volume: 120,000 gallons
Acquisitions: 1 (Brandow Gas Co., 200,000 gallons)
Operations managers: Peter J. Miller, general manager

Central Valley Ag
Location: York, Nebraska
Founded: 2003
2021 FY retail gallons: 8,426,400
Outlets: 4; States: 4; Customers: 5,800
Employees: 25; Bobtails: 12; Transports: 3
Storage volume: 995,000 gallons
Officers: Carl Dickinson, CEO; Fran Swain, CFO; Jeff Ingalls, SVP energy
Operations managers: Energy operations leads: Karl Serrein, Mark Pollet, Chris Clingman, Lucas Ploen; Kane Kuehl, energy sales manager; Tracy Haller, energy admin lead; Kendall Hostler, business systems specialist

Christensen Inc.
Location: Richland, Washington
Founded: 1980
Owner: The Christensen family
2021 FY retail gallons: 10,000,000
Outlets: 8; States: 3; Customers: 10,000
Employees: 350; Bobtails: 12; Transports: 5
Storage volume: 230,000 gallons
Acquisitions: 2 (Lykins Fuel Card Solution, fuel, 908,000 gallons; Yorkston Oil Co., gas/diesel/lubricants, 11,533,203)
Officers: Tony Christensen, CEO & president; Dan Breen, CFO; Mike Hildebrand, COO
Operations managers: Marci Ballard, general manager, eastern Washington; Travis Paulson, general manager, western Washington; Denver Miller, general manager, Oregon

CHS Inc.
Location: Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota
Founded: 1929
2021 FY retail gallons: 79,000,000
States: 44; Transports: 375
Officers: Adam DeLawyer, VP of propane
Operations managers: Andy Ernst, marketing manager; Directors: Tyler Kelly, supply; Scott Pearson, propane risk & asset development; Ben Lyden, trading; Dennis St. Aubin, sales manager, West; George Lipford, sales manager, East

Co-Alliance Cooperative Inc.
Location: Avon, Indiana
Founded: 1927
Owner: Farmer-owned cooperative
2021 FY retail gallons: 39,597,624
Outlets: 23; States: 4; Customers: 36,125
Employees: 88; Bobtails: 48; Transports: 3
Storage volume: 2,075,000 gallons
Acquisitions: 1
Officers: Kevin Still, president & CEO; Scott Logue, EVP; Todd Masten, VP, energy
Operations managers: Mike Hayden, John Speer, Shane Young

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CoEnergy Propane
Location: Redmond, Oregon
Founded: 2001
2021 FY retail gallons: 3,315,716
Outlets: 2; States: 1; Customers: 6,800
Employees: 27; Bobtails: 8; Transports: 1
Storage volume: 150,000 gallons
Officers: Bryan Adams, president & CEO

Cole Oil Co.
Location: Lomira, Wisconsin
Founded: 1921
Owners: Tom Cole, Tony Cole, Traci Cole
2021 FY retail gallons: 7,950,000
Outlets: 3; States: 1; Customers: 8,200
Employees: 25; Bobtails: 15; Transports: 1
Storage volume: 428,000 gallons
Officers: Tony Cole, president; Tom Cole, VP; Traci Cole, VP
Operations managers: Nick Tasch, branch manager; Craig Tillema, branch manager; Mike Holzmann, service manager; Steve Schill, operations manager

Country Visions Cooperative
Location: Brillion, Wisconsin
Founded: 1923
2021 FY retail gallons: 12,733,938
Outlets: 30; States: 2; Customers: 16,000
Employees: 37; Bobtails: 27; Transports: 1
Storage volume: 1,306,000 gallons
Officers: Bill Hoeltke, VP, energy & retail; Carl Kiedrowski, propane division manager
Operations managers: John Leurquin, eastern territory; Bryan Lind, western territory; Dennis Taylor, Michigan territory

Crystal Flash Inc.
Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan
Founded: 1932
Owners: Employee owned
2021 FY retail gallons: 23,580,000
Outlets: 17; States: 1; Customers: 27,000
Employees: 315; Bobtails: 49
Transports: 56
Storage volume: 1,000,000 gallons
Acquisitions: 1
Officers: Tom Olive, CEO; Randy Gehrke, COO; Charles Kroll, CFO; Doug Beverage, CIO; Brad Morrill, CXO
Operations managers: Tai Ly, director of operations; Craig Broekhuizen, director of transportation

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Curtis Rud Oil Co.
Location: New Salem, North Dakota
Founded: 1916
Owners: Jay, Brent, Scott Rud
2021 FY retail gallons: 1,970,000
Outlets: 3; States: 1; Customers: 2,600
Employees: 7; Bobtails: 4; Transports: 1
Storage volume: 240,000 gallons
Officers: Jay Rud, secretary/treasurer; Scott Rud, VP; Brent Rud, president
Operations managers: Brent Rud, COO

DCC Propane
Location: Lisle, Illinois
Founded: 2017
2021 FY retail gallons: 171,433,101
Outlets: 143; States: 22
Customers: 250,000; Employees: 857; Bobtails: 370; Transports: 35
Storage volume: 9,250,000 gallons
Acquisitions: 4
Officers: Matt Dantinne, CEO; Ron Snyder, COO; Dan Curry, senior VP, finance
Operations managers: Directors: Matt Geer, corporate development; Steve Cardamone, marketing communications; Brian Sitz, HSE; Tylene Kami, HR; Mike Abrams, fleet; Brad Brooks, strategic sourcing; Jessica Kelsey, digital & IT; general managers: Tim Brown, performance; Mark Gresham, Central Illinois; Eric Payne, Kansas; Bryan Summers, Northern Illinois; Jason Foster, Rocky Mountain; Mike McLeod, Smokey Mountain; Daniel Heyer, Mid-South; Robert Prince, Deep South; Bill Hickey, New England; Jim McSweeney, Pacific Northwest; Mike Abrams, Rocket Supply; Will Rudich, VP, Southeast region

Dead River Co.
Location: South Portland, Maine
Founded: 1909
2021 FY retail gallons: 63,300,000
Outlets: 59; States: 4; Customers: 104,000
Employees: 1,200; Bobtails: 160
Acquisitions: 4
Officers: Deanna Sherman, president & CEO; Casey Cramton, COO; Guy Langevin, CAO; Jeremy Young, CFO

Deiter Bros.
Location: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Founded: 1929
Owner: James G. Deiter
2021 FY retail gallons: 1,500,000
Outlets: 2; States: 2
Employees: 44; Bobtails: 5
Storage volume: 60,000 gallons
Officers: James G. Deiter, president
Operations managers: Gerry Weslowski

Delta Liquid Energy
Location: Paso Robles, California
Founded: 1936
Owner: Platz family
2021 FY retail gallons: 16,284,854
Outlets: 9; States: 5; Customers: 17,380
Employees: 125; Bobtails: 37; Transports: 9
Storage volume: 1,800,000 gallons
Officers: D. Frank Platz, CEO; William Platz, president; Cynthia Belmont, VP, administration; Robert Jacobs, VP, business enterprises; Phil Comstock, VP, retail operations

D.F. Richard Energy
Location: Dover, New Hampshire
Founded: 1932
Owner: D.F. Richard Family LP
2021 FY retail gallons: 10,559,000
Outlets: 1; States: 2; Customers: 15,000
Employees: 65; Bobtails: 12
Storage volume: 390,000 gallons
Officers: Robert Richard, president; Richard Card, CEO; Ryan Jackson, COO; Linda Nye, CFO
Operations managers: Ryan Card

Draeger Propane
Location: Antigo, Wisconsin
Founded: 1995
Owners: Joseph Draeger, Larry Schmoll
2021 FY retail gallons: 3,700,000
Outlets: 2; States: 2; Customers: 5,000
Employees: 16; Bobtails: 7; Transports: 3
Officers: Joseph Draeger, owner/president; Larry Schmoll, co-owner
Operations managers: Josh Schmoll

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Foster Fuels’ 2021 gallon sales place it 33rd in the rankings. (Photo courtesy of Foster Fuels)

Eastern Propane & Oil
Location: Rochester, New Hampshire
Founded: 1932
Owner: Clement and Anderson Family
2021 FY retail gallons: 48,600,000
Outlets: 13; States: 5; Customers: 93,300
Employees: 485; Bobtails: 120; Transports: 5
Storage volume: 2,538,000 gallons
Officers: Charles V. Clement III, chairman & president; Thomas Manson, CEO; Charles V. Clement IV, CTO; Meghan Anderson, CCO; Barbara Labonte, CFO; Robert Young, COO; Kathy Ford, SVP, business systems; Josh Anderson, VP, sales & marketing; Timothy Condon, general counsel & VP, HR & risk management; Mark Stone, VP, information services; Bob Lefebvre, VP, supply; Penney Mabey, AVP, customer care; Mike Gagne, AVP, fleet; Diane Brown, AVP, finance & controller; Jennifer Kinville, AVP, HR; Evan Bonney, AVP, risk management; Arthur Burns, AVP, logistics; Kathy Donlon, assistant to the president
Operations managers: Regional managers: William Massey, New Hampshire east & Maine; Brandt Lambert, New Hampshire central; James Blake, Massachusetts & Rhode Island; Mark Limoges, New Hampshire west & Vermont

Empire Gas Co. Inc.
Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Founded: 1967
Owner: Ramón González Cordero
2021 FY retail gallons: 91,525,168
Outlets: 100; States: 1; Customers: 5,000
Employees: 620; Bobtails: 100
Transports: 50
Storage volume: 17,000,000 gallons
Acquisitions: 5
Officers: Ramón González Cordero, president & CEO; Ketty González de Marrero, assistant president & COO; Ramón González Simounet, VP & CFO; Xavier González Simounet, treasurer; Waleska González Simounet, AVP; Ketty Simounet de González, secretary of the board of directors
Operations managers: Jose Sisco, corporate general director

Enderby Gas Inc.
Location: Gainesville, Texas
Founded: 1945
Owner: Jim Bishop
2021 FY retail gallons: 7,246,422
Outlets: 7; States: 2; Customers: 14,500
Employees: 99; Bobtails: 29; Transports: 33
Storage volume: 762,000 gallons
Officers: Jim Bishop, president; Betty Jarrell, secretary
Operations managers: Max Eubanks, manager, supply & distribution; Chad Gregg, branch manager, Krum, Bowie & Gainesville; B.B. Reedy, branch manager, Sherman & Princeton; Boyd Sanders, branch manager, Paris; Ronnie Clough, branch manager, Marietta, OK

Energy Distribution Partners
Location: Chicago
Founded: 2012
2021 FY retail gallons: 105,000,000
Outlets: 48; States: 11; Customers: 170,000
Employees: 630; Bobtails: 276; Transports: 30
Storage volume: 6,578,000 gallons
Acquisitions: 3
Officers: Thomas Knauff, president & CEO; Boyd McGathey, executive VP & COO; David Stroupe, executive VP, corporate development
Operations managers: Kathy Johnson, VP, HR; Travis Dunham, director of supply & logistics; Jim Rushing, VP, sustainability; regional VPs: Chris Daly, Central; Bill Wiest, East; Ben Heerema, Northwest; Jay Werner, Southwest

Farmers Union Oil Co.
Location: Lake Bronson, Minnesota
Founded: 1935
Owner: Arnita Braget, general manager
2021 FY retail gallons: 1,136,950
Outlets: 2; States: 1; Customers: 1,200
Employees: 5/propane; Bobtails: 3
Storage volume: 62,900 gallons
Operations managers: Arnita Braget, general manager; Lydell Anderson, propane manager; Andy Alme, propane manager; Chris Hanson, propane technician

Federated Co-ops Inc.
Location: Princeton, Minnesota
Founded: 1942
Owner: Federated Co-ops Inc.
2021 FY retail gallons: 29,980,000
Outlets: 21; States: 2; Customers: 40,126
Employees: 74; Bobtails: 54; Transports: 7
Storage volume: 1,610,000 gallons
Officers: Craig Mold, president
Operations managers: Mike McMahon, CEO; Mark Grave, director of energy

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Location: Liberty, Missouri
Founded: 1939
Owner: Publicly held (OTC:FGPR) and employee owned through the Ferrell Cos. Inc. employee stock ownership plan
2021 FY retail gallons: 632,057,000
Outlets: 850; States: All 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico; Employees: 3,825
Officers: James E. Ferrell, chairman & CEO; Tamria A. Zertuche, COO
Operations managers: Geoffrey Jaynes, VP operations, Blue Rhino; Tim Sayers, VP operations, retail; Jill Rhoades, VP production; Brian Numrich, VP trading & distribution; Meg Sharp, VP field operations support

Foster Fuels Inc.
Location: Brookneal, Virginia
Founded: 1921
Owner: Watt R. Foster Jr.
2021 FY retail gallons: 11,250,000
Outlets: 7; States: 1; Customers: 20,000
Employees: 200; Bobtails: 25; Transports: 8
Storage volume: 360,000 gallons
Officers: Watt R. Foster Jr., CEO, president; Darrell St. John, SVP, CIO; Darryl Whitesell, CFO, general counsel; Dale Henderson, SVP, COO
Operations managers: Rick Tate, VP, propane technical operations; Lindie Honsberger, director of operations, Central/South region; Sheldon Wiebe, director of operations, North region; Chelsea Harrison, VP, marketing

G.A. Bove Fuels
Location: Mechanicville, New York
Founded: 1930
Owner: The Bove Family
2021 FY retail gallons: 7,003,000
Outlets: 3; States: 2; Customers: 8,500
Employees: 68; Bobtails: 12
Storage volume: 138,000 gallons
Officers: Frank A. Bove, president; John V. Bove, secretary/treasurer
Operations managers: Kateri Perkins, operation manager; Kevin O’Neil, CFO; Zach Taber, fuels manager; Jim Brennan, service manager; Amanda Stockwell, office manager

Gas Production Co. Inc.
Location: Vestaburg, Michigan
Founded: 1969
Owners: Eric D. Sutherland, Marc L. Sutherland, William C. Sutherland, Carol L. Sutherland
2021 FY retail gallons: 1,868,784
Outlets: 1; States: 1; Customers: 3,000
Employees: 15; Bobtails: 6
Storage volume: 108,000 gallons
Officers: William C. Sutherland, president; Carol L. Sutherland, VP; Marc L. Sutherland, VP, operations; Eric D. Sutherland, VP, managerial; Heather L. Sutherland, secretary
Operations managers: Marc L. Sutherland, VP, operations; Eric D. Sutherland, VP, managerial

Godfrey Propane Co.
Location: Arlington, Texas
Founded: 1944
Owners: Eddie Godfrey
2021 FY retail gallons: 1,500,000
Outlets: 2; States: 1; Customers: 3,000
Employees: 14; Bobtails: 5
Storage volume: 240,000 gallons
Officers: Eddie Godfrey, CEO; Ranley Godfrey, chairman; Patrick Godfrey, COO
Operations managers: Travis Blume, general manager

Growmark Inc.
Location: Bloomington, Illinois
Founded: 1927
Owner: Agricultural cooperative
2021 FY retail gallons: 222,110,692
States: 17

Herring Gas Co. Inc.
Location: Meadville, Mississippi
Founded: 1946
Owner: Herring family
2021 FY retail gallons: 15,320,000
Outlets: 21; States: 2; Customers: 35,000
Employees: 186; Bobtails: 69; Transports: 5
Storage volume: 1,900,000 gallons
Officers: Ed Herring, chairman of the board; Jody Herring, president; Tommy Smallwood, VP; Brooke Perry, CFO
Operations managers: Dwayne Miller, Troy Marcukaitis, Chris Hamilton Sr., Zach Trim

Island Energy
Location: Paragould, Arkansas
Founded: 2008
Owner: Hardy Thompson
2021 FY retail gallons: 2,000,000
Outlets: 3; States: 1; Customers: 2,300
Employees: 7; Bobtails: 5
Storage volume: 80,000 gallons
Officers: Hardy Thompson
Operations managers: Wes Welkerson

Kemgas Propane Service
Location: Fort Bragg, California
Founded: 1936
Owners: Joshua Kemppe, Charles Kemppe
2021 FY retail gallons: 3,000,000
Outlets: 3; States: 1; Customers: 7,500
Employees: 21; Bobtails: 9; Transports: 2
Storage volume: 114,000 gallons
Officers: Joshua Kemppe, president; Charles Kemppe, COB; Kim Kemppe, treasurer
Operations managers: Brian Rodgers, field operations manager

Lakes Gas Co.
Location: Wyoming, Minnesota
Founded: 1959
2021 FY retail gallons: 63,000,000
States: 5; Employees: 275
Bobtails: 130; Transports: 5
Storage volume: 8,400,000 gallons
Officers: Trent Hampton, CEO; Steve Sargeant, EVP, operations; Steven Savitz, CFO; Tony Buck, VP, safety & supply
Operations managers: Dave Anderson, North division; Aaron Huizenga, East division; Chris McGuire, West division; Jason Hellendrung, Central division; Jake Schanus, sales manager

Lettermen’s Energy
Location: Bonner Springs, Kansas
Founded: 2021
Owners: Privately held
2021 FY retail gallons: 17,142,464
Outlets: 18; States: 8; Customers: 26,500
Employees: 80; Bobtails: 44
Storage volume: 595,000 gallons
Acquisitions: 4
Officers: Stephen Wambold, CEO; Randy Schott, COO; Bill Ruisinger, CFO
Operations managers: Rick Gilman, VP, Southwest region; Joe Pischke, VP, North Central region; Rick O’Connor, VP, Midwest region; general managers: Mark Lolkus, Andy Johnson, Eric Antrim, Ed Hansen

Marsh Energy Inc.
Location: Greeneville, Tennessee
Founded: 1966
Owner: S.W. Marsh Family
2021 FY retail gallons: 7,800,000
Outlets: 7; States: 4
Employees: 62; Bobtails: 20; Transports: 4
Storage volume: 360,000 gallons
Officers: Chris Marsh, president & CEO; Lori Finchum, CFO
Operations managers: Larry O’Bryant, Rick Smith, Ben Raby, Kevin Cretsinger, Justin Graham, Grey Wells, Ralph Brooks

Martindale Propane Inc.
Location: New Holland, Pennsylvania
Founded: 1992
Owners/officers: Glenn Zimmerman; Joyce Zimmerman
2021 FY retail gallons: 4,179,492
States: 1; Customers: 7,878; Employees: 12; Bobtails: 14
Storage volume: 360,000 gallons

Location: Warren, New Jersey
Founded: 1926
Owner: TNSC
2021 FY retail gallons: 20,032,000
Outlets: 220; States: 42; Customers: 49,000
Bobtails: 76
Storage volume: 1,723,000 gallons
Officers: Scott Kallman, president & CEO
Operations managers: Roland Ostrowski, SVP, packaged gases; David Bertelsen, national propane product manager

McAdams Propane Co.
Location: Center, Texas
Founded: 1996
Owner: Billy Bob & Lisa McAdams
2021 FY retail gallons: 4,280,000
Outlets: 7; States: 1; Customers: 12,200; Employees: 45; Bobtails: 16
Storage volume: 242,144 gallons
Acquisitions: 1
Officers: Billy Bob McAdams, president; Joshua McAdams, VP; Lisa McAdams, secretary/treasurer; Kristin Peace, CFO
Operations managers: Matt Brock, director of retail operations

Meritum Energy Holdings
Location: San Antonio
Founded: 2015
Owner: Meritum Energy GP
2021 FY retail gallons: 22,000,000
Outlets: 26; States: 10; Customers: 60,000
Employees: 295; Bobtails: 94; Transports: 8
Storage volume: 12,000,000 gallons
Acquisitions: 2
Officers: Chris Hill, co-founder & CEO; Rob Chalmers, co-founder & CFO; Tom Van Buren, COO; Michael Schmell, COO eastern operations

MFA Oil Co.
Location: Columbia, Missouri
Founded: 1929
Owner: Farmer-owned cooperative
2021 FY retail gallons: 105,000,000
Outlets: 112; States: 8; Customers: 300,000; Employees: 530; Bobtails: 230
Storage volume: 9,550,000 gallons
Acquisitions: 1 (American Propane, 400,000 gallons)
Officers: Jon Ihler, president & CEO; Jeff Raetz, CFO; Janice Serpico, CHRO; Kenny Steeves, senior VP, operations; James Greer, senior VP, supply & transportation; Curtis Chaney,  senior VP, retail; Ed Harper, VP, enterprise risk management; Amanda Cooper, VP, HR; Tami Ensor, corporate secretary
Operations managers: District managers: Mike Whitney, Barry Oden, Luke Fitzpatrick, Andy Hays, Trevor Honeycutt, Jeff Goodwin; Tom Procter, director of safety & maintenance; Robert Burlbaugh, director of field training & procedures

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Milton Propane
Location: Milton, Wisconsin
Founded: 1967
Owner: John Arndt
2021 FY retail gallons: 8,500,000
Outlets: 6; States: 3; Customers: 13,000
Employees: 36; Bobtails: 18; Transports: 4
Storage volume: 528,000 gallons
Officers: John Arndt, president & CEO
Operations managers: Meghan Showen, corporate office manager; John Arnoldussen, corporate branch manager; branch managers: Doug Fondriest, Kyle Henke, Trevor Pinnick, Scott Arverson, Dale Medema, Walt Wingo

Modern Gas Co.
Location: Rock Rapids, Iowa
Founded: 1988
Owner: Greg Popkes
2021 FY retail gallons: 4,351,014
Outlets: 1; States: 3; Customers: 2,000; Employees: 30; Bobtails: 5; Transports: 2
Storage volume: 463,000 gallons
Officers: Greg Popkes, president
Operations managers: Katie Ranney

Moore Propane LLC
Location: Falls Creek, Pennsylvania
Founded: 2013
Owners: Linda Moore, Alan Moore, Kelly Moore Price, Earle M. Moore
2021 FY retail gallons: 3,100,000
Outlets: 2; States: 1; Customers: 4,000
Employees: 18; Bobtails: 6
Storage volume: 120,000 gallons
Officers: Alan E. Moore, president; Linda D. Moore, EVP; Kelly A. Moore Price, CFO; Earle M. Moore, general manager
Operations managers: Randy Kengersky, operations manager; Chrissy Horner, customer service manager; Karen Ross, VP administration

Northern Star Cooperative Services
Location: Deer River, Minnesota
Founded: 1922
Owner: Member-owned cooperative
2021 FY retail gallons: 8,524,736
Outlets: 8; States: 1; Customers: 12,000
Bobtails: 22
Storage volume: 600,000 gallons
Officers: Bradley Box, CEO; James B. Peterson, president; Victor Williams Jr., VP; Travis Anttila, secretary; directors: Shirley Nixon, Ryan Fox, Barb Gunderson, Jason Newberg
Operations managers: Patrick Bleth; Nicole Osse, office manager; Brenda Hendrickson, credit manager

Northwest Propane
Location: Carrollton, Texas
Founded: 1946
2021 FY retail gallons: 6,194,885
Outlets: 4; States: 1; Customers: 13,400
Employees: 44; Bobtails: 16; Transports: 6
Storage volume: 524,000 gallons
Officers: Jay B. Wood, president; Tim L. Wood, VP; Jerry L. Hatzfeld, secretary treasurer
Operations managers: J. Ben Wood; Andrew Hatzfeld, personnel manager

Oklahoma Liquefied Gas Co.
Location: Seminole, Oklahoma
Founded: 1937
Owner: Kenneth R. Green
2021 FY retail gallons: 2,913,650
Outlets: 15; States: 1; Customers: 13,312
Employees: 33; Bobtails: 14; Transports: 2
Storage volume: 809,075 gallons
Acquisitions: 1 (Mangum Oil & Gas)
Officers: Kenneth R. Green, president; Greg Thompson, VP; Karen Green, secretary
Operations managers: Kyle Atyia, Seminole location; Ricky Reed, Chickasha; Randy McGrew, Lexington; Harry Fries, OKC & Harrah; Larry Kaufman, Marlow; Kent Cobb, Lawton

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Pacific States Petroleum Inc.
Location: Concord, California
Founded: 2001
Owner: Kevin Maddox
2021 FY retail gallons: 2,400,000
Outlets: 6; States: 1; Customers: 1,500
Employees: 6; Bobtails: 5
Storage volume: 30,000 gallons
Officers: Kevin Maddox, president; Chuck Phelps, VP; Heidi Hughes, controller; Jason Edwards, general manager

Paraco Gas
Location: Rye Brook, New York
Founded: 1968
Owner: The Armentano family
2021 FY retail gallons: 67,100,887
Outlets: 29; States: 8; Customers: 116,000
Employees: 428; Bobtails: 101; Transports: 12
Storage volume: 1,556,000 gallons
Acquisitions: 1 (Warner’s Propane & Oil)
Officers: Joseph Armentano, CEO; Christina Armentano, COO, EVP; Kevin Watson, CFO

Pinnacle Propane
Location: Irving, Texas
Founded: 2010
Owner: SHV Energy
2021 FY retail gallons: 63,075,000
Outlets: 30; States: 9
Employees: 430; Bobtails: 241; Storage volume: 9,050,000 gallons
Acquisitions: 3 (Ag Country, 2,500,000 gallons; Collins Propane, 1,425,000; United Propane, 6,550,000)
Officers: Gino Vansteenhuyse, CEO; Thom Ernest, CFO; Bill Webb, SVP
Operations managers: Tom Davis, COO

Platform Fuel Distribution Holdings LLC
Location: Oklahoma City
Founded: 2020
Owner: Platform Capital
2021 FY retail gallons: 3,500,000
Outlets: 5; States: 1; Customers: 5,000
Employees: 25

Premier Cooperative
Location: Mount Horeb, Wisconsin
Founded: 1893
2021 FY retail gallons: 14,600,000
Outlets: 7; States: 1; Customers: 15,000
Employees: 29; Bobtails: 16
Storage volume: 800,000 gallons
Officers: Matt Severson, CEO
Operations managers: Tim Lease, energy division manager

Quality Propane Inc.
Location: Clinton, Connecticut
Founded: 1992
Owners: Jonathan Malazzi, Andrew Malazzi, David Malazzi
2021 FY retail gallons: 5,800,000
Outlets: 2; States: 2; Customers: 10,200
Employees: 52; Bobtails: 16; Transports: 2
Storage volume: 240,000 gallons

Red River Farm Coop Inc.
Location: Gainesville, Texas
Founded: 1964
Owner: Member owned
2021 FY retail gallons: 1,676,384
Outlets: 1; States: 1; Customers: 4,580
Employees: 9; Bobtails: 5
Storage volume: 198,000 gallons

Reliance Propane & Fuel Oil
Location: Toledo, Ohio
Founded: 1932
Owners: Jim and Tracie McVicker
2021 FY retail gallons: 1,600,000
States: 1; Customers: 3,500
Employees: 23; Bobtails: 6
Storage volume: 90,000 gallons

Sharp Energy Inc.
Location: Georgetown, Delaware
Founded: 1981
Owner: Chesapeake Utilities Corp. (CPK)
2021 FY retail gallons: 51,496,770
Outlets: 11; States: 7; Customers: 87,881
Employees: 377; Bobtails: 122; Transports: 8
Storage volume: 8,983,432 gallons
Acquisitions: 1 (Diversified Energy, 718,000 gallons)

Southern States Cooperative
Location: Richmond, Virginia
Founded: 1923
Owner: Independently owned farmers cooperative
2021 FY retail gallons: 64,000,000
Outlets: 61; States: 6; Customers: 125,000
Employees: 2,000; Bobtails: 175; Transports: 5
Storage volume: 3,200,000 gallons
Officers: Steve Becraft, president & CEO; Tommy Didlake, CFO; Tracy Amburgey, EVP, energy; Lucas Householder, VP, retail operations

State Line Gas Service Inc.
Location: McKnightstown, Pennsylvania
Founded: 1995
Owner: James J. Leaman; Anita K. Leaman
2021 FY retail gallons: 1,020,000
Outlets: 1; States: 2; Customers: 3,400
Employees: 6; Bobtails: 4
Storage volume: 30,000 gallons
Officers: James J. Leaman, president
Operations managers: Anita K. Leaman, office manager

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Suburban Propane Partners
Location: Whippany, New Jersey
Founded: 1928
Owner: Publicly held
2021 FY retail gallons: 419,800,000
Outlets: 700; States: 41
Customers: 1,000,000
Employees: 3,131; Bobtails: 1,031; Transports: 10
Storage volume: 22,000,000 gallons
Acquisitions: 1 (1,000,000 gallons)
Officers: Michael A. Stivala, president & CEO, member of the board of supervisors; Michael A. Kuglin, CFO & CAO; Steven C. Boyd, COO; Douglas T. Brinkworth, senior VP, product supply, purchasing & logistics; Neil E. Scanlon, senior VP, information services; Daniel S. Bloomstein, VP & controller; Francesca Cleffi; VP, HR; A. Davin D’Ambrosio, VP & treasurer; M. Douglas Dagan; VP, strategic initiatives, renewable energy; Bryon Koepke, VP, general counsel & secretary; Keith P. Onderdonk, VP, operational support; Nandini Sankara; VP, marketing & brand strategy; Michael Schueler, VP, product supply; VP area operations: Daniel Boyd, Arthur Tate, Thomas Ross, Gregory Boyd

Superior Fuel Co.
Location: Duluth, Minnesota
Founded: 2006
Owners: Robert Hall, CEO; Ryan Gunderson, president; Joe Stariha, CFO
2021 FY retail gallons: 9,815,343
Outlets: 5; States: 3; Customers: 16,952
Employees: 147; Bobtails: 18; Transports: 3
Storage volume: 1,102,000 gallons
Acquisitions: 2 (400,000 gallons)
Officers: Robert Hall, CEO; Ryan Gunderson, president; Joe Stariha, CFO
Operations managers: Michael Bodine, VP, operations; Jodie Suomala, operations manager; Cody Jones, sales manager

Superior Plus Propane
Location: Rochester, New York
Founded: 1922
2021 FY retail gallons: 260,000,000
Outlets: 165; States: 22
Employees: 2,100; Bobtails: 815
Acquisitions: 5 (Holden Oil & Propane, Peabody, MA; Freeman Gas, Roebuck, SC; Williams Energy, New Bern, NC; Hopkins Propane, Shelbyville, MI; Mountain Energy Gas, Waynesville, NC)
Officers: Andrew Peyton, president; Jason Fortin, SVP, business transformation; Andy Desmann, VP, finance; James Devens, VP, operations; Tommy Manion, VP, operations; Russ Porowski, VP, sales; Marc Schoone, VP, customer experience & supply; Chris DeFilippo, VP, marketing
Operations managers: General managers: Sean Andersen, Dan Dixon, Bob Lewis, Mike McCormack, Dan Stowell, James Watson

Thermotane Propane
Location: Sanford, Florida
Founded: 1947
2021 FY retail gallons: 1,433,811
Outlets: 2; States: 1; Customers: 5,750
Employees: 21; Bobtails: 6; Transports: 1
Storage volume: 90,000 gallons
Officers: Chandler J. Robertson, president
Operations managers: Martina Varela, controller

ThompsonGas LLC
Location: Frederick, Maryland
Founded: 1946
2021 FY retail gallons: 155,900,000
Outlets: 152; States: 25
Customers: 276,000; Employees: 1,000; Bobtails: 526; Transports: 40
Storage volume: 16,000,000 gallons
Acquisitions: 7
Officers: Jeffery Kerns, president & CEO; Jim Davis, EVP & COO; Scott D. Miller, EVP & general counsel; Scott Jackson, EVP & CFO
Operations managers: Derek Ashmore, RVP; Andy Wise, RVP; Benny Gay, VP ops support; Larry Young, SVP ops support; Dan Carrigan, VP business development; Jon Loeb, VP sales; Rob Hollasch, VP finance; John Stone, VP IT; Jennifer Jarboe, SVP HR, Jason Hendricks, VP marketing; Paul Haeder, VP ops support

United Cooperative
Location: Beaver Dam, Wisconsin
Founded: 1936
2021 FY retail gallons: 12,000,000
Outlets: 16; States: 1; Customers: 13,000
Employees: 64; Bobtails: 25
Storage volume: 1,000,000 gallons

Valley Propane
Location: Worden, Montana
Founded: 1938
Owners: Cooperative
2021 FY retail gallons: 2,100,000
Outlets: 4; States: 1; Customers: 2,500
Employees: 10; Bobtails: 6
Storage volume: 156,000 gallons
Officers: Scott Black, president & CEO
Operations managers: Brad Sullivan, energy director

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