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Brian Richesson is the editor in chief of LP Gas Magazine. Contact him at brichesson@northcoastmedia.net or 216-706-3748.

Posts by Brian Richesson

Securing propane’s workforce of the future Posted on 17 Dec 2018 in the Current Issue & Featured categories.

This year's State of the Industry report explores how the propane industry is working to recruit young, qualified candidates to its workforce. Read more»

Natural gas production on the rise over the last decade Posted on 14 Dec 2018 in the Blue Flame Blog categories.

This growth in natural gas production has been driven by production in the Appalachian Basin in the Northeast, the Permian Basin in western Texas and New Mexico, and the Haynesville Shale in Texas and Louisiana. Read more»

Enterprise Products Partners to expand fractionation capacity Posted on 12 Dec 2018 in the News categories.

As part of the initiative, Enterprise plans to optimize its Shoup fractionator in Nueces County, Texas, and restart its 30,000-bpd Tebone fractionator in Ascension Parish, Louisiana. Read more»

Lone Star NGL to construct fractionation facility Posted on 10 Dec 2018 in the News categories.

The fractionation facility, which will be located in Mont Belvieu, Texas, will be operational in the first quarter of 2020. Read more»

The propane industry’s 2018 year in review Posted on 06 Dec 2018 in the Blue Flame Blog & Featured categories.

Brian Richesson, editor in chief of LP Gas, breaks down the notable happenings of 2018, including a look at the progressing Line 5 pipeline story. Read more»

Ferrellgas COO, CFO terminate employment; interim officers named Posted on 03 Dec 2018 in the News categories.

Ferrellgas Inc. appointed Bryan Wright as interim COO and Bill Ruisinger as interim CFO following the decisions by the company‚Äôs COO and CFO to voluntarily terminate their employment. Read more»

Propane heating expenditures on a steady course Posted on 30 Nov 2018 in the Featured categories.

Don't expect much change in propane heating expenditures this winter, Energy Information Administration says. Read more»

PERC talks workforce recruitment, water heaters; approves 2019 budget, projects Posted on 15 Nov 2018 in the News categories.

The Propane Education & Research Council showed its support for workforce recruitment initiatives by passing two funding requests related to the issue during its Nov. 8-9 meeting in Savannah, Georgia. Read more»

Propane retailers, partners gather for fourth LP Gas Growth Summit Posted on 15 Nov 2018 in the News categories.

The annual LP Gas Growth Summit provides a unique setting and format for company leaders to network and learn from vendor partners. Read more»

The mission of building propane partnerships Posted on 15 Nov 2018 in the Blue Flame Blog categories.

The annual LP Gas Growth Summit brought together propane retailers and vendor partners for one mission: to build propane partnerships. Read more»