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

Posts by Brian Richesson

Suburban Propane to acquire stake in Oberon Fuels Posted on 17 Sep 2020 in the Featured & News categories.

Suburban Propane plans to purchase a 39 percent stake in Oberon Fuels, a development-stage producer of low-carbon, renewable dimethyl ether transportation fuel. Read more»

PERC launches webinar series about propane technologies Posted on 10 Sep 2020 in the News categories.

PERC's new webinar series focuses on new and emerging propane technologies, education and best practices on how to approach the ideal customer. Read more»

Guard against the spread of COVID-19 this winter Posted on 03 Sep 2020 in the Blue Flame Blog & Current Issue categories.

Preparation for winter means the propane industry should have a greater population of trained drivers at multiple facilities. Read more»

Communication, engine projects receive PERC funding Posted on 02 Sep 2020 in the News categories.

The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) approved the following funding requests during a virtual meeting in August. Read more»

LPG supply chain leaders sound off about winter prep Posted on 01 Sep 2020 in the Blue Flame Blog categories.

The themes of planning, preparation and communication – principles that help guide us in our personal and professional lives – are dominating the airwaves this summer. Read more»

AmeriGas group director named PERC chairman Posted on 24 Aug 2020 in the News categories.

Daniel Dixon of AmeriGas Propane received the customary gavel – albeit virtually – and became the new chairman of the Propane Education & Research Council. Read more»

DOE funding for vehicle technology shows ‘parity for propane’ Posted on 20 Aug 2020 in the Featured categories.

Industry leaders are hailing Department of Energy (DOE) research funding totaling more than $9 million for vehicle technologies utilizing propane. Read more»

Clean Fuels Ohio to host Midwest Green Transportation Forum & Expo Posted on 19 Aug 2020 in the News categories.

Clean Fuels Ohio will showcase the clean transportation technology industry’s advances and opportunities during the annual Midwest Green Transportation Forum & Expo. Read more»

Economic impact report can help enrich propane conversations Posted on 06 Aug 2020 in the Blue Flame Blog & Current Issue categories.

The “2018 Propane Industry’s Economic Impact Report” estimates the aggregate gross domestic product impact of propane industry activity. Read more»

Thyssenkrupp, BASF team on propane dehydrogenation process Posted on 05 Aug 2020 in the News categories.

The proprietary dehydrogenation process from Thyssenkrupp produces propylene from propane feedstocks, or iso-butylene from iso-butane feedstocks. Read more»