EDP names general managers for two operations

March 1, 2019 By    
Headshot: Lloyd Pope, EDP


Energy Distribution Partners (EDP) named Lloyd Pope and Joe Yates as general managers of EDP-owned Dassel’s Petroleum and WOC Energy, respectively.

Dassel’s Petroleum, acquired in 2016, serves residential, commercial and agricultural customers across California’s central coast. WOC Energy, acquired in 2015, serves residential, commercial and agricultural customers in three southwestern New York counties and seven northwestern Pennsylvania counties from its Pennsylvania offices.

Pope, who started in the propane industry as a bobtail driver, is in his 38th year in the propane industry. He served on the National Propane Gas Association board of directors and is a former president of the Pacific Propane Gas Association.

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Yates has worked in the propane, fuel oil and HVAC industries since 1983. He held various positions, including general manager and operations manager at Superior Plus Energy Services and Griffith Energy Services

EDP explains both Pope and Yates will be responsible for growing each operation across all business segments.

Chicago-based EDP ranks 12th on the 2019 LP Gas Top Propane Retailer rankings. The company sold 74.4 million gallons during 2018.

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Joe McCarthy was an associate editor at LP Gas Magazine.

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