Texas prepares for Crossroads Propane Expo & Conference

July 23, 2021 By    

The Texas Propane Gas Association (TPGA) will host the 2021 Crossroads Propane Expo & Conference on Aug. 12-14 in the coastal city of Corpus Christi, Texas.

Crossroads Propane Expo logoCorpus Christi is a beach-destination city as well as an energy hub, hosting the fifth-largest port in the U.S.

The event kicks off Aug. 12 when the Railroad Commission of Texas’ director of alternative fuels safety instructs a 6.1 LPG managers continuing education course for certified propane professionals. The day also features a presentation by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) on top violations found at propane facilities.

Aug. 13 features networking activities, including a fishing excursion, golf tournament and welcome reception.

The expo opens Aug. 14 at the American Bank Center, where more than 50 vendors will showcase products and services for propane marketers. Attendees will also be treated to a catered lunch.

Additionally, on the expo floor, propane professionals can visit a Regulatory Pavilion with federal and state agencies. These include the Railroad Commission of Texas, Texas Highway Patrol, CDL Division of the Texas Department of Public Safety, and the PHMSA as well as the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality’s Texas Emissions Reduction Plan, which provides millions of dollars in alternative fuel grants each year.

The TPGA ends the final evening with its annual gala, business meeting and awards.

On-site registration is available, but the TPGA encourages preregistration, especially for the training. More information on the conference and expo can be found at txpropane.com.

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