Top Propane Retailers: 2023 highest gallon sales

March 29, 2023 By    

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

See a breakdown of 2023 rankings:

Company Location Gallons
1. AmeriGas Propane King of Prussia, Pa. 888,000,000*
2. Ferrellgas Liberty, Mo. 624,316,000
3. Suburban Propane Partners Whippany, N.J. 401,300,000
4. Superior Plus Propane  Rochester, N.Y. 310,000,000
5. Growmark Inc. Bloomington, Ill. 268,420,597
6. ThompsonGas LLC  Frederick, Md. 190,200,000
7. DCC Propane LLC  Lisle, Ill. 166,000,000
8. Blossman Gas Inc.  Ocean Springs, Miss. 120,000,000
9. Energy Distribution Partners  Chicago 112,000,000
10. Empire Gas Co. Inc.  San Juan, Puerto Rico 108,360,000
11. MFA Oil Co.  Columbia, Mo. 100,000,000
12. CHS Inc.  Inver Grove Heights, Minn. 79,000,000
13. Dead River Co. South Portland, Maine 68,000,000
14. Lakes Gas Co.
Wyoming, Minn. 66,275,000
15. Paraco Gas  Rye Brook, N.Y. 64,991,637
16. Southern States Cooperative  Richmond, Va. 62,000,000
17. Pinnacle Propane  Irving, Texas 57,000,000
18. Sharp Energy Inc.  Georgetown, Del. 54,400,000
19. Eastern Propane & Oil Rochester, N.H. 49,500,000
20. Co-Alliance Cooperative Inc. Indianapolis 47,500,000
21. Federated Co-ops Inc. Princeton, Minn. 33,402,079
22. Sapp Bros. Petroleum Inc. Omaha, Neb. 29,800,000
23. ALCIVIA Cottage Grove, Wis. 27,804,779
24. Lettermen’s Energy Overland Park, Kan. 27,500,000
25. Crystal Flash Inc.  Grand Rapids, Mich. 25,250,000
26. Meritum Energy Holdings  San Antonio 24,900,000
27. Anderson’s Propane  Bergman/Hindsville, Ark. 18,325,000
28. Arrick’s Propane  Lucasville, Ohio 17,832,407
29. Matheson Irving, Texas 17,000,000
30. Delta Liquid Energy  Paso Robles, Calif. 16,451,179
31. Premier Cooperative  Mount Horeb, Wis. 15,600,000
32. Herring Gas Co. Inc.  Meadville, Miss. 14,200,000
33. Country Visions Cooperative  Brillion, Wis. 13,477,291
34. United Cooperative  Beaver Dam, Wis. 12,100,000
35. Foster Fuels Inc.  Brookneal, Va. 11,600,000
36. Superior Fuel Co.  Duluth, Minn. 11,343,583
37. Christensen Inc.  Richland, Wash. 11,004,198
38. D.F. Richard Energy Dover, N.H. 10,590,000
39. Pearl City Elevator  Lena, Ill. 10,375,000
40. Energy Partners LLC  Missoula, Mont. 10,005,201
41. Cole Oil & Propane  Lomira, Wis. 9,925,000
42. Northern Star Cooperative Services  Deer River, Minn. 8,999,559
43. Milton Propane  Milton, Wis. 8,700,000
44. 21st Century Energy Group  New Castle, Pa. 8,608,550
45. Central Valley Ag  York, Neb. 8,242,527
46. Enderby Gas Inc. dba Bishop Energy  Gainesville, Texas 7,991,376
47. Marsh Energy Inc.  Greeneville, Tenn. 7,850,000
48. G.A. Bove Fuels  Mechanicville, N.Y. 7,203,000

*AmeriGas’ reported gallon sales of 1,097,000,000 in 2021 reflected wholesale and retail gallon sales. Reported gallon sales of 888,000,000 in 2022 reflect retail gallons alone.

21st Century Energy Group
Location: New Castle, Pennsylvania
Founded: 1962
2022 FY retail gallons: 8,608,550
Outlets: 7; States: 4

Location: Cottage Grove, Wisconsin
Founded: 2021
2022 FY retail gallons: 27,804,779

AmeriGas Propane
Location: King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
Founded: 1959
Owner: UGI Corp.
2022 FY retail gallons: 888,000,000
Outlets: 1,400; States: 50
Customers: 1,300,000
Employees: 4,700; Bobtails: 2,500
Acquisitions: 1
Officers: Paul Ladner, president; David Ritts, CIO; Chris Cook, VP, marketing, growth & retention; Kevin Kelleher, VP, operations; Raymond Kaszuba, VP, finance & CFO; Michelle Bimson Maggi, VP, law; Warren Patterson, VP, commercial business development, global LPG

Anderson’s Propane
Location: Bergman/Hindsville, Arkansas
Founded: 1988
Owners: Doug Anderson; Rhonda Anderson
2022 FY retail gallons: 18,325,000
Outlets: 7; States: 2; Customers: 37,500
Employees: 65; Bobtails: 40; Transports: 6
Storage volume: 4,350,000 gallons
Officers: Doug Anderson, president, CEO of Bergman; Rhonda Anderson, president, CEO of Hindsville

Arrick’s Propane
Location: Lucasville, Ohio
Founded: 1952
Owners: Ralph & Josh Arrick; Josh Greene
2022 FY retail gallons: 17,832,407
Outlets: 8; States: 3; Customers: 33,000
Employees: 100; Bobtails: 41; Transports: 3
Storage volume: 648,000 gallons
Officers: Ralph Arrick, president; Josh Greene, operations manager; Josh Arrick, business development manager
Operations managers: Nathan Davis, marketing manager; Dave Gullett, IT manager; Joe Thayer, maintenance manager; Feather Anders, HR manager; branch managers: James Buckler, Lucasville, OH; Josh Parlin, Ironton, OH; Jamie Duckworth, So. Portsmouth, KY, Flemingsburg, KY; Steve Stevenson, Peebles, OH; Ray Collins, Proctorville, OH, WV; Scott James, Grayson, KY; Matt Beachy, Mt. Orab, OH

Blossman Gas Inc.
Location: Ocean Springs, Mississippi
Founded: 1951
Owners: Blossman family
2022 FY retail gallons: 120,000,000
Outlets: 79; States: 16; Customers: 222,000
Employees: 1,000; 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

Central Valley Ag
Location: York, Nebraska
Founded: 2003
2022 FY retail gallons: 8,242,527
Outlets: 6; States: 4; Customers: 4,751
Employees: 29; Bobtails: 11
Storage volume: 995,000 gallons
Officers: Carl Dickinson, CEO; Fran Swain, CFO; Jeff Ingalls, SVP energy
Operations managers: Lucas Ploen, Area 1; Mike Wiarda, Area 2; Karl Serrein, Area 3; Chris Clingman, Area 4

Christensen Inc.
Location: Richland, Washington
Founded: 1980
Owner: The Christensen family – Gary, Annette, Brandon, Tony, Justin, Quentin & Keagan Christensen
2022 FY retail gallons: 11,004,198
Outlets: 16; States: 3; Customers: 10,000
Employees: 500; Bobtails: 13; Transports: 7
Storage volume: 1,140,000 gallons
Acquisitions: 1 (United Oil, fuel & lubricants)
Officers: Tony Christensen, CEO & president; Dan Breen, CFO; Mike Hildebrand, COO
Operations managers: Tim Wolthuis, eastern Washington & Idaho; Travis Paulson, western Washington; Casey Wise, Oregon

CHS Inc.
Location: Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota
Founded: 1929
2022 FY retail gallons: 79,000,000
States: 44; Transports: 375
Officers: Adam DeLawyer, VP of propane
Operations managers: Directors: Tyler Kelly, supply; Scott Pearson, propane operations; Ben Lyden, trading; sales managers: Rick Rugless, South; Kyle Wolf, North

Co-Alliance Cooperative Inc.
Location: Indianapolis
Founded: 1927
Owner: Farmer-owned cooperative
2022 FY retail gallons: 47,500,000
Outlets: 35; States: 3; Customers: 40,000
Employees: 78; Bobtails: 41; Transports: 2
Storage volume: 2,000,000 gallons
Acquisitions: 1 (Shelby Bottled Gas)
Officers: Kevin Still, president & CEO; Scott Logue, EVP; Todd Masten, VP, energy
Operations managers: Mike Hayden, director of propane; managers: Chuck Boyd, Todd Duncan, Todd Shaw, Jeff Witham, Shane Young

Cole Oil & Propane
Location: Lomira, Wisconsin
Founded: 1921
Owners: Tom Cole, Tony Cole, Traci Cole
2022 FY retail gallons: 9,925,000
Outlets: 3; States: 1; Customers: 9,750
Employees: 27; Bobtails: 20; Transports: 1
Storage volume: 498,000 gallons
Acquisitions: 1 (Strobel Propane Gas)
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, operation manager

Country Visions Cooperative
Location: Brillion, Wisconsin
Founded: 1923
2022 FY retail gallons: 13,477,291
Outlets: 36; States: 2; Customers: 15,929
Employees: 36; Bobtails: 30; Transports: 1
Storage volume: 1,318,000 gallons
Officers: Carl Kiedrowski, energy division manager
Operations managers: John Leurquin, central; Carrie Kowalczyk, western; Dennis Taylor, northern

Crystal Flash Inc.
Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan
Founded: 1932
Owners: Employee owned
2022 FY retail gallons: 25,250,000
Outlets: 17; States: 1; Customers: 30,000
Employees: 320; Bobtails: 52
Transports: 56
Storage volume: 1,000,000 gallons
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

DCC Propane LLC
Location: Lisle, Illinois
Founded: 2017
Owners: Publicly traded
2022 FY retail gallons: 166,000,000
Outlets: 142; States: 22
Customers: 250,000; Employees: 900
Officers: Matt Dantinne, CEO; Ron Snyder, COO; Killian Bane, CFO; Andy Hewison, SVP, IT; Jason Foster, regional VP, western U.S.; Will Rudich, regional VP, eastern U.S.; Directors: Brad Brooks, strategic sourcing; Tylene Kami, HR; Brian Sitz, HSE; Jessica Kelsey, digital & IT; Reena Mistry, marketing & communications; Eric Gibson, legal affairs
Operations managers: GMs: John Pianki, PNW; Kevin Bennett, Rocky Mountain; Eric Payne, Central Plains; Mike McLeod, Central Illinois; Kelly Arlis, Great Lakes; Kenneth Prince, Mid South; Robert Prince, Deep South; William Hickey, New England

Dead River Co.
Location: South Portland, Maine
Founded: 1909
2022 FY retail gallons: 68,000,000
Outlets: 59; States: 4
Employees: 1,300; Bobtails: 155; Transports: 17
Storage volume: 2,800,000 gallons
Acquisitions: 6 (Whiting Energy Fuels, Bay State Fuels, Scott Energy, Maine Energy, Charlie Burnham Energy, Tidewater Oil & Propane)
Officers: Casey Cramton, president & CEO; Jeremy Young, EVP, CFO; Guy Langevin, EVP, CAO

Delta Liquid Energy
Location: Paso Robles, California
Founded: 1936
Owner: Platz family
2022 FY retail gallons: 16,451,179
Outlets: 9; States: 5; Customers: 16,950
Employees: 120; Bobtails: 41; Transports: 9
Storage volume: 1,800,000 gallons
Officers: D. Frank Platz, CEO; William Platz, president; Cynthia Belmont, VP, admin; 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
2022 FY retail gallons: 10,590,000
Outlets: 1; States: 2; Customers: 15,000
Employees: 60; Bobtails: 12
Storage volume: 390,000 gallons
Officers: Robert Richard, president; Richard Card, CEO; Ryan Jackson, COO; Linda Nye, CFO
Operations manager: Ryan Card

Eastern Propane & Oil
Location: Rochester, New Hampshire
Founded: 1932
Owner: Clement and Anderson Family
2022 FY retail gallons: 49,500,000
Outlets: 15; States: 5; Customers: 94,240
Employees: 504; Bobtails: 130; 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; Josh Anderson, VP, sales & marketing; Barbara Labonte, CFO; Robert Young, COO; Kathy Ford, SVP, business systems; Timothy Condon, general counsel & VP, human resources & 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; Arthur Burns, AVP, logistics; Jennifer Kinville, AVP, human resources; Evan Bonney, AVP, risk management; 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
2022 FY retail gallons: 108,360,000
Outlets: 100; States: 1; Customers: 5,500
Employees: 703; Bobtails: 107
Transports: 55
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
Operations manager: Jose Sisco, corporate general director

Enderby Gas Inc. dba Bishop Energy
Location: Gainesville, Texas
Founded: 1945
Owner: Mary Kay Bishop
2022 FY retail gallons: 7,991,376
Outlets: 7; States: 2; Customers: 19,500
Employees: 100; Bobtails: 29; Transports: 33
Storage volume: 792,000 gallons
Officers: Jim Bishop, president; Claudia Ledford, secretary
Operations managers: Max Eubanks, manager, supply & distribution; Chad Gregg, GM; 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
2022 FY retail gallons: 112,000,000
Outlets: 50; States: 19; Customers: 200,000
Employees: 700; Bobtails: 293; Transports: 32
Storage volume: 6,700,000 gallons
Acquisitions: 4
Officers: Thomas Knauff, president & CEO; Boyd McGathey, executive VP & COO; John Casper, CFO; David Stroupe, executive VP, corporate development
Operations managers: Kathy Johnson, VP, HR; Daniel Dixon, VP, corporate development; Jim Rushing, VP, sustainability; regional VPs: Chris Daly, Central; Bill Wiest, East; Andy Fellman, Northwest; Merle Edington, Southwest; directors: Travis Dunham, supply & logistics; Paula Laney, safety; Brenda Griffie, field tech support

Energy Partners LLC
Location: Missoula, Montana
Founded: 2001
Owner: Missoula Electric Coop / CHS Inc.
2022 FY retail gallons: 10,005,201
Outlets: 7; States: 1; Customers: 18,000
Employees: 66; Bobtails: 23
Transports: 1
Storage volume: 800,000 gallons
Officers: DeWayne O’Brien, GM; Bridget Mentel, CFO; Tucker Eslinger, COO
Operations managers: Energy managers: Bryce Williams, Dustin Smith, Bob Dube, Dustin Bertot, John Thomas, Michael Muller, Tim Buchanan

Federated Co-ops Inc.
Location: Princeton, Minnesota
Founded: 1942
Owner: Federated Co-ops Inc.
2022 FY retail gallons: 33,402,079
Outlets: 21; States: 2; Customers: 41,200
Employees: 75; Bobtails: 55; Transports: 7
Storage volume: 1,688,000 gallons
Officers: Craig Mold, president
Operations managers: Mike McMahon, CEO; Mark Grave, director of energy

Location: Liberty, Missouri
Founded: 1939
Owner: Publicly held (OTC: FGPR) and employee owned through the Ferrell Cos. Inc. employee stock ownership plan
2022 FY retail gallons: 624,316,000
Outlets: 759; States: All 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico; Employees: 3,919
Acquisitions: 3
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.
2022 FY retail gallons: 11,600,000
Outlets: 6; States: 1; Customers: 20,000
Employees: 205; Bobtails: 23; Transports: 9
Storage volume: 380,000 gallons
Acquisitions: 1 (Candler Oil Co.)
Officers: Watt R. Foster Jr., CEO, president; Karen Walker, EVP; Will Rohrig, SVP; Darrell St. John, SVP, CIO; Darryl Whitesell, CFO, general counsel
Operations managers: Rick Tate, VP, propane technical operations; Lindie Honsberger, VP, propane services

G.A. Bove Fuels
Location: Mechanicville, New York
Founded: 1930
Owner: John V. Bove; Frank A. Bove
2022 FY retail gallons: 7,203,000
Outlets: 3; States: 1; Customers: 8,600
Employees: 45; Bobtails: 12
Storage volume: 138,000 gallons
Officers: Frank A. Bove, president; John V. Bove, CEO
Operations managers: Kateri Perkins, operation manager; Kevin O’Neil, CFO; Jack Dwyer, delivery manager; Zach Taber, efficiency manager; Jim Brennan, service manager; Amanda Stockwell, office manager

Growmark Inc.
Location: Bloomington, Illinois
Founded: 1927
Owner: Agricultural cooperative
2022 FY retail gallons: 268,420,597
Outlets: 31; States: 18
Officers: John Reifsteck, chairman of the board; Mark Orr, Growmark Inc. CEO
Operations managers: Kelvin Covington, VP energy; Dan Pannier, manager, propane operations; Dave Rich, propane marketing & technical services manager

Herring Gas Co. Inc.
Location: Meadville, Mississippi
Founded: 1946
Owner: Herring family
2022 FY retail gallons: 14,200,000
Outlets: 21; States: 2; Customers: 35,000
Employees: 180; Bobtails: 69; Transports: 5
Storage volume: 1,800,000 gallons
Officers: Jody Herring, president; Tommy Smallwood, VP; Colby Bass, CFO
Operations managers: Molly Tucker; Dwayne Miller; Troy Marcukaitis; Chris Hamilton Sr.; Mike Conerly; Ronnie Malone, fleet/safety

Lakes Gas Co.
Location: Wyoming, Minnesota
Founded: 1959
Owners: Sargeant family
2022 FY retail gallons: 66,275,000
Outlets: 54; States: 6
Officers: Trent Hampton, CEO; Steve Sargeant, EVP; Steven Savitz, CFO; Tony Buck, VP, safety & supply
Operations managers: Dave Anderson, North division; Aaron Huizenga, East division; Amy May, Central division; Chris McGuire, West division; Michelle Bushee, manager of customer experience; Ben Guzzi, business operations; Jason Hellendrung, physical operations

Lettermen’s Energy
Location: Overland Park, Kansas
Founded: 2021
Owners: Privately held
2022 FY retail gallons: 27,500,000
Outlets: 27; States: 14; Customers: 30,000
Employees: 119; Bobtails: 64
Storage volume: 865,000 gallons
Acquisitions: 2
Officers: Stephen Wambold, CEO; Bill Ruisinger, CFO; Randy Schott, COO; Jim Saladin, CMO
Operations managers: regional VPs: Bryan Wright, Southwest; Eric Nelson, Northwest; Joe Pischke, Central; Rick O’Connor, Midwest; GMs: Mark Lolkus, Andy Johnson, Eric Antrim, Ed Hansen, Mark Fuelling, Chris Anderson, Jesse Pelayo; directors of sales: Eric Bates, West; Kevin Ohnoutka, East

Marsh Energy Inc.
Location: Greeneville, Tennessee
Founded: 1966
Owner: S.W. Marsh Family
2022 FY retail gallons: 7,850,000
Outlets: 7; States: 4; Customers: 16,000
Employees: 62; Bobtails: 20; Transports: 4
Storage volume: 360,000 gallons
Officers: Chris Marsh, president & CEO; Lori Finchum, CFO
Operations managers: Rodney Markham, regional VP; Larry O’Bryant; Rick Smith; Ben Raby; Kevin Cretsinger; Justin Graham; Grey Wells; Ralph Brooks

Location: Irving, Texas
Founded: 1927
Owner: The Nippon Sanso Holdings Group
2022 FY retail gallons: 17,000,000
Outlets: 300; States: 44; Employees: 4,500
Bobtails: 76

Meritum Energy Holdings
Location: San Antonio
Founded: 2015
Owner: Meritum Energy GP
2022 FY retail gallons: 24,900,000
Outlets: 25; States: 9
Acquisitions: 1 (700,000 gallons)
Officers: Chris Hill, CEO; Rob Chalmers, CFO; Tom Van Buren, COO

MFA Oil Co.
Location: Columbia, Missouri
Founded: 1929
Owner: Farmer-owned cooperative
2022 FY retail gallons: 100,000,000
Outlets: 117; States: 8; Customers: 310,000; Employees: 555; Bobtails: 247
Storage volume: 11,000,000 gallons
Acquisitions: 3 (Midwest Propane, Griffin Oil & Propane, D&D Oil Co.)
: Jon Ihler, president & CEO; Jeff Raetz, CFO; 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, Jenny Daggett, Andy Hays, Trevor Honeycutt, Terry McCallie, Chris Tynes; Tom Procter, director of safety & maintenance; Robert Burlbaugh, director of field training & procedures; Joe Case, director of operations

Milton Propane
Location: Milton, Wisconsin
Founded: 1967
Owner: John Arndt
2022 FY retail gallons: 8,700,000
Outlets: 6; States: 2; Customers: 13,500
Employees: 37; Bobtails: 19; Transports: 5
Storage volume: 550,000 gallons
Officers: John Arndt, president & CEO
Operations managers: Meghan Showen, corporate office manager; Mattie Arndt, corporate field manager; branch managers: Doug Fondriest, Kyle Henke, John Birr, Scott Arverson, Dale Medema, Walt Wingo

Northern Star Cooperative Services
Location: Deer River, Minnesota
Founded: 1922
Owner: Member-owned cooperative
2022 FY retail gallons: 8,999,559
Outlets: 7; States: 1; Customers: 12,000
Employees: 170; Bobtails: 18; Transports: 1
Storage volume
: 675,000 gallons
Officers: Bradley Box, CEO; James Peterson, chairman of the board; Victor Williams, vice chairman; Travis Anttila, secretary; directors: Shirley Nixon, Ryan Fox, Barb Gunderson, Jason Newberg
Operations managers: Sarah Bellefy, retail operations; Patrick Bleth, energy operations; Shelby Box, director of marketing, communications; Brenda Hendrickson, credit manager; Nicole Osse, corporate secretary, office manager

Paraco Gas
Location: Rye Brook, New York
Founded: 1968
Owner: The Armentano family
2022 FY retail gallons: 64,991,637
Outlets: 29; States: 8; Customers: 119,000
Employees: 446; Bobtails: 114; Transports: 12
Storage volume: 1,466,000 gallons
Acquisitions: 5
Officers: Joseph Armentano, CEO; Christina Armentano, COO, EVP; Kevin Watson, CFO

Pearl City Elevator
Location: Lena, Illinois
Founded: 1918
Owner: Board of directors
2022 FY retail gallons: 10,375,000
Outlets: 7; States: 2; Customers: 5,000
Employees: 110; Bobtails: 7
Storage volume: 450,000 gallons
Officers: Phil Ramsel, CEO
Operations managers: Greg Burckhardt, energy operations manager

Pinnacle Propane
Location: Irving, Texas
Founded: 2010
Owner: SHV Energy
2022 FY retail gallons: 57,000,000
Outlets: 37; States: 12; Customers: 80,000
Employees: 400; Bobtails: 208; Storage volume: 9,038,081 gallons
Officers: Gino Vansteenhuyse, CEO; Per Nielsen, CCO; Tom Davis, COO; Ole Keilberg, CFO
Operations manager: Tom Davis, COO

Premier Cooperative
Location: Mount Horeb, Wisconsin
Founded: 1893
2022 FY retail gallons: 15,600,000
Outlets: 7; States: 1; Customers: 15,000
Employees: 300; Bobtails: 26
Storage volume: 800,000 gallons
Officers: Matt Severson, CEO; Andy Jones, CFO; David Fiene, COO
Operations manager: Tim Lease, energy division manager

Sapp Bros. Petroleum Inc.
Location: Omaha, Nebraska
Founded: 1971
Owner: William Sapp
2022 FY retail gallons: 29,800,000
Outlets: 21; States: 7; Customers: 20,000
Employees: 1,500; Bobtails: 65
Transports: 15
Acquisitions: 2 (Pelgas, Home Oil: 2,000,000)
Officers: Todd Pellet, Robert Hartloff
Operations managers: Craig Frantz, president of petroleum

Sharp Energy Inc.
Location: Georgetown, Delaware
Founded: 1981
Owner: Chesapeake Utilities Corp. (CPK)
2022 FY retail gallons: 54,400,000
Outlets: 29; States: 7; Customers: 89,500
Employees: 385; Bobtails: 129; Transports: 9
Storage volume: 9,126,000 gallons
Acquisitions: 2 (Hernando Gas & Propane and assets of Davenport Energy’s Siler City, NC, location)
Officer: Andy Hesson, VP, propane operations
Operations manager: Eric Mays, director, propane operations

Southern States Cooperative
Location: Richmond, Virginia
Founded: 1923
Owner: Independently owned farmers cooperative
2022 FY retail gallons: 62,000,000
Outlets: 61; States: 6; Customers: 125,000
Employees: 1,900; Bobtails: 170; Transports: 5
Storage volume: 3,200,000 gallons
Officers: Steve Becraft, president & CEO; Tommy Didlake, CFO; Tracy Amburgey, energy business leader; Lucas Householder, retail operations leader

Suburban Propane Partners
Location: Whippany, New Jersey
Founded: 1928
Owner: Publicly held
2022 FY retail gallons: 401,300,000
Outlets: 700; States: 42
Customers: 1,000,000
Employees: 3,174; Bobtails: 1,019; Transports: 11
Storage volume: 22,000,000 gallons
Acquisitions: 1 (3,000,000 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, SVP, product supply, purchasing & logistics; Neil E. Scanlon, SVP, 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, John Fields, Thomas Ross, Arthur Tate

Superior Fuel Co.
Location: Duluth, Minnesota
Founded: 2006
Owners: Robert Hall, CEO; Ryan Gunderson, president; Joe Stariha, CFO
2022 FY retail gallons: 11,343,583
Outlets: 5; States: 3; Customers: 20,106
Employees: 121; Bobtails: 18; Transports: 3
Storage volume: 1,132,000 gallons
Officers: Robert Hall, CEO; Ryan Gunderson, president; Joe Stariha, CFO
Operations managers: Michael Bodine, VP, operations; Cooper Beckett, liquids director; Cody Jones, sales manager; Will Roberts, outside sales manager

Superior Plus Propane
Location: Rochester, New York
Founded: 1922
2022 FY retail gallons: 310,000,000
Outlets: 190; States: 22
Employees: 2,300; Bobtails: 980; Transports: 75
Acquisitions: 7 (Reid Gas, Rock Hill, SC; Kamps Propane, Manteca, CA; Salem Oil & Gas, Salem, OH; Quarles Delivered Fuels, Fredericksburg, VA; Denton Gas, Union, SC; Reed Oil, Hertford, NC; MountainFlame Propane, Auberry, CA)
Officers: Andrew Peyton, president; Jason Fortin, SVP, business transformation; Chris DeFilippo, VP, marketing; Andy Desmann, VP, finance; James Devens, VP, operations; Tommy Manion, VP, operations; Steve Murk, VP, human resources
Operations managers: GMs: Sean Andersen, Dan Dixon, Bob Lewis, Mike McCormack, Dan Stowell, James Watson

ThompsonGas LLC
Location: Frederick, Maryland
Founded: 1946
2022 FY retail gallons: 190,200,000
Outlets: 156; States: 25
Customers: 281,790; Employees: 1,120; Bobtails: 563; Transports: 45
Storage volume: 18,000,000 gallons
Acquisitions: 4
Officers: Erik Peterson, CEO; Jim Davis, COO; Scott Jackson, CFO; Sriram Iyer, CIO; Scott Miller, general counsel; Jeff Kerns, chairman
Operations managers: Jon Loeb, SVP sales & marketing; Jennifer Jarboe, SVP human resources; Derek Ashmore, regional VP; Benny Gay, VP ops support; Rob Hollasch, VP finance; Dan Carrigan, VP business development; Travis Ochs, VP supply & wholesale; John Stone, VP IT; Sean Daugherty, VP operations; Paul Haeder, VP operations; Jordan Landrum, VP operations

United Cooperative
Location: Beaver Dam, Wisconsin
Founded: 1936
2022 FY retail gallons: 12,100,000
Outlets: 12; States: 1; Customers: 14,000
Employees: 35; Bobtails: 25
Storage volume: 1,000,000 gallons

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