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JANUARY 21, 2021
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LP Gas' Propane Fuels America series debuts
Our yearlong series is an exclusive state-by-state look at how LPG helps to fuel the U.S. economy. This month, gain insights about propane's use in Alaska, Hawaii, Oregon and Washington.
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Technology developments come to fruition for the propane industry
In an industry largely recognized as down-to-earth and traditional, there has been no shortage of cutting-edge technological developments. Learn more about the latest innovations.
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Ferrellgas Partners commences Chapter 11 proceedings
Ferrellgas Partners LP and its subsidiary Ferrellgas Partners Finance Corp. began voluntary prepackaged Chapter 11 cases in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. Find out about the company's plan to strengthen its financial position.
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Gray, Gray & Gray’s energy practice leader elected partner
Marty Kirshner, leader of the firm’s Energy Practice Group, was elected partner. Learn more about Kirshner's involvement in the propane industry.
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Quality Steel expands sales team with Western US manager
Sean Bullock is responsible for tank sales in Quality Steel’s newly created Western territory, covering Washington, Oregon, Nevada, California and Arizona. Learn more about the new hire.
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CHS owners elect board members during annual meeting
CHS elected seven board members to three-year terms during its annual meeting. Newly elected to a three-year term is Cortney Wagner, a Montana resident who is a first-generation cattle and hay producer. Learn more about the new members.
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Gardner Marsh, Propane Trucks & Tanks owner retires
Dale Gardner, owner of Gardner Marsh Gas Equipment and Propane Trucks & Tanks, sold his businesses to his daughters and son-in-law. Read about Gardner's retirement and his successors.
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Industry leader celebrated for commitment to service
Tuck Perkins – father of Propane Education & Research Council President and CEO Tucker Perkins – died at his home at the age of 95. Read about his commitment to the propane industry.
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Understanding the heart of the propane system
A propane industry safety leader looks at the ins and outs of regulator design to remind propane marketers about how to use this important piece of equipment safely.
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Implement a welcome program for new homeowners
With a boom in new homeownership, now is the time to implement a welcome program for new customers, says Cathy Pedrayes of Warm Thoughts Communications. Learn the best practices for customer retention.
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Leak test kits designed to reduce excess emissions
Part of RegO’s “Ready-to-Go” line of tank valves and fittings, Presto-Tap leak test kits are designed for use with minimal training and no special tools so service personnel can quickly and accurately perform mandated NFPA leak detection testing, according to the company.
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Rebecca Boudreaux discusses DME and the propane industry
Rebecca Boudreaux, president and CEO of Oberon Fuels, shares details about dimethyl ether (DME) and the opportunities it presents to the propane industry. Learn more about this renewable fuel.
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2021 LP Gas Growth Summit applications open
The LP Gas Growth Summit is an exclusive buyer/seller networking event in which propane retailers learn ways to diversify their offerings, improve efficiencies and grow gallons. Contact Brian Kanaba at for more information.
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Cummins propane engine project holds promise
The propane industry entered the new year by moving forward with a high-dollar engine project with high expectations. Learn about the trajectory of the project.
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Detect underground lines
Propane marketers say the biggest benefit of finding and verifying underground lines is increased safety when digging. Learn how locating equipment can help.
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