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JUNE 17, 2021
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Apprenticeship program aims to grow propane industry workforce
The National Propane Gas Association launched an apprenticeship program designed to provide more opportunities for drivers and service technicians to enter the industry. Learn more about the workforce development effort.
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Jim Ferrell works to transform Ferrellgas
President and CEO Jim Ferrell returned to Ferrellgas in 2016 to lead the company through a restructuring process. Learn more about the company’s renewed focus on logistics.
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Pipeline cyberattack a wake-up call for propane businesses
The Colonial Pipeline cybersecurity attack that curtailed fuel supplies in the southeastern U.S. started a new conversation about threats from hackers. Find out what the propane industry can learn from the event.
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Bob Barry of Bergquist leads new class of NPGA officers
Chairman Bob Barry of Bergquist Inc. took the podium after replacing Denis Gagne of Eastern Propane & Oil to address a host of issues facing the industry.
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Oberon Fuels begins commercial production of renewable DME
Oberon Fuels began production of the first-ever renewable DME in the U.S. Learn about the implications for the propane industry.
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Ferrellgas selects vice president of human resources
Brent Banwart brings experience in employee relations, talent acquisition and management, and other human resources functions to his new role at Ferrellgas.
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Savvi Strategies relaunches with new VP
Amanda Bacon-Davis, president of consulting firm Savvi Strategies, is relaunching her company with its new vice president, Sarah Berry (left).
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Worthington Industries names new territory managers
Worthington Industries selected three new territory managers and one associate territory manager for its North American low-pressure cylinders business.
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Sea-3 Providence looks to diversify LPG supply options

LPG Week 2021 set for year’s end
in Dubai

Keyera expands company’s board of directors

National Forklift Safety Day 2021 highlights workplace safety

Cynch expands to 3 new cities

PERC signs contract with Cummins to advance engine project

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2020-21 merger and acquisition activity
Here’s a look at the merger and acquisition activity LP Gas tracked over the past 12 months across the propane industry.
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LP Gas' former editor talks propane and PERC
LP Gas Editor Brian Richesson visits with former Editor Pat Hyland, now director of industry communications for the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC), about the industry and how PERC works on behalf of propane marketers. Watch the Virtual Propane Expo session.
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In the Know: Safety in propane-powered outdoor living spaces
There are important safety considerations to take into account when planning and designing the layout of a propane-powered outdoor living space. Learn what to discuss with customers.
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Pipe and cable locator identifies unmarked utility lines
The Pipehorn pipe and cable locator helps service technicians identify suspected but unmarked utilities, find their own lines and verify others’ marks. Learn more about applications for this tool.
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2021 LP Gas Growth Summit open for applications
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. This year’s event will be held Sept. 15-17 in Orlando, Florida. Apply to attend today.
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Potential unleashed: Autogas market continues to evolve
Propane industry leaders are confident that autogas is burning a path to popularity, especially in the Class 3-7 vehicle market. Learn more about the fuel’s progress.
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Achieving energy reliability
Top-performing owners and operational managers make energy reliability for their customers a top priority. Evaluate your approach and consider implementing changes this summer. Learn how.
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