ThompsonGas Acquires Midsouth Propane, Marks 4th Purchase This Year

ThompsonGas LLC (Frederick, Md.) said July 11 it had acquired Midsouth Propane, a marketer with operations in Alabama, Mississippi, and Tennessee. Details regarding the transaction were not released. The purchase marked the fourth acquisition for ThompsonGas this year. “Needless to say, we are excited to add Midsouth Propane to our operations in the South,” said Thompson- Gas CEO Jeff Kerns. “The Scott family has built a tremendous business and assembled a great team of employees to become a leading propane provider in their region. We are pleased to welcome this group of employees to the ThompsonGas family and we will continue to provide the excellent service to our customers that they have come to

“I had been approached by several companies over the years looking to purchase Midsouth, but none of them felt right until I met Jeff Kerns with ThompsonGas,” said Midsouth owner Larry Scott. “After meeting with Jeff, I felt like ThompsonGas was a great fit for my employees and customers. The transition was very smooth and professional. I’m proud to have my team working for a great company like ThompsonGas.”

(SOURCE: The Weekly Propane Newsletter, July 30, 2018)