ATLANTA, Ga. (Feb. 15, 2023) — PDI Technologies has acquired Blue Cow Software LLC, a fuel oil and propane management software business.
WASHINGTON (Feb. 16, 2023) — The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) is bolstering its mission to support autogas fleet programs with its new online service center network tool.
Lee, Mass. (Feb. 8, 2023) — Ray Murray Inc. (RMI) has announced the addition of Eben Waugh to its technical support team.
The United States Energy Information Administration (EIA) expects natural gas prices at the Henry Hub to average around $3.40 per million British thermal units in 2023, 47% lower than in 2022. According to EIA’s February "Short-Term Energy Outlook" (STEO), a warmer-than-normal start to the year has reduced natural gas consumption to below average.
Beverly, Mass — KROHNE, manufacturer and supplier of solutions in industrial process instrumentation, announces that PRO-QUIP Inc., with its headquarters in Kenilworth, New Jersey, is KROHNE’s regional manufacturer’s representative covering the process industries in the greater New York City region, New Jersey, Eastern Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland and Washington D.C. as of Dec. 1, 2022.
PRO-QUIP is replacing Stover Sensor Controls and Jobe & Company as KROHNE’s representative in the area.
Industry leaders from across the region gathered in January for a Midwest Propane Summit, held at Big Cedar Lodge in Ridgedale, Missouri. The event brought together more than 30 representatives from state associations, propane marketers and industry suppliers. The attendees came from Arkansas, Illinois, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma to discuss opportunities, challenges and best practices. Joining the event as participants were Tucker Perkins, president and CEO of PERC, and Stuart Weidie, PERC chairman.
Atkinson, N.H. – Palmer Gas & Oil is excited to announce several changes to its management team that reflect a strategic approach to continued long-term growth for the company.
Peter Iacobucci, general manager of Palmer Gas & Oil (PGO), said, “We are excited to welcome these new managers to the team. We are committed to ensuring that we are prepared to meet the needs of our customers both now and in the future, and supplementing an already high-performance team with these new talents will help to achieve that.”
WASHINGTON (Feb. 8, 2023) — Women in Propane (WIP), an official business council of the National Propane Gas Association (NPGA), recently launched a webinar series, Through the Leadership Lens Online. They are hosting their first webinar of 2023 on February 17 at 1 p.m. ET.
WASHINGTON (January 2023) — The Propane Education & Research Council announces its 2023 Propane Farm Incentive Program, which provides financial incentives of up to $5,000 toward the purchase of qualifying propane equipment — including irrigation engines, power generators, agricultural building and water heating systems and flame weed control systems.
Lancaster, Pennsylvania (Jan. 31, 2023) — Cargas was named a finalist in the software (up to 100 employees) category of the 17th annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service.
The awards are presented by the Stevie Awards, which organizes several of the world’s leading business awards shows, including the American Business Awards and International Business Awards.
NATIONAL — One-Tank announced it has welcomed Danny Leverette as a new addition to the team. Leverette will help the company form strategic partnerships as the business development manager. He brings years of experience to assist One-Tank’s continued growth.
Marietta, Penn. (Jan. 19, 2023) — Hiltz Propane Systems Inc. has announced the appointment of Aaron Becker to the position of president, effective Oct. 17, 2022. Matthew Hiltz, who has been acting as president and CEO, will continue as CEO.
P3 Propane Safety announced that John Horner has joined the Safety Services Team as a senior consultant of training and safety.
FREDERICK, MD. (Jan. 19, 2023) — ThompsonGas, headquartered in Frederick, Maryland, announced the acquisition of Gilbert Propane Inc., located in Deland, Florida.
Founded nearly four decades ago by the late Drewy Gilbert and his wife Francis, Gilbert Propane Inc. has been an unwavering part of the Deland community.
“We are very happy to welcome Gilbert Propane Inc. to our family of companies and look forward to continuing their tradition of exemplary customer service,” said Area Director Todd Tanis.
WYOMING, MINNESOTA (Jan.
Canton, MA (Jan. 24, 2023) — Gray, Gray & Gray LLP, a business consulting and accounting firm based in Canton, Massachusetts, has announced that Bill Constantopoulos has been elected a partner.
TULSA, Okla. (Jan. 9, 2023) — ONEOK Inc. announced that it has reached an agreement with its insurers to settle all claims for physical damage and business interruption related to the Medford incident that occurred in July 2022.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Jan. 20, 2023) — CHS Inc. will begin construction this spring on a new grain shuttle facility in southeast South Dakota, a strategic location in its Pacific Northwest corridor.
NATIONAL (Jan. 20, 2023) — On Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023, the New York Times published an article with claims that the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) has been misusing funds as laid out by the Propane Education and Research Act (PERA) of 1996 that established the council. The article alleged that PERC is spending money outside of the bounds of PERA by investing in a widespread, pro-propane marketing campaign.
Canada's primary underground propane inventories decreased by 9.39% in January, according to the Canada Energy Regulator (CER). The total represented a month-to-month decrease of 158 Mcm. Compared to a year earlier, stocks were lower, with 3 Mcm, or 0.20%, less product on hand.
During the latest mid-month period, prices at Mont Belvieu, Texas, increased as we hit the mid-winter. The posted prices increased 9 cents/gal, from December mid-month to January mid-month while the spot prices increased 14 cents. Conway, Kan., postings ended with a 5.5-cent increase and spots increased 8.5 cents over the month.
Canton, Mass. (Jan.