Rye Brook, NY (April 14, 2022)Paraco Gas has appointed Donna Howay to director, supply chain management.

Howay, a seasoned industry leader with 18 years with Paraco, will expand her scope of procurement responsibilities to include product supply. Donna has previously held roles in showroom sales, inside sales, customer service, service, regional manager, special projects, and purchasing manager.

NATIONALArrow Tank and Engineering, a family-owned business, has served the propane industry since 1959. In March, the company opened a new facility in Grand Island, Nebraska, to better serve its customers. The scope of work includes bobtail and transport repair for LPG, NH3 refined fuels and fertilizer, PVKI testing, ASME code repair, meter calibration and parts.

Jim NellesMacon, Ga. (March 31, 2022) — Blue Bird Corporation, a technology leader and innovator in electric and low-emission school buses, announced the appointment of Jim Nelles as senior vice president, global supply chain management, with immediate effect.

Suburban Propane provides clean-burning propane for Capitals ice resurfacer & sponsors MSE Foundation fundraiser benefiting DC Greens

Whippany, N.J. (April 7, 2022) — Suburban Propane Partners L.P., a nationwide distributor of propane, renewable propane, fuel oil and related products and services, as well as a marketer of natural gas and electricity and investor in low carbon fuel alternatives, joined forces with the Washington Capitals to celebrate the team's Go Green Night on April 6. As part of this sponsorship, Suburban Propane provided power for the Capitals' ice resurfacer, and participated in green-themed game-time activities for fans.

 

TORONTOSuperior Plus Corp. announced the successful closing of its previously announced bought deal equity offering of 25,670,300 common shares at a price of $11.20 per share, for aggregate gross proceeds of approximately $288 million. The offering included 3,348,300 shares issued pursuant to the exercise in full by the underwriters of their over-allotment option.

LAWRENCE, Mass. (April 5, 2022) – Energy North Group (ENG) announced that its tradition of fundraising on behalf of the Muscular Dystrophy Association has continued for the 18th consecutive year.

The monies raised throughout the campaign are used to fund research and care initiatives for those living with muscular dystrophy, ALS and related neuromuscular diseases, as well as to fund children’s time at MDA Summer Camp. Thanks to the generosity of its community, the ENG team said it is proud to have raised $101,415 for the organization in 2022.

HOUSTON (March 24, 2022) — KBR and ExxonMobil Catalysts and Licensing LLC will collaborate to bring significant advancements to propane dehydrogenation (PDH) technology.

Under the collaboration, ExxonMobil's new proprietary catalyst technology will be combined with KBR's proprietary K-PRO Propane Dehydrogenation (PDH) technology to convert propane into propylene. Enabled by the superior performance of ExxonMobil's new catalyst, the combined technology solution could offer financial savings compared to PDH technologies currently available.

TORONTO (March 28, 2022) Superior Plus Corp. announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire the retail propane distribution and refined fuels assets of Quarles Petroleum Inc. for an aggregate purchase price of approximately US$145 million (CA$180 million) before adjustments for working capital.

The acquisition, which is subject to customary regulatory and commercial closing conditions, is anticipated to close in the second quarter of 2022.

PERC outlines how ports can reduce emissions by switching to propane

WASHINGTON (March 23, 2022) — The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) is opening up $450 million in funding for initiatives working to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and minimize impacts to the climate and surrounding communities from port operations. Areas targeted for projects include coastal seaports, inland waterways and Great Lakes ports. One way that ports can easily reduce emissions is to switch from diesel- and gasoline-powered equipment to models powered by propane.

PERC outlines how ports can reduce emissions by switching to propane

WASHINGTON (March 23, 2022) — The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) is opening up $450 million in funding for initiatives working to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and minimize impacts to the climate and surrounding communities from port operations. Areas targeted for projects include coastal seaports, inland waterways and Great Lakes ports. One way that ports can easily reduce emissions is to switch from diesel- and gasoline-powered equipment to models powered by propane.

Lawrence, Mass. (March 18, 2022) — Energy North Group (ENG) announced its Gold Member sponsorship of the national association of Women in Energy. The association was founded by various reputable and longstanding members of the oil and energy industries. Its goal is to connect and empower women in the industry and to provide them with education, mentorship and growth opportunities.

Canton, Massachusetts (March 22, 2022) — Gray, Gray & Gray LLP, a consulting, business advisory and accounting firm based in Canton, Massachusetts, and GraVoc Associates Inc., a Peabody-based IT consulting firm, have announced a collaborative venture to provide advanced cybersecurity services to organizations across all industry segments.

Dan ScicutellaRye Brook, NY (March 24, 2022) – Paraco Gas has hired Dan Scicutella as general manager to lead its team in Long Island. Scicutella comes to Paraco with extensive management experience from FedEx Express that includes multiple awards recognition for quality and service.