P3 Propane Safety's new senior consultant of training and safety Paul Craver brings years of experience as a safety expert in the propane industry. In his new role, he will be responsible for implementing the P3 Compliance System with clients.

Space heating continued to be the top energy-consuming end use in United States homes in 2020, according to the "Residential Energy Consumption Survey" (RECS). Heating homes accounted for 42% of energy consumption in the residential sector. Space heating in U.S. households cost $519 on average. Energy consumption and expenditures varied across the country, depending on the climate and energy source used.

 

During the latest mid-month period, prices at Mont Belvieu, Texas, decreased as we head into summer. The posted prices decreased 8.083 cents/gal, from May mid-month to June mid-month while the spot prices decreased 8 cents. Conway, Kan., postings ended with a 9.25-cent decrease and spots decreased 9.25 cents over the month.

Suburban Propane Partners L.P., a nationwide distributor of propane, renewable propane, renewable natural gas, fuel oil and related products and services, marked World Caring Day with a series of clean-up initiatives across the nation, geared toward cleaning up open spaces, beachfronts, parks and more.

Canada's primary underground propane inventories increased by 45.4% in June, according to the Canada Energy Regulator. The total represented a month-to-month increase of 223.9 Mcm. Compared to a year earlier, stocks were higher, with 159.5 Mcm, or 28.6%, more product on hand. 

Dallas, Texas (May 30, 2023) Rochester Sensors LLC, a designer and manufacturer of liquid level sensors and gauges, announced it has acquired the stock of Tekelek Europe Limited.

The acquisition of Tekelek is part of a multi-year strategy to expand Rochester’s technical portfolio and footprint to create a global, diversified liquid level sensor business. Rochester has now acquired four companies in the liquid level sensor space.

Legacy Energy Consulting has announced that it recently facilitated the successful sale of PacWest Propane in Covington, Washington, to an undisclosed buyer. 
 
PacWest Propane was started by "Ole" Carson Drageland, Derrick Grice and Frank Dollar and has serviced central Washington since 2013.
 
PacWest Propane is the first completed deal for Legacy Energy Consulting in 2023, and its thirteenth since December of 2020.

The PacWest Propane team issued the following statement: 

Concord, NH (May 22, 2023)The Granite Group, a supplier of plumbing, heating, cooling, piping, water systems, and energy products in the Northeast, has announced that Madeline Ling has joined the company as its new chief financial officer.