Looking forward to seeing you at a premier propane industry event, the NPGA Southeastern Convention & International Propane Expo in Atlanta, where the Propane Education & Research Council will be showcasing mowers, propane-autogas vehicles and more great technology. Please stop by booth 309 at the show. Weather reports say Atlanta will be in the 70s and […]

It’s been a good, long, cold winter for the propane industry. Admit it, you were starting to wonder if we were going to see any more of them. Propane bobtail drivers, marketers, and managers deserve a pat on the back and a little break after winter 2013. While you relax, take a moment to learn […]

Thanks Roy. This month marks the 15th anniversary of Roy Willis taking the reins at the Propane Education & Research Council. Since 1998, Roy has led at PERC the implementation of a multidisciplinary program of research and development, education, safety, and training for the propane industry. At an informal staff celebration, Roy discussed his work […]

Hearing excellent news on propane autogas as the Work Truck Show wrapped in Indianapolis. Word is fleet managers practically mobbed the exhibitors displaying autogas technology. They were researching the trucks, the vans, the dispensers, the new Freightliner S2G bobtail, the you name it. Dish Network announced it would purchase and deploy 200 Roush CleanTech Ford […]

Propane autogas is top of mind with next week’s National Truck Equipment (NTEA) Work Truck Show and its sister Green Truck Summit in Indianapolis. These two shows combine into one major annual conference for fleet managers. There will be eight name-brand firms exhibiting propane autogas vehicles, equipment, and/or technology in Indy, the biggest autogas exhibit […]

The average price of a gallon of gasoline rose 45 cents in the past 31 days, AAA says. Experts say the increase is due to maintenance at refineries, Saudi Arabia cutting production, traders concern over Middle East uncertainty, and the Chicago Cubs poor prospects for the World Series. I made that up about the Cubs, […]

Give AmeriGas some credit for its creative marketing this Valentine’s Day. It put out a press release/blog that promotes propane’s largest market sector – residential – while appealing to an audience that often gets forgotten by our industry – women. In its blog – Propane Appliances Help Heat Up Your LOVE – AmeriGas joins spicing up […]