The Bobtail

Rail – Current Status
December 1, 2022

Bottom Line: Tell the Senate to take action to prevent rail disruptions. This week, the House of Representatives passed legislation binding the twe...

Propane Days: June 4 – 7, 2023
December 1, 2022

Bottom Line: Save the Date.  The Summer 2023 Board of Directors Meetings & Propane Days are confirmed.  Registration and hotel reservation de...

New Member Resource: Case for Fuel Diversity
December 1, 2022

Bottom Line: Electric Grid Outage Trends Make Case for Fuel Diversity.  A new resource is available to NPGA members under the Fight Electrificatio...

December Heating Degree Days 
December 1, 2022

Bottom Line: Despite regional variations, overall, the U.S. experienced fewer heating degree days in December 2021 than the month’s 10-year avera...

Your Action Needed: Tell Congress to Act
November 22, 2022

Send a letter today to your member of Congress by clicking HERE.  Over the weekend, the two largest unions voted on tentative collective bargainin...

2022 Election Overview – Statehouses
November 22, 2022

Bottom line: NPGA will continue to collaborate with our state partners to advance the interests of the propane industry as we navigate new state le...

President’s Message
November 22, 2022

Bottom Line: NPGA President’s Observations from India.  I had the privilege of representing NPGA at the World LPG Association’s LPG Week in Ne...

Succession Planning Webinar: Legal, Governance, and Structural Impacts
November 22, 2022

Bottom Line: Register now for November 30th. Whether you are considering the transition of your family business to the next generation or selling t...

Scholarships – Mark your Calendars
November 22, 2022

Bottom Line: The NPGF Scholarship application opens on December 15. Children of employees of NPGA member companies, state propane associations, or...

Recognize Outstanding NPGA Members
November 22, 2022

Bottom Line: Nominate your colleagues for an award. All award applications can be found on the Member Dashboard, Benefits & Services – NPGA A...

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Crop Progress Report
November 22, 2022

Bottom line: The harvest continues to outperform the five-year average.  As of November 21, 2022, the Crop Report published by the U.S. Department...

Monitoring Rail
November 17, 2022

Bottomline: Seven rail unions accept labor contract.  Currently, seven of the twelve rail labor unions have ratified labor contracts with the Clas...