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2012-01-10 11:49:00

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Jan. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- James E. Ferrell, Chairman of Overland Park, Kansas-based Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. (NYSE: FGP), has been elected into the first-ever class of the Propane Hall of Fame. The Propane Hall of Fame was developed by LP Gas, a Cleveland-based trade magazine published by Questex Media, in conjunction with the year-long celebration of the propane industry's 100th anniversary in 2012. Ferrell will be inducted with a class of eight others...

2011-11-14 06:00:00

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. (NYSE: FGP), one of the nation's largest distributors of propane, applauded today the findings of ICF International's independent analysis of the Propane Green Autogas Solutions Act of 2011 (H.R.2014/S.1120). The ICF International report confirms that passage of the bill will reduce U.S. dependence on foreign oil, cut greenhouse gas emissions and create as many as 40,000 domestic jobs by 2016. A copy of the...

2011-11-09 09:15:00

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Nov. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mesa Public Schools in Mesa, Ariz., has launched Arizona's first fleet of propane autogas-powered school buses through a partnership with Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. (NYSE:FGP), one of the nation's largest distributors of propane. Last week school officials took delivery of four buses that are powered by this clean-burning, domestic fuel. An additional 23 propane autogas-powered buses have been ordered. "Transitioning our fleet to propane...

2011-07-13 16:08:00

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. (NYSE:FGP), one of the largest distributors of propane, recognized today the decision by Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell to begin a shift of that state's approximately 10,000 vehicles to various alternative fuels that include propane autogas. Ferrellgas representatives were on hand yesterday with a ROUSH liquid propane injection Ford E-350 van when Gov. McDonnell signed an executive order at the Virginia Office of...

2011-05-27 14:06:00

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., May 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. (NYSE: FGP) today applauded a significant step toward a greener, more fuel-efficient future for America with the introduction of the Propane Green Autogas Solutions Act of 2011 (H.R.2014/S.1120). The "Propane GAS Act," introduced by Representatives Dan Boren (D-OK) and Mike Rogers (R-AL) and Senators Roy Blunt (R-MO) and Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), would extend through 2016 existing tax credits for the purchase of...

2011-05-24 06:00:00

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The dreams of critically and chronically ill children in the Kansas City and surrounding areas are now closer to reality thanks to a recent golf tournament that raised $70,000 for the Dream Factory of Greater Kansas City. The inaugural Ferrellgas Dream Factory Classic, which was held May 19 at Tiffany Springs Golf Course in Kansas City and hosted by Overland Park, Kansas-based Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. (NYSE: FGP), featured 116 golfers from...

2011-04-22 06:00:00

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., April 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ferrellgas Partners, L.P., one of the nation's largest propane distributors, urges consumers this Earth Day to consider propane as a green energy source that can significantly reduce the nation's carbon footprint. "Today, we are facing an unprecedented environmental challenge, and we think it is important to educate consumers on environmentally friendly alternatives to their everyday home energy needs," said George Koloroutis,...

2009-12-16 16:14:00

DOVER, Del., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- John R. Schimkaitis, President and Chief Executive Officer of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK), today announced that the Board of Directors promoted Joseph Cummiskey to Vice President of the Company at their meeting on December 15, 2009. In this position, Mr. Cummiskey will oversee Chesapeake unregulated energy operations including Sharp Energy, Inc., Xeron, Inc. and Peninsula Energy Services Company, Inc. (PESCO). Additionally,...

2009-09-21 13:00:00

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. (NYSE: FGP), one of the largest distributors of propane, today announced that its Board of Directors had elected President and Chief Operating Officer Steve Wambold Chief Executive Officer, succeeding James Ferrell, who remains Chairman of the Board. Wambold was also elected to the board of directors, increasing its number to seven. Ferrell explained, "Steve's promotion is well-deserved and reflects a...

2009-03-12 11:34:00

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., March 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. (NYSE: FGP), one of the nation's largest distributors of propane, today announced the recent purchase of more than 23,000 FGP common units by three officers and one director. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jim Ferrell purchased 20,000 common units, President and Chief Operating Officer Steve Wambold purchased 1,000 common units, Senior Vice President, Ferrellgas and President Ferrell North America George...