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State settles price gouging case against DeMotte propane company

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana has reached a settlement with a northwestern Indiana propane supplier that overcharged customers during last winter's propane shortage.

September 04, 2014 7:49 am
FUEL: Gas prices fell after Midwest boosted output

FUEL: Gas prices fell after Midwest boosted output

An overabundance of supply caused West Texas Intermediate Crude Oil and Gasoline prices to fall over the last three months.

August 31, 2014 12:00 am
FUEL: Gas business steady, but all eyes on Ukraine

FUEL: Gas business steady, but all eyes on Ukraine

The fuel business is holding steady after rebounding from a slow start.

May 04, 2014 12:00 am
Lawmakers look at new ways to fund future, existing roads

Lawmakers look at new ways to fund future, existing roads

With demand for gasoline at historic lows due to consistently high prices and greater declines ahead under a new federal requirement that cars and light trucks have double the fuel efficiency by 2025, Indiana lawmakers have begun looking at alternatives to the gasoline tax for funding constr…

March 16, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Propane shortage hits rural residents hardest

Local township offices and community service agencies are seeing the effects of the propane shortage on rural residents, where the fuel is commonly used for home heating.

February 09, 2014 4:00 pm
Propane shortage has area dealers scrambling

Propane shortage has area dealers scrambling

The propane shortage is putting a big spotlight on a usually low-profile industry, with dealers making an epic effort to keep customers supplied.

February 09, 2014 4:00 pm Photos

Photos

Propane shortage

Propane shortage

Keith Nicholson prepares to fill his propane delivery truck at Momence Bottled Gas, in Momence, Ill., in sub-zero temperatures Friday morning. Momence Bottled Gas is dealing with the national propane shortage by hunting down propane supply as far away as Kansas and Texas.

February 07, 2014 11:50 am
Some summer utility help still available

Some summer utility help still available

Keith Nicholson prepares to fill his propane delivery truck at Momence Bottled Gas, in Momence, Ill., during this past winter's propane crisis. Supplies of propane have since rebounded and some community agencies now have a "summer fill" aid program that can provide low-income customers up t…

February 07, 2014 11:50 am
FUEL: Gas prices falling, but Luke Oil expanding

FUEL: Gas prices falling, but Luke Oil expanding

Gas prices fell to their lowest monthly average last year in November, and are expected to continue to decline.

February 02, 2014 12:00 am
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February 02, 2014 12:00 am

Business tax cut plans approved by Senate, House

INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled chambers of the Indiana General Assembly separately approved competing plans Thursday that both give big tax breaks to Hoosier companies.

January 30, 2014 6:00 pm

Gov. Quinn declares propane emergency

SPRINGFIELD | Gov. Pat Quinn declared an emergency Monday aimed at addressing the lingering shortage of propane.

January 28, 2014 12:00 am
LaPorte announces the addition of two environmentally friendly transit vehicles

LaPorte announces the addition of two environmentally friendly transit vehicles

Steve Bolin, right, from Hoekstra Transportation, chats with LaPorte Fire Chief Andy Snyder about the propane fuel to be used in the city's two new TransPorte vehicles.

May 23, 2013 4:08 pm
LaPorte announces the addition of two environmentally friendly transit vehicles

LaPorte announces the addition of two environmentally friendly transit vehicles

LaPorte Mayor Blair Milo introduces the city's two new propane powered TransPorte vehicles Thursday.

May 23, 2013 4:09 pm
LaPorte announces the addition of two environmentally friendly transit vehicles

LaPorte announces the addition of two environmentally friendly transit vehicles

LaPorte resident David Heinold, left, and Gary Evers of NIRPC sit in one of LaPorte's two new propane powered TransPorte vehicles.

May 23, 2013 4:10 pm

Diesel engine retrofitter a new Purdue research partner in M'ville

The Purdue Research Park of Northwest Indiana said Thursday it has a new affiliation with a California-based company that uses technology to make heavy-duty diesel engines run more efficiently.

December 08, 2011 5:00 pm

Gas smell lingers in South Haven

SOUTH HAVEN | A strong propane smell lingered through areas of South Haven on Friday night but authorities were unable to locate the cause.

January 10, 2011 12:00 am
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