A new propane terminal is opening for propane companies and residents just in time for heating season. The terminal will allow for greater supply and lower costs for area residents and businesses.
NORTHUMBERLAND, PA – On Tuesday, November 22nd, Button Oil & Propane, in partnership with the North Shore Railroad, held a grand opening for the first facility of its kind – in the region. Dozens of officials from both companies, government officials, representatives of companies who helped develop the site, and members from various area chambers of commerce and industrial development organizations gathered to celebrate the facility with a ribbon cutting.
Button Oil & Propane was founded in 1933 and is currently owned and operated by the fourth generation of the Button family. Ed Button, Robert Button, and Amanda Moyer were all present along with their young children – meaning that four of the generations were represented at the event.
Button Oil CEO Steve Passio remarked, “In an era of hyperinflation and rising costs everywhere we look a facility like this will allow both us and our competitors bring affordable energy into the homes and businesses that need them. Propane is abundant, green and affordable.”
“It was mid-2019 when Ed Button walked into my office to have our first discussion about his concept for a pressurized gas transload terminal,” stated Todd Hunter, North Shore’s Chief Marketing Officer.” He continued, “After over 2,000 emails and countless phone calls and meetings since then, we arrive here today – at this beautiful state-of-the-art facility.”
Officials from all companies and organizations were quick to point out that this facility will help residents gain access to more affordable energy as many have been subject to major price hikes on other energy prices, groceries, and housing.
Today, Button Oil & Propane is successfully receiving railcars at this new location in Northumberland to offer residential and commercial delivery of propane as well as Butane for manufacturing applications. For more information on Button Oil & Propane, visit www.buttonoil.com.
Button Oil & Propane
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