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Press Releases

A family-owned company since its foundation in 1936, Delta Liquid Energy knows the value of treating their employees as family. As a result, many DLE employees stay with the company for 10, 20, or more years. These notable commitments are often featured in local newspapers and business publications. In addition, Delta Liquid Energy often participates in local community events and fundraising efforts. Many of our employee’s stories as well as progressive company news can be seen in local and statewide publications. For more information about the DLE team in the news, take a look at the propane industry press releases below.

 

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Delta Liquid Energy Announces New Contract with L.A. Unified School District

October 28, 2009

Local propane marketer, Delta Liquid Energy, has announced a new contract for 90 propane-powered Blue Bird Vision School Buses for Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD). LAUSD is the second largest school district in the nation with over 2,500 bus routes running daily. Cleared for safe passage by the 2010 California Air Resource Board, the new buses will replace highly polluting, smog-producing buses made in 1987 or earlier. In conjunction with the 72 Blue Bird Vision buses already in use by privately contracted school bus service provider Student Transportation of America, the new Delta Liquid Energy (DLE) contract will bring the total to 162 propane-powered school buses in the LAUSD by the second week of November. Read more (PDF)…

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Local Employee Celebrates 19 Years with Delta Liquid Energy Rick Pedersen specializes in helping people have great vacations

July 10, 2008

Delta Liquid Energy (DLE) is pleased to announce the 19-year anniversary of Department Manager Rick Pedersen of Delta RV. Pedersen began his career with Delta RV, a recreational vehicle parts and service store, as a service technician for the North San Luis Obispo location in 1989. Read more (PDF)…

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Delta Liquid Energy Employee Tim Philley Celebrates 25 Years with Local Company

January 8, 2008

Tim Philley manager of the Santa Barbara County Delta Liquid Energy location, recently celebrated his 25 year anniversary with the company. When asked what he enjoyed most about his job Philley answered, “The diversity. You truly have to be a Jack of all trades. O ne day you could be in the office and the next in the field.” Read more (PDF)…

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Delta Liquid Energy Employee Celebrates 15 Years with Local Company

September 27, 2007

Troy Mack (AKA “Mack”), manager of the Arroyo Grande Delta Liquid Energy location, recently celebrated his 15 year anniversary with the company. Mack began his career with DLE as a service technician and was promoted to manager three years ago. Read more (PDF)…

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Paso Robles-Based Delta Liquid Energy Exec Re-Appointed to National Propane Council Board

May 29, 2007

William Platz, president and CEO of Paso Robles-based Delta Liquid Energy, has been re-appointed to serve on the prestigious board of the national Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) for a thee-year term. Board members are volunteers who meet quarterly and oversee a budget of more than $45.1 million. Read more (PDF)…

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Local businessman presents a new agriculture technology to almost 800 delegates from 58 countries at the 19 World LP Gas Forum in Chicago

December 1, 2006

Robert Jacobs, Vice President of Paso Robles based Delta Liquid Energy (DLE) and the chairman of the Agriculture Advisory Committee for the national Propane Education & Research Council (PERC), recently traveled to Chicago to speak at the 2006 World LP Gas Global Technology Conference on The Stinger – a propane-fueled steam generation technology that is designed to reduce the use of pesticides in vineyards and orchards. Read more (PDF)…