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Take Proper Precautions When Digging or Completing Home Improvement Projects

Below is an article that was featured on FOX 10 News on October 17th, 2013 about a women and man who were injured when their house exploded. The explosion was the result of a gas leak that occurred after the family started digging in their backyard. Peoria house explosion caused by natural gas leak Posted: October 17, 2013 4:15 PM MST Updated: October 22, 2013 4:16 PM MST By Steve Krafft PEORIA, ARIZONA – The family of a 21-year old woman burned when her house exploded is speaking out. The woman and a man were inside the home near 79th...

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Who regulates natural gas and liquid propane industry?

Have you ever wondered who regulates the natural gas and liquid propane industry? The best answer is “lots of people.” Anything relating to drilling, processing, refining and transporting oil and gas is regulated by numerous federal, state, county and city agencies. Below is a small sample of the agencies who are directly involved with the natural gas and liquid propane industry. Each one of these agencies has hundreds of laws, rules and regulations to protect and regulate the natural gas and liquid propane industry. 1. US Environmental...

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RP Gas Piping News Flash: Congratulations to Chris Manning!

RP Gas Piping of Arizona takes great pleasure in announcing and congratulating Chris Manning. He is a certified “Journeyman’s Gas Pipe Fitter.” A Journeyman is a person skilled in an area of work covered by PBCC, Section 119 with sufficient work experience and code knowledge to pass the Journeyman test. The Journeyman is capable of performing work covered by their Journeyman license and supervising the work of Apprentices. As a Journeyman’s Gas Pipe Fitter, Chris can design, install and maintain all gas piping systems in both residential and...

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My New Backyard with Natural Gas

Tired of having a “BA HUMBUG” backyard and pool area. Are you in need of a backyard make-over? Just like the TV sitcom “Yard Crashers,” RP Gas Piping can help you transform your boring backyard into a beautiful oasis filled with a natural gas pool heater, fire features, a killer BBQ grill and lots of ambient lighting. Listed below are just a few ways RP Gas Piping can help you transform your backyard. Pool/Spa Heaters: While an electric heater on average takes about 24-hours to heat a pool/spa, a gas pool heater will do the same in about half...

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RP Gas Piping Rolls Out a New 401(k) Plan

Congratulations to RP Gas Piping on rolling out their new 401(k) plan for it’s employees! Under the new plan, retirement savings contributions are provided by RP Gas Piping and deducted from the employee’s paycheck before taxation. Meaning all contributions are tax deferred until the money is withdrawn during retirement. Therefore, each employee is creating a retirement savings account and making a commitment towards saving for the future. 401(k) plans are one of the best ways to save for retirement. With many different types of plans, an...

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What do you do if you find an abandoned underground propane tank on your property?

Since underground propane tanks are extremely dangerous and flammable, full or empty, you should proceed with extreme caution. Since the below ground propane tank was abandoned you probably do not know if the tank is full of propane or in proper working order. Here are a few options to try. Option A:  If you are able to identify that the tank is owned by a propane company that is still in business, contact that company and request the tank be removed. It is their property and you should not have any removal expense. Option B: Contact RP Gas...

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Be Safe, Hire a Professional to Install Your Gas Line

On Sunday evening June 8, 2013, the quiet suburb of Beloit, Wisconsin was startled when the home at 2041 Meridith Drive exploded into a pile of rubble in seconds. Neighbors said it sounded like fireworks had gone off only to go outside and see the house across the street had collapsed. Several neighbors wanted to go look for survivors but feared further explosions. Tara & Todd Purdy were both rushed to the local hospital suffering from severe burns. Tara Purdy suffered minor burns and Todd Purdy was left in critical condition at...

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What is the best BBQ fuel for you?

If you’re lucky enough to live in a state like Arizona, where cook out weather lasts almost all year long, a barbecue is a long term family investment. You’ll want something reliable, that isn’t an eyesore on your backyard, and most importantly a grill that evenly and efficiently cooks your food. If you’re in the market for a new grill there are 4 basic varieties to consider: charcoal, electric, propane, and natural gas. While the grills themselves are less expensive, charcoal can be a pricey and messy form of fuel....

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RP Gas provides APS with Propane Power

Arizona’s leading electric company, Arizona Public Service (APS), is utilizing Propane for a stable backup power source.  RP Gas was called to provide the installation of high capacity propane systems at 7 APS substations throughout Arizona. These substations are the electrical hubs that transform and distribute power to homes and businesses across our communities. The project included of the installation of high capacity propane systems. The systems included above ground, high capacity propane tanks and polyethylene (PE) piping that will...

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Fueling the Future; R P Gas helps Luke AFB prepare for F-35 fighter jets

The new F-35 fighter jets are flying to The Valley, and R P Gas is pleased to be part of the welcoming party. The F-35 Lightening II, which comes in three variants, will be the future of the U.S. tactical air support for decades. Glendale’s own Luke Air Force Base will be transformed into a training facility for these new jets, and R P Gas is excited to be assisting in their transformation. Luke Air Force Base made the announcement of the new addition on their campaign website last month: “Luke AFB will now have more F-35A’s assigned to its...

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