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Company History

ThompsonGas celebrates 66 years of service, safety, and supply. Take a look at how we’ve grown over the years.


1946

Lloyd and Dortha Thompson establishes the ThompsonGas, Gas Company in Boonsboro, Maryland.

1969
Jim Thompson incorporates the company. The name changes to ThompsonGas & Electric Service, Inc.

1982
ThompsonGas completes its first acquisition, People’s Gas of Brunswick, Maryland, for less than $17,000.

1983
ThompsonGas warehousing moves to new facility at the south end of Boonsboro. This facility begins a process that facilitates a complete move of the company to this property.

1989
ThompsonGas offices move to Old National Pike property in state of the art facility. Business doubles in size after move.

1996
J. Randall Thompson takes over helm of company. The company completes the acquisition of Baker & Russell in Shippensburg, PA. This acquisition doubles the size of the company. It also stretches the management team to operate a multi-branch company.

1997
ThompsonGas completes the acquisition of Ramey’s Inc as a foray into the WV market.

2003
ThompsonGas completes its acquisition of Nichol’s as a foray into the VA market. Additionally, ThompsonGas completes acquisition of Region’s Propane in Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina and Tennessee, making ThompsonGas a multi-region company.

2004
ThompsonGas completes acquisition of Clark’s further solidifying it’s WV presence.

2005
ThompsonGas forms limitied liability company with Appalachian Heating, LLC in Bradley, WV to provide propane service to southern WV.

2006
ThompsonGas completes acquisition of Suburban Gas in Alabama.

2007
Completes acquisition of Tri-State Propane, Inc. in Georgia, Shelby Propane Gas Company, Inc. and Deupree Gas, Inc. in Alabama. ThompsonGas opens ThompsonAce in Boonsboro, MD.

2008
ThompsonGas completes acquisition of L&P Propane in Alabama.

2009
ThompsonGas completes acquisition of Carolina Gas Piping, Inc in Harrisburg, NC. Additionally, ThompsonGas forms TGPH Baltimore Rail Terminal Series, LLC.

2010
Completes acquisition West Georgia Propane in Bremen, GA and Upson Propane in Thomaston, GA. ThompsonGas also opens a ThompsonGas location in Cullman, Alabama.

Company History

ThompsonGas celebrates 66 years of service, safety, and supply. Take a look at how we’ve grown over the years.


1946

Lloyd and Dortha Thompson establishes the ThompsonGas, Gas Company in Boonsboro, Maryland.

1969
Jim Thompson incorporates the company. The name changes to ThompsonGas & Electric Service, Inc.

1982
ThompsonGas completes its first acquisition, People’s Gas of Brunswick, Maryland, for less than $17,000.

1983
ThompsonGas warehousing moves to new facility at the south end of Boonsboro. This facility begins a process that facilitates a complete move of the company to this property.

1989
ThompsonGas offices move to Old National Pike property in state of the art facility. Business doubles in size after move.

1996
J. Randall Thompson takes over helm of company. The company completes the acquisition of Baker & Russell in Shippensburg, PA. This acquisition doubles the size of the company. It also stretches the management team to operate a multi-branch company.

1997
ThompsonGas completes the acquisition of Ramey’s Inc as a foray into the WV market.

2003
ThompsonGas completes its acquisition of Nichol’s as a foray into the VA market. Additionally, ThompsonGas completes acquisition of Region’s Propane in Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina and Tennessee, making ThompsonGas a multi-region company.

2004
ThompsonGas completes acquisition of Clark’s further solidifying it’s WV presence.

2005
ThompsonGas forms limitied liability company with Appalachian Heating, LLC in Bradley, WV to provide propane service to southern WV.

2006
ThompsonGas completes acquisition of Suburban Gas in Alabama.

2007
Completes acquisition of Tri-State Propane, Inc. in Georgia, Shelby Propane Gas Company, Inc. and Deupree Gas, Inc. in Alabama. ThompsonGas opens ThompsonAce in Boonsboro, MD.

2008
ThompsonGas completes acquisition of L&P Propane in Alabama.

2009
ThompsonGas completes acquisition of Carolina Gas Piping, Inc in Harrisburg, NC. Additionally, ThompsonGas forms TGPH Baltimore Rail Terminal Series, LLC.

2010
Completes acquisition West Georgia Propane in Bremen, GA and Upson Propane in Thomaston, GA. ThompsonGas also opens a ThompsonGas location in Cullman, Alabama.

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