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Nancy Coop Joins Cetane Associates

Cetane Associates announced today that propane industry leader Nancy Coop has joined its team of financial advisory professionals as Managing Director.  Ms. Coop brings years of experience as a business development executive for Ferrellgas, owner of JARCO, the nationwide bobtail-building company, and an extensive history of industry leadership at the regional and national levels including founding chair of the Women in Propane Council.

Nancy Coop

“Cetane’s outstanding reputation as financial advisers in the delivered fuels industry made my choice to join the team a natural one. They are well respected and have truly helped propane business owners navigate successful transition decisions. And, the team members are just wonderful, knowledgeable, and happy people to work with!” stated Nancy Coop.

“Nancy has deep roots in the industry and has contributed countless hours in supporting the propane industry through her involvement in industry associations and national lobbying efforts.  Her work as the founding chair of the Women in Propane Council has been groundbreaking.  As a long-standing ambassador for the industry, Nancy is uniquely positioned to help tell the Cetane story and deliver our advisory services to business owners in the industry” commented Steve Abbate, Senior Managing Director and owner of Cetane Associates.

About Cetane Associates:

Cetane Associates, LLC is a leading provider of financial advisory services to owners of businesses in the retail energy distribution industry. Clients engage Cetane to advise on sales, spin-offs, and acquisitions, as well as perform valuation and ad hoc corporate finance assignments. For more information, please visit

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We were very pleased to have such a knowledgeable and experienced company in our corner with the team at Cetane. It was obvious that they knew the best process and how to get the ball over the goal line. Their advice throughout the process was greatly appreciated and we thoroughly enjoyed working with them.

— Steve Lombardi, Brodeur’s Oil, Moosup, CT