Blue Rhino

We’re America’s #1 propane tank exchange brand. We fuel good times. At Blue Rhino, we’re known for the care we put into every propane tank. We’re also synonymous with convenience – because when you need propane quick, there’s probably a Rhino nearby. But we have to answer the question everybody asks. Where did the name come from? Back in 1994, a man named Billy Prim saw a propane tank exchange business overseas. An entrepreneur at heart, he decided to start an exchange company back home. Billy came up with the name during an African photo safari. He saw a rhino, and thought it looked like a propane tank. He added blue because it’s the color of a propane flame. The brand was born..