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Confessions of a charcoal grill chef

August 1, 2004 - By

I'd like to share a personal story. Thirty years ago, I bought a gas grill, assembled it, turned on the gas, lit the burner and went in the house for the hot dogs. I came back out to find the hose had burned off and I had a roaring flame coming out of the wide-open valve. read more

The hating season

August 1, 2004 - By

With apologies to Rick Roldan and all those who thrive in the manipulative, scheming world that is our nation's capital, I hate politics. read more

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Synergize your management team

August 1, 2004 - By

When you combine the right people, assets and capital in just the right combination, you can create a value that is much greater than the sum of its parts. read more

Feds update rules governing pipelines

August 1, 2004 - By

The Research and Special Programs Administration has updated its pipeline maintenance and repair regulations to take advantage of the latest technology and construction standards, including the use of plastics in certain situations. read more

The outlook on retail acquisitions

August 1, 2004 - By

Assessing the future of acquisitions is like asking someone to predict the weather. read more

Distributors: A vital link in the propane industry chain

August 1, 2004 - By

There is uneasiness in the voices of many long-time propane industry distributors these days when they discuss their role as the link between equipment manufacturers and propane retailers. read more

Dennis the Master

August 1, 2004 - By

Fighting off a series of double bogeys, defending champ and AmeriGas Propane sales rep Dennis Kendall of Cincinnati fought from behind to win his fourth Propane Golfers Association title at The Westin Innisbrook Resort in June with a six-over-par score of 222. read more

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