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The right time to sell

October 1, 2005 - By

Propane retailers hoping to cash out and begin a well-earned retirement need not worry about the impact of current events on the climate of business acquisitions, industry experts say. read more

Investing in image

October 1, 2005 - By

We all know what most people in the propane industry think of the good folks in Washington, D.C. But what do decision makers in the nation's capital think about our industry? read more

Sharing safety appreciation

October 1, 2005 - By

This past summer I had the opportunity to sit in on the Minnesota Propane Gas Association summer convention. read more

Is your job candidate willing?

October 1, 2005 - By

As we continue our series on hiring the best in the propane industry, let's review the three questions you should always address. read more

Political storm brewing

October 1, 2005 - By

Unexpectedly, Congress returned to Washington a few days before their regular session was scheduled to pass a $10.5 billion supplemental emergency-spending bill in reaction to the devastation and impacts of Hurricane Katrina. read more

Battered Bayou

October 1, 2005 - By

Ever since Woody Blossman opened his first store in 1951, Mississippi-based Blossman Gas has had to endure its share of hardships to grow to become the nation's 10th largest propane retailer. read more

Industry responds to Katrina

October 1, 2005 - By

After Hurricane Katrina ravaged parts of the Southeast United States, much of the landscape was dramatically altered. Entire cities were displaced, homes and real estate were destroyed, businesses were shut down and lives lost. read more

Preparing for disaster

October 1, 2005 - By

Whenever and wherever trouble strikes, people in the propane industry jump into their trucks and rush in to help. For propane marketers at the center of the disaster, however, the financial impact can linger for years. read more

Truck technology keeps fleets safer, productive

October 1, 2005 - By

On June 2, 2004, the top story on many national morning TV shows was the disappearance of two propane trucks from a parking lot in New Jersey. With the age of heightened security, the FBI was so concerned that it sent out a security alert for the missing propane trucks. read more