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A vote of confidence

December 1, 2006 - By

When spot propane prices at Mont Belvieu topped $1.16 this past July, I wondered if spiraling world oil costs would be the final blow that would push marketers out of the business once and for all. read more

Winter driving safety lessons learned

December 1, 2006 - By

It's no secret that we who live with winter driving hazards use our experience to survive. read more

Valuation methodologies matter

December 1, 2006 - By

We all are basically in the same business, yet it is a curious fact that many of us see value in a very different way. This difference is important to understand as we attempt to grow and presumably increase the value of our companies. read more

Let it snow, let it snow!

December 1, 2006 - By

Usually described as the busy season, winter brings with it many good things for propane markets in colder climates. read more

P+R+O+O=F of Performance

December 1, 2006 - By

A two-year study of propane vapor regulators has determined that age has little effect on the performance of first- and second-stage regulators, but it plays a significant role in how well single-stage devices work. read more

Managing driver performance is vital

December 1, 2006 - By

Propane fleet operators often struggle when it comes to developing an effective driver performance management program. The challenge for most companies in this industry is usually the first logical step of any performance management program: defining and developing a productivity measurement. read more