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Owens Energy offers the unexpected in the Wild West

December 12, 2011 - By

Owens Energy isn’t your typical retail propane company, especially when the owners “can’t say how many times we’ve had guns pulled on us,” co-owner Dennis Owens guesses. read more

Verifying presence of odorant protects customers, marketers

December 12, 2011 - By

A common issue that can create a basis for liability in defending gas explosion cases is the level of odorant in the gas as it is emitted into the atmosphere. When people who are injured in a gas explosion testify that they did not smell gas, the focus immediately turns to the odorant in the gas. read more

Industry faces period of remarkable, profound change

December 12, 2011 - By

I want to take this opportunity to pass along what others in the industry are saying as I have traveled around the country as the chairman of the National Propane Gas Association. read more

Personal rule on political discussion faces Thanksgiving Day test

December 12, 2011 - By

This year I broke a personal tenet that ruined an otherwise perfect Thanksgiving Day gathering: I engaged the family curmudgeon in a post-meal debate about politics. read more

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State of the Industry 2011: Trust Washington?

December 12, 2011 - By

Propane marketers sound off in our State of the Industry report about government influence over their sales and margins. read more