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About Cooper Wilburn

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Cooper Wilburn is a consultant at Propane Resources. He can be reached at cooper@propaneresources.com or 913-262-0196.

Posts by Cooper Wilburn

In the Know: Generating revenue Posted on 26 Jul 2022 in the Current Issue & Featured & From the Magazine categories.

While a fee-based model may be slightly more expensive for propane customers, over time it should help decrease the volatility of market pricing. Read more»

In the Know: Manage the tank shortage Posted on 23 Dec 2021 in the Blue Flame Blog & Current Issue & From the Magazine categories.

With tank costs increasing, Cooper Wilburn of Propane Resources suggests ways propane retailers can reduce the need for cash to purchase new or used tanks. Read more»

In the Know: M&A tax implications Posted on 03 Jun 2021 in the Blue Flame Blog & Current Issue & From the Magazine categories.

Propane Resources' Cooper Wilburn offers his take on potential tax changes and how mergers and acquisitions¬†in the propane industry will be impacted. Read more»

In the Know: Promote LPG as a clean-burning fuel Posted on 15 Apr 2021 in the Blue Flame Blog & Current Issue & From the Magazine categories.

The major challenge the industry faces is convincing the public that propane is a clean-burning fuel and communicating that fact to lawmakers. Read more»

In the Know: Serve customers better with technology Posted on 23 Jul 2020 in the Blue Flame Blog & Current Issue categories.

Retailers should look at next-generation technologies to improve driver and customer relations, operational efficiencies and marketing tactics. Read more»

Government likely to roll back tax incentives Posted on 09 Jul 2020 in the Blue Flame Blog & COVID-19 & Current Issue categories.

It is much more attractive to make asset purchases before 2023, as tax incentives will likely be cut to help pay back the national debt. Read more»

In the Know: Developing an investment strategy Posted on 16 Jan 2020 in the Blue Flame Blog categories.

Propane Resources' Cooper Wilburn lays out a framework for developing a propane operation's investment strategies in 2020. Read more»

Exploring new markets step by step Posted on 27 Sep 2019 in the Blue Flame Blog & Current Issue & Featured categories.

Propane Resources offers advice to propane marketers looking to diversify their products and services beyond the home-heating market. Read more»

Is it time to buy a bobtail? Posted on 09 Aug 2019 in the Current Issue & Featured categories.

Propane Resources' Jeff Thompson and Cooper Wilburn explain tax code updates that may incentivize propane retailers to make equipment investments. Read more»

In The Know: How propane retailers can impact local government Posted on 13 Sep 2018 in the Blue Flame Blog categories.

Propane Resources' Cooper Wilburn discusses what propane retailers can do to in fight legislation that can negatively effect their operation at the local level. Read more»