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Business growth panel discusses financing, acquisitions

May 23, 2022 - By

Panelists at one Propane Expo session in Nashville, Tennessee, discussed how propane marketers can raise the cash needed to grow organically or through acquisition. read more

Superior Plus transitions to pure-play propane company

May 23, 2022 - By

Superior Plus Corp. is one of several companies that continues to expand its presence in the U.S. propane market; it's become the fourth-largest retailer. read more

Developing new safety standards

May 19, 2022 - By

Technological development contributes to improved product safety. However, sometimes the standards that are put in place lag behind the technology. read more

Part IV: How US energy has changed since Russia invaded Ukraine

May 17, 2022 - By

Trader’s Corner, a weekly partnership with Cost Management Solutions, analyzes propane supply and pricing trends. This week, Mark Rachal, director of research and publications, continues his examination of why U.S. energy sources have changed since Russia invaded Ukraine and puts the focus on U.S. crude imports and exports. read more

Risks, requirements of temporary heat locations

May 12, 2022 - By

Temporary heat installations, like at construction sites or festivals, are governed by their own code provisions and carry some unique risks. read more

Part III: How US energy has changed since Russia invaded Ukraine

May 10, 2022 - By

Mark Rachal with Cost Management Solutions continues to examine why U.S. energy sources have changed since Russia invaded Ukraine in Part III of this series. read more

Use marketing as a competitive advantage

May 5, 2022 - By

Propane retailers must adapt their marketing and communication strategies for a post-COVID era to gain a competitive advantage with consumers. read more

Part II: How US energy has changed since Russia invaded Ukraine

May 3, 2022 - By

Mark Rachal with Cost Management Solutions continues to examine why U.S. energy sources have changed since Russia invaded Ukraine. read more

Considering indoor air quality when cooking

April 28, 2022 - By

Gas ban bureaucrats ignore issues with electric stoves and would have consumers believe that indoor air quality is compromised when cooking with propane. read more

How US energy has changed since Russia invaded Ukraine

April 26, 2022 - By

Mark Rachal, director of research and publications with Cost Management Solutions, examines why U.S. energy sources have changed since Russia invaded Ukraine. read more