Blue Flame Blog

Why get price protection at all?

June 17, 2024 - By

A retail propane company has physical assets, but the real value of the company is in the customers that it has worked for years to cultivate. read more

Managers vs. leaders in the propane business

June 13, 2024 - By

Managers tend to focus on achieving a goal, a team of employees and the correct execution of a process or structure. read more

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Propane storage strategies sought in federal legislation

June 10, 2024 - By

Propane supply security was part of Propane Days discussions, especially as it relates to the agriculture market and the overall impact on the industry. read more

The good and bad of refinery throughput for propane

June 3, 2024 - By

In May, crude inventories were already trending lower, and the overall trend is likely to be downward until October. read more

Just do it: Adopt a technology strategy in your propane business

May 30, 2024 - By

Christopher Caywood shares why personal experience reveals positive impacts of tech tool adoption at his company. read more

Propane finding domestic, foreign buyers

May 28, 2024 - By

Mark Rachal evaluates propane prices and why there has been a separation in price direction between propane and crude. read more

The irony of Canadian exports

May 23, 2024 - By

Canada's propane export industry has continued to grow over the past four years, notably in areas outside the U.S. read more

Expected La Niña could heighten hurricane season

May 20, 2024 - By

With a La Niña, cold waters in the Pacific Ocean push the jet stream northward, affecting the weather in and around the United States. read more

Define your leadership responsibilities

May 16, 2024 - By

Aaron Huizenga talks about the responsibilities of being a leader and how to continue to lead a strong team. read more

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Downtrend favors propane buyers

May 13, 2024 - By

No matter the time of year or what is going on in the spot market, take the time to look at the forward price curve. read more