Blue Flame Blog

Don’t get exposed this winter

October 19, 2017 - By

As we head into the coming heating season, the embarrassment of being caught “naked” on the supply side is a real concern. read more

Traders’ position conflicts with Midwest price movement

October 16, 2017 - By and

As winter approaches, the Midwest, like the rest of the nation, has propane inventory levels that are below the five-year average and well below last year's. read more

In the Know: Propane demand

October 12, 2017 - By

Propane Resources' Marty Lerum explains how retailers can boost propane demand in their communities. read more

Examining a tough three weeks for propane inventory

October 9, 2017 - By and

It has been a tough three weeks for propane inventories, as the typical period of inventory build nears its end. read more

A look at propane’s current value relative to WTI crude

October 5, 2017 - By and

WTI crude is an important metric because it gives propane retailers a way to evaluate the value of the product they sell. The comparison provides needed guidance when managing the price risks associated with propane supply. read more

Companies that listen are most likely to succeed

September 28, 2017 - By

Business success is based on companies' willingness to listen to their customers or clients. Organizations should look to continuously engage their customers. read more

Extreme events put inventory in unusual situations

September 25, 2017 - By and

Propane prices increased after the Energy Information Administration reported U.S. propane inventory fell 1.377 million barrels for the week ending Sept. 15. read more

What to expect from changes in the crude price curve

September 18, 2017 - By and

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries projects demand for its crude will average 32.83 million barrels per day in 2018. read more

What’s causing a big jump in propane inventory?

September 11, 2017 - By and

For the week ending Sept. 1, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported a 6.346-million-barrel build in U.S. propane inventory. read more

In the Know: PERC

September 7, 2017 - By

Propane Resources’ Marty Lerum explains what issues he would like to see addressed by PERC’s new president, Tucker Perkins, and the PERC executive committee. read more