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Crude drilling slowdown could support propane prices Posted on 30 Jul 2018 in the Blue Flame Blog categories.

Last week, U.S. crude production hit 11 million barrels per day for the first time ever. Read more»

Propane’s relative value to crude diminishes despite higher price Posted on 23 Jul 2018 in the Blue Flame Blog categories.

Over the last year, propane has been pulled higher by rising crude prices since propane's relative value is not keeping up with the rise in crude's price. Read more»

Propane production up at natural gas processing plants Posted on 16 Jul 2018 in the Blue Flame Blog categories.

An increase in natural gas production has caused a significant increase in propane supply from natural gas processing operations. Read more»

High refinery throughput should result in more propane Posted on 09 Jul 2018 in the Blue Flame Blog categories.

Last week, refiners were operating at 97.1 percent of their total available capacity. Read more»

Propane inventory, prices climb: Here’s why Posted on 02 Jul 2018 in the Blue Flame Blog categories.

Export activity in July and its resulting impact on U.S. inventory builds should be very interesting to monitor. Read more»

Petrochemical companies boost propane usage Posted on 18 Jun 2018 in the Blue Flame Blog categories.

The implication for propane retailers is that petrochemicals could demand more propane moving forward if the trend in ethane’s relative value to propane continues on its current path. Read more»

Price spread widens between Mont Belvieu, Conway Posted on 11 Jun 2018 in the Blue Flame Blog categories.

For the foreseeable future, it appears Conway is going to be overwhelmed by supply. Read more»

Following up on the monthly propane price trend Posted on 04 Jun 2018 in the Blue Flame Blog categories.

The pricing pattern for March and May turned out to be very similar, but April was a little different. Read more»

US propane inventory builds lighter than average Posted on 29 May 2018 in the Blue Flame Blog categories.

U.S. propane inventory increased very lightly last week. Find out why. Read more»

Examining the March–May propane price pattern Posted on 21 May 2018 in the Blue Flame Blog categories.

Propane has certainly been bullish in the last 10 days. Read more»