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Line 5, Mariner East 2 stories twist, turn into new year

December 31, 2018 - By

Several big supply-related stories kept our attention in 2018 and will be worth watching in the new year. read more

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Rebound in crude prices unlikely; retailers can ‘wait for a signal’

December 24, 2018 - By and

Unless something dramatically changes for propane fundamentals, it is difficult to picture a rebound in propane prices without a rebound in crude prices. read more

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My day as a propane deliveryman

December 20, 2018 - By

LP Gas’ Joe McCarthy spent the day with Eric Linden, a propane industry veteran and deliveryman for Ohio-based Linden’s Propane, for a first-hand account of working in the propane industry. read more

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US propane reflective of crude’s prices vs. fundamentals

December 17, 2018 - By and

Adequate propane production and supply is keeping propane prices heavily tied to the fortunes of crude’s price. The chart above... read more

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Natural gas production on the rise over the last decade

December 14, 2018 - By

This growth in natural gas production has been driven by production in the Appalachian Basin in the Northeast, the Permian Basin in western Texas and New Mexico, and the Haynesville Shale in Texas and Louisiana. read more

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US propane exports average more than 1 million bpd

December 10, 2018 - By and

U.S. propane inventory has been declining at an above-average pace over the last few weeks. Find out more about the two factors contributing to the inventory decline. read more

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The propane industry’s 2018 year in review

December 6, 2018 - By

Brian Richesson, editor in chief of LP Gas, breaks down the notable happenings of 2018, including a look at the progressing Line 5 pipeline story. read more

Mont Belvieu-Conway propane price spread shrinks

December 3, 2018 - By and

The premium Mont Belvieu propane carried over Conway propane this summer has shrunk considerably this fall. Conway propane was much... read more

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Rising propane production exceeds export demand growth

November 26, 2018 - By and

Until growth in propane export demand starts looking comparable to growth in production, propane inventory should hold up well. read more

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Propane prices bounce after possibly hitting bottom

November 19, 2018 - By and

Propane retailers that only use price to try to steal customers are among the worst opportunity buyers. read more

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