Blue Flame Blog

Petrochemical demand for propane decreases

June 3, 2019 - By

Petrochemical companies have been choosing ethane over propane. See what the propane demand decrease means for domestic demand and prices. read more

Propane production outpaces demand

May 28, 2019 - By

Combined domestic demand and export volumes are not keeping up with increases in propane production. This results in building inventory and falling prices. read more

Middle East tension may affect global crude supply

May 20, 2019 - By

Crude oil prices are moving higher with the potential for carrying propane prices along for the ride. There is a... read more

Propane fundamental support may raise prices

May 13, 2019 - By

Propane supply was outpacing propane export and domestic demand this spring, which caused inventory to rise, putting downward pressure on prices. read more

Fuel-use propane production off to strong start

May 6, 2019 - By

Total fuel-use propane production from January 2018 to this January increased. Compared with 2017, supply growth is very strong this year. read more

Solution to propane industry employee challenges: Hire veterans

May 2, 2019 - By

Military veterans are ready and willing to serve your business, and they have the high personal and professional qualities to do so successfully. read more

A look at US crude and the crude products balance

April 29, 2019 - By

To evaluate the U.S.'s energy independence, we evaluate U.S. crude and the crude products balance, and which countries import our light crude. read more

Using your website as a marketing tool to help grow gallons

April 25, 2019 - By

Because people spend so much time on mobile platforms, it’s critical that your company implements a digital marketing strategy to connect to your customers. read more

Tank suppliers advise propane retailers to plan ahead on projects

April 25, 2019 - By

In recent months and extending back into 2018, we’ve heard reaction from the industry about extended lead times and rising prices on new propane tanks, notably the larger bulk vessels of 30,000 gallons and above. read more

Gulf Coast propane inventory soars

April 23, 2019 - By

With so much production in the Midwest relative to demand potential, producers simply do not want to hold inventory there. read more