The Heffron Blog

Posted on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 7:10 AM
To compare types of energy, you need to look at "source energy costs". When factoring in all of the costs associated with producing energy, propane has a 3 to 1 advantage over electricity per unit of energy.
Posted on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 11:38 AM
The US has near-record-high levels of natural gas production and propane inventory. So why is the spot market so strong?
Posted on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at 10:52 AM
Ray Energy is now a shipper of propane supply on the 1300-mile Dixie Pipeline continuing the expansion of our midstream footprint.
Posted on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 11:22 AM
The closure of Philadelphia Energy Solutions Refinery changes the entire US petroleum landscape. More on propane supply changes and spot supply cost trends in this month's blog.
Posted on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 10:33 AM
In any realistic scenario, low-cost and low-carbon propane should play a prominent role in complementing renewable energy and satisfying the energy requirements of the future.
Posted on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 11:08 AM
The Jones Act of 1920 prevents international ships from carrying cargo between US ports. In some states, American consumers are paying up to 30% more to acquire products from other states. Does this make sense to you?
Posted on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 12:49 PM
What might the planned increases in propane production and export capacity mean for you? Supply and demand is a delicate balance.
Posted on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 10:54 AM
For many proponents of a carbon tax, the answer is electricity. But it's just not that simple. For example, how many gallons of oil were used during a 2-week period by NE utilities on interruptible service last year?
Posted on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at 11:33 AM
We've seen the growth of retail propane gallons in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, and Midwest regions over the past few years. That's due to propane marketers successfully meeting the demands of their customers.
Posted on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at 11:27 AM
US propane production has been setting new records for some time now. But, export capacity and demand have not kept pace. What happens now?