The Heffron Blog

Posted on Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at 11:08 AM
How has the coronavirus and low oil prices on U.S. shale impacted the propane industry?
Posted on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at 11:18 AM
A look at an oil war, demand destruction, the effects of COVID-19, and how "block the bans" are gaining traction.
Posted on Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 11:33 AM
With the protest of the LNG pipeline in British Columbia and solidarity blockades in the east, there is concern about tightening rail supply at many US propane terminals. How will this impact access and distribution in the US?
Posted on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 7:44 AM
Some made a case for declining propane stocks this winter. But the Gulf Coast has seen inventory builds and the price of propane as a percentage of crude is very low. How do you decide?
Posted on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 11:17 AM
The Canadian National (CN) strike has again exhibitied the importance of infrastruture and railroad diversifictation in the energy industry.
Posted on Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 11:50 AM
With lower fuel and maintenance costs than gas- or diesel-powered vehicles, the increasing popularity of propane autogas-powered fleets offers a great opportunity to grow your business organically.
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.