The Heffron 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?
Posted on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at 11:27 AM
A look at the current state of propane transportation including safety and HazMat driver requirements, the new ELD mandate, and forecasting propane needs.
Posted on Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 12:50 PM
About a month ago, a customer asked, “How can I tell the difference between a price correction and the start of a new lower price trend?"
Posted on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 1:13 PM
Wondering how the hijinx of Lucy and Ethel relate to the propane market? Well, this particular episode mirrors a similar situation within the energy industry. With NGL now stored as a raw mix (Y-grade), how much propane is really available?
Posted on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 10:55 AM
A major consulting firm for the energy industry recently made significant revisions to its outlook for propane supply and pricing. It's hard to argue against their conclusions.