The Heffron Blog

Posted on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at 11:08 AM
Years ago, I had dinner with my father (Sea-3) and Jimmie Coffin (Eastern Propane). As the moon rose higher, the conversation trended to the traits and habits of successful retail owners and their managers.
Posted on Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at 11:55 AM
Pavlov's accidental discovery of classical conditioning can help us to understand the emotional purchasing behavior of propane buyers. Unfortunately, the direction of propane prices isn't as predictable.
Posted on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at 11:06 AM
With US supply so much higher than domestic demand, exports will be the throttle that will balance supply. Since propane prices are lower than May, is now a good time to convert index-priced gallons to a fixed price?
Posted on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 11:20 AM
With above-average propane inventories in western Canada and the recent US withdrawal from the Iran Nuclear Deal, what effects might we see in propane logistics and supply to the Northeastern United States in the coming months?
Posted on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at 12:31 PM
Contrary forces are often interconnected and this principle is certainly present in the enormous gulf between Conway and Belvieu propane prices.
Posted on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at 11:57 AM
Two new strategic rail terminals in the Northeast will help us deliver reliable propane supply to you.
Posted on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at 6:24 AM
Last Thursday, when Belvieu was in the $.77 range, several customers asked me “Is this a good time to start locking in some fixed pricing?”
Posted on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at 9:30 AM
A customer asked, “How can the price of propane at Mt. Belvieu, TX, drop when we have record cold temperatures, nearly a record inventory draw, and rapidly rising local prices for extra propane supply?”
Posted on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 7:10 PM
Everyone expects crude oil and propane prices to move higher. It’s not really a tough call, is it?
Posted on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 5:24 PM
What could the Mariner 2 East pipeline delay and the backwardation in propane prices mean for us in terms of supply and pricing this winter?