The Heffron Blog

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?
Posted on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 2:28 PM
A lot has been made recently of higher propane exports and declining propane inventories in September. To understand what is happening, we take a look at a few important relationships.
Posted on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 4:03 PM
What are the likely ongoing effects from Harvey and Irma on the propane industry? There's lots of things happening at once, pushing and pulling prices, and much of what’s happening is still changing daily.
Posted on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at 3:01 PM
The recent Mt. Belvieu monthly average has been .6318 and every month since February has settled out within a few cents. But then the fireworks started...
Posted on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at 1:50 PM
What does natural gas have to do with propane? Since most of our propane comes from natural gas processing plants, it’s important to understand more about it.
Posted on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at 4:37 PM
What is the difference between the terms 'contango' and 'backwardation'? How will they affect propane pricing?
Posted on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 5:36 PM
We are fortunate to have a lot of talented people in our industry and I thought it would be interesting to ask one of them about propane supply, pricing, and inventory levels.