FARM LIFE NEWS
Midwest Propane Supply Tight
Myke Feinman Refine Fuels Reporter
Mon Jan 27, 2014 10:55 AM CST

STREATOR, Ill. (DTN) -- The onset of severely cold weather in January spurred heavy demand for heating fuels, which triggered steep drawdowns in propane supply in the Midwest to a point that inventory is now extremely tight, the Energy Information Administration reported Thursday.

The upper Midwest is supplied with propane by the Enterprise Mid-American and ONEOK pipelines flowing north from Conway, Kan., home to 30% of the nation's propane storage, and the Cochin Pipeline moving product south from Canada, and from rail deliveries. (Graphic courtesy of the U.S. Energy Information Administration)The spot price of propane at Conway, Kan., has spiked ...

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