Heating Oil and Propane Prices are Lower this Winter

December 11, 2015 by U.S. EIA: Today in Energy

Heating and Fuel Costs

Weather forecasts for the current winter season predict warmer temperatures in regions east of the Rocky Mountains compared with last year. Based on those predictions and higher inventory levels, EIA expects propane and heating oil prices to be lower this season.[read more]

U.S. Propane Exports Increasing, Reaching More Distant Markets

November 12, 2015 by U.S. EIA: Today in Energy

Propane and Fuel Exports

As U.S. propane production has increased and domestic demand has remained relatively flat, the United States has transitioned from being a net propane importer to a net exporter. Propane exports from the United States are changing traditional propane trade patterns across the globe.[read more]

Propane: A New Alternative Fuel for Vehicles?

January 16, 2013 by Sarah Battaglia

Propane Cylinders via Shutterstock

When you hear about alternative fuels for gasoline, what comes to mind?  Most likely, you’re thinking about liquefied natural gas.  While that is the most popular substitute, it is not the only one breaking ground.  This may come as a surprise, but propane could be the next big fuel for vehicles.Technically, using propane...[read more]