February 10, 2021 – Wall Street Journal
Americans Heating Outdoor Spaces Have Fired Up Propane Prices
By Ryan Dezember
Seven winters ago, during a similarly frigid spell, propane prices shot up to nearly $5 a gallon at the Conway, Kan., trading hub, which serves the region where below-zero temperatures are expected. Back then, in the winter that straddled 2013 and 2014, a lot of the supply had been used to dry a bumper crop of corn just ahead of a cold front.
Supplies aren’t so depleted this year, and a lot of propane headed overseas can...