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Friday, 02/07/2014

(February 7, 2014 – The New York Times) As Propane Prices Rise, Worries Grow for Millions of Americans (By Alan Blinder)

EASTABOGA, Ala. — In the midst of one of the great natural gas drilling booms in the nation’s history, millions of Americans are struggling with a problem that is chilling their bones.

There is not enough propane, a byproduct of natural gas production and crude oil refining, to heat their homes and keep their farms running. Even while production of the fuel is up 15 percent over a year ago,...

Friday, 01/24/2014

(January 24, 2014 - Financial Times) Arctic blast fuels US propane squeeze (By: Gregory Meyer)

The US is suffering a massive squeeze on propane supplies amid freezing temperatures and soaring exports of the fuel to users as diverse as furnaces and petrochemical plants.

Prices have more than doubled in a week at a...

Monday, 01/06/2014

(January 3, 2014 - Seeking Alpha) RBN Energy's Top Predictions For 2014 (By: Michael Fitzsimmons)

RBN Energy has established itself as a top firm when it comes to analyzing energy commodities and managing risk. The company regularly publishes relevant blogs and provides consulting services. Rusty Braziel, RBN President, recently released the firm's ...

Wednesday, 12/11/2013

(December 10, 2013 - Seeking Alpha) U.S. Crude Export Ban Benefiting This Canadian Offshore Oil Producer (By: Michael Fitzsimmons)

In an excellent article by Sandy Fielden at RBN Energy, the author explains how the ban on US crude oil exports is benefiting...

Friday, 12/06/2013

(December 6, 2012- Reuters) UPDATE 1-In boost for Canada oil-by-rail, MEG plans diluent recovery unit (By: Nia Williams)

CALGARY, Alberta, Dec 6 (Reuters) - Canadian producer MEG Energy said on Friday it will build Western Canada's first diluent recovery unit, a C$75 million ($70.55 million) facility that could be a crucial step in the quest to ship raw oil sands bitumen by rail.