LP Gas - Propane industry explores shifts in supply, distribution patterns

November 6, 2020 – LP Gas Magazine

Propane industry explores shifts in supply, distribution patterns

By Brian Richesson

Changes in supply and distribution dynamics are forcing propane industry leaders to ponder the potential impacts on marketers’ ability to serve customers reliably this winter.…

Read the full article here: https://www.lpgasmagazine.com/propane-industry-explores-shifts-in-supply-distribution-patterns/

…“Supply-side availability of propane depends on the economics for drilling crude oil wells and, to a lesser extent, natural gas and crude oil prices,” says Rusty Braziel of RBN Energy, on an NPGA webinar in July.

While market conditions have improved since early in the pandemic, and U.S. propane inventories have trended on the high side of their five-year average going into the winter, the industry has braced for a potential fallout from upstream disruptions.

As Braziel shared during the summer, “This year is going to be different than anything we’ve seen in the recent past.”…