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Release date: January 19, 2017  |  Next release date: January 25, 2017

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Residential propane prices (dollars per gallon)

Residential propane prices (dollars per gallon) more price data ›
  Year ago Most recent
  01/18/16 01/16/17 01/09/17 01/02/17 12/26/16 12/19/16 12/12/16 12/05/16
Average 2.020 2.326 2.298 2.271 2.213 2.188 2.157 2.118
East Coast (PADD 1) 2.736 3.066 3.043 3.012 2.959 2.939 2.917 2.887
New England (PADD 1A) 2.740 3.095 3.083 3.065 3.028 3.016 2.995 2.974
Central Atlantic (PADD 1B) 2.666 3.023 3.002 2.954 2.904 2.871 2.832 2.808
Lower Atlantic (PADD 1C) 2.815 3.099 3.066 3.047 2.980 2.969 2.966 2.923
Midwest (PADD 2) 1.478 1.770 1.745 1.721 1.661 1.631 1.595 1.551
Gulf Coast (PADD 3) 2.212 2.289 2.255 2.241 2.189 2.183 2.159 2.138
Rocky Mountain (PADD 4) 1.845 2.389 2.311 2.269 2.185 2.134 2.071 1.983

Wholesale propane prices (dollars per gallon)

Wholesale propane prices (dollars per gallon) more price data ›
  Year ago Most recent
  01/18/16 01/16/17 01/09/17 01/02/17 12/26/16 12/19/16 12/12/16 12/05/16
Average 0.409 0.871 0.857 0.855 0.797 0.770 0.749 0.712
East Coast (PADD 1) 0.471 0.936 0.919 0.905 0.851 0.820 0.793 0.761
Central Atlantic (PADD 1B) 0.519 0.982 0.965 0.948 0.876 0.849 0.820 0.790
Lower Atlantic (PADD 1C) 0.400 0.871 0.854 0.847 0.816 0.779 0.756 0.722
Midwest (PADD 2) 0.384 0.840 0.826 0.828 0.767 0.743 0.725 0.688
Gulf Coast (PADD 3) NA 0.839 0.829 0.840 0.790 0.760 0.732 0.697
Rocky Mountain (PADD 4) NA 0.924 0.923 0.919 0.854 0.828 0.816 0.736
Note: 10 new states were added to the wholesale propane price survey in 2016. This should be taken into consideration when comparing the average prices for last year (2015-2016 season) for the U.S., PADD 1, PADD 1B, PADD 1C, and PADD 2 averages.

Propane stocks (million barrels) and days of supply

Propane stocks (million barrels) more stock data ›
  Year ago Most recent
  01/15/16 01/13/17 01/06/17 12/30/16 12/23/16 12/16/16 12/09/16 12/02/16
U.S. 89.943 72.245 79.659 84.123 86.869 92.539 95.623 99.252
East Coast (PADD 1) 6.024 5.988 6.629 6.175 6.466 6.464 7.025 7.246
New England (PADD 1A) 0.287 0.294 0.365 0.429 0.525 0.545 0.563 0.575
Central Atlantic (PADD 1B) 4.075 3.828 4.035 3.528 3.747 3.660 4.134 4.230
Lower Atlantic (PADD 1C) 1.662 1.865 2.229 2.218 2.194 2.258 2.328 2.441
Midwest (PADD 2) 22.325 19.454 21.554 22.718 23.806 24.804 25.931 26.606
Gulf Coast (PADD 3) 58.845 44.134 48.593 52.375 53.383 57.752 59.061 61.712
Rocky Mtn & West Coast (PADD 4 & 5) 2.749 2.670 2.884 2.855 3.215 3.519 3.605 3.688
Nonfuel Use 3.218 4.222 4.447 4.642 4.787 4.601 4.652 4.516
Days of supply (number of days) more supply data ›
  Year ago Most recent
  01/15/16 01/13/17 01/06/17 12/30/16 12/23/16 12/16/16 12/09/16 12/02/16
U.S. 65.7 46.3 55.1 59.1 60.0 66.2 77.1 86.4
Note: Days of Supply calculated as: U.S. propane stocks / Four-week average U.S. propane demand

Regional propane production and imports (million barrels per day)

Regional propane production (million barrels per day)more production data ›
  Year ago Four-week averages Year ago Week ending
  01/15/16 01/13/17 01/06/17 12/30/16 01/15/16 01/13/17 01/06/17 12/30/16
U.S. 1.675 1.707 1.724 1.714 1.684 1.629 1.768 1.746
East Coast (PADD 1) 0.154 0.148 0.150 0.153 0.150 0.142 0.148 0.153
Midwest (PADD 2) 0.351 0.414 0.407 0.415 0.356 0.428 0.411 0.419
Gulf Coast (PADD 3) 0.994 0.955 0.979 0.970 0.989 0.882 0.993 0.994
Propane imports (million barrels per day) more import data ›
  Year ago Four-week averages Year ago Week ending
  01/15/16 01/13/17 01/06/17 12/30/16 01/15/16 01/13/17 01/06/17 12/30/16
U.S. 0.129 0.202 0.185 0.167 0.135 0.225 0.228 0.177
East Coast (PADD 1) 0.046 0.077 0.071 0.067 0.050 0.081 0.067 0.078
Midwest (PADD 2) 0.051 0.084 0.077 0.058 0.052 0.088 0.123 0.065
Gulf Coast (PADD 3) 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000

Propane demand (million barrels per day)

Propane demand (million barrels per day) more production data ›
  Year ago Four-week averages Year ago Week ending
  01/15/16 01/13/17 01/06/17 12/30/16 01/15/16 01/13/17 01/06/17 12/30/16
Propane/Propylene 1.369 1.560 1.445 1.423 1.382 1.915 1.591 1.375

Abbreviations: NA = Not Available  |  W = Data Withheld