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Release date: December 7, 2016  |  Next release date: December 14, 2016

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Residential propane prices (dollars per gallon)

Residential propane prices (dollars per gallon) more price data ›
  Year ago Most recent
  12/07/15 12/05/16 11/28/16 11/21/16 11/14/16 11/07/16 10/31/16 10/24/16
Average 1.969 2.117 2.077 2.061 2.045 2.064 2.059 2.069
East Coast (PADD 1) 2.671 2.886 2.836 2.821 2.802 2.837 2.827 2.843
New England (PADD 1A) 2.671 2.974 2.930 2.923 2.905 2.932 2.918 2.902
Central Atlantic (PADD 1B) 2.617 2.808 2.756 2.732 2.710 2.779 2.736 2.737
Lower Atlantic (PADD 1C) 2.734 2.921 2.870 2.860 2.845 2.845 2.874 2.928
Midwest (PADD 2) 1.439 1.550 1.519 1.503 1.487 1.483 1.479 1.474
Gulf Coast (PADD 3) 2.155 2.138 2.097 2.085 2.055 2.063 2.061 2.154
Rocky Mountain (PADD 4) 1.787 1.983 1.928 1.906 1.921 2.076 2.102 2.088

Wholesale propane prices (dollars per gallon)

Wholesale propane prices (dollars per gallon) more price data ›
  Year ago Most recent
  12/07/15 12/05/16 11/28/16 11/21/16 11/14/16 11/07/16 10/31/16 10/24/16
Average 0.496 0.712 0.644 0.623 0.626 0.659 0.687 0.699
East Coast (PADD 1) 0.593 0.761 0.699 0.679 0.674 0.705 0.728 0.739
Central Atlantic (PADD 1B) 0.630 0.790 0.724 0.702 0.699 0.728 0.753 0.770
Lower Atlantic (PADD 1C) 0.537 0.722 0.666 0.647 0.639 0.671 0.693 0.695
Midwest (PADD 2) 0.458 0.688 0.618 0.596 0.604 0.637 0.669 0.682
Gulf Coast (PADD 3) NA 0.697 0.637 0.618 0.618 0.656 0.675 0.685
Rocky Mountain (PADD 4) NA 0.736 0.613 0.588 0.588 0.623 0.628 0.651
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
  12/04/15 12/02/16 11/25/16 11/18/16 11/11/16 11/04/16 10/28/16 10/21/16
U.S. 100.658 99.252 100.800 102.668 100.827 99.600 100.913 100.567
East Coast (PADD 1) 6.863 7.246 7.139 7.004 7.000 6.776 7.146 7.011
New England (PADD 1A) 0.391 0.575 0.578 0.580 0.584 0.586 0.589 0.592
Central Atlantic (PADD 1B) 4.012 4.230 4.050 3.933 3.895 3.651 4.043 3.889
Lower Atlantic (PADD 1C) 2.460 2.441 2.511 2.491 2.521 2.538 2.515 2.530
Midwest (PADD 2) 28.906 26.606 27.253 27.155 27.183 27.553 27.738 27.846
Gulf Coast (PADD 3) 60.819 61.712 62.691 64.445 62.718 61.477 61.865 61.687
Rocky Mtn & West Coast (PADD 4 & 5) 4.070 3.688 3.717 4.064 3.925 3.795 4.164 4.022
Nonfuel Use 2.962 4.516 4.468 4.060 3.857 3.660 3.710 3.427
Days of supply (number of days) more supply data ›
  Year ago Most recent
  12/04/15 12/02/16 11/25/16 11/18/16 11/11/16 11/04/16 10/28/16 10/21/16
U.S. 86.5 86.4 91.2 94.0 86.3 82.2 90.3 92.0
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
  12/04/15 12/02/16 11/25/16 11/18/16 12/04/15 12/02/16 11/25/16 11/18/16
U.S. 1.653 1.749 1.735 1.743 1.674 1.795 1.731 1.744
East Coast (PADD 1) 0.162 0.161 0.158 0.157 0.164 0.160 0.163 0.165
Midwest (PADD 2) 0.371 0.429 0.426 0.422 0.360 0.449 0.434 0.418
Gulf Coast (PADD 3) 0.951 0.970 0.965 0.971 0.992 0.986 0.961 0.957
Propane imports (million barrels per day) more import data ›
  Year ago Four-week averages Year ago Week ending
  12/04/15 12/02/16 11/25/16 11/18/16 12/04/15 12/02/16 11/25/16 11/18/16
U.S. 0.110 0.179 0.188 0.180 0.106 0.186 0.170 0.167
East Coast (PADD 1) 0.035 0.050 0.048 0.045 0.032 0.048 0.047 0.054
Midwest (PADD 2) 0.056 0.082 0.094 0.094 0.057 0.097 0.081 0.064
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
  12/04/15 12/02/16 11/25/16 11/18/16 12/04/15 12/02/16 11/25/16 11/18/16
Propane/Propylene 1.164 1.149 1.106 1.092 1.543 1.477 1.160 0.820

Abbreviations: NA = Not Available  |  W = Data Withheld