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Release date: February 15, 2017  |  Next release date: February 23, 2017

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Residential propane prices (dollars per gallon)

Residential propane prices (dollars per gallon) more price data ›
  Year ago Most recent
  02/15/16 02/13/17 02/06/17 01/30/17 01/23/17 01/16/17 01/09/17 01/02/17
Average 2.034 2.454 2.453 2.394 2.354 2.326 2.298 2.271
East Coast (PADD 1) 2.768 3.205 3.191 3.141 3.106 3.066 3.043 3.012
New England (PADD 1A) 2.771 3.210 3.199 3.165 3.128 3.098 3.083 3.065
Central Atlantic (PADD 1B) 2.707 3.201 3.192 3.115 3.071 3.023 3.002 2.954
Lower Atlantic (PADD 1C) 2.838 3.205 3.184 3.156 3.133 3.095 3.066 3.047
Midwest (PADD 2) 1.483 1.884 1.892 1.832 1.790 1.771 1.745 1.721
Gulf Coast (PADD 3) 2.198 2.437 2.438 2.357 2.317 2.289 2.255 2.241
Rocky Mountain (PADD 4) 1.867 2.557 2.565 2.473 2.421 2.390 2.311 2.269

Wholesale propane prices (dollars per gallon)

Wholesale propane prices (dollars per gallon) more price data ›
  Year ago Most recent
  02/15/16 02/13/17 02/06/17 01/30/17 01/23/17 01/16/17 01/09/17 01/02/17
Average 0.471 0.863 0.987 0.944 0.896 0.871 0.857 0.855
East Coast (PADD 1) 0.557 0.932 1.037 0.989 0.961 0.936 0.919 0.905
Central Atlantic (PADD 1B) 0.593 1.017 1.119 1.062 1.019 0.982 0.965 0.948
Lower Atlantic (PADD 1C) 0.503 0.812 0.922 0.887 0.879 0.871 0.854 0.847
Midwest (PADD 2) 0.437 0.830 0.969 0.928 0.866 0.840 0.826 0.828
Gulf Coast (PADD 3) NA 0.829 0.921 0.874 0.854 0.839 0.829 0.840
Rocky Mountain (PADD 4) NA 0.928 1.042 1.004 0.954 0.924 0.923 0.919
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
  02/12/16 02/10/17 02/03/17 01/27/17 01/20/17 01/13/17 01/06/17 12/30/16
U.S. 70.458 53.140 55.772 62.648 68.212 72.245 79.659 84.123
East Coast (PADD 1) 4.301 4.938 4.917 6.054 5.998 5.988 6.629 6.175
New England (PADD 1A) 0.555 0.329 0.380 0.429 0.520 0.294 0.365 0.429
Central Atlantic (PADD 1B) 2.773 3.009 2.879 3.844 3.661 3.828 4.035 3.528
Lower Atlantic (PADD 1C) 0.973 1.600 1.658 1.781 1.816 1.865 2.229 2.218
Midwest (PADD 2) 17.884 14.704 15.416 16.256 17.500 19.454 21.554 22.718
Gulf Coast (PADD 3) 46.231 31.861 33.560 38.246 42.177 44.134 48.593 52.375
Rocky Mtn & West Coast (PADD 4 & 5) 2.041 1.638 1.880 2.092 2.537 2.670 2.884 2.855
Nonfuel Use 3.027 3.134 3.547 3.824 4.125 4.222 4.447 4.642
Days of supply (number of days) more supply data ›
  Year ago Most recent
  02/12/16 02/10/17 02/03/17 01/27/17 01/20/17 01/13/17 01/06/17 12/30/16
U.S. 40.0 36.9 34.3 39.5 43.6 46.3 55.1 59.1
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
  02/12/16 02/10/17 02/03/17 01/27/17 02/12/16 02/10/17 02/03/17 01/27/17
U.S. 1.620 1.664 1.655 1.682 1.610 1.663 1.661 1.702
East Coast (PADD 1) 0.138 0.150 0.147 0.146 0.130 0.154 0.153 0.153
Midwest (PADD 2) 0.382 0.458 0.448 0.433 0.396 0.469 0.468 0.474
Gulf Coast (PADD 3) 0.937 0.856 0.863 0.902 0.926 0.853 0.838 0.869
Propane imports (million barrels per day) more import data ›
  Year ago Four-week averages Year ago Week ending
  02/12/16 02/10/17 02/03/17 01/27/17 02/12/16 02/10/17 02/03/17 01/27/17
U.S. 0.148 0.222 0.229 0.228 0.153 0.198 0.234 0.201
East Coast (PADD 1) 0.060 0.075 0.080 0.079 0.059 0.060 0.072 0.074
Midwest (PADD 2) 0.062 0.095 0.094 0.101 0.067 0.093 0.096 0.071
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
  02/12/16 02/10/17 02/03/17 01/27/17 02/12/16 02/10/17 02/03/17 01/27/17
Propane/Propylene 1.762 1.441 1.628 1.586 1.681 1.164 1.761 1.453

Abbreviations: NA = Not Available  |  W = Data Withheld