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Posted March 30, 2017Today in Energy

Increase in rail shipments of propane, butane to West Coast offsets decreasing production ›

Total U.S. production of propane and butanes—commonly referred to as liquefied petroleum gases (LPG)—increased to 2.1 million barrels per day (b/d) in 2016. Production increased in all regions of the country except for the West Coast (Petroleum Administration for Defense District, or PADD 5). More

Source: EIA, Petroleum Supply Monthly


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WTI crude oil futures price

3/29/2017: $49.51/barrels

up$1.47 from week earlier
up$11.23 from year earlier

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3/29/2017: $3.175/MMBtu

up$0.164 from week earlier
up$1.272 from year earlier

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3/25/2017: 14.469 million tons

up0.419 million tons from week earlier
up2.516 million tons from year earlier

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3/24/2017: 2,049 Bcf

down43 Bcf from week earlier
down423 Bcf from year earlier

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3/24/2017: 534.0 million barrels

up0.9 million barrels from week earlier
up30.2 million barrels from year earlier


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