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Release date: March 22, 2017  |  Next release date: March 29, 2017

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Residential propane prices (dollars per gallon)

Residential propane prices (dollars per gallon) more price data ›
  Year ago Most recent
  03/21/16 03/20/17 03/13/17 03/06/17 02/27/17 02/20/17 02/13/17 02/06/17
Average 2.014 2.405 2.410 2.419 2.417 2.447 2.451 2.453
East Coast (PADD 1) 2.754 3.196 3.195 3.199 3.161 3.208 3.202 3.191
New England (PADD 1A) 2.822 3.230 3.227 3.207 3.208 3.211 3.205 3.199
Central Atlantic (PADD 1B) 2.682 3.202 3.196 3.177 3.147 3.200 3.199 3.192
Lower Atlantic (PADD 1C) 2.797 3.167 3.174 3.219 3.149 3.217 3.205 3.184
Midwest (PADD 2) 1.453 1.805 1.815 1.827 1.850 1.870 1.880 1.892
Gulf Coast (PADD 3) 2.225 2.403 2.404 2.433 2.423 2.434 2.437 2.438
Rocky Mountain (PADD 4) 1.824 2.489 2.500 2.492 2.516 2.543 2.549 2.565

Wholesale propane prices (dollars per gallon)

Wholesale propane prices (dollars per gallon) more price data ›
  Year ago Most recent
  03/21/16 03/20/17 03/13/17 03/06/17 02/27/17 02/20/17 02/13/17 02/06/17
Average 0.532 0.693 0.737 0.692 0.735 0.820 0.863 0.987
East Coast (PADD 1) 0.618 0.763 0.811 0.760 0.802 0.899 0.932 1.037
Central Atlantic (PADD 1B) 0.655 0.811 0.858 0.804 0.851 0.965 1.017 1.119
Lower Atlantic (PADD 1C) 0.563 0.697 0.746 0.699 0.733 0.808 0.812 0.922
Midwest (PADD 2) 0.498 0.661 0.703 0.660 0.699 0.780 0.830 0.969
Gulf Coast (PADD 3) NA 0.667 0.717 0.678 0.731 0.799 0.829 0.921
Rocky Mountain (PADD 4) NA 0.679 0.718 0.691 0.753 0.876 0.928 1.042
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
  03/18/16 03/17/17 03/10/17 03/03/17 02/24/17 02/17/17 02/10/17 02/03/17
U.S. 62.226 44.333 44.468 45.226 49.307 49.843 53.140 55.772
East Coast (PADD 1) 2.978 3.668 3.840 3.761 4.596 4.378 4.938 4.917
New England (PADD 1A) 0.375 0.363 0.444 0.471 0.504 0.279 0.329 0.380
Central Atlantic (PADD 1B) 1.671 2.132 2.146 2.019 2.737 2.580 3.009 2.879
Lower Atlantic (PADD 1C) 0.931 1.173 1.249 1.271 1.356 1.520 1.600 1.658
Midwest (PADD 2) 14.895 11.716 12.245 12.535 13.351 13.737 14.704 15.416
Gulf Coast (PADD 3) 42.405 27.517 27.021 27.585 29.695 30.089 31.861 33.560
Rocky Mtn & West Coast (PADD 4 & 5) 1.948 1.433 1.363 1.345 1.664 1.638 1.638 1.880
Nonfuel Use 3.108 2.450 2.447 2.371 2.513 2.868 3.134 3.547
Days of supply (number of days) more supply data ›
  Year ago Most recent
  03/18/16 03/17/17 03/10/17 03/03/17 02/24/17 02/17/17 02/10/17 02/03/17
U.S. 47.9 37.3 36.6 35.2 36.4 35.6 36.9 34.3
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
  03/18/16 03/17/17 03/10/17 03/03/17 03/18/16 03/17/17 03/10/17 03/03/17
U.S. 1.654 1.734 1.703 1.686 1.692 1.763 1.732 1.732
East Coast (PADD 1) 0.131 0.151 0.151 0.152 0.137 0.149 0.152 0.153
Midwest (PADD 2) 0.403 0.450 0.441 0.449 0.398 0.472 0.437 0.443
Gulf Coast (PADD 3) 0.945 0.937 0.911 0.891 0.966 0.954 0.933 0.950
Propane imports (million barrels per day) more import data ›
  Year ago Four-week averages Year ago Week ending
  03/18/16 03/17/17 03/10/17 03/03/17 03/18/16 03/17/17 03/10/17 03/03/17
U.S. 0.116 0.178 0.186 0.198 0.090 0.135 0.151 0.179
East Coast (PADD 1) 0.053 0.060 0.063 0.066 0.039 0.041 0.048 0.055
Midwest (PADD 2) 0.047 0.077 0.081 0.088 0.037 0.060 0.063 0.078
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
  03/18/16 03/17/17 03/10/17 03/03/17 03/18/16 03/17/17 03/10/17 03/03/17
Propane/Propylene 1.300 1.188 1.215 1.284 1.189 1.109 0.889 1.472

Abbreviations: NA = Not Available  |  W = Data Withheld