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What Is The Price of Propane

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How competitive are your propane prices? When was the last time you shopped around and compare what you are paying for propane gas to other dealer’s prices? The first place to start is to know what the current market price for propane is. One way is to check the EIA weekly survey of propane prices. Each week from the beginning of October to the end of March, the Energy Information Agency publishes their findings. This shows the average residential and wholesale prices in the reporting states. Use this as a guide since prices can vary in different parts of your state.

What is the direction of the price of propane this winter? As usual prices have been going up since the summer. This is a normal seasonal pattern. Propane demand tends to increase in the fall for 2 reasons. First, farmers use propane to dry out their crops. If it has been a particularly wet and rainy harvest, then there will be even greater demand for propane gas.

The other reason is that about 1 million people in the United States use propane gas to heat their homes. Obviously has temperatures drop during the winter; the demand for propane will go up.

The Energy Information Administration has forecast a rise of about 8% this winter for propane gas prices. One of the reasons for this increase is the low inventory level of propane this year. Propane stocks are down about 5 million gallons compared to this time last year. If we have a typical or mild winter, those stocks should be enough. If we have a colder than normal winter, then you can expect to pay much higher prices for you propane.


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Shopping For Propane Prices?

Welcome to Our goal is to help educate propane gas users on how propane is priced and how you can save money the next time you fill up your tank.

The first thing you need to know when order propane gas for delivery is the current market price. Below are several sources to help you find current propane pricing.

The U.S. Energy Information Agency releases the result of it’s weekly propane price survey every week on Wednesday between the months of October to March. This can give you an indication of pricing trends and what propane gas is selling for in your area. This is only a guide. You prices may be higher or lower due to other factors.


Weekly E.I.A. Propane Prices (October – March)


Current Propane Prices in Idaho

Here are the propane per gallon survey results released by the U.S. Energy Information Agency.

Each week from October until March, the EIA releases the average price paid by residential users. These prices can be used as a guide to see if you are paying to much to fill your tank. Remember, price will vary due to transportation costs and other fees your dealer may tack on.

Jan 19, 2015 2.477
Jan 12, 2015 2.414
Jan 05, 2015 2.407
Dec 29, 2014 2.405
Dec 22, 2014 2.451
Dec 15, 2014 2.475
Dec 08, 2014 2.423
Dec 01, 2014 2.393
Nov 24, 2014 2.362
Nov 17, 2014 2.361
Nov 10, 2014 2.301
Nov 03, 2014 2.319
Oct 27, 2014 2.362
Oct 20, 2014 2.281
Oct 13, 2014 2.158

Come back each week to see the latest prices.

Minnesota Propane Prices

Follow propane price trends for Minnesota by checking here each week. Prices are updated each Wednesday during the heating season which runs from October to March each year.

State Of Emergency with Minnesota Propane Prices

Governor Dayton has recently declared a state of emergency regarding propane gas supplies. Prices have nearly doubled since the start of the winter heating season. This has become a “perfect storm” of sorts regarding the lack of supply and rising prices with LP Gas.

Propane supply was low coming into the winter due to demand by corn farmers to dry their wet crops this year. That coupled with the artic blasts we have been receiving has caused demand for propane to go up. This has forced prices to rise quite a bit.

Dealers are being forced to send trucks as far as Texas to obtain gas for their customers. The costs involved in bring those supplies here will also cause prices to rise.

Current Propane Gas Prices Minnesota

1/19/2015 1.821
1/12/2015 1.839
1/5/2015 1.844
12/29/2014 1.841
12/22/2014 1.841
12/15/2014 1.874

source EIA
This is the last price reporting for the 2013-2014 heating season from the EIA. Price reporting will resume on October 6, 2014.

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