Propane

Ford F-150 Pickup Trucks Go All Out for Natural Gas, Propane

Ford F-150 Pickup Trucks Go All Out for Natural Gas, Propane

Already a leading provider or natural gas-powered light-duty pickup trucks, Ford Motor Co. said Monday its 2016 F-150 pickup models will have a 5.0-liter V8 engine offering natural gas and propane as fuel options.

May 4, 2015
Ford F-150 Pickup Trucks Go All Out for Natural Gas, Propane

Ford F-150 Pickup Trucks Go All Out for Natural Gas, Propane

Already a leading provider or natural gas-powered light-duty pickup trucks, Ford Motor Co. said Monday its 2016 F-150 pickup models will have…

May 4, 2015

Bill Designed to Mitigate Propane Price Spikes Heads to Obama’s Desk

Lawmakers in both chambers of Congress have passed a bipartisan bill designed to help propane distributors and customers withstand shortages and price spikes. The bill on Friday was headed to President Obama’s desk for his signature.

December 12, 2014
EIA Expands Heating Oil, Propane Price Data Program to 38 States

EIA Expands Heating Oil, Propane Price Data Program to 38 States

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) said it is expanding its program for collecting weekly residential heating oil and propane price data from 24 to 38 states this winter.

October 16, 2014

Senators Introduce Bill Designed to Prevent Propane Shortages

In a rare display of bipartisanship, a trio of senators from states in the Midwest have introduced a bill designed to prevent propane shortages similar to the one that befell farmers, homeowners and businesses across the nation last winter.

August 1, 2014

Senate Committee Seeks to Avoid More Winter Propane Shortages

Last winter’s propane crisis, which involved shortages of the heating fuel in the Midwest and Northeast, might have been avoided, and there are steps that can be taken to lessen the chance of future shortages, witnesses said in testimony before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee in Washington, DC, Thursday.

May 2, 2014

LNG Marine Market Eyed in Canada; U.S. CNG, Propane Vie for Fleets

A new study in Canada finds great potential for liquefied natural gas (LNG) use in marine transportation along that nation’s West Coast, and compressed natural gas (CNG) in fleet vehicle transportation is getting increased competition from propane.

April 11, 2014
January Crisis Could Strengthen Propane Market, Analyst Says

January Crisis Could Strengthen Propane Market, Analyst Says

The recent propane crisis, which involved shortages of the heating fuel in the Midwest and Northeast prompted by unusually frigid winter weather, could actually result in a stronger propane industry, according to RBN Energy’s Callie Mitchell.

February 28, 2014
Propane Markets Worked Through January Crisis, Analyst Says

Propane Markets Worked Through January Crisis, Analyst Says

The recent propane crisis, which involved shortages of the heating fuel in the Midwest and Northeast prompted by unusually frigid winter weather, could actually result in a stronger propane industry, according to RBN Energy’s Callie Mitchell.

February 27, 2014

FERC Extends Priority Propane Shipments to Feb. 21

FERC on Tuesday extended by one week the priority treatment of propane shipments to consumers in the Midwest and Northeast.

February 11, 2014