|  Clifton Linton

Loaded LPG Tank Car Moves Edge Up 1.2% in November from October

Total loaded liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) tank car moves edged up 1.2% in November from October, according to a sampling of tank car moves compiled by Energy Transport Insider.

November’s narrow gain followed a nearly 10% increase in loaded LPG tank car moves in October from September. The surge in traffic in October and November reflected demand for LPG as the fall corn harvest wrapped up and the winter heating season marked its first two months.

Energy Transport Insider is tracking monthly aggregate movements of LPG-by-rail among states and provinces in Canada, Mexico and the U.S. from a sample of data provided by rail industry sources. Shipment data cover propane and butane moves...

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