Loaded liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) tank car moves slipped in April from March as the winter heating season wrapped up. Total loaded LPG tank car moves fell 5.4% in April from March, according to a sampling of tank car moves compiled by Energy Transport Insider.
The decline was seasonal in nature. April is the first month of the LPG industry’s summer build season and a period when demand for product slackens.
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.
The Alberta/British Columbia (West...