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Propane Industry Welcomes Polar Vortex’s Arrival and Surge in Heating Demand

by Clifton Linton, Editor, Energy Transport Insider

Cold weather finally pushed into the U.S. this week, sparking a rise in propane consumption.

Yet, wholesalers, retailers and consumers are well-stocked with the winter heating fuel. For now, that means the propane delivery system is meeting customer needs. If the cold weather lingers for more than a couple of weeks, however, the current supply cushion could be depleted and wholesalers would need to order extra rail cars of propane.

The current wave of cold weather is forecast to last two weeks and push across the Midwest and into New England, says Bradley Harvey, lead m...

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