Watching Government: Propane's 'perfect storm'

03/17/2014
If anyone wants to consider where oil and gas product distribution can go haywire, the recent domestic propane "perfect storm" bears examination. That was why a US House Energy and Commerce subcommittee included it in a Mar. 6 fuel supply and infrastructure hearing. "Our inadequate energy infrastructure is already causing problems," Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-Mich.) declared in his opening statement. "This winter's regional propane shortage throughout Michigan and much of the Midwest is a case in point." Propane from natural gas has been the fastest growing domestic propane production component, US Energy Information Administration chief Adam Sieminski ...
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