Cost of Propane | National Propane Prices

The following represents a summary of weekly national propane prices for the winter heating season as per EIA data.   The information describes recent price changes that have occurred during the subject time period.  In rare cases, we have identified very small price inconsistencies (approximately a penny or two) when calculating values from one week to the next.

 

Mid-March 2017 Summary

Weekly Summary of Residential Prices (03/15/17 EIA update): Residential propane prices averaged $2.43 per gallon, one cent per gallon more than last week’s price and nearly 41 cents per gallon higher than a year ago. Wholesale propane prices averaged nearly $0.74 per gallon, almost five cents per gallon higher than last week and just over 18 cents per gallon higher than last year’s price.

Early-March 2017 Summary

Weekly Summary of Residential Prices (03/08/17 EIA update): Residential propane prices averaged $2.40 per gallon, almost two cents per gallon less than last week’s price but 38 cents per gallon higher than a year ago. Wholesale propane prices averaged $0.69 per gallon, just over four cents per gallon lower than last week but nearly 17 cents per gallon higher than last year’s price.

Early-March 2017 Summary

Weekly Summary of Residential Prices (03/01/17 EIA update): Residential propane prices averaged just below $2.42 per gallon, three cents per gallon less than last week’s price but just over 39 cents per gallon higher than a year ago. Wholesale propane prices averaged just below $0.74 per gallon, nearly nine cents per gallon lower than last week but just under 23 cents per gallon higher than last year’s price.

Late-February 2017 Summary

Weekly Summary of Residential Prices (02/23/17 EIA update): Residential propane prices averaged just below $2.45 per gallon, nearly one cent per gallon less than last week’s price but 42 cents per gallon higher than a year ago. Wholesale propane prices averaged $0.82 per gallon, four cents per gallon lower than last week but nearly 35 cents per gallon higher than last year’s price.

Mid-February 2017 Summary

Weekly Summary of Residential Prices (02/15/17 EIA update): Residential propane prices averaged just over $2.45 per gallon, virtually unchanged from last week’s price and 42 cents per gallon higher than a year ago. Wholesale propane prices averaged $0.86 per gallon, over twelve cents per gallon lower than last week but 39 cents per gallon higher than last year’s price.

Early-February 2017 Summary

Weekly Summary of Residential Prices (02/08/17 EIA update): Residential propane prices averaged nearly $2.46 per gallon, up six cents per gallon from last week and almost 43 cents per gallon higher than a year ago. Wholesale propane prices averaged nearly $0.99 per gallon, just over four cents per gallon higher than last week and almost 52 cents per gallon higher than last year’s price.

Early-February 2017 Summary

Weekly Summary of Residential Prices (02/02/17 EIA update): Residential propane prices averaged just over $2.39 per gallon, up four cents per gallon from last week and 37 cents per gallon higher than a year ago. Wholesale propane prices averaged $0.94 per gallon, nearly five cents per gallon higher than last week and 48 cents per gallon higher than last year’s price.

Late-January 2017 Summary

Weekly Summary of Residential Prices (01/25/17 EIA update): Residential propane prices averaged just over $2.35 per gallon, up nearly three cents per gallon from last week and just over 33 cents per gallon higher than a year ago. Wholesale propane prices averaged nearly $0.90 per gallon, nearly three cents per gallon higher than last week and 45 cents per gallon higher than last year’s price.

Mid-January 2017 Summary

Weekly Summary of Residential Prices (01/19/17 EIA update): Residential propane prices averaged just under $2.33 per gallon, up nearly three cents per gallon from last week and almost 31 cents per gallon more than a year ago. Wholesale propane prices averaged $0.87 per gallon, over one cent per gallon higher than last week and 46 cents per gallon higher than last year’s price.

Mid-January 2017 Summary

Weekly Summary of Residential Prices (01/11/17 EIA update): Residential propane prices averaged $2.30 per gallon, up nearly three cents per gallon from last week and 28 cents per gallon more than a year ago. Wholesale propane prices averaged nearly $0.86 per gallon, virtually unchanged from last week and 42 cents per gallon higher than last year’s price.

Early-January 2017 Summary

Weekly Summary of Residential Prices (01/05/17 EIA update): Residential propane prices averaged $2.27 per gallon, up nearly six cents per gallon from last week and 27 cents per gallon more than a year ago. Wholesale propane prices averaged nearly $0.86 per gallon, up almost six cents per gallon from last week and just under 40 cents per gallon higher than last year’s price.

Late-December 2016 Summary

Weekly Summary of Residential Prices (12/29/16 EIA update): Residential propane prices averaged $2.21 per gallon, up nearly three cents per gallon from last week and 22 cents per gallon more than a year ago. Wholesale propane prices averaged nearly $0.80 per gallon, up almost three cents per gallon from last week and just under 35 cents per gallon higher than last year’s price.

Late-December 2016 Summary

Weekly Summary of Residential Prices (12/21/16 EIA update): Residential propane prices averaged nearly $2.19 per gallon, up three cents per gallon from last week and 20 cents per gallon higher than a year ago. Wholesale propane prices averaged $0.77 per gallon, up two cents per gallon from last week and just under 35 cents per gallon higher than last year’s price.

Mid-December 2016 Summary

Weekly Summary of Residential Prices (12/14/16 EIA update): Residential propane prices averaged nearly $2.16 per gallon, four cents per gallon more than last week and almost 18 cents per gallon higher than a year ago. Wholesale propane prices averaged just under $0.75 per gallon, nearly four cents per gallon more than last week and just below 29 cents per gallon higher than last year’s price.

Early-December 2016 Summary

Weekly Summary of Residential Prices (12/07/16 EIA update): Residential propane prices averaged nearly $2.12 per gallon, four cents per gallon more than last week and almost 15 cents per gallon higher than a year ago. Wholesale propane prices averaged $0.71 per gallon, just under seven cents per gallon more than last week and nearly 22 cents per gallon higher than last year’s price.

Late-November 2016 Summary

Weekly Summary of Residential Prices (11/30/16 EIA update): Residential propane prices averaged nearly $2.08 per gallon, almost two cents per gallon more than last week and about 11 cents per gallon more than one year ago. Wholesale propane prices averaged $0.64 per gallon, two cents per gallon more than last week and 14 cents per gallon more than last year’s price.

Mid-November 2016 Summary

Weekly Summary of Residential Prices (11/23/16 EIA update): Residential propane prices averaged nearly $2.06 per gallon, one cent per gallon more than last week and almost 11 cents per gallon more than one year ago. Wholesale propane prices averaged $0.62 per gallon, about the same price as last week but 13 cents per gallon more than last year’s price.

Mid-November 2016 Summary

Weekly Summary of Residential Prices (11/16/16 EIA update): Residential propane prices averaged nearly $2.05 per gallon, almost two cents per gallon less than last week and 11 cents per gallon more than one year ago. Wholesale propane prices averaged nearly $ 0.63 per gallon, three cents per gallon lower than last week but almost 14 cents per gallon more than last year’s price.

Early-November 2016 Summary

Weekly Summary of Residential Prices (11/09/16 EIA update): Residential propane prices averaged $2.06 per gallon, virtually unchanged from last week and 14 cents per gallon more than last year. Wholesale propane prices averaged nearly 66 cents per gallon, almost three cents per gallon lower than last week but 13 cents per gallon more than last year’s price.

Early-November 2016 Summary

Weekly Summary of Residential Prices (11/02/16 EIA update): Residential propane prices averaged $2.06 per gallon, one cent per gallon less than last week but almost 14 cents per gallon more than one year ago. Wholesale propane prices averaged nearly 69 cents per gallon, one cent per gallon lower than last week but nearly 15 cents per gallon more than last year’s price.

Late-October 2016 Summary

Weekly Summary of Residential Prices (10/26/16 EIA update): Residential propane prices averaged just under $2.07 per gallon, one cent per gallon more than last week and almost 16 cents per gallon more than one year ago. Wholesale propane prices averaged 70 cents per gallon, two cents per gallon higher than last week and nearly 18 cents per gallon more than last year’s price.

Mid-October 2016 Summary

Weekly Summary of Residential Prices (10/19/16 EIA update): Residential propane prices averaged just over $2.05 per gallon, almost four cents per gallon more than last week and 16 cents per gallon more than one year ago. Wholesale propane prices averaged 68 cents per gallon, one cent per gallon higher than last week and nearly 14 cents per gallon more than last year’s price.

Mid-October 2016 Summary

Weekly Summary of Residential Prices (10/13/16 EIA update): Residential propane prices averaged just under $2.03 per gallon as of October 10, four cents per gallon more than last week and 13 cents more than one year ago. Wholesale propane prices averaged nearly 67 cents per gallon, four cents per gallon higher than last week’s price and eight cents per gallon above the price a year ago.

Early-October 2016 Summary

Weekly Summary of Residential Prices (10/05/16 EIA update): Residential propane prices entered the 2016—2017 heating season at an average of $1.99 per gallon, 1 cent per gallon more than at the start of last winter’s heating season. Wholesale propane prices averaged 63 cents per gallon, 7 cents per gallon higher than the first collection week in October last year.

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Start of 2016/2017 Heating Season (above)

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Late-March 2016 Summary

Weekly Summary of Residential Prices (03/30/16 EIA update): Residential propane prices decreased last week by nearly a penny per gallon to average almost $2.01 per gallon, 28 cents per gallon lower than one year ago. Wholesale propane prices averaged 51 cents per gallon, 2 cents per gallon lower than last week and nearly 13 cents per gallon lower than the price last year.

Late-March 2016 Summary

Weekly Summary of Residential Prices (03/23/16 EIA update): Residential propane prices decreased last week by nearly a penny per gallon to average $2.01 per gallon, 31 cents per gallon lower than one year ago. Wholesale propane prices averaged 53 cents per gallon, 2 cents per gallon lower than last week and nearly 10 cents per gallon lower than the price last year.

Mid-March 2016 Summary

Weekly Summary of Residential Prices (03/16/16 EIA update): Residential propane prices were virtually unchanged from last week and averaged $2.02 per gallon, 32 cents per gallon lower than one year ago. Wholesale propane prices averaged 56 cents per gallon, 3 cents per gallon higher than last week and 13 cents per gallon lower than the price last year.

Early March 2016 Summary

Weekly Summary of Residential Prices (03/09/16 EIA update): Residential propane prices averaged $2.02 per gallon, less than 1 cent per gallon lower than last week and almost 34 cents per gallon lower than one year ago. Wholesale propane prices averaged just under 53 cents per gallon, nearly 2 cents per gallon higher than last week and almost 24 cents per gallon lower than the price last year.

Early March 2016 Summary

Weekly Summary of Residential Prices (03/02/16 EIA update): Residential propane prices averaged nearly $2.03 per gallon, less than 1 cent per gallon lower than last week and 34 cents per gallon lower than one year ago. Wholesale propane prices averaged 51 cents per gallon, 4 cents per gallon higher than last week and 27 cents per gallon lower than the price last year.

Late February 2016 Summary

Weekly Summary of Residential Prices (02/24/16 EIA update): Residential propane prices averaged $2.03 per gallon, almost 1 cent per gallon lower than last week and nearly 33 cents per gallon lower than one year ago. Wholesale propane prices averaged 47 cents per gallon, unchanged from last week and 28 cents per gallon lower than the price last year.

Mid-February 2016 Summary

Weekly Summary of Residential Prices (02/18/16 EIA update): Residential propane prices were virtually unchanged from last week, averaging $2.03 per gallon, 32 cents per gallon lower than one year ago. Wholesale propane prices averaged 47 cents per gallon, also essentially unchanged from last week and 25 cents per gallon lower than the price last year.

Early February 2016 Summary

Weekly Summary of Residential Prices (02/10/16 EIA update): Residential propane prices averaged $2.03 per gallon, 1 cent per gallon higher than last week’s price and 33 cents per gallon lower than one year ago. Wholesale propane prices averaged 47 cents per gallon, 1 cent per gallon higher than last week and 20 cents per gallon lower than last year.

Early February 2016 Summary

Weekly Summary of Residential Prices (02/03/16 EIA update): Residential propane prices averaged $2.02 per gallon, less than a penny per gallon higher than last week’s price and almost 35 cents lower than one year ago. Wholesale propane prices averaged 46 cents per gallon, just over 2 cents per gallon higher than last week and almost 15 cents per gallon lower than last year.

Late January 2016 Summary

Weekly Summary of Residential Prices (01/27/16 EIA update): Residential propane prices averaged $2.02 per gallon, less than 1 cent per gallon higher than last week’s price and 35 cents lower than one year ago. Wholesale propane prices averaged 44 cents per gallon, 3 cents per gallon higher than last week and 19 cents lower than last year’s price for the same week.

Late January 2016 Summary

Weekly Summary of Residential Prices (01/21/16 EIA update): Residential propane prices averaged almost $2.02 per gallon, less than 1 cent per gallon higher than last week’s price and nearly 37 cents lower than one year ago. Wholesale propane prices averaged 41 cents per gallon, nearly 3 cents per gallon lower than last week and 21 cents lower than last year’s price for the same week

Mid-January 2016 Summary

Weekly Summary of Residential Prices (01/13/16 EIA update): Residential propane prices averaged $2.01 per gallon, 1 cent per gallon higher than last week’s price and nearly 34 cents lower than one year ago. Wholesale propane prices averaged just over 43 cents per gallon, 2 cents per gallon lower than last week and nearly 14 cents lower than last year’s price for the same week.

Early January 2016 Summary

Weekly Summary of Residential Prices (01/06/16 EIA update): Residential propane prices averaged $2.00 per gallon, almost 1 cent per gallon more than last week’s price and nearly 36 cents lower than one year ago. Wholesale propane prices averaged nearly 48 cents per gallon, almost 3 cents per gallon higher than last week and 11 cents lower than last year’s price for the same week.

Late December 2015 Summary

Weekly Summary of Residential Prices (12/30/15 EIA update): Residential propane prices averaged $1.99 per gallon, less than 1 cent per gallon more than last week’s price and nearly 38 cents lower than one year ago. Wholesale propane prices averaged nearly 45 cents per gallon, almost 3 cents per gallon higher than last week and 18 cents lower than last year’s price for the same week.

Late December 2015 Summary

Weekly Summary of Residential Prices (12/23/15 EIA update): Residential propane prices averaged $1.98 per gallon, almost 1 cent per gallon higher than last week’s price and nearly 40 cents lower than one year ago. Wholesale propane prices averaged 42 cents per gallon, almost 4 cents per gallon lower than last week and 25 cents lower than last year’s price for the same week.

Mid-December 2015 Summary

Weekly Summary of Residential Prices (12/16/15 EIA update): Residential propane prices averaged $1.98 per gallon, 1 cent per gallon higher than last week’s price and 40 cents lower than one year ago. Wholesale propane prices averaged 46 cents per gallon, almost 4 cents per gallon lower than last week and 21 cents lower than last year’s price for the same week.

Early December 2015 Summary

Weekly Summary of Residential Prices (12/09/15 EIA update): Residential propane prices averaged just under $1.97 per gallon, almost 1 cent per gallon higher than last week’s price and nearly 42 cents lower than one year ago. Wholesale propane prices averaged just shy of 50 cents per gallon, almost 1 cent per gallon lower than last week and nearly 25 cents lower than last year’s price for the same week.

Early December 2015 Summary

Weekly Summary of Residential Prices (12/02/15 EIA update): Residential prices averaged just under $1.96 per gallon, almost 1 cent per gallon higher than last week’s price and 45 cents lower than one year ago. Wholesale prices averaged slightly over 50 cents per gallon, more than 1 cent per gallon higher than last week and 43 cents lower than last year’s price for the same week.

Late November 2015 Summary

Weekly Summary of Residential Prices (11/25/15 EIA update): Residential prices averaged just under $1.96 per gallon, almost 2 cents per gallon higher than last week’s price but almost 45 cents lower than one year ago. Wholesale prices averaged 49 cents per gallon, unchanged from last week and 44 cents lower than last year’s price for the same week.

Mid November 2015 Summary

Weekly Summary of Residential Prices (11/18/15 EIA update): Residential prices averaged slightly under $1.94 per gallon, 2 cents per gallon higher than last week’s price and almost 47 cents lower than one year ago. Wholesale prices averaged 49 cents per gallon, just shy of 4 cents per gallon lower than last week’s price and 51 cents lower than last year’s price for the same week.

Mid November 2015 Summary

Weekly Summary of Residential Prices (11/12/15 EIA update): Residential prices averaged just under $1.92 per gallon, less than 1 cent per gallon lower than last week’s price and 49 cents lower than one year ago. Wholesale prices averaged nearly 53 cents per gallon, 1 cent per gallon lower than last week’s price and 49 cents lower than last year’s price.

Early November 2015 Summary

Weekly Summary of Residential Prices (11/04/15 EIA update): Residential prices averaged $1.92 per gallon, more than 1 cent per gallon higher than last week’s price but almost 48 cents lower than one year ago. Wholesale prices averaged 54 cents per gallon, almost 2 cents per gallon higher than last week’s price but 53 cents lower than last year’s price.

Late October 2015 Summary

Weekly Summary of Residential Prices (10/28/15 EIA update): Residential prices averaged nearly $1.91 per gallon, more than 1 cent per gallon higher than last week’s price and almost 51 cents lower than one year ago. Wholesale prices averaged 52 cents per gallon, 2 cents per gallon lower than last week’s price and 51 cents lower than the price on October 27, 2014.

Late October 2015 Summary

Weekly Summary of Residential Prices (10/21/15 EIA update): Residential prices averaged $1.90 per gallon, less than 1 cent per gallon higher than last week’s price and 49 cents lower than one year ago. Wholesale prices averaged 54 cents per gallon, 4 cents per gallon lower than last week’s price and 53 cents lower than the price on October 20, 2014.

Mid October 2015 Summary

Weekly Summary of Residential Propane Prices (10/15/15 EIA update): Residential prices averaged $1.91 per gallon, slightly lower than last week’s price and 46 cents lower than one year ago. Wholesale prices averaged nearly 59 cents per gallon, almost 3 cents per gallon higher than last week’s price and 53 cents lower than the price on October 13, 2014.  (Please note that this text summary report has a slight inconsistency that the owners of ‘www.propane-prices.com’ detected based on EIA data sets reported between October 7, 2015 and October 15, 2015.  The difference impacts both retail and wholesale values between these two dates.  We were unable to detect the reason for the inconsistency.  The inconsistency may simply be based on a typing errror).

Early October 2015 Summary

Weekly Summary of Residential Prices (10/07/15 EIA update): Residential prices entered the 2015-2016 heating season at an average of about $1.94 per gallon, nearly 44 cents per gallon lower than at the start of last winter’s heating season. Wholesale prices averaged nearly 59 cents per gallon, almost 54 cents per gallon lower than the first collection week in October last year.

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Start of 2015/2016 Heating Season (above)

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Late March 2015 Propane Prices Summary

Weekly Summary of Residential Prices (04/01/15 EIA update):    Residential prices averaged $2.29 per gallon, 3 cents per gallon lower than last week. The average wholesale price increased by nearly 1 cent per gallon this week to just under 64 cents per gallon.

Mid Mar 2015 Propane Prices Summary

Weekly Summary of Residential Prices (03/25/15 EIA update):   Residential prices averaged $2.32 per gallon, 2 cents per gallon lower than last week. The average wholesale price decreased by nearly 6 cents per gallon this week to 63 cents per gallon.

Mid Mar 2015 Propane Prices Summary

Weekly Summary of Residential Prices (03/18/15 EIA update):    Residential prices averaged $2.34 per gallon, nearly 2 cents per gallon lower than last week, and almost 74 cents per gallon less than the price at the same time last year. The average wholesale price decreased by more than 7 cents per gallon this week to just under 69 cents per gallon, nearly 69 cents per gallon lower than the March 17, 2014 price.

Mid Mar 2015 Propane Prices Summary

Weekly Summary of Residential Prices (03/11/15 EIA update):     Residential prices averaged just below $2.36 per gallon, 1 cent per gallon lower than last week, and nearly 81 cents per gallon less than the price at the same time last year. The average wholesale price decreased by 2 cents per gallon this week to 76 cents per gallon, nearly 67 cents per gallon lower than the March 10, 2014 price.

Late Feb 2015 Propane Prices Summary

Weekly Summary of Residential Prices (02/25/15 EIA update):
Residential prices averaged $2.35 per gallon, less than 1 cent per gallon lower than last week, and $1.12 per gallon less than the price at the same time last year. The average wholesale price increased by almost 3 cents per gallon this week to 75 cents per gallon, $1.09 per gallon lower than the February 24, 2014 price.

Mid Feb 2015 Propane Prices Summary

Weekly Summary of Residential Prices (02/19/15 EIA update):
Residential prices averaged nearly $2.36 per gallon, less than 1 cent per gallon lower than last week, and $1.28 per gallon less than the price at the same time last year.  The average wholesale price increased by more than 5 cents per gallon this week to 72 cents per gallon, almost $1.46 per gallon lower than the February 17, 2014 price.

Early Feb 2015 Propane Prices Summary

Weekly Summary of Residential Prices (02/11/15 EIA update):
Residential prices averaged $2.36 per gallon, about 1 cent per gallon lower than last week, and $1.40 per gallon less than the price at the same time last year. The average wholesale price increased by almost 6 cents per gallon this week to just under 67 cents per gallon, $1.94 per gallon lower than the February 10, 2014 price.

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