Propane and Butane Exports are Ready to Explode

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This segment is from Tuesday's edition of 'Digging for Value', in which sector analysts Joel South and Taylor Muckerman discuss energy & materials news with host Alison Southwick. The twice-weekly show can be viewed on Tuesdays & Thursdays. It can also be found on Twitter, along with our extended coverage of the energy & materials sectors @TMFEnergy.

With natural gas exports garnering most headlines, the demand from abroad for liquified petroleum gases and our ability to satisfy is quickly gathering steam. Just after we passed Saudi Arabia for the largest oil producer in the world, we are expected to rival the Middle East in terms of LPG production within a year. Midstream companies such as Energy Transfer Partners and Sunoco Logistics are teaming up to build an export facility, and Enterprise Product Partners has joined forces with Anadarko Petroleum and DCP Midstream Partners to construct additional NGL pipelines to support the expected production gains. For more, tune into the video below. 

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