Propane in Missouri (MO)

The figures and advice on this page will assist you and your family in finding the best propane deal in Missouri (MO), though it is important to remember that the averages below will not necessarily apply to your situation precisely. However, they should guide you and improve your search for the right propane dealer as you request quotes from different companies.

Missouri (MO) propane consumption and expenditure

An analysis of US EIA data on propane in Missouri (MO) shows that propane usage is higher in this state than in the US as a whole (635 gallons per year on average v. 464 gallons per year on average). Yet average spending is higher ($1,100 in Missouri v. $973 in the country), mostly due to Missourians’ preference for propane when compared to other sources of energy and the State’s proximity to the major distribution source that is the Midwest.

 

Missouri

US

Average propane price (2012-2013 winter season)

$1.678

$2.436

Propane usage per household (gallons)

635

464

Propane spending per household (dollars)

1,100

973

Propane spending per household on heating (dollars)

915

957

Electricity usage per household (kWh)

13,740

11,320

Electricity spending per household (dollars)

1,172

1,340

Electricity spending per household on heating (dollars)

217

222

Natural gas usage per household (thousand cubic feet)

78

66

Natural gas spending per household (dollars)

988

804

Natural gas spending per household on heating (dollars)

716

607

Average energy spending per household (dollars)

1,892

2,024

Average energy spending per household on heating (dollars)

632

N/A

Propane and energy statistics, 2009 figures / Source: US Energy Information Administration

Missouri (MO) propane prices per gallon

The $1.678 per gallon average propane price that Missourians paid over the 2012-2013 heating season is lower than the US average of $2.436 per gallon. Since propane prices are affected by climate, supply and demand and proximity to distribution sources, it is clear that propane is readily available to people in Missouri (MO).

Your Missouri individual propane price should be the result of a quote comparison between different companies. You can use the graph below to see whether dealer propane price trends follow state averages, as they appear here for the 2012-2013 winter season.

Propane companies with locations in Missouri (MO)

Missouri (MO) has a large number of propane companies and LP gas locations, including those of Amerigas, Suburban Propane and Ferrellgas, which have outlets in every state. MFA Oil, United Propane Gas, Crystal Flash, Blue Flame Gas, and Titan Propane all cover the Missouri for propane, too. You could also find smaller companies and cooperatives at a more local level.

You should start your search by listing what you might need from a propane dealer: services, pricing options, budget planning, maintenance, appliances, etc. Continue by requesting detailed quotes from companies with outlets not too far away. You will then have a better idea of which propane deal is the best for your Missouri home.

The propane industry and propane regulations in Missouri (MO)

Events, networking, advice, government and legislative lobbying, and especially safety training and information all fall under the responsibility of the Missouri Propane Gas Association. For example, it is the MPGA that organizes the reputable Certified Employee Training Program set up by the NPGA and PERC.

Missouri’s Revised Statutes, Chapter 323, Liquefied Petroleum Gas, is the state legislative reference on the matter. Missourians have a special state institution dedicated to industry regulation: the Missouri Propane Gas Commission.