In anticipation of Tropical Storm Florence, South Carolina declared an emergency triggering an Hours of Service waiver for fuel supplies, among other goods and services. The waiver is in effect from September 8, 2018 until October 7, 2018, or until the end of the emergency, whichever is less.
In anticipation of Tropical Storm Florence, North Carolina declared an emergency triggering an Hours of Service waiver for fuel supplies, among other goods and services. The waiver is in effect from September 7, 2018 until October 6, 2018, or until the end of the emergency, whichever is less.
House Small Business Committee Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) and Subcommittee Chairmen Rod Blum (R-IA) and Trent Kelly (R-MS) sent a letter dated August 21, 2018, to the U.S. Department of Labor and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requesting a thorough review of the regulation and analysis of OSHA’s Cranes and Derricks in Construction regulation and its impact on small business, as required by the Regulatory Flexibility Act.
US exports at record highs for the summer months due to lower Mideast exports; large revision in IHSMarkit’s Winter Outlook
Middle East exports in June to Asia fell drastically in the latest IHSMarkit Waterborne LPG report leading to Asian buyers turning to the US to meet their propane chemical demand needs. The propane to naphtha spread this summer thus far has led to high PDH utilization rates in Asia. These two factors combined led to much higher Japan to Mont Belvieu propane differentials that those that were witnessed last summer incentivizing spot export barrels in June and July.
Working with NPGA at its July meeting, the PERC Council agreed to fund a Propane Industry Recruitment Campaign to help attract qualified drivers and technicians.