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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the source of the data used for the state profiles?

Data within the profiles is from a mix of sources including the American Petroleum Institute, the Energy  Information Administration, the American Community Survey, and others. For a full listing of all data sources used by section and chart please see the breakdown in the User Guide.

How do I export the data or charts?

In the top right-hand corner of all charts, there is a small “cog” button that allows you to export the data, the chart image, or view a data table within the User Guide. For step-by-step instructions on how to take full advantage of all interactive features on the webpages, please see the User Guide.

How do I get a printed version of the state profiles?

At the top of each page there is a grey button labeled Print that will generate a printable version of the webpage. For step-by-step instructions on how to take full advantage of all interactive features on the webpages, please see the User Guide.

How do I cite the data?

Citation guidelines can vary based on the source of the data. Please see the User Guide for a detailed explanation of data sources and appropriate citations.

Am I able to share this data with colleagues?

Yes, this data is provided to help with your business. When sharing data or charts, please be sure to cite the original source of the data according to the guidelines outlined in the User Guide.

Am I allowed to use or adapt the charts and data into my company’s presentations?

Yes, this data is provided to help with your business. When adapting data or charts, please be sure to cite the original source of the data according to the guidelines outlined in the User Guide.

What if the data does not reflect my company’s own market research?

Due to the variety of data sources used, varying sector definitions across the industry, and the availability of different data sets by locality, some of the data or findings may not match with company research. Data within the profiles is from a mix of sources including the American Petroleum Institute, the Energy Information Administration, the American Community Survey, and others. For a full listing of all data sources used by section and chart please see the breakdown in the User Guide. For questions, comments or suggestions, please reach out to marketdata@propane.com.

What new data can I expect to see in the coming months?

As pricing and demand updates are released you can expect to see those updates released. Additionally, as further proprietary modeling is completed, additional information on demand growth opportunities (both by location and application) will be incorporated.

How often, or when, is the data updated?

Data is typically updated annually on a rolling basis. For more details on the data sources and relevant updating schedules please see the User Guide.

How can I use this research to improve my business?

The information provided in these state profiles is intended to help businesses examine their regional market in order to develop a growth strategy and define business goals and objectives. The data can help uncover opportunities in geographic markets not currently served by your business and help to identify new target markets most likely to purchase your products or services. Having a better understanding of current and potential consumers will allow you to develop a more effective expansion and marketing strategies and gain an edge on competitors.

Who do I contact if I have questions about this information or have suggestions for additional research?

For questions or comments, please reach out to marketdata@propane.com.