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PIRA examines every aspect of the market for natural gas liquids (NGLs) market, including supply (both upstream and refining), demand, inventories, infrastructure and trade flows, with the objective of helping clients understand which way the market is headed.

Why it matters

  • See an integrated view of supply and demand fundamentals driving global NGL markets
  • Uncover the story behind the numbers driving propane, butane, ethane and natural gasoline prices
  • Gain insights into changes in global NGL production, trade and consumption
  • Understand current market developments that really matter
  • Know industry backdrop for evaluating NGL commodity and equity investments

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What we offer

PIRA offers a wide variety of energy research products and services. Contact us today to see how we can tailor a solution that is right for your business.


Fixed-frequency reports and as-events-dictate bulletins keep you current on trends in ethane, propane, butane, isobutane, and natural gasoline.

  • NGL balances and forecasts
  • Weekly LPG market scorecard
  • LPG arbitrage opportunities
  • Steam cracker feedstock preferences
  • Ethylene development tracking
  • U.S. propane stock monitoring

Data tools

Interactive models and comprehensive datasets underpin PIRA’s analysis and offer user-defined research.

  • Energy price portal
  • Global energy demand
  • LPG demand by country
  • LPG trade flows
  • World ethylene capacity
  • U.S. NGL fractionation
  • U.S. extraction margins


Clients can access the analysts and consultants behind PIRA’s content creation and get customized insight.

  • Phone & email access to the NGLs team
  • Private client conference calls
  • Client seminars held in New York, London, Calgary and Singapore
  • Bespoke project consulting
  • Visits to PIRA’s offices


PIRA clients get desktop and mobile access to our analysis, data and research tools.



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PIRA hosts a variety of events each year, for clients and non-clients alike. They are ideal forums for direct interaction with the consultants and data analysts who prepare PIRA’s reports and forecasts. In addition to hearing our latest thinking, participants also get a hands-on tutorial on our approach and methodology behind our content creation, arming them with essential know-how to build their own models and forecasts. And because of PIRA’s wide reach and devoted clientele, these events are also an excellent networking opportunity.