Beneficial Budget Billing Program
Budget billing through ECI lets you manage energy costs by spreading expenditures throughout the year.
Effective Dust Control
You can request road-dust control applications at any ECI location.
Propane Safety & Floods Click here to read more.

Did you know?

    • We offer tankwagon delivery of refined fuels.
    • We have a competitively priced tank lease program.
    • We service residential and ag heaters.
    • We also rent heaters for ag buildings and home use.
    • We offer 24-hour fueling in Hudson, La Porte City and Dysart.
    • We offer E-85 and other blends available at our La Porte City and Hudson Cardtrol.
    • Cenex Premium Road Master Diesel Fuels and Gasolines.
    • ECI offers company fuel cards for all Cardtrol location–Hudson, LaPorte City and Dysart. Call the Energy Center at (319) 342-3057 for more information.

Especially for local businesses:

    • Commercial propane delivery routes
    • Forklift cylinder routes
    • Heaters for rent or lease
    • 100-lb. cylinders and bulk systems create a climate that lets contractors work year ‘round
Contract Prices

Please call our energy office today to receive the current pricing!

Summer Fill/LP Contracts to be determined

Morning Energy Updates



Energy Markets:  Propane prices ended last week . As of 8:00AM CST, propane prices start where they left off last week in what has been a muted open. Participants await the Wednesday inventory update for what is presumed to be a large weekly stocks draw as exports (more below) recovered to pre-hurricane levels while the ramp up of propane production has been much slower.  

Baker Hughes Rig Counts Decline by 7—Largest Drop since January: The weekly oil rig count reported another decline, taking the active total to 749. Producers have not added new rigs over the previous five weeks with Aguust being the first monthly drop since May 2016. Declines were seen in the Cana Woodford (-3), Eagle Ford (-2), Permian (-2), and Bakken (-1).

LPG Exports Soar 85% as Harvey Recovery Complete: Export activity averaged 1.12MM bbls per day according to a Bloomberg analysis of vessel activity for the week ending September 15th, marking the highest weekly total in five weeks. The Houston shipping region saw the largest increase with 984k bbl/day in that area alone.

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