Gas board provides details on LP gas shortage

LITTLE ROCK - The Liquefied Petroleum Gas Board (LPGB) of Arkansas says extreme cold weather, and other factors has caused an LP gas shortage in the state.{}

LPGB says gas transporters have had to travel further distances to terminals and/or refineries to obtain loads for delivery to retail locations in Arkansas.

In addition some crucial LP pipeline terminals have been closed due to repairs or maintenance.

Arkansas is currently covered under a U.S. Department of Transportation emergency declaration that allows transport drivers longer hours to make deliveries.{}{} Arkansas will be covered under that emergency declaration until January 31st.{}