The bitter cold winter season has heating bills skyrocketing and causing a propane shortage.
Officials from Lictus Oil and Propane out of Clymer, New York say they were short on inventory right from the start.
And the bitter cold temperatures came in hard contributing to the high demand.
The cost per gallon of propane was three dollars and seventy five cents, which is the highest price recorded since they started keeping records in 1990.
Meanwhile officials from national fuel say customers should expect bills to be higher due to the bitter cold temperatures.
According to national fuel this January was 31 point 5 percent colder than last January.
But as the temperatures stay below freezing National fuel's rates remain the same.
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