B O U T
is a liquid stored under pressure in tanks and cylinders.
In most systems, propane is vaporized
to a gas before it leaves the tank or cylinder and is then dispensed
through a pressure regulator to a vehicle, equipment or an appliance.
Propane is used in and around homes for furnaces, water heaters, air
conditioners, outdoor grills, fireplaces, and appliances; on farms for
uses such as pest control, crop drying and irrigation pumps; for industrial
uses such as forklifts and fleet vehicles and in millions of commercial
establishments, including restaurants and hotels that depend on propane
for heating, cooking, and other uses.
propane is stored in portable tanks, it can be used in areas
beyond gas mains. To fuel homes, large tanks can be buried
underground because it is a nontoxic, non-poisonous fuel that
doesn’t contaminate aquifers or soil.
a propane vehicle takes about the same amount of time as
refueling a gasoline vehicle.
is one of the cleanest burning of all fossil fuels.
of BP Propane's field personnel are licensed gas fitters.