What is LPG

  • The meaning of LPG is either Liquefied Petroleum Gas or Liquid Petroleum Gas.

  • LPG – Liquefied Petroleum Gas – describes flammable hydrocarbon gases including propane, butane and mixtures of these gases.

  • LPG, liquefied through pressurisation, comes from natural gas processing and oil refining.

  • LPG is used as heating, cooking and auto fuel.

  • LPG gases can all be compressed into liquid at relatively low pressures.

  • LPG is generally stored, as a liquid, in steel vessels ranging from small BBQ gas bottles to larger gas cylinders and LPG storage tanks.