Propane Facts

What Is Propane?
Propane is a hydrocarbon (C3H8) and is sometimes referred to as liquefied petroleum gas, LP-gas or LPG. Propane is produced from both natural gas processing and crude oil refining. It is nontoxic, colorless and virtually odorless. As with natural gas, an identifying odor is added so the gas can be readily detected.

Propane Is a Safe Fuel
The propane industry has developed numerous methods to make the transport and use of propane safe:

Safety Starts with Education
The propane industry is also engaged in ongoing efforts to increase safety in the handling, use and maintenance of propane and propane equipment:

Propane Is an Environmentally Friendly Fuel

Propane Is a Good Value

Propane Is a Versatile Fuel
Propane is used by millions of people in many different environments—homes, industry, farming and more.

Source: National Propane Gas Association/Propane Education & Research Council 5/1/02