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Propane is a simple hydrocarbon and is often referred to as liquefied petroleum gas or LPG.
Propane is the third most-used common fuel in the world behind gasoline and diesel and is the dominant alternative motor fuel in more than 38 countries.
Propane is very stable at a large range of temperatures, making it appropriate for use in varying climates, and eliminating cold-start problems.
www.tennesseecleanfuels.org /Propane.html   (386 words)

 ASME Propane Dispenser & Bulk Storage Tanks
Propane is the most common form of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) that can be used as a fuel in areas where no gas mains are installed.
In cold climates, the ambient temperature is sometimes too low for the propane to vaporize fast enough, in which case a heat source, known as a vaporizer must be used.
The propane industry uses many different types and sizes of tanks, from 30,000 or more gallons at the distributor, to a 2 gallon backyard barbecue cylinder.
propanetanks.us   (320 words)

 FCIC: Propane Prices
Propane is imported by land (via pipeline and rail car from Canada) and by sea (in tankers from such countries as Algeria, Saudi Arabia, Nigeria, Venezuela, and Norway).
The price of propane in these markets is influenced by many factors, including the prices of competing fuels in each market; the distance propane has to travel to reach a customer; and the volumes used by a customer.
Propane storage facilities at the primary level are generally located near the major production and transportation hubs and consist of pressurized depleted mines and underground salt dome storage caverns clustered mostly in Conway, Kansas and Mont Belvieu, Texas.
www.pueblo.gsa.gov /cic_text/housing/propane/prices.htm   (1645 words)

 Propane - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Propane is used in some flamethrowers, as the fuel, or as the pressurizing gas.
Propane is not produced for its own sake, but as a byproduct of two other processes: natural gas processing and petroleum refining.
Propane was first identified as a volatile component in gasoline by Dr. Walter O. Snelling of the U.S. Bureau of Mines in 1910.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Propane   (1492 words)

 Propane   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Propane is a kissing cousin of natural gas and petroleum.
Propane is usually found mixed with natural gas and petroleum deposits in rocks deep underground.
Propane is called a fossil fuel because it was formed millions of years ago from the remains of tiny sea animals and plants.
lsa.colorado.edu /essence/texts/propane.htm   (1173 words)

While propane is used as a gas for fueling appliances, it is transported and stored as a liquid under high pressure in specially designed containers referred to either as tanks or cylinders.
When liquid propane changes into a gas vapor, it expands in volume by about 270 times, meaning that propane is very economical to store and transport as a liquid rather than as a gas vapor.
Propane vapor is heavier than air, and it may collect initially at floor levels or in other low areas before it begins to dissipate; therefore, to check for the presence of propane, carefully smell all over a room, especially in low spots.
www.cenex.com /?Page=003019800&Path=0;2;0   (1241 words)

Since propane is heavier then air, any leaks in the valve or tank will be expelled under the boat and away from any source of ignition.
A propane hose leads from the regulator, through the top of the vertical divider, via gas tight compression fitting, down through the horizontal divider, through the facing wall to the stove fitting.
Under the stove and under the floor of the galley, are propane sniffers that are operated by the control panel.
www.trimariner.com /searunner/Propane.html   (1146 words)

 Alternative Fuels Data Center: Propane Vehicles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Propane vehicles can be equipped with dedicated fueling systems designed to use only propane, or bi-fuel fueling systems that enable fueling with either propane or gasoline.
Propane is the most accessible of the liquid and gaseous alternative fuels.
Propane vehicle power, acceleration, and cruising speed are similar to those of gasoline-powered vehicles.
www.eere.energy.gov /afdc/afv/prop_vehicles.html   (665 words)

When it comes to propane, you can trust American Distributing to work with you from start to finish — from installing your propane tanks to delivering the fuel that provides hot water for your morning shower, warmth for your evening comfort and heat to cook your meals.
Propane is a derivative of two large energy industries: natural gas processing (60 percent) and crude oil refining (40 percent).
According to the National Propane Gas Association, 97% of the propane we use in the US is produced in North America, employing 96,000 Americans who produce, deliver and market propane gas.
www.americandistributing.com /propane.html   (429 words)

 Propanecast.com: There's one fuel you can always count on. Propane.
Propane Days, May 1-3 in Washington, DC, is a celebration of America’s propane industry.
Since propane is portable, versatile, readily abundant and reliable, it’s the ideal energy everyday and in emergencies.
Propane is portable, versatile, readily abundant and reliable, which makes it the ideal energy everyday and in emergencies.
www.propanecast.com   (234 words)

The propane tank is located in the starboard quarterdeck, starboard of the steering seat, and below deck with appropriate overboard discharge in the event of a sudden leakage.
Propane and butane are more hazardous than CNG (methane ot natural gas) because CNG is lighter than air, so small leaks will not accumulate in the bilge and fill up the boat from the bottom.
A propane or CO sensor may help, but the smell of "gas" (mercaptans added for safety) is unmistakable, and you must air very carefully (no electric switching, no light and no sparking in any form, etc.) and completely if that happens, while closing the manual valve and looking for the leak(s).
www.alliedseawindii.org /kbase/equipment/galley/propane/propane.html   (7096 words)

 Ontario Propane Association | Propane Definition
Propane (C3H8)is a colourless, odourless, easily liquefied, gaseous hydrocarbon (compound of carbon and hydrogen),the third member of the paraffin series following methane and ethane.
Propane is commercially available as liquefied propane or as a major constituent of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG).
Although a gas at atmospheric pressure, propane has a boiling point of -42.1 C (-43.8 F) and thus is liquefied under elevated pressures.
www.propane.ca /Resources/propane.asp   (316 words)

 Propane Prices: What Consumers Should Know
Propane is imported by land (via pipeline and rail car from Canada) and by sea (in tankers from such countries as Algeria, Saudi Arabia, Venezuela, Norway, and the United Kingdom).
Propane storage facilities at the primary level are generally located near the major production and transportation hubs and consist of pressurized depleted mines and underground salt dome storage caverns clustered mostly in Conway, Kansas, and Mont Belvieu,Texas.
Because 57 percent of these households rely on propane for their primary heating fuel, this is highly seasonal usage._Propane is most commonly used to provide energy to areas not serviced by the natural gas distribution system.
www.eia.doe.gov /pub/oil_gas/petroleum/analysis_publications/propane_prices_brochure/propbro.html   (1509 words)

 Environmentally Friendly
Propane gas is cleaner burning than coal, heating oil or gasoline, and it often costs less than these fuels or electricity.
Propane does not emit large amounts of carbon dioxide and produces no sulfur dioxide or particulates - primary causes of the greenhouse effect and acid rain.
Propane also meets the standards set by the federal Clean Air Act Amendments (CAAA) for reducing acid rain and controlling air pollution in urban areas.
www.suburbanpropane.com /consumer/aboutpropane/environment.html   (346 words)

 Propane Gas Association of Canada Inc. - PGAC:PGAC Home Page
The Propane Gas Association of Canada (PGAC) is the national voice of the Canadian propane industry, a multi-billion dollar industry that affects the livelihood of tens of thousands of Canadians.
Propane is a versatile, multi-purpose fuel that is highly portable, clean burning and non-toxic.
Propane is often called a liquefied petroleum gas (LP Gas or LPG), a term widely used to describe a family of light hydrocarbons called natural gas liquids (NGL).
www.propanegas.ca /pgac/index.asp   (454 words)

 Honolulu Clean Cities Factsheet - Propane Vehicles in Hawaii
Propane vehicles can have as much as double the engine life as gasoline vehicles due to drastically reduced lubricant contamination by fuel and little to no carbon build up in combustion chambers and pistons.
The propane fuel grade used in vehicles, HD-5, is mainly composed of propane and butanes.
Propane fuel tanks are 20 times more puncture resistant than conventional gasoline tanks and can withstand four times the normal operating pressure.
www.state.hi.us /dbedt/ert/cc/ccfslpg.html   (661 words)

 Propane   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
MFA Oil is the leading marketer of propane in the state and is among the top 12 in the nation.
Propane is flammable and may cause fires and explosions.
Any spark or flame in the area where propane gas is present may ignite the gas: the spark in a light switch, telephone, appliance motor or static electricity from walking around the room.
www.cuivre.com /Propane/LP.htm   (807 words)

 PROPANE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Propane Gas room heaters come in a wide range of sizes and styles for those areas of your home where you want warmth on demand or need extra heat.
Propane gas also provides a more even heat across the bottom of pots and pans, which means fewer hot spots than can burn food.
Once considered the domain of only professional cooks, propane gas convection ovens are now available for home kitchens in many models and with lots of options.
www.iigas.com /PROPANE.htm   (741 words)

 Documentation for Immediately Dangerous to Life or Health Concentrations (IDLHs) - 74986   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Basis for original (SCP) IDLH: Propane is a simple asphyxiant and does not present an IDLH hazard at concentrations below its lower explosive limit (LEL).
Propane is considered to be a simple asphyxiant [ACGIH 1991].
However, the revised IDLH for propane is 2,100 ppm based strictly on safety considerations (i.e., being 10% of the lower explosive limit of 2.1%).
www.cdc.gov /niosh/idlh/74986.html   (182 words)

 EnergyNorth Propane
If you are already an EnergyNorth Propane customer, or if you are in the process of becoming one, please print and clip the coupon you will find on our coupon_page and bring it with you to our Seabrook Office.
Propane Gas is considered the world's most convenient and versatile fuel.
Propane is more efficient, requires less maintenance, and is more convenient than electricity and fuel oil.
www.energynorthpropane.com   (524 words)

 Gasco Propane: Order online find Humphrey and Falks gas lights, parts, outdoor fryers, grills, propane heaters   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Whether your propane use is of residential, commercial, or industrial nature, you can rest assured that Gasco is the source for your propane requirements.
Gasco Propane allows the payment of propane invoices online with their secure online payment program, the ability to order propane online, and a convenient way to purchase propane products such as a gas light, a gas light mantle, a grill, a gas space heater, or a propane refrigerator through a secure online store, PropaneProducts.com.
Propane safety, propane terminology, propane installation codes, ready to print forms, propane service requirements and many other propane related items and links are at your fingertips.
www.gasco-propane.com   (212 words)

 Propane products.com
Propane products such as Humphrey and Falks gas lights, gas light parts, portable space heaters, outdoor fryers, camp stoves, aluminum propane tanks, propane related repair parts, cast iron propane stoves and fireplaces.
You can also find propane garage heaters, gas fridges, propane refrigerators a portable propane cooler - even a propane mosquito magnet and a propane fired incinerating toilet can be found among our products along with many other accessories and miscellaneous propane products.
Do not attempt the installation of repair of any propane gas appliance unless you are fully qualified to successfully complete the project.
www.propaneproducts.com   (314 words)

 Welcome to Butane-Propane News
onsumers who heat their homes with gaseous fuels, such as propane and natural gas, are expected to pay less this heating season that last year, according to the Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) “Short-Term Energy and Winter Fuels Outlook.” While gaseous fuel bills will be lower, fueloil and electricity bills are forecast to be higher...
propane tanks were stolen from a customer’s facility in North Brunswick, N.J...
The awards, sponsored by the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC), highlight fleets that use propane to fuel their vehicles and promote awareness of propane as a cost-effective, safe, and clean-burning motor fuel...
www.bpnews.com   (1014 words)

 Tippmann: Product Guide: C-3™ with PEP™ Technology
The Tippmann C-3™ with PEP (Propane Enhanced Performance) technology is the world’s first propane powered paintball marker.
Propane provides the same effective range as CO2, but it is not affected by temperatures and has the same consistency as nitrogen or compressed air.
Propane is a safe form of fuel used in many household items and the propane canisters can be picked up at many retail locations at a fraction of the cost of CO2.
www.tippmann.com /product_guide/markerDetails.aspx?categoryid=4   (329 words)

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