10 FACT ABOUT LPG

LPG has been used to fuel the Olympic flame due to its safety, environmental and practical characteristics.

LPG is a naturally occurring by-product of natural gas extraction (60%) and crude oil refining (40%) – therefore we either use it or it is wasted.

LPG’s volume is 274 times smaller when in a liquid state.

The EU is the source of as much as 59% of black carbon emissions in the Arctic. LP Gas emits zero black carbon.

In India, LPG emits 60% fewer GHGs than electric coil cook tops, 50% fewer emissions than some biomass stoves and 19% fewer GHGs than kerosene stoves.

Autogas yields 50% less carbon monoxide (CM), 40% less hydrocarbons (HC), 35% less nitrogen oxides (NOx) and 50% less ozone forming potential compared to gasoline.

LPG also helps to reduce Black Carbon (BC) emissions, which are the second biggest contributor to global warming and which can cause serious health problems.

An LP Gas stove can be 8 times more efficient than a charcoal stove commonly found in urban households in many parts of the world.

Almost 40% of all passenger cars in Turkey run on Autogas, slightly more than run on petrol. This makes Turkey the second biggest Autogas market in the world.

In Brazil, LP Gas is the energy of choice for 95% of Brazilian homes; 33 million cylinders are delivered per month, door to door.