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Liquefied petroleum gas, also called propane gas, is used as a fuel for lights and generators, as well as in heating appliances such as barbecue grills. It can also be used as a refrigerant. As a clean burning fuel, propane has the potential to reduce air pollution when used in vehicles, and is often discussed along with natural gas as an alternative – and cheaper – fuel that can help reduce our dependence on crude oil. Here are a few terms to know that are associated with liquefied petroleum.

  • Butane – a gas that, like propane, is removed from natural gas during purification, but can then also be converted into liquefied petroleum gas.
  • Tank Hood – A propane storage tank should have a protective cover called a tank hood; it is usually colored blue.
  • Container Purging – A process of removing all water and air from containers that will be used for propane.
  • Maximum Permitted Filling Density – The maximum level at which a propane container should be filled, to allow for vapor expansion. This level may be higher or lower depending on the temperature of the propane.
  • Carbon Monoxide – An odorless gas that can be harmful if inhaled in sufficient quantities. A propane stove or other appliance can produce carbon monoxide if it is improperly adjusted or vented.
  • Bottle Gas – Another term used to describe liquefied petroleum gas.
  • Cracking – A process in the production of crude oil that involves the breaking down of heavy hydrocarbon molecules. This process also creates liquefied petroleum.
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    Clarksville RV Park and Campgrounds
    1270 Tylertown Rd, Clarksville, TN 37040
    Welcome to Clarksville R.V. Park and Campground, your premier full-service, overnight RV Park and Campground. We are conveniently located near Nashville, TN and Fort Campbell
    (931) 648-8638
    Propane Energies
    490 E Main St, Parsons, TN 38363
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    (731) 847-6551
    User Review: "Biggest ripoffs in tn. Only one in the area so they do as they want. No competition"
    Southern States Hopkinsville Petroleum Co-Op
    5475 Canton Pike, Hopkinsville, KY 42240
    (270) 886-1303
    Suburban Propane
    2232 Fort Campbell Blvd, Hopkinsville, KY 42240
    (270) 886-5211
    Fortner L P Gas Co
    2232 Fort Campbell Blvd, Hopkinsville, KY 42240
    (270) 886-4271
    Little River Propane Gas Inc
    4250 Casky Ln, Hopkinsville, KY 42240
    (270) 885-2828
    Synergy Gas
    13650 N Madisonville Rd, Crofton, KY 42217
    (270) 424-5262
    6903 Preston Rd, Trenton, KY 42286
    (606) 674-6790
    Southern States Cooperative
    212 W Depot St, Greenville, KY 42345
    (270) 338-3033
    U-Haul Moving & Storage of Clarksville
    712 Providence Blvd, Clarksville, TN 37042
    (931) 647-8028
    Polar Bear Ice
    1366 Fort Campbell Blvd, Clarksville, TN 37042
    (931) 647-0000
    Fortner Gas Co
    12 Fortner Dr, Cadiz, KY 42211
    (270) 522-1533
    Fortner LP Gas Company
    2955 Nebo Rd, Madisonville, KY 42431
    (270) 825-0427
    Harris Propane Gas Co Inc
    350 Kraft St, Clarksville, TN 37040
    (931) 645-9071
    Suburban Propane
    420 Kelly Ln, Clarksville, TN 37040
    (931) 647-3365

    Propane and liquefied petrol grew in popularity in the early 1900s after its discovery. Evaporating gasoline created vapors that could be converted into a liquid form. This discovery led to the first range and vehicle that could be powered by the liquefied petroleum product. Today, this liquefied petroleum powers fireplaces, grills, and water heaters. Bottled liquid petrol and butane cylinders power camping stoves, generators, and lanterns. Many appliances use this fuel form, but make sure they receive their power from liquid petroleum. If not, have them converted to prevent a fire. The combustion process, while not as clean as natural gas, fires up boilers and burners using electrical lighter systems or constant pilot lights. Distributors deliver liquefied fuel to your home or company in large trucks. A hose system pumps the fuel from the truck to the metal storage tank. The liquefied fuel travels from the tank into your home through piping that travels to each appliance. Most boiler systems, clothes dryers, and stove/ovens use electric ignitions. If the power is out, don't use the appliance. The fuel travels from the regulator that controls the flow into the ignition system where it mixes with oxygen for combustion. This flame travels to the burner orifice of the appliance or grill and creates the heat needed to operate. Order propane from a local company. The closer the distributor, the lower the prices because companies do add trucking costs to the per gallon price. The more fuel you use per year, the cheaper your costs. Because most companies base their prices on how much you use, it pays to shop around.
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