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What Is Propane?

Posted: February 26, 2024

What Is Propane?

The basics of the versatile fuel

propane montana If you are a homeowner there is a good chance that you use propane in one way or another around your home for either heating purposes, warming water or drying your clothes in a clothes dryer. If you are a business owner perhaps you use propane to power a generator, forklift or commercial cooking range that helps keeps your company up and running. But do you know what propane is and where it comes from?

A breakdown of propane

Propane, which is also sometimes called liquid petroleum gas or LPG, is an energy source and a fuel that is a byproduct of natural gas processing and crude oil refining.

When it is being transported or stored in a propane tank it is a liquid. However, it vaporizes into a gas when pressure is released. When in the form of a gas, it can be used to power a wide variety of appliances and equipment systems.

A look at what propane can do

Propane is known as an incredibly versatile fuel. It can be used to power quite an extensive list of items. Propane can be used for:

Why people choose propane

The versatility mentioned above is certainly one reason why many home and business owners choose to use propane. But the fact that it is versatile is just one of many reasons why propane is becoming more and more popular. Take a look at some of the other benefits of using propane:

Propane from Valley Propane

Valley Propane has been providing reliable propane services to both home and business owners throughout Montana for decades. Whether you need propane for your home heating system, a gas grill or your company’s forklift, our expert team can help.

We have your propane tank needs covered as well. Valley Propane sells and leases both aboveground and underground propane tanks that we can install on your property.

If you are in Montana and are looking for propane services that you can count on, contact Valley Propane today!