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Liquefied Petroleum Gas // LPG

Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), propane or butane, is a combustible hydrocarbon gas that is commonly used as a fuel for various purposes.

  • Country of Origin: Qatar, UAE, Kazakhstan, Russia
  • Incoterms 2010, Incoterms 2020
  • Supplier: Northern Source LLC
  • Product Quality: International
  • Quantity: From 10 000 Mt
  • Contract: 1, 3, 5, 10 Years
  • Transportation: Tanker

LPG - Liquefied Petroleum Gas

Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) is a flammable hydrocarbon gas that is commonly used as a fuel for various purposes. It is a byproduct of natural gas processing and petroleum refining. LPG consists primarily of propane and butane, although it may contain other gases such as ethane and propylene. 

LPG is stored and transported in a liquefied state under pressure, which allows for efficient storage and transportation. It is typically stored in cylinders, tanks, or bulk storage facilities. LPG is widely used for both residential and commercial applications, as well as in various industries.

Here are some common uses of LPG:

Vehicles: LPG can be used as an alternative fuel for vehicles, either by converting gasoline/petrol engines or using dedicated LPG vehicles. LPG as a vehicle fuel offers lower emissions compared to traditional gasoline/petrol or diesel.

Cooking: LPG is commonly used as a fuel for cooking in households, restaurants, and other food establishments. It provides a clean and efficient source of heat for stoves, ovens, and grills.

Industrial Applications: LPG is utilized in various industrial processes, such as metal cutting and welding, drying, and as a fuel for forklifts. 

Heating: LPG is used for space heating in homes, buildings, and outdoor areas. It can be used in furnaces, boilers, and portable heaters.

Water Systems: LPG is often used as a fuel for water heaters, providing hot water for domestic and commercial use.

LPG is considered a relatively clean-burning fuel compared to other fossil fuels, resulting in lower emissions of pollutants such as sulfur dioxide, particulate matter, and carbon monoxide. It is also more energy-efficient than many other fuel options.

Delivery and Storage of LPG

The delivery and storage of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) involve specific guidelines and safety measures to ensure safe handling and prevent accidents. 

Transportation: LPG is typically transported in specialized tankers or trucks designed to carry the liquefied gas safely. These vehicles are equipped with safety features, such as pressure relief valves and temperature controls, to maintain the integrity of the LPG during transportation.

Filling Stations: LPG is delivered to filling stations where it is transferred into smaller portable cylinders or tanks for consumer use. Filling stations follow strict safety protocols to prevent leaks, spills, and other hazards during the transfer process.

Bulk Storage Facilities: Larger quantities of LPG are stored in bulk storage facilities, which can be above-ground or underground. These facilities are designed to withstand the pressure and temperature changes of the stored LPG. They have safety features like pressure relief valves, emergency shut-off systems, and fire protection measures.

Residential Storage: In residential settings, LPG is often stored in portable cylinders or tanks. These containers should be placed in well-ventilated areas, away from sources of ignition, and protected from direct sunlight. Adequate clearance distances should be maintained around the storage area.

Ventilation: Proper ventilation is crucial when handling LPG. It helps prevent the accumulation of flammable gas vapors and ensures that any potential leaks are dispersed safely.

Leak Detection: Regular inspections and leak detection systems are essential for identifying and addressing any leaks promptly. LPG has a distinct odorant added to help detect gas leaks easily. If a leak is suspected, immediate action should be taken, including shutting off the gas supply and contacting the appropriate authorities.

Fire Safety: Fire safety measures, such as fire extinguishers and fire suppression systems, should be in place near LPG storage areas. Smoking and open flames should be strictly prohibited in these areas.

Compliance with Regulations: It is important to adhere to local regulations and safety standards for the storage and handling of LPG. These regulations may cover aspects such as installation requirements, storage capacity limits, and safety inspections.

It is crucial to consult with local authorities, follow manufacturer guidelines, and seek professional advice to ensure the safe delivery, storage, and handling of Liquefied Petroleum Gas.

Transportation

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  • Tanker
  • Railway

Numbers / LPG

  • Country of Origin: Qatar, UAE, Kazakhstan or Russia
  • Quantity: 10 000 Mt to 10 000 000 Mt
  • Incoterms 2010, Incoterms 2020
  • Supplier: Northern Source LLC
  • Product Quality: International
  • Contract: 1, 3, 5, 10 years
  • Transportation: Tanker
  • Delivery: CIF, DAP

Conditions / LPG 

  • The contract value will be discussed with the buyer during the conclusion of the contract.
  • Terms of delivery and discount will be discussed with the buyer or his representative. 
  • Deliveries according to the procedure discussed in the contract. 

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