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The Science of the Cylinder

Have you ever wondered what goes on inside your AmeriGas® Propane Cylinder? What kind of magic happens that cooks your food to such perfection? How does this substance power the outdoor heating lamps that keep you warm, or act as …

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Drillers Reducing Water Usage and Carbon Dioxide Emissions with Propane

Drillers for natural gas in shale areas throughout the U.S. rely on a technique called hydraulic fracturing to extract the gas and other gas liquids (which include propane).  Traditional fracking methods, as the technique is also known, are controversial.  On …

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All About Centralized Piped Systems (CPS)

Most propane users have a tank somewhere on the property.  Don’t get me wrong, we love propane tanks.  But did you know that there is another way to get propane to your home or business?  Imagine a virtually tankless propane …

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Where Does Propane Come From?

Propane is separated from crude oil during the refining process and also extracted from natural gas or oil wellhead gas at processing plants.  Propane is normally transported and stored in a liquid state under moderate pressure or refrigeration for economy …

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