LPG or Liquefied Petroleum Gas
LPG is a hydrocarbon mixture in either liquid or gaseous state where the main components consists of
- propane - C3H8
- propylene (propene) - C3H6
- isobutane - C4H10
- n-butane - C4H10
- butylene (butene) - C4H8
Liquefied Petroleum gas - LPG - is gaseous under normal atmospheric conditions, but liquefied by cooling and/or compression.
LPG is commonly used as an industrial fuel for domestic and commercial purposes like town gas and autogas. LPG is also used as feedstock in chemicals plant processes.