August 2, 2016
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What is propane?

Propane has become an indispensable part of our modern life. But what exactly is it and where does it come from? Propane is a fossil fuel and is extracted from the ground with natural gas and oil. It can be produced as a result of two different processes. First it is a by-product of natural gas processing as […]
August 2, 2016
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Brief history of propane

Propane was first identified by U.S. Bureau of Mines chemist and explosives expert Walter Snelling in 1912 when asked to investigate vapors coming from a new Model T’s gas tank. While returning to the lab he discovered that volatile vapors were forming in the jug he used to collect samples and were repeatedly causing the cork to pop […]