Propane (LP) is a liquefied petroleum gas that comers out of both oil and natural gas wells. Propane does not occur naturally though. Raw crude oil or raw natural gas is refined to make different types of petroleum products, one of which is propane. Following it's refinement, propane is stored as a liquid under pressure until utilized, at which point it becomes a gas. Additional information can be found at www.usepropane.com.
Propane has many uses in addition to home heating such as cooking, hot water, clothes drying, fireplace, outdoor fireplace, generators, and more.
Which is the best product for your application? The fuel product that would suit your specific needs can vary. Heating oil has the most BTU’s(measure of heat units) of heat compared to propane, however propane has the flexibility of providing other options such as a fireplace, cooking, clothes drying, outdoor grill, back-up generator, and lighting. Give us a call and we will be glad to discuss which product fits your specific needs.