STP525

    Operating Experience with Trucks and Automobiles Fueled with Propane

    Published: Jan 1973


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    Abstract

    Over 100 trucks and automobiles equipped with dual propane-gasoline fuel systems are used by Southern Union Gas Company in New Mexico. Use of propane has resulted in longer useful vehicle life and a net reduction in cost of approximately one cent per mile, along with a significant reduction of air pollution.

    Keywords:

    liquefied petroleum gases, gasoline, propane, fuel systems, fuel storage, motor trucks, motor vehicles, pipelines


    Author Information:

    Carson, Clyde
    Transmission accountant, Southern Union Gas Co., Bloomfield, N. Mex.


    Paper ID: STP44734S

    Committee/Subcommittee: D02.A0

    DOI: 10.1520/STP44734S


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