There are more than 1,000 applications of LPG. Hundreds of millions of people currently use LPG and depend on it for thousands of applications, in commercial business, industry, transportation, farming, power generation, cooking, heating and for recreational purposes.

Only LPG can serve such a wide variety of uses such as cooking fuel for a family in South Africa and a community kitchen in India, refrigeration for a shop owner in Brazil, autogas for taxis in Tokyo, welding for car manufacturers in Germany, heat for the family home in Canada, flame weeding for a rancher in Texas and the heat to provide lift for the first solo non-stop round the world balloon expedition; LPG even powers the Olympic torch. That’s why it is referred to as the world’s most multi-purpose energy.

At Home

Several billion people around the world use LPG at home for a wide range of applications. Cooking and heating are well known but LPG is also used to generate power, clean and dry clothes, mow the lawn and wash your car.

On the Move

LPG is the preferred alternative automotive transportation fuel. Autogas is today the most accepted alternative fuel in the automotive sector with more than 25 million vehicles operating worldwide.


At Work

Millions of businesses, from large industries to restaurants to hotels, independent small professionals and contractors, rely on LPG as an energy source for numerous applications. It is the ideal fuel choice for businesses that are off the grid.

For Fun

LPG’s flexibility and environmentally friendly characteristics make it an ideal fuel for recreational applications.

On the farm

Farmers across the world rely on LPG as an adaptable power source to keep their businesses growing.

Other Applications

There are more than 1,000 applications of LPG.
Discover the many applications of LPG on the Applications Database.

This site aims to be the most comprehensive and authoritative database for LPG applications available online.