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LPG & Society
LPG is an exceptional energy source due to its origin, benefits, applications and its industry. As a clean, lower carbon, efficient and innovative energy it offers benefits to consumers, industry and the environment. With an immediate and global availability, environmental benefits, its natural co-product origin, transportation flexibility and diverse application, LPG plays a pivotal role in the transition towards a more secure, sustainable and competitive energy model.
Access to Energy
LPG is a fuel that is available in even the remotest of areas, improving the lives of millions of citizens worldwide and providing a further impetus to regional development.
As a low-carbon, low-polluting fuel, LPG is recognised by governments around the world for the contribution it can make towards improved indoor and outdoor air quality and reduced greenhouse gas emissions.
Outdoor Air Quality
LPG is a proven solution to one of the most pressing problems, facing and ever more urbanised world: air pollution. Whether in the streets of Shanghai, Lagos, London or Bogota, deteriorating air quality has a serious and global impact on our health.
Indoor Air Quality
The global health community has largely overlooked the health burden associated with indoor air pollution. In 2000, 1.6 million avoidable deaths were attributed to indoor air pollution; by 2009 that number increased to two million Switching to LPG can make mark end and to this tragedy .
The switch from traditional biomass, such as wood or dung, to LPG can have a profound impact on society, especially on lives of lower income families. Be it through improved health, efficient cooking or replacing the time spent collecting firewood by more productive activities.
Switching from petrol, diesel, coal or fuel oil will help save resources but the most important contribution in terms of resource efficiency would be its proven role in reducing deforestation.