Liquefied Petroleum Gas

Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG)​ [TS]

Petroleum engineering safety consulting for LPG refining, transportation, and storage

Exponent's science, engineering, and regulatory experts offer extensive experience with complex codes and standards regarding liquified petroleum gas (LPG) in the U.S., Canada, Europe, and Asia. Our liquefied petroleum gas capabilities cover a breadth of experience from fire investigations to propane cylinder failure analysis to environmental impact studies.

How does Exponent's broad experience with LPG help industry leaders make informed decisions?

With decades of experience, Exponent supports clients with navigating regulations and maintaining safe, efficient operations. Our multidisciplinary teams assist clients with modeling fire radiation and propane vapor dispersion hazard zones, providing services and training in process safety and construction management, solving performance-based design challenges, supporting regulatory applications, and offering post-incident root cause analysis and litigation support.

LPG Codes and Standards

Exponent helps ensure clients meet standards applicable to the production and distribution of LPG, including:

  • National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 58 — Liquefied Petroleum Gas Code
  • NFPA 54/ANSI Z223.1 — National Fuel Gas Code
  • American Society of Testing and Materials (ASTM) D1835 — Standard Specification for LPG
  • American Petroleum Institute (API) 2510 — Design and construction of LP-Gas Installations
  • Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Title 49, Transportation


Our global and comprehensive expertise across industries gives us a deep understanding of current challenges, best industry practices, and the implications of emerging technologies.