What is natural gas odorization? Why do we odorize? What is the difference between an odorant, an odorizer, and odorization?
The Problem: Natural Gas is Odorless
Odorization is the first line of defense against odorless and combustible gases.
Natural gas by itself is odorless and combustible. In other words, a fatal combination. In fact, one of the worst tragedies in the United States involved a gas leak at a London, Texas school in 1937. In that situation, the non-odorized gas ignited and the explosion took the lives of over 200 students and teachers.
Are you looking for natural gas odorizer manufacturers? Here is a list of leading U.S. brands and their contact information with descriptions of the company and the type of systems, whether evaporative wick-style or bypass odorizers, vaporization, or odorant injection style.
GPL Odorizers is exhibiting at the American School of Gas
Measurement Technology on September 16-18 at the Marriott Houston Westchase in Houston,
Texas. Please stop by our booth 142 to
learn what’s new in advanced natural gas odorant injection and odorization. Continue reading
Not everyone has at their disposal natural gas leak detectors,
but most people with normal senses are capable of detecting a gas leak. First and foremost, if you suspect a gas leak
is present, do not ignite a match, lighter or any flame source. Resist from
switching electrical switches, or turning lights on or off. Evacuate the area,
get to a safe place, and call 911. Continue reading
GPL Odorizers is exhibiting at the Natural Gas Odorization
Conference and Exhibition on August 27-28 at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in Houston
Texas. Stop by booth #1 to learn what’s new in advanced natural gas odorant
injection and odorization. Continue reading