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Educating on Natural Gas Odorization

Category: Q&A

Is mercaptan toxic? Is it safe to inject it into natural gas?

Q. Isn’t mercaptan a toxin? What makes it is a good idea to inject it into natural gas?

A. Mercaptan is indeed a toxic gas and flammable. At high levels, it affects the nervous system.  At all times the odorant must be handled properly. Continue reading

Are GPL Odorizers more eco-friendly than other odorant injectors?

Q.  Why are GPL Odorizers considered more eco-friendly than other odorant injection systems?

eco-friendly odorant injectors

No methane emissions result from the proper use of GPL Odorizers.

A.  Unlike most other natural gas odorant injectors, the GPL Odorizers are ventless and do not discharge gas into the atmosphere. Both the GPL 750 and GPL Z10000 do not use natural gas to actuate the injector and a self-contained unit improves safety, reduces odor, lowers leak-call complaints and saves pipeline gas.

What does this mean? No methane emissions result from the proper use of GPL Odorizers. Continue reading

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