Highlights of this report

Unclear pricing

We compare wholesale and retail prices for 45kg cylinders Read more

Price breakdown

We look at the components that make up the retail price of a kg of LPG Read more

Few industry players

Industry concentration and vertical integration Read more

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We think LPG is unfairly priced and the industry seems uncompetitive. We look at what's going on.

LPG used to be cost competitive - it provided a relatively cheap way to heat your home, provide hot water, cook, and run your car. But the price doesn't seem that competitive at the moment. We decided to find out why.