Why Choose Propane For Oil and Gas

Lower Energy Costs

Rising diesel costs have made propane-powered heaters and generators a top choice for dependable, clean, cost-effective energy.



Nothing is more important to us than safety. From transporting, to filling, to tank maintenance, everything we do meets or exceeds standards and regulations.


Lower Emissions:

Propane has a lower carbon content than gasoline, diesel and other fuels to improve the environmental performance of your operations.


High Performance:

Using propane for heating applications and power generation gives you the engine performance you need in all climates, while requiring less maintenance and downtime.

The Better Choice: Propane vs. Diesel


 Higher fuel costs

Concern meeting emissions regulations

 Risk of spills and costly remediation

 Long-term storage contamination issues

 Hard particulates cause equipment damage

 Higher maintenance requirements

 Higher delivery costs


 Lower fuel costs

 Reduced CO2 emissions

 No risk of spills or contamination

 No expiry of shelf life

 Burns clean for less wear and tear on equipment

 Longer service intervals and reduced maintenance costs

 Readily available across Canada

 Equal engine performance to diesel

 Fewer service interruptions means more uptime

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Propane Applications in Oil & Gas

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Ensure people working at your camp operations are warm no matter how remote the work is. From space heat to cooking, propane will keep your operation working.
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Power Generation

Propane provides insurance in case of power outages, ensuring that you’re always up and running. When you power your camp, lighting and production with propane, you will be reduce your emissions and your operating costs.
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Production Services

When it comes to well testing, well site production, drilling and completions, and other oilfield service applications, propane is the reliable, affordable, and green fuel for oil and gas operations.

 Our Superior 4OIL™ Program 

We have a specialized program and dedicated team for the oil and gas industry. Our Superior 4OIL™ program is your resource for improving efficiencies and creating an end-to-end solution.

The Superior 4OIL™ End-to-End Solution

We work with you every step of the way to lower fuel costs and increase productivity.

Superior Experts For Oil and Gas

Experience the benefits of partnering with Canada’s largest supplier to the oil and gas industry


We have a secure, local propane supply and delivery network, exclusively available for the oil and gas industry.


Our dedicated Superior 4OIL™ team works with you to create an end-to-end custom solution designed to meet the requirements of your operations. We have over 65 years of experience helping oil and gas companies increase efficiencies and productivity.


We are the only national propane and services provider in Canada with a fully integrated health, safety and environment program. We have COR™ accreditation in Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Northwest Territories.
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We have extensive propane storage capacity in Canada and access to U.S. supply when needed. With access to an abundant supply and cross-border storage points, Superior Propane can reliably deliver to our customers. Superior proactively plans for seasonal demand by purchasing and storing increased inventory. We also offer:


Superior has diverse transportation methods and contracts, and can mobilize quickly to increase inventory in preparation for changing demand. We have employed all channels including truck, rail, barge, pipeline and plane in order to get propane to our customers. We have the largest distribution footprint in Canada and are the only propane distributor in North America, with more than 170 storage and distribution points to serve almost 200,000 customer locations in more than 10,000 communities.


Whether it’s unforeseen weather or critical disruptions to transportation, our tank sensor technology allows us to remotely monitor tank levels and prioritize critical deliveries. Customers can also monitor their fuel levels through mySUPERIOR™️ online or our mobile app. Superior also maintains proactive customer communications and notifications as regular course as well as during critical events (ex. Supply Chain Disruptions 2014 due to Shale Gas Exports [wet crops, extreme cold winter] and the CN rail strike in 2019).
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The Superior Difference

Propane Made Easy

We make it easy and stress free for you to manage your propane supply. Our innovative business tools like mySUPERIORTM and SMART* TankTM wireless monitoring system offer all the convenience and control of managing and forecasting your fuel needs anywhere, anytime.

Proven Expertise

We’ve been fueling businesses of all sizes across Canada since 1951. We are the propane experts. We provide solutions to simple or complex projects with a focus on safety and compliance. Let us plan your next project and fuel your growth.

Unmatched Reliability

With Superior Propane, there is no downtime. We promise secure propane supply and an unmatched delivery network to provide propane whenever, wherever. Trust Superior to keep your business, site or fleet running smoothly and trouble-free.
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mySUPERIOR™ puts your propane account at your fingertips. With mySUPERIOR you can schedule a delivery, view SMART* Tank™ levels, make payments and more online. Connect to your propane even faster with our mobile app available on both Google Play and the App Store.
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SMART* Tank™ Wireless Monitoring

Managing your propane has never been easier. Our remote tank monitoring technology called SMART* Tank™ ensures you always have the fuel you need. SMART* Tank™ detects when it’s almost time for a fill and notifies Superior Propane to automatically schedule the delivery. You will also receive text or email notifications with up-to-date propane levels and can view readings, delivery details, and historic usage online at mySUPERIOR.ca.

Reliable Propane Business Solutions

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Propane Power Generation

Increase your fuel savings while reducing your carbon footprint with Superior Propane power solutions.
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Auto Propane

Reduce your van, bus, car and service vehicle fleet fuel costs with Superior Autogas.
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Propane Heat

Lower your energy costs and your carbon footprint with Superior Propane heating solutions.

Contact Canada’s Leading Propane Supplier

Our superior network ensures your business is running 24/7
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