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crustyjojo
Old 21-02-2006, 7:36 PM
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Question LPG price comparison

Have looked on energy price comparison sites and no-one covers LPG. Does anyone know of a site that does this?

Desperately trying to reduce bills!!!!!
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Old 22-02-2006, 6:23 AM
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Page two of this downloadable pdf shows a price comparison histogram which may be of interest. (sorry, don't know how to make flashy links, the link is all one address)

http://www.calu.bangor.ac.uk/Technic...rMay05rev4.pdf
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Old 22-02-2006, 8:11 AM
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we have been on lpg for 11 years. in all that time i have never found anything. i have found the only way to find out what others are charging is to ask nearby houses in the area. by ringing other suppliers i have found they will not give you a price over the phone but want to visit you and then barter on the price. i also found out next-door are paying 4p a liter more than me! this is because i morned about the price and said i would take my business elsewhere. its a lot like car insurance, no fixed price, shop around!
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Old 22-02-2006, 8:18 AM
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Please help my sister is about to buy a new cooker,What does LPG stand for beside some cookers it states normal or lpg which does she need?
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Old 22-02-2006, 8:22 AM
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lpg is liquid petroleum gas, in bottles or tank, if you have no mains gas. normal is mains gas. some cookers, boilers etc do both, simply by changing the jets, normally supplied.
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Old 22-02-2006, 8:33 AM
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Thanx david she has mains pipes so would not need LPG then,Thank-you for this i learn something new here everyday cheers.
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Old 13-03-2006, 10:08 PM
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how much do you all pay for your bottles of gas .i pay 33 for the red large bottles does this sound about right .dosnt last very long though.so go though two a month at the moment .
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Old 14-03-2006, 7:05 AM
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i pay 30p a litre, bulk.
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Old 14-03-2006, 10:09 AM
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how much do you all pay for your bottles of gas .i pay 33 for the red large bottles does this sound about right .dosnt last very long though.so go though two a month at the moment .
If you mean the big 47 Kg bottles, that sounds about right, it works out about 35p/litre.
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My new house does not have mains gas so I am therefore looking for an alternative heating source. I have spoken to calor and they have said to expect to pay double for bottled gas to what I was paying for mains. Is this correct??
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Default LPG gas prices

We are thinking of buying a property which has LPG for heating and cooking. At the moment we are on mains gas, which costs about 20 per month at the mo. We are concerned about the postings we have seen that seem to suggest that LPG costs double mains gas - is this right?
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my friend computed this,
all electric vs electric and some traditional way like cooking with lpg

and he concluded that all electric is much cheaper.
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Old 08-02-2010, 12:00 PM
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Default LPG supplier

I am an existing CALOR gas LPG customer, Currently using a 4x47Kg bottle supply system at about 0.80 per litre.
I am considering converting to a bulk storage container at around 0.38 per litre.

Does anyone know of cheaper supplier? Or has CALOR the monopoly

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Old 15-02-2010, 8:44 PM
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Default LPG price? - and lpg-solutions.co.uk?

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I am an existing CALOR gas LPG customer, Currently using a 4x47Kg bottle supply system at about 0.80 per litre.
I am considering converting to a bulk storage container at around 0.38 per litre.

Does anyone know of cheaper supplier? Or has CALOR the monopoly

0.38/l sounds pretty good - and may just be an introductory offer? BP Gas is now charging me 0.53950/l, up 25.6% since mid-October (+11.6% Oct 23, +12.5% Jan18 - though quick to charge old price when I complained I had ordered a week before the second price rise).

Back in March 2008 I was paying 0.38950/l - quite a few price rises ago (and special 'loyalty discounts' - ha ha!- I've been using LPG since 1991).

Does anyone get gas cheaper in Devon/Cornwall, please? And has anyone used this the co.uk website for lpg-solutions (sorry, as a newbie not allowed to post links)?

cheers,
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Old 17-02-2010, 4:45 PM
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i pay 30p a litre, bulk.
I use a bulk storage tank with Calor for LPG and buy bulk at 0.40 a litre.
I am going to try and get them to reduce this as they want me to sign up to a 2 year contract and are offering 50 off to sign up and a further 50 off after the first year.
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Old 17-02-2010, 5:09 PM
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Wow! Thank you! For how long has Calor held the price at 0.40/l, please? Calor's price is 25% less than I pay.

As regards 2 yr contracts, BP in December 2008 offered me a reduction of 2p, to 42.95p ...or if I signed up for 2 yrs 4p off, fixed until 31 March 2009 (after which price would revert to variable again).

Anyway it looks as though I might be talking to Calor soon - unless there's a smaller and cheaper operator. I've seen, somewhere, that Calor, BP and Flogas have ?80% of the market.

John aka LittleVermin (pun on the hamlet's name)
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I use a bulk storage tank with Calor for LPG and buy bulk at 0.40 a litre.
I am going to try and get them to reduce this as they want me to sign up to a 2 year contract and are offering 50 off to sign up and a further 50 off after the first year.
Hi Patricia,

There's another thread at Bulk LPG - Cheapest suppliers / supply route?

Yes, I'm new and learning my way round!

cheers,
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Old 31-03-2010, 12:31 PM
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Default Lpg

My mother uses LPG and we have been in a contract with Flogas, on the 1st of April their price goes to 60p a litre!! I have contacted 4 other companies and they will give her a fixed contract at 37p for two years (Extra Gas 0161 789 0000) Flogas have been ripping my mother off for years. It is now so easy to change suppliers, I advice anyone to check their prices.
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Old 31-03-2010, 11:04 PM
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pam1812 i work in the lpg industry, and extragas will always try and give you the best service and price possible
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