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DAVAO CITY -- The City Government here has set its sight on the illegal sale of refillable butane canisters that are regulated items under Department of Energy (DOE) regulations, the city's information office said.
DOE-VFO records also show that in Cebu province alone, more than 30 individuals have already been arrested after being caught trading LPG-refilled butane canisters.
"I think this is not something many people would be aware of and I commend the Inhaling Butane Information Campaign which aims to raise awareness of the often deadly risks."
The suit was filed against a dozen defendants, including Shell Oil Products, a California- based distributor, and a Shell station in southeast Portland where the lawsuit says the butane was purchased.
Mr Ellinson's family said his use of butane was "so out of character".
The defendant's friend added that the group bought the butane from a nearby supermarket.
Butane's low boiling point helps improve fuel efficiency and makes engines easier to start in winter.
Despite the increase, the price of butane in Mali remained lower than the prevailing prices in other countries in the west African sub-region, according to the statement.
31 January 2012 - US propane and refined fuels provider Pinnacle Propane LLC, part of JP Energy Partners LP, said on Tuesday it had acquired Marble Falls, Texas-based propane supplier Bill Smith Butane Company.
The well produces oil, gas, butane and other hydrocarbons.
Summary: CAIRO - Clashes broke out among Egyptians waiting in long lines as an acute crisis of Government subsidised butane cylinders hit the five Governorates of Beni Sueif, Assuit, Sohag, Kafr el-Sheikh, and Fayyoum.
Summary: To offset the mounting shortage of butane gas, Egypt's General Petroleum Corporation is mulling whether to import the natural resource from Iran and Algeria, informed sources said.
Summary: BEIRUT: The price of 20 liters of 95 and 98 octane gasoline rose by LL200, the price of 20 liters of kerosene rose by LL200, the price of 20 liters of gasoil rose by LL100 and the price of a 10-kilogram canister of butane gas fell by LL500.
These portable, butane-heated and butane powered machines produce flow rates of 5 GPM and pressure levels to 3000 psi.