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Piped natural gas more expensive than LPG

Piped natural gas more expensive than LPG

Two real life situations in the city of São Paulo, Brazil.

The piped gas bill for a family member's apartment, presented this September 2020 by COMGAS, was R$ 512 (1 USD is approx.. R$ 5) for a supply of 59 m³. In other words, at a unit cost equivalent to R$ 8.7/m³.

At my house, I use LPG in a 45 kg bag. I recently paid R$ 330 for the recharge. Therefore, the unit cost is R$ 7.3/kg.

Considering the conversion factor (from the kg of LPG to m³ of natural gas), the equivalent price of LPG, for comparative effect, would be R$ 6.1/m³.

LPG is 30% cheaper! Does it make sense to you?

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