ALPG & Auto LPG is a mixture of certain light hydrocarbons derived from petroleum, which are gaseous at normal ambient temperature and atmospheric pressure but may be condensed to liquid state at normal ambient temperature by the application of moderate pressure, and which conforms to IS :14861.

Auto LPG Dispensing Station (ALDS): The premise used for storing and dispensing auto LPG to the motor vehicles for automotive purpose.

The ALDS can be run by a Government Oil company System such as IOCL, BPCL or HPCL or it can also be run by a parallel Marketer directly or through their respective appointed dealers. Such Dealers means a person, firm, association of persons, company, institution, organization or a cooperative society appointed by a government Oil Company or a parallel Marketer and engaged in the business of the purchase, storage and sale of Auto LPG and also licensed by the Chief Controller of Explosives under the Static and Mobile Pressure Vessels (Unfired) Rules, 1981 as amended from time to time.