Hydrocarbon Storage in Salt Caverns

Hundreds of caverns have been used to store hydrocarbons in the United States since the 1940s. Stored products include:

  • Liquified petroleum gas


  • Propane


  • Butane


  • Ethane


  • Ethylene


  • Fuel oil


  • Gasoline


  • Natural gas


  • Crude oil

See Strategic Petroleum Reserve for more information on this topic.