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The study considers several hypotheses: the percentage of Illinois petroleum jobbers marketing propane will increase due to the fact that propane sales increase profitability, the Illinois propane market is expanding because it is less expensive than gasoline, fuel oil sales are decreasing because propane furnace installation is cheaper than oil furnaces, and propane furnaces are less expensive to maintain and operate.
Houston, Dale E., "The Attitudes of Illinois Petroleum Jobbers About the Marketing of Propane" (1982). Honors Theses. 424.
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