We are the only local company providing propane tank exchange in this region. Our promise to provide our exchange locations with unmatched customer service. This means we do whatever it takes to prevent bottle exchange inventory from running out.
When faced with the decision to continue to fill our tanks to 18lbs while the industry standard allowed 15lb we wanted to do right by our customers; our neighbors. Our Vacherie Fuel Bottle Exchange cages are located at independently owned grocery, hardware, and convenience stores throughout the entire South Louisiana region and we are proud to bring the best value to our customers.
Every cylinder we receive is refurbished at our Thibodaux, LA facility ensuring each bottle meets quality standards. This entails inspections such as pit depth measurements, leak testing, and upgrading to new overflow protection device (OPD) valves as necessary. Out of date bottles are recertified and documented.
In the late 1930s Leonard Francis Waguespack started Vacherie Fuel to provide homes in rural Vacherie, LA with a reliable fuel source for cooking and heating. That tradition still continues today as we now deliver propane to homes in several of our surrounding parishes. Our certified personnel with the LP gas association install both above and below ground tanks. From a simple 120 gallon “upright” to excavating for a 1000 underground installation, no job is too big or small. We also work with several backup generator distributers to provide and service the bulk LP tanks.
Using propane powered appliances such as water heaters, stoves, and furnaces are more efficient than electricity. We often give this example to reference:
Our staff are experts in providing bottle fill stations commonly found at hardware stores.
Businesses without the option of having natural gas can power their furnaces by propane.
Whether supporting our Louisiana rice farmers with fuel for their rice dryers or warming nursery greenhouses during the winter, Vacherie Fuel provides propane options for any agricultural need.
Popularity for environmentally friendly or green vehicles such as propane or LP gas school buses are increasing in Louisiana. This form of alternative fuel does not produce toxic carbon monoxide.
Propane powered forklifts, lawn mowers, and buffer machines. Vacherie Fuel can provide cost effective solutions to manage any customer need. We offer both cylinder exchange or onsite refills.
Propane is a cost effective solution for cutting torches over traditional fuels. Customers can lease as much of our tank inventory as needed to support their operation.