LPG gas dealership

Becoming an LPG Gas Dealer: Steps to Success

Can you start your own LPG gas dealership easily? The answer is yes you can, but with the help of some steps. With the experience of 30 years in the LPG industry, Shivgas has come a long way while keeping our motto and vision intact. We highly look up to sustainable living and the betterment of Mother Earth. We also believe that our customers are the reason why we have started the service and the reason behind our huge success in the market.

In this article, we will provide a step-by-step guide for you to understand how one can handle an LPG gas dealership successfully. Without further ado let's dive right in!

Why choose an LPG gas dealership?

Often many people before taking a huge step like handling an LPG gas dealership ask, why choose it? Well, the answer according to us is simple, it has a low entry barrier, a mixed customer base, consistent market growth, and is environment friendly.

Low Entry Barrier

In order to start an LPG gas leadership, you do not have to put a lot of investment into the building of the agency. This side of the market helps entrepreneurs yearn to start their own LPG gas dealership journey. Not only the market but the government as well helps with the entry of one in the market.

Mixed Customer Base

Shivgas has a mixed customer base, as LPG gas is not only used in domestic residences but also in commercial organizations such as restaurants, hotels, and even for some industrial purposes. With the help of this mixed customer base, the demand for the market is never low, hence making it a profitable business.

Consistent Market Growth

LPG gas dealership is looking forward to a consistent rise in growth in the upcoming years. The growth will be based on some factors for sure, like governmental initiatives, population growth, clean energy solutions, and urbanization.

Environmentally Friendly

In the 21st century, the world has become more conscious about the planet and tries in every way possible to keep the place clean and sustainable for the near future, Shivgas does not do anything different, we too focus on reducing ‘carbon emissions’ hence becoming one of the leading LPG gas dealerships in India. We support and spread awareness of LPG as it stands for cleaner burning fuel that emits fewer pollutants as compared to other fuels. By becoming a successful LPG gas dealer, we have contributed to a greener ambience, and you can do it too.

Distributorship Area for LPG Gas Agency

There are some areas that have a proper distributorship of our LPG agency. Here are they:

Sheheri Vitrak

Sheheri Vitrak is located in the Urban area where we provide LPG to consumers who are staying within the limits of the municipality of the town or the described area, as stated by the OMCs.

Rurban Vitrak

Rurban Vitrak is located in the urban area and we provide people with LPG gas services who live within 15 km from the “municipal limits’ as stated by the OMCs.

Gramin Vitrak

As an LPG gas dealership, we provide LPG gas services to the consumers of rural areas as well, within 15 km of the LPG distribution spot.

Durgam Kshetriya Vitrak

We also provide LPG gas services to customers who are in a difficult space or area mainly the location where Rurban Vitrak and Gramin Vitrak are not practicable.

How to Start an LPG Gas Agency in India?

The consumption of LPG is growing rapidly in India, with more commercial and industrial investment, it has become 2nd largest LPG consumer in India. With the growing consumption, the need for dealerships that are near you has increased, which is why this is one of the right times to get an LPG gas dealership. Shivgas is currently offering franchise opportunities, and if you want to start an LPG gas agency in India, here are the steps you must follow by;

A step-by-step guide to becoming an LPG gas dealer

This section is finally where the step-by-step guide teaches you how to handle LPG gas dealerships, including the eligibility criteria for the gas agency.

These eligibility criteria are suggestive, not mandatory

Step 1-  Find your eligibility criteria

  • You must be a local resident with several business contacts.
  • You should be able to invest in the business, meaning you should be financially sound.
  • If you want to buy a cylinder it will cost, you 20 to 25 lakhs excluding land.
  • This business is serious and there are always updates coming in, therefore you should be able to manage your time and spend more time in building the business.
  • You should hold a graduate degree.
  • Prior business experience is appreciated.

Step 2- Contact the private gas company

When you meet your eligibility criteria, contact your desired private gas company, and someone from our end will reach out to you for more details and discussions.

Step 3: Briefing and application

Once we reach out to you we will give you an application and will brief it all. After you get the application, the job role and vision will be provided to your sales team followed by a SWOT analysis and market potential assessment, while finalizing the land for the go down and approval of the sales head.

Step 4: Security deposit and letter of intent

The gas agency will call you to pick up the security deposit while the letter of intent is being issued from the private gas company.

Step 5: Commissioning and construction of LPG go down

After you get your hands on the initial PESO approval for the go down construction, it will be completed as per the stated guidelines. Then you will be given a PESO license, which is the final one before the sales journey starts.

Step 6: Supply received and sales starts

Once you have the PESO license, we will provide the first LPG supply. You will also have your PAN and GST numbers; the sales will then start commencing.


While venturing, Shivgas LPG gas dealership presents the right set of circumstances not just for achieving financial success but also to contribute positively to the environment. With 30 years of experience, we embrace cleaner energy solutions while becoming an important link in the supply chain. We are able to deliver the benefits of LPG gas to domestic households as well as businesses. With proper planning, dedication, and a customer-centric approach our LPG gas dealership flourishing with time in the busy market.

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