Hydrocarbons - Bulk and Cylinder. MATHESON offers the most comprehensive supply of the highest grade hydrocarbons available on the market today.


Hydrocarbons for Research, Manufacturing, Refrigeration, Propellants.

MATHESON Provides Hydrocarbons in a Range of Purity Grades and Cylinder or Tank Sizes

We offer hydrocarbons in various high purity grades, and supply them in small cylinders, large cylinders, batches of cylinders, half tonners, and bulk hydrocarbon supply, including iso tanks and tube trailers.

Hydrocarbon Applications in Research, Fuels, Propellants, Refrigerants

  • R&D Centers and Pilot Plants 
  • Catalyst
  • Polymer
  • Petrochemical 
  • Fuel Cell 
  • National Laboratories 
  • Refrigerants 
  • Semiconductor 
  • Propellants 
  • High-purity Fuel Source

MATHESON Hydrocarbon Technical Expertise 

  • State-of-the-art purification systems 
  • Distillation columns 
  • Multi-purpose reactors

Custom Hydrocarbon Product Development

We will partner with you to develop the products you need, at the purity you need, and in the packaging you need. Custom product development is our specialty.

Hydrocarbon Purity and Quality Control

Our comprehensive laboratory facilities analyze stated impurities to comply with specified impurity concentrations.


Hydrocarbons and Related Gases Available in Bulk and in Cylinders - in a Variety of Purity Grades

Methane n-Butane
Carbon Monoxide Ethane
Ethylene Propane
Carbon Dioxide Isobutane
Propylene 1-Butene
Isobutylene Cis-2-Butene
Mixed 2-Butenes Trans-2-Butene
Dimethyl Ether Isopentane
n-Pentane Propadiene (Allene)
Methyl Acetylene  


Hydrocarbons Delivered in Cylinders, Tanks or Trailers

Standard and custom products are offered in many size containers.

Wide range of hydrocarbon packaging options:

  • Small to large cylinders
  • Cylinders in batch quantities
  • 1/2 tonners
  • Bulk, including iso-tanks and tube trailers

MATHESON Customer Care

  • Dedicated customer service representatives
  • Competitive pricing
  • Volume flexibility

International Orders for Hydrocarbons

MATHESON has considerable experience in supplying overseas markets. More than 50% of our products are supplied internationally.

Our experts understand the documentation requirements and import regulations of all major countries enabling our customers to enjoy quick and easy importation.



High Volume Hydrocarbon Mixtures

MATHESON capability to blend High Volume Hydrocarbon Mixtures is characterized by the following:

Containers for Liquefied Hydrocarbon Mixtures 

Containers range from the ½ tonner (about 500 lbs of liquefied hydrocarbons) to tank trailers (about 25,000 lbs of liquid hydrocarbons).

Liquefied Hydrocarbon Components 

Liquefied hydrocarbon components will be in percent concentrations for alkanes and alkenes from carbon numbers C3, C4 and C5.

Containers for High Pressure Gas Mixtures

High pressure cylinders can be blended in batches, plus there are high pressure tubes and tube trailers.




Standard Hydrocarbon Products

More than 20 standard products are available in purities from 99.5% to 99.9999%.

hydrocarbons-table of hydrocarbon gases

If you don't see what you want or need, contact us.


High Purity Hydrocarbons (cylinder packaging)


For reference information about cylinders, conversions, and safety, visit our Publications Library.