At Shelby Energy, we recommend that you learn how to read your tank gauge and develop a habit of checking it on a regular basis. Follow this simple 2 step process so that you never have to put your life on hold because of an empty tank.


  1. Look at the gauge attached to the tank with numbers from 5 to 95. The numbers indicate the percentage of gas remaining in the tank.

  2. Use this chart to match the percentage, as shown on your gauge, to the size of your tank. This will allow you to determine how many gallons you have left in your propane tank:

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Here is a video explanation of how to read your propane tank gauge

Call us today at 217-774-2311 to refill your tank!