The introduction of LNG as a fuel improves the environmental performance of inland transport due to the purity of LNG compared to petrol, EN 590 diesel transport costs. Reducing air emissions, increasing the efficiency of the modernized fleet and increasing competitiveness will be the basis for economic growth and job creation in the transport sector, as well as a good alternative for industries suffering from high logistics costs.
LNG has been used as a fuel for decades. Safe storage, safe transport and safe use are mandated requirements for any fuel and LNG continues to demonstrate a long history of safety in all three areas.
Unlike LNG, where ignition occurs when the source of ignition is warmer than 537.77 ° C, gasoline and diesel can ignite from sources of ignition that are hundreds of degrees lower and can be potentially flammable.
Compared to diesel, the typical emission savings associated with natural gas are:
- Reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by 20%
- NOx emissions reduced by 80%
- Particulate emissions reduced by 95%
In addition, when used as fuel for vehicles, LNG engines are quieter than diesel engines.
Compared to propane, the typical emission savings associated with natural gas are:
- Greenhouse gas emissions reduced by 15%
- NOx emissions reduced by up to 50%
- Particulate emissions reduced by up to 10%:
Unlike oil and liquid fuels, LNG leaks do not require any remediation of soil, groundwater or surface water, as they evaporate immediately and disperse rapidly into the atmosphere.
As energy costs continue to rise, there is an increasing need to find alternative fuels. The use of LNG brings not only many environmental benefits, but also significant economic savings. Technical innovation in LNG production has helped build LNG as one of the cheapest transport fuels.