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Encyclopedia of Marine Technology

CNG concept

The cost of liquefaction and associated facilities makes the exploitation of smaller reserves a costly affair. The Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) concept is costeffective solution for transporting natural gas from the production site to the consumers. The key of this concept is specially-equipped ship with pressurised containment systems to transport gas under high pressure; see Coselle CNG SystemCNG (compressed natural gas) carrier does not require a gas liquefaction plant or LNG storage tanks.

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