Woodside trials LNG as a transport fuel

By Staff reporter 22 February 2017

Australia’s Woodside Petroleum is looking to sell LNG as a bunker and transport fuel. The company is seeking to convert cargo ships carrying iron ore from the Pilbara region to China to run on LNG in a trial project.

It could also use LNG to fuel the fleet of trucks that run from the mines to the ports. The company has an LNG-fuelled support vessel and has begun design work on a truck-loading facility at its Pluto LNG export plant in the Northern Territory.

A study is...

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