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Petronet and Reliance eye LNG trucking in India

India is the fastest-growing market for NGVs in the world, but ambitious policies to cut emissions could restrict demand growth over the long term India is the fastest-growing market for NGVs in the world, but ambitious policies to cut emissions could restrict demand growth over the long term.
By Andrew Walker 29 August 2017 0 27355
Traffic in Mumbai, India. (PA)

India’s legalisation of LNG as a road haulage fuel in March has opened up a new market for gas players such as Petronet LNG and Reliance.

Petronet, India’s largest LNG importer, and Reliance, the country’s largest private energy company, are reportedly interested in offering LNG as a fuel at service stations. 

A number of Indian manufacturers, including Tata Motors and Ashok Leyland, have submitted vehicle ‘type approval’ certification to the government for permission to offer LNG-fuelled trucks. This will ensure the vehicles comply with regulations pertaining to...