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Australia’s LNG trucking sector in need of support

Hauliers in Australia say LNG needs a helping hand from the state if it is to survive as a fuel for trucks Hauliers in Australia say LNG needs a helping hand from the state if it is to survive as a fuel for trucks.
By Sally Bogle 28 September 2017 0 27760
Australian LNG bunkering LNG being loaded onto trucks at an Australian port. (EVOL LNG)

Australia’s LNG trucking sector needs government support if it is to flourish in the long term, a senior industry figure has told Interfax Natural Gas Daily.

LNG use by heavy-duty vehicles has been all but stifled by low oil prices, competing technologies and soaring domestic gas prices in the eastern states. 

Nick Rea, business manager at EVOL LNG – one of Australia’s main providers of LNG for transport – said a number of problems need to be addressed before LNG can succeed as a trucking fuel....