India falling short on LNG for transport – industry

India’s government will have to make a greater effort to promote the use of LNG in the country’s road transport sector, industry figures say India’s government will have to make a greater effort to promote the use of LNG in the country’s road transport sector, industry figures say.
By Garima Chitkara 13 November 2017 0 28346
HGVs in india Newly built Indian HGVs await delivery. (PA)

The Indian government must play a more active role in developing LNG for transport infrastructure if gas consumption targets are to be reached, industry sources have told Interfax Natural Gas Daily.

Transport is one of the key areas that will help the government reach its gas penetration goal of 15% of total energy consumption by 2020, said Vivek Joshi, executive director of the Natural Gas Society, a Delhi-based upstream advocacy group. 

Joshi said that, given the level of state funds being poured into LNG import...

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