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Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)

LNG is natural gas that has been converted to liquid form by cooling to -260 degrees Fahrenheit, facilitating its storage and transport. LNG pumps can be located anywhere along the interstate highway, reaching even the most remote locations.

Some Benefits of LNG:

  •  The process of liquefying natural gas creates a cleaner-burning, more efficient fuel.
  •  LNG takes up about 1/600th the volume of natural gas, allowing for greater volumes to be stored and transported.
  •  LNG is produced using natural gas, an abundant, domestic fuel.
  •  LNG produces 25% fewer CO2 emissions than oil.

Who Uses LNG?
Fleet operators, primarily those using larger, heavy-duty trucks, who want a more affordable, cleaner-burning domestic fuel. In 2014, long-haul trucking and natural gas extraction companies purchased 465 million cubic feet of LNG from PGW. Those numbers are projected to increase, as more companies make use of LNG.

Smell Gas? Call (215) 235-1212

Natural Gas smells bad on purpose

That “rotten egg” smell is the smell of natural gas. If you think you smell gas leave the area immediately, and then call PGW at 215-235-1212 from a safe location.

Learn more Leaks, Odors, Safety Tips

Also if you smell gas:

  • Do not use electrical devices including cell phones which may cause a spark and ignite the gas.
  • Do not use an open flame, matches or lighters.
  • Do not try to locate the source of the gas leak.
  • Do not try to shut off any natural gas valves or gas appliances.
  • Do not start vehicles.
  • Do not re-enter the building or return to the area until a PGW employee or a qualified utility representative says it is safe to do so.
  • Do not put out the flames if natural gas ignites.