Compressed natural gas

Compressed natural gas (CNG) is composed of approximately 95 percent methane and is normally stored at 3,600 pounds per square inch (psi) in a special reinforced container. The gas expands when released for use as a fuel.

CNG vehicles

CNG travels from pipeline to onboard fuel tanks where it can fuel the following light and medium-duty vehicles:

  • light-duty vehicles
  • taxis
  • medium-duty delivery trucks
  • refuse trucks
  • school buses
  • transit

CNG from wellhead to fuel tank

CNG from wellhead to fuel tank
The average diesel school bus emits 223.5 times the pollution of a new CNG school bus. Source: Coalition for Clean Air

To find a CNG fueling station in Canada or the U.S. visit the following external resources:
Natural gas refueling stations (Canada)
Alternative fueling stations (U.S.)

Learn about liquefied natural gas

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