Last month, the Modi government announced a self-reliance package in view of the Corona epidemic. The announcement was worth Rs 20 lakh crore. Modi government started LNG gas station business for the people.
Anyone can start LNG stations in Gujarat now. Gujarat has the best storage facility by importing it. Also can be raised in Kerala, Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu.The Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB) has allowed any person or company to open a Liquid Natural Gas Station (LNG Station) in any part of the country. The board’s decision will encourage the use of alternative fuels in heavy vehicles such as trucks.
Also, reliance on petroleum fuels will be reduced. According to the notice issued by the board, it will not be necessary to start an LNG station for a city gas distribution license. The board’s move is being hailed as an important step in moving the country’s transport sector in the direction of natural gas.
The Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board Act only allows authorized companies to use LNG. Does not provide permission to start stations. PNGRB has said that. It is not mandatory for the entity to be authorized for the respective field. However, the entity must meet other provisions of the Act. With this decision of the board, LNG in the country The confusion about setting up stations has gone away. This allows private companies to use LNG. There will be ease in setting up stations.
LNG stations will be set up on the Golden Quadrilateral Expressway. This expressway passes through major cities of the country. Filling LNG takes much less time than CNG. It also gives very good mileage. After filling the tank, the truck traveled 900 km. Can travel up to. In such a situation, for heavy vehicles, LNG fuel is much cheaper than diesel. However, unlike CNG, LNG requires a cryogenic storage tank to store. Petronet LNG, the country’s largest LNG infrastructure company, has hailed the board’s decision as a major step in the country’s interest.
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