Is CNG Refueling Safe?

Like all forms of refueling, there is some element of danger.  However, when you compare gasoline and diesel to compressed natural gas, you will see that it is a much safer fuel.  CNG needs much higher temperatures to ignite than diesel or gasoline.  Click on the link below and you can watch a brief video explaining how and why CNG is so much safer than gasoline and diesel.

New Technology in Natural Gas Industry

“The world’s largest chemical company has set its sights on improving natural gas vehicles.

BASF is developing materials that could increase the capacity of natural gas storage tanks by as much as 30 percent, said Raghu Gummaraju, business development manager for the company’s energy storage materials division.

“We have a lot of ideas,” he said.

Gummaraju was part of a panel on evolving natural gas vehicle technology Tuesday at the 2013 Energy Policy and Future of Passenger Transportation Conference sponsored by Oklahoma City University’s Meinders School of Business.”

Read the rest from The Oklahoman here.