WHAT IS CNG?
A CNG is created by compressing natural gas
to less than 1% of its volume at standard
A It is stored in high-pressure fuel-storage tanks,
much like those you use in scuba diving.
A It is abundant, domestic, economical,
clean-burning and an alternative fuel source
A There are about 1,100 CNG fueling stations
around the U.S. Twenty-three stations are
open to the public in Oklahoma.
A You can install a kit at your home to fuel your
CNG vehicle overnight.
A Converting 5% of the 6.5 million heavy trucks
on American roadways to CNG would help the
country cut its overseas oil imports by 5%.
IS CNG SAFE?
A CNG is non-corrosive, non-toxic and less
combustible than traditional fuels.
A CNG is lighter than air and will dissipate if
leaked. Traditional fuels can sink and pool.
A The on-board tanks are made of steel up to
one-half inch thick and often wrapped in
protective reinforced fiberglass sheathing.
*Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
A Emits fewer carcinogenic pollutants. A Emits little or no particulate matter.
Learn more about Oklahoma’s energy future at oerb.com/AdvancingEnergy
Compressed Natural Gas (CNG)
1 mcf (thousand
cubic feet) of CNG = On average
8 gallons of
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