The term “liquefied natural gas” can bring many images to mind, including some explosive ones. But in reality, liquefied natural gas (LNG) is much less volatile or explosive than many other hydrocarbon products including gasoline or diesel.
Peter Micciche, manager of ConocoPhillips LNG Facility has an informative demonstration video that shows just how safe LNG is.
The video is a great way to show the science behind LNG. IN order for it to become liquid, natural gas needs to be cooled to about minus 260 degrees Fahrenheit in a processing facility, and at that point can be carried around in an insulated container.
According to some analysts, LNG is widely becoming adopted as an industrial fuel, a transportation fuel, and an export.