Liquefied natural gas (LNG) Current Affairs, GK & News

Karnataka’s first LNG terminal

Karnataka Government has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Singapore-based LNG Alliance Company to set up the State’s first LNG Terminal in Mangalore. Key Points The first LNG terminal will be set up in Karnataka, in collaboration with New Mangalore Port Trust (NMPT). Government has investment Rs 2,250 crore to set up the terminal. ..

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Coal Ministry’s pilot project to replace Diesel with LNG

State-owned Coal India Ltd. (CIL) has started the pilot project to replace Diesel with LNG on September 1, 2021. Highlights According to CIL, it started the process of retrofitting LNG kits in its dumpers, the big trucks that are engaged in transportation of coal. This move will help CIL to save around Rs 500 crore ..

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India’s First Private LNG Facility plant inaugurated at Nagpur

Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari, inaugurated India’s first Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) facility plant at Nagpur. Highlights While inaugurating the plant, Minister emphasized on importance of alternate biofuels and diversification of agriculture towards energy & power sector. Ministry have also designed a policy that encourages development of imports substitute, cost-effective, pollution-free and ..

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