LNG Fuel Quality to be Debated at NGV Global 2017

NGV 2017 LogoNGV Global 2017 Workshop: LNG as a transportation fuel – Matching Fuels and Engines

Wednesday 22 March 2017

The IEA’s 2016 World Energy Outlook has declared there are decades of natural gas use still before us, a view welcomed by the International Gas Union. Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), in fossil-based and renewable forms, is rapidly building market presence: a transportation fuel for today and tomorrow.

The issues associated with LNG fuel quality, a recent focus of industry-related media and critics of natural gas, are being addressed by an international panel of experts as one of the major topics for discussion at NGV Global 2017, the international association’s biennial conference to be held in Rotterdam from March 20 to 23.

Session Preliminary Program

  • Introduction about the project “Matching fuels and engines – a correct ‘octane number’ for LNG“ — DNV GL (Howard Levinsky)
  • “Future LNG market and LNG quality” — Shell and ENGIE (Marc Perrin, ENGIE)
  • “LNG as fuel for Wärtsilä engines in shipping” — Wärtsilä (Kaj Portin)
  • “Preliminary results engine knock behaviour of LNG gases of the three different engine platforms selected: Marine engine, CHP engine, Heavy duty truck engine” — DNV GL (Sander Gersen)
  • Open Debate with the audience regarding matching engines and LNG fuels and the need for a nISO knock standard for LNG — DNV GL, ENGIE, Shell, Wärtsilä

Information about NGV Global 2017 is available at www.ngv.global

Register online: go to www.ngv.global/registration (Early Bird registration closes 15 December)

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