"Auto CNG (Compressed Natural Gas) and Auto LPG (Liquefied Petroleum Gas) are alternative fuels used in vehicles as a cleaner and more environmentally friendly alternative to traditional gasoline and diesel fuels. Both CNG and LPG offer certain advantages over conventional fuels, making them popular choices in many regions around the world".

Auto CNG (Compressed Natural Gas)

  • CNG is primarily composed of methane gas and is extracted from natural gas wells or produced as a byproduct of oil refining.
  • It is stored and transported in a compressed state at high pressure (typically around 3,000 to 3,600 psi) to reduce its volume and make it feasible for use in vehicles.
  • CNG is less dense than gasoline or diesel, so vehicles need larger fuel storage tanks to accommodate the same driving range.
  • Vehicles running on CNG produce significantly lower emissions of pollutants like carbon dioxide (CO2), nitrogen oxides (NOx), and particulate matter, leading to better air quality and reduced greenhouse gas emissions.
  • CNG is often more affordable than gasoline or diesel, which can lead to cost savings for the vehicle owners in some regions where natural gas is abundant.

Auto LPG (Liquefied Petroleum Gas)

  • Auto LPG is a mixture of propane and butane gases, which are byproducts of petroleum refining and natural gas processing.
  • It is stored and transported in a liquid state under moderate pressure (around 2 MPa) and at a relatively low temperature.
  • LPG is more energy-dense than CNG, meaning that vehicles can cover longer distances with the same size of the fuel tank.
  • Like CNG, LPG also emits fewer greenhouse gases and pollutants compared to gasoline and diesel, resulting in improved air quality and reduced environmental impact.
  • Auto LPG and CNG is widely available in Nigeria as we have one of the world’s largest de, making it a practical alternative fuel choice for vehicle owners

Advantages of Auto CNG and Auto LPG:

  • Reduced emissions: Both CNG and LPG emit lower levels of harmful pollutants and greenhouse gases, contributing to better air quality and a smaller carbon footprint.
  • Cost-effectiveness: All over Nigeria, CNG and LPG can is cheaper than gasoline and diesel, offering cost savings for vehicle owners.
  • Government incentives: Some state governments are ready to provide incentives, tax breaks, or subsidies to promote the adoption of alternative fuels, encouraging more people to switch to CNG or LPG-powered vehicles.
  • Engine longevity: Both CNG and LPG are cleaner fuels, which can lead to reduced engine wear and extended engine life.
However, it’s essential to note that the availability of Auto CNG and Auto LPG may vary depending on the region, as well as the infrastructure required for refueling. Additionally, vehicles need specific modifications or dedicated engines to run on these alternative fuels, which might involve additional upfront costs for conversion or purchasing factory-fitted models. As the popularity of electric vehicles (EVs) increases, there might be more focus on EV adoption as a long-term sustainable solution for transportation needs