Industry study claims LNG cuts emissions by up to 23%
But the 23% figure refers to the engine type with the lowest methane slip, which made up just 8% of LNG consumed in 2018
An industry-commissioned lifecycle emissions study found liquefied natural gas could reduce emissions up to 23% compared with very low sulphur fuel oil, bolstering a common claim by LNG advocates. Industry bigwigs have lined up behind LNG as an alternative fuel, but its environmental benefits are still disputed
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