China Natural Gas Vehicle Forum 2012 kicks off in Chongqing

The China Natural Gas Vehicle (NGV) Forum 2012 & China Oil Gas Technology & Equipment Exhibition 2012 opened in Bishan County, Chongqing on October 30, 2012.

Yao Mingde, honorary chairman of China Road Transport Association, forecast that there will be a boom in NGV market of China within the next few years.

Nonetheless, only around 70,000 vehicles consuming compressed natural gas (CNG) run in Chongqing.

Chongqing is trying to map out an efficient plan of comprehensive utilization of liquefied natural gas (LNG).

The city will own 10,000 LNG vehicles by 2015 and possess 100 LNG ships, and 50,000 LNG vehicles and 300 LNG ships by 2020.

Tan Jiangang