Forty percent of vehicles will be natural gas powered

January 4, 2016

By 2025, 40 percent of you will be driving vehicles powered by compressed natural gas, according to projections,” said Detief Hallermann, Ph.D., associate clinical professor, Texas A&M University.

There has been a huge increase in natural gas finds in the U.S. with the volume of natural gas being discovered in conjunction with new petroleum drilling, the U.S. has gone from a net importer of compressed natural gas to being a big exporter.

As some point, the U.S. will be in a position to use much of that natural gas domestically, and that includes new manufacturing, heating and cooling and vehicles. Hallermann says the domestic natural gas industry is still under construction. There is a transition from oil use to natural gas use that will be progressing rapidly in the next few years, he contends.

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