Shell Unveils New Bio-LNG Plant In Germany

(MENAFN- Trend News Agency) BAKU, Azerbaijan, April 19. Shell has opened anew bio-LNG plant in the Energy and Chemicals Park Rheinland nearCologne, Germany, Trend reports.

Construction of the bio-LNG plant began in February 2022, withthree LNG tanks installed later that year. Originally slated forcompletion by the end of 2023, the facility's launch wasanticipated.

Alongside the tanks, the plant features a liquefaction unit, gastreatment system, and truck loading facilities. With a capacity ofapproximately 100,000 tons, the plant will supply bio-LNG toShell's expanding network of LNG filling stations across thecountry.

The plant's output can meet the yearly demands of around 4000 to5000 LNG-powered trucks, potentially reducing CO2 emissions by upto a million tons annually compared to conventional diesel trucks,according to Shell Germany.

Shell's European network comprises 90 stations for LNG truckrefueling, including 36 in Germany.

In the previous year, Shell finalized a nearly $2 billion dealto acquire 100 percent ownership of Denmark-based biogas producerNature Energy Biogas.

The company is presently engaged in constructing additionalbiogas plants in Germany.


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