What is LNG?

A known and safe energy source

The natural gas that will be supplied to and liquefied by Énergie Saguenay is the same that has been safely and efficiently used for decades in Quebec and all over the world to cook food, heat homes, schools, and other public buildings, and in industrial processes.

Le gaz naturel, une source d'énergie connue


Liquefaction process

Liquefied natural gas, or LNG, is simply natural gas cooled down to -162° Celsius. At this temperature, the gas becomes liquid reducing the volume by over 600 times, making it easier and safer to store and transport.

In the event of an extremely improbable leak, LNG :

Learn more about LNG safety here.


The use of LNG has strong environmental advantages :





LNG is a choice energy as it is safe and reliable and has low GHG-emissions. Its use helps support the development of renewable energies on the planet while reducing GHGs and air pollution wich cause major health problems, particularly in Asia. 



LNG, a safe source of energy