In December 2015, Canada signed the Paris Agreement and pledged to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 30% below the 2005 level by 2030, which means a drop from 730 megatonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent in 2005 to 511 megatonnes by 2030.


As of 2020, Canada is planning to not only meet the Paris Agreement target, but to exceed it. This will be achieved largely in part by aggressive new policies such as the revised Carbon Tax and the Clean Fuel Standard.

Policies & Pressure

The Carbon Tax ("CT") increases the cost of consuming fuels, such as gasoline and diesel, at the pump.

The Clean Fuel Standard ("CFS") imposes penalties on companies that supply carbon-intensive fuels, such as diesel, while rewarding companies that supply cleaner fuels, such as natural gas.

At the same time, Consumers and investors are using their wallets to demand change. Asset managers have warned companies that they will not invest in them unless they try to de-carbonize, while the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures ("TCFD") works to increase the public exposure and scrutiny of companies without climate initiatives.


To remain competitive and attract investment, fuel-intensive businesses need a practical clean fuel solution.

Liquefied Natural Gas ("LNG") presents a market-ready, sustainable solution to supply clean-burning fuel for businesses such as Heavy Haul (Class 8) Trucking, Mine Haul Trucking, Rail Freight, and Remote Power Generation.

Advantages of LNG vs Diesel

Carbon Dioxide Emissions Reduction - as much as 25.0%, increasing with biogas use.

Fuel Cost Savings - greater than 30.0%, increasing as Government policy punishes diesel supply and consumption.

Particulate Matter Reduction - as much as 58.0%. Particulate Matter is detrimental to environmental and physical health.

Nitrogen Oxides ("NOx") & Sulphur Oxides ("SOx") Reduction - NOx and SOx contribute to acidification on land and at sea.

Regulatory Compliance - businesses switching to LNG fuel are eligible to earn credits under the Clean Fuel Standard.

Low Risk - LNG has the best safety record of all common fuels and is completely non-toxic.

LNG is natural gas cooled to -162°C to become a liquid, at which point it holds 1/600th the volume of its gaseous state. LNG is best suited for heavy-duty applications, and vehicles traveling long distances.

CNG is natural gas compressed to greater than 3000 PSI and is best for medium-duty vehicles traveling moderate distances, such as a city bus, or a garbage truck.

Advantages of LNG vs. CNG

Fuel Capacity - LNG tanks hold 2.5x more fuel than a similar-sized CNG tank.

Weight - LNG fuel tanks are lighter than CNG tanks as they are not pressurized.

Safety - Double-walled tank storage to preserve refrigeration, as well as low pressure, makes LNG storage safer than CNG.

Energy Density - Relative to CNG, LNG contains 2.4x more energy per diesel liter equivalent.

Refueling Cost - CNG infrastructure and operation demands high volumes of electricity to achieve the compression necessary for a "fast-fill" CNG station.

Refueling Speed - As LNG is a liquid, refueling time is comparable to gasoline or diesel, whereas CNG requires a high level of compression to refuel quickly.

Market Access - LNG can provide fuel cost-effectively for markets CNG cannot, such as remote power generation.

LNG Advantage vs Other Fuels


Carbon Intensity



Fuel Cost




& Scalability








Compatible with Existing Infrastructure








Widely Available


Battery Electric​


Variable on

Source of Electricity




Major Infrastructure Development Required



(Fuel Cell)


Low: Variable on

Source of Hydrogen




Major Infrastructure Development Required

Domestic LNG markets provide an opportunity to leverage Canada's talent pool, energy reserves, and energy infrastructure in a way that creates a future to utilize these assets while improving environmental sustainability.

Cool Ventures Inc.

1500, 520 5th Avenue SW

Calgary, Alberta

Canada T2P 3R7

Ph: +1 (403) 266-6141 (Main Office)

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