In its liquid state, LNG is not explosive or flammable.
LNG is also non-toxic so it won’t contaminate soil or water in the event of a spill.
Natural gas has a higher ignition temperature than diesel and dissipates quickly because it is lighter than air.
Cylinders are rigorously tested before use and are inspected on a regular basis.
Odorant is added as an extra precaution to help detect leaks should they occur.