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Liquefied Natural Gas fact sheet

Year Level(s) Years 3-6 Years 7-10
Subject Area(s) Geography Science SOSE General Science Earth & Environmental Science
Topic(s) Coal & Low Emission Technology Energy Environment Non-Renewable Energy Gas LNG
Resource Type Fact Sheet
Publish Date 1st Feb 2010

Find out what LNG is and how it is produced and used. This is an information sheet describing the characteristics of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as well as how LNG is processed, stored, transported and used. It includes an image of a LNG tanker.

Educational value statement

  • Gives details of the equipment and processes involved in LNG processing and transport.
  • Includes useful examples of the purification, liquefaction, handling and evaporation of a volatile gas.
  • Can be downloaded as a PDF or MSWord file.

Key learning objectives

  • Students use their knowledge of the properties of gases to explain processes involved in the LNG industry
  • Students describe how natural gas is liquefied, stored, transported and used as fuel.


  • Science Understanding: Chemical sciences
  • Science as a Human Endeavour: Use and influence of science.

Australian Curriculum content statements

Science: ACSSU077; ACSSU095; ACSHE121

LNG fact sheet - Word version

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