Announcement

Industry Brief

AT&T continued expanding its use of natural gas vehicles (NGV) with an announcement by General Motors that the telecommunications company plans to buy 1,200 of its Chevrolet Express compressed natural gas (CNG) cargo vans for use at its service centers around the nation. GM said this is its largest single order ever for NGVs. AT&T has 2,472 fleet vehicles now running on natural gas and plans to spend $565 million through 2018 to deploy up to 15,000 clean fuel vehicles, mostly NGVs with a mix of electric vehicles and hybrids (see Daily GPI, March 2, 2011). AT&T operates a fleet of more than 73,000 vehicles.

February 1, 2012

New Bakken Gas Plant Announced; Tioga Lateral Filed

Producers in the booming Bakken Shale are getting their wish for more infrastructure with the announcement last week that a unit of Plains All American Pipeline LP (PAA) will construct a cryogenic gas processing plant to serve them. Separately, Alliance Pipeline has filed for a FERC certificate for its previously announced Tioga Lateral project.

January 30, 2012

Bakken Buildout: New Plant Announced; Tioga Project Filed

Producers in the booming Bakken Shale are getting their wish for more infrastructure with the announcement Friday that a unit of Plains All American Pipeline LP (PAA) will construct a cryogenic gas processing plant to serve them. Separately, Alliance Pipeline has filed for a FERC certificate for its previously announced Tioga Lateral project.

January 30, 2012

Route LNG: First Phase of Natural Gas Fueling Stations Under Way

“America’s Natural Gas Highway” took a big leap forward infrastructure-wise on Thursday with the announcement of a proposed first phase of development in 70 liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuel locations that would open in 33 states by the end of this year.

January 17, 2012

Route LNG: First Phase Under Way

“America’s Natural Gas Highway” took a big leap forward infrastructure-wise last Thursday with the announcement of a proposed first phase of development in 70 liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuel locations that would open in 33 states by the end of this year.

January 16, 2012

Natgas Fuels: Canadians, Lower 48 Eye Robust Market

Light-duty vehicle deals may follow recent announcement of conversion of Ford Motor Co. pickup trucks to natural gas fuel.

October 10, 2011

Canadian Gas Fueling Firm Eyes Robust Market

Light-duty vehicle deals may follow recent announcement of conversion of Ford Motor Co. pickup trucks to natural gas fuel.

October 4, 2011

GE Energy CEO: ‘All Roads Lead to Natural Gas’

The head of General Electric’s (GE) energy business unit touted natural gas during a GE-sponsored business strategy review last Tuesday, following an announcement that GE has signed $3 billion worth of new energy agreements with customers.

September 26, 2011

GE Exec: ‘All Roads Lead to Natural Gas’

The head of General Electric’s (GE) energy business unit touted natural gas during a GE-sponsored business strategy review Tuesday, following an announcement that GE has signed $3 billion worth of new energy agreements with customers.

September 22, 2011

Transportation Notes

Barring a late announcement to the contrary Thursday, Southern California Gas was expected to lift a high-linepack OFO Friday.

July 1, 2011