Obama Rides ‘Natural Gas Highway,’ Fuel Provider Says

Seal Beach, CA-based Clean Energy Fuels Corp. on Friday applauded President Obama for his support of natural gas in the transportation sector, which he underscored this week in his State of the Union address.

January 30, 2012

Industry Brief

Seal Beach, CA-based Clean Energy Fuels Corp. has identified 32 more locations in 22 states for its “America’s Natural Gas Highway” series of liquefied natural gas (LNG) long-haul truck fueling stations (see Daily GPI, Jan. 17). The locations range from Arkansas to Wisconsin, and Florida to Washington state. Clean Energy now has specified 98 locations in 37 states. The company raised $450 million last year to help fund its development of a national LNG/CNG transportation fueling network (see Daily GPI, Aug. 29, 2011).

January 25, 2012

Fueling Firm Accelerating Natgas Station Rollout

Seal Beach, CA-based Clean Energy Fuels Corp. said Friday it had completed 50% more fueling stations last year than in 2010 and it plans to accelerate its development program this year.

January 9, 2012

Mobile CNG Fueling On the Move in British Columbia

Seal Beach, CA-based Clean Energy Fuels Corp.’s fueling infrastructure manufacturer, IMW Industries, on Monday introduced a new self-contained, mobile compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station designed for small to mid-size vehicle fleets. The announcement from IMW’s Vancouver, BC, headquarters comes within days of a Canadian industry-government launch of a nationwide effort to boost the use of natural gas for transportation in Canada (see related story).

December 13, 2011

Fueling Firm Cool Toward Georgia NGV Plan

Seal Beach, CA-based Clean Energy Fuels Corp. said Wednesday it remains skeptical of plans for a more robust gas transportation fueling network that were approved by the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC). The regulators went against a staff recommendation, opening some of the network to individual consumers with compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles.

November 4, 2011

Industry Briefs

Seal Beach, CA-based Clean Energy Fuels Corp. pushed ahead in three states with new natural gas fueling infrastructure. As part of an ongoing partnership, Clean Energy is spreading the use of compressed natural gas (CNG), operating and maintaining 14 fueling stations in upstate New York to support the 450-vehicle fleet of utility operator National Grid. In Connecticut, Clean Energy opened a station in West Haven at the headquarters of Metro Taxi, Connecticut’s largest full-service taxicab company. By the end of this year the taxi operator expects to have 110 CNG cabs in its fleet. And in Illinois, Clean Energy is working with Peoria Disposal Co., the city’s residential waste and recycling hauler, to build another CNG commercial fueling station in the city of Peoria. The station will serve as headquarters for 12 new CNG-powered trucks operated by the waste hauling firm.

October 14, 2011

Gas Transportation Fuel Firm Gets $150M Infusion

Three global private investment firms have injected $150 million into Seal Beach, CA-based Clean Energy Fuels Corp., a provider of natural gas and fueling infrastructure for the transportation sector.

August 29, 2011

Push for NAT GAS Act Pumps Up Volume

With its own strategic business interest at stake, Seal Beach, CA-based Clean Energy Fuels Inc. attempted to make the case Friday for American business supporting national legislation to help boost the use of natural gas as a transportation fuel. Clean Energy’s founder, T. Boone Pickens, is a big backer of the proposed legislation known as NAT GAS Act (see Daily GPI, April 21).

June 28, 2011

Industry Briefs

Seal Beach, CA-based Clean Energy Fuels Corp. has signed a contract with a major Indiana-based milk producer to build and operate a compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station for 42 delivery trucks serving portions of Indiana, Tennessee and Kentucky. Fair Oaks Dairy’s unit, Renewable Dairy Fuels, worked out the deal with Clean Energy to establish and run the facility for dispensing CNG for milk-hauling trucks the dairy plans to use; the facility will also have public access. The CNG-powered trucks are scheduled to replace diesel-powered models now being used. The facility, which is scheduled to open in northern Indiana this fall, will have public access; a second facility is planned in southern Indiana. Renewable Dairy Fuels has indicated that it plans to produce biomethane from dairy cattle waste and pipe the biogas directly to the Fair Oaks station for onsite conversion to CNG vehicle fuel by Clean Energy.

June 16, 2011

Major New CNG/LNG Fueling Station Set for Dallas

Seal Beach, CA-based Clean Energy Fuels Corp. announced last Friday it has a contract with a Dallas-based national truck fleet operator, Dillon Transport, to build, operate and supply fuel to a natural gas fueling station on Dillon’s property in Dallas. It will provide both liquefied natural gas (LNG) and compressed natural gas (CNG) for transportation use.

March 23, 2011