Renewable Natural Gas Drawing Competitors Across Fossil Fuel Spectrum

While alternative fuel transportation advocates have rallied around renewable natural gas (RNG) and near-zero emission natural gas vehicles (NGV) in the heavy-duty fleet sector, “cleaner” versions of diesel, propane and hydrogen are bidding to compete in the sector.

February 1, 2018

California Accelerates Alternative Fuel Transportation with $1.5B Allocation

Following up on apreviously announced deal with Gov. Jerry Brown, the California legislature last Friday passed a series of bills that collectively allocates nearly $1.5 billion for alternative fuel vehicles.

September 20, 2017

Rover Phase 2 Ready by Early December, Says ETP

Construction of Rover Pipeline’s Phase 1A should be completed next week, with Phase 2 on track to start-up in late November or early December, the management team for Energy Transfer Partners LP (ETP) said Wednesday.

August 9, 2017

Canada Marine LNG Seen as Cure for Languishing Mega-Projects

Canadian producers can break into liquefied natural gas (LNG) without waiting for stalled multibillion-dollar overseas export projects by fueling vessels instead of filling tankers, according to government- and industry-sponsored research.

June 30, 2017
California Ports, Renewable NatGas Revving Up Clean Vehicle Push

California Ports, Renewable NatGas Revving Up Clean Vehicle Push

Opportunities for natural gas vehicles (NGV) could emerge from local and state initiatives unveiled in California this week where the political leadership is locked in an aggressive response to climate change.

June 15, 2017

FERC Launches Probe Into Rover Pipeline Spill After Diesel Fuel Detected in Drilling Mud

FERC said its Office of Enforcement (OE) will immediately launch an investigation into Rover Pipeline LLC’s spillage of drilling fluid into Ohio wetlands, after state regulators found traces of diesel fuel in drilling mud samples taken from the mid-April incident.

June 2, 2017
NGVs Facing Increasing Competition from Alternative Fuels

NGVs Facing Increasing Competition from Alternative Fuels

Change is the operative gear for the alternative fuel transportation space this year, and the natural gas vehicle (NGV) sector is finding it has increasing competition, particularly in the medium- and heavy-duty fleet vehicle space where “clean” diesel and propane are eyeing more advancements.

May 17, 2017

Study Details Methane Emissions in Heavy-Duty NGVs

A recent study by West Virginia University (WVU) researchers says tailpipe and engine crankcases are the most significant sources of pump-to-wheels (PTW) methane emissions in heavy-duty natural gas vehicles (NGV).

January 18, 2017

NGV Fueling Scrutinized For Potential Leaks

Ohio-based InsightFuel, a fuel line supplier and station contractor that markets its services as a natural gas vehicle (NGV) fueling leader, is raising a red flag about potential leaks at compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling installations where materials and workmanship don’t meet the highest standards.

October 10, 2016

CA Regulators Permit Diesel Burn as Los Angeles Prepares For Scorcher

Southern California air pollution regulators on Thursday granted a variance to the nation’s largest municipal utility in Los Angeles to burn diesel fuel in three local generation plants, if necessary, to conserve on constrained amounts of natural gas due to the continuing shutdown at Southern California Gas Co.’s (SoCalGas) Aliso Canyon storage facility.

June 17, 2016
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