Diesel

Clean Energy Inks Five-Year Renewable NatGas Deal With Santa Monica

Newport Beach, CA-based Clean Energy Fuels Corp. won a five-year contract to supply its renewable natural gas (RNG) product, Redeem, to the City of Santa Monica’s Big Blue Bus (BBB) system in Southern California.

June 6, 2016

LNG HHP Applications Struggling with Low Commodity Prices

A niche exists in the portable oilfield and remote power generation sector, but liquefied natural gas (LNG) in these high-horsepower (HHP) applications is struggling to compete with diesel because low commodity prices have narrowed the gap for the two alternatives, a Prometheus Energy executive said Tuesday.

May 25, 2016
NatGas/Electric Semi Truck to Roll Out as Near-Zero Emission Model

NatGas/Electric Semi Truck to Roll Out as Near-Zero Emission Model

Taking its name from the power system designer Nikola Tesla used for the now famous electric passenger cars, the natural gas-electric semi-truck Nikola One was rolled out earlier this month by a Salt Lake City-based maker of near-zero emission vehicles.

May 19, 2016
MDU Considering Sale of Interest in Struggling Bakken Refinery

MDU Considering Sale of Interest in Struggling Bakken Refinery

Bismarck, ND-based MDU Resources Group is considering a sale of its interest in a new Bakken Shale-based diesel refinery in North Dakota that began operations last year only to hit the wall in the first quarter due to depressed drilling activity.

May 5, 2016
MDU Considering Sale of Interest in Struggling Bakken Refinery

MDU Considering Sale of Interest in Struggling Bakken Refinery

Bismarck, ND-based MDU Resources Group is considering a sale of its interest in a new Bakken Shale-based diesel refinery in North Dakota that began operations last year only to hit the wall in the first quarter due to depressed drilling activity.

May 5, 2016

Arkansas County Lobbying For NatGas-to-Diesel ‘Mega-Project’

A Little Rock, AR-based developer considers its home state to be the top location to build and operate a multi-billion dollar facility to convert natural gas into diesel fuel, according to the Economic Development Alliance of Jefferson County (EDA).

February 24, 2016

Global NGV Sales Projected to Top 35 Million by 2025

Natural gas will remain an attractive transportation fuel alternative to diesel for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles, and global sales of natural gas vehicles (NGV) will reach 35 million by 2025, according to a report released by Boulder, CO-based Navigant Research.

January 4, 2016

U.S. Senate Proposal Aims to Promote LNG as Marine Fuel

Two strong supporters in the U.S. Senate for natural gas use as a transportation fuel and major gas industry executives have joined forces to promote a legislative proposal giving liquefied natural gas (LNG) parity with other fuels, such as diesel, when used in marine transportation on inland U.S. waterways.

December 18, 2015

NGV Ignition Technology Program to Challenge Diesel Market

Natural gas vehicle (NGV) engine technology provider Vancouver, BC-based Westport Innovations Inc. and Des Plaines, IL-based Gas Technology Institute (GTI) have received a total of $900,000 from two California sources to pursue advances in Westport’s enhanced spark ignited (ESI) natural gas engine.

December 15, 2015

NGV Growth Slowed by Paybacks, Thin Diesel Differential, Clean Energy CEO Says

In the continuing low price commodity market, growth in the natural gas vehicle (NGV) sector is essentially flat, facing longer paybacks and narrower price differences with diesel, Clean Energy Fuels CEO Andrew Littlefair said Thursday during an earnings conference call.

November 9, 2015