Energy provider Jamaica Public Service (JPS) has inked a deal with New Fortress Energy for U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) supply to fuel the 120 MW Bogue power plant in Montego Bay in western Jamaica.
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Bismarck, ND-based MDU Resources Group said it expects to sell its exploration and production (E&P) business by the end of this year. CEO David Goodin previously had said that Fidelity E&P Co. was going to be sold, but the sharp crude oil price drop late last year caused him to postpone putting it on the market at the time (see Shale Daily,Feb. 5).
Liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a transportation fuel option is back on the competitive race track, thanks to a part of the temporary (three-month) highway funding bill passed by the U.S. Senate Thursday, according to natural gas vehicle (NGV) advocates. The House-passed version had a similar provision.
Two Carolina-based firms are partnering to expand the use of dual fuel conversion systems for trucks and other heavy-duty vehicle applications.
On a barrel of oil price-equivalent basis, natural gas should maintain a hefty price advantage over gasoline and diesel in the transportation sector, according to a white paper released Wednesday by the trade association Natural Gas Vehicles for America (NGVAmerica).
Efforts are under way in North Dakota and California to provide alternatives to diesel in trucks operating in the states’ oil and natural gas fields.
Industry representatives from the natural gas vehicle (NGV) sector are slated to push for extension of tax incentives for NGVs at a U.S. Senate Finance subcommittee hearing in Washington, DC, Wednesday.
An MDU Resources Group diesel refinery in North Dakota is on schedule to begin operations before the end of this year, and a separate fertilizer plant that its midstream unit will supply with natural gas feedstock now looks like its development will move forward, MDU executives told an analysts conference in Las Vegas, NV, Wednesday.