Buoyed by a surge in activity, privately held oil and gas explorers and oilfield service providers that serve customers in North America’s onshore are growing confident of publicly launching their companies.
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The province of Ontario in Canada at year-end committed $200-$270 million to clean transportation, including its commercial trucking industry, for technology investments that will reduce the carbon emissions from heavy-duty trucks, and natural gas vehicles (NGV) comprise one of the major focuses for the program.
The Obama administration’s proposed new ozone standard could expand opportunities for the use of natural gas vehicles (NGV), according to both industry and government sources.
American Honda Motor Co. plans to drop its long-standing production of natural gas vehicles (NGV) through its NGV Civic model to concentrate on a new hydrogen fuel cell-powered vehicle, a top U.S.-based Honda executive said Monday.
On a national basis, compressed natural gas (CNG) as an alternative transportation fuel continued to make progress in mid-August, with developments including new conversion standards in California to hip SUV fleets on the Las Vegas Strip.
A drilling services company based in New Mexico has had to suspend its plans to convert its truck and drilling rig fleets from diesel to natural gas because of the local gas distribution utility’s inability to service a proposed fueling station in Farmington, NM.
Long-haul trucking fleets are increasingly turning to liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a fuel, and with the upcoming availability of larger (12- to 13-liter engines) next year, the U.S. market could eventually reach more than 2 Tcf annually, according to Clean Energy Fuels Corp.’s CEO.