Fuels

New Fuel Permit Rules in Mexico Said Damaging to Energy Sector Competition

New Fuel Permit Rules in Mexico Said Damaging to Energy Sector Competition

New regulation over the permitting process involved in the importing and exporting of fuels in Mexico published in the country’s Official Gazette on Dec. 26 could prove harmful to competition in the Mexican energy sector. Mexico’s Comisión Federal de Competencia Económica (Cofece), the federal economic competition commission, published a statement last week warning the rules…

December 28, 2020
Q&A with José Francisco Pastrana on Mexico’s Natural Gas Market Development

Q&A with José Francisco Pastrana on Mexico’s Natural Gas Market Development

Editor’s Note: NGI’s Mexico Gas Price Index, a leader tracking Mexico natural gas market reform, is offering the following question-and-answer (Q&A) column as part of a regular interview series with experts in the Mexican natural gas market. This 35th Q&A in the series is with José Francisco Pastrana, General Director of the Port of Tuxpan…

July 24, 2020

Mexico Liquids/Products Transport Holds Opportunities For Rail

Mexico is fast becoming a large importer of refined fuels from north of the border. So much so that rail and port energy infrastructure is woefully behind the times.

January 30, 2017

Research Eyes Clean Fuels From Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plant

A municipal wastewater treatment plant in San Francisco’s East Bay suburbs has been tapped to pursue a possible pilot test of a new technology aimed at producing various transportation fuels ranging from gasoline to renewable natural gas (RNG) using wastewater solids. A similar project is being pursued in Vancouver, British Columbia, on a shorter, two-year time table.

January 9, 2017
DOE Offering Financial Support For Alternative Fuels

DOE Offering Financial Support For Alternative Fuels

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is offering up to $15 million in support for community-based alternative fuel transportation projects, including natural gas vehicle (NGV) programs.

December 28, 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
CNG Providers Stay Optimistic About NGV Market

CNG Providers Stay Optimistic About NGV Market

Keeping up a happy face amid the oil price crash isn’t all that difficult for the natural gas vehicle (NGV) sector, according to a couple of major suppliers of natural gas used in transportation and its fueling network. Large fleet owners are used to volatility in the fuels markets, they contend.

February 17, 2015

Rockefeller Trust to Divest From Fossil Fuels

One of the first families of Big Oil — that of Standard Oil Co. Inc. co-founder John D. Rockefeller — on Monday said its philanthropic fund was swearing off fossil fuels.

September 22, 2014

Rockefeller Trust Vows to Exit Fossil Fuels Investments

One of the first families of Big Oil — that of Standard Oil Co. Inc. co-founder John D. Rockefeller — on Monday said its philanthropic fund was swearing off fossil fuels.

September 22, 2014

EPA Issues Long-Awaited Guidance on Diesel Fuel in Hydraulic Fracturing

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Tuesday released revised underground injection control (UIC) program permitting guidance for wells that use diesel fuels during fracking activities.

February 11, 2014
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