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Twenty-Two Seismic Monitoring Stations Coming to Texas

Texas will get 22 more seismic monitoring stations to supplement the 17 units already in place as part of the TexNet Seismic Monitoring Program administered by the University of Texas at Austin’s (UT) Bureau of Economic Geology (BEG). Ottawa, Canada-based Nanometrics recently signed a US$1.98 million contract to supply and help deploy equipment.

May 12, 2016

California Port City Runs on Renewable NatGas Muni Vehicles

Soon to host an annual national alternative transportation fuels meeting, the City of Long Beach, CA is expanding its use of renewable fuels — liquefied natural gas (LNG) and diesel — for powering 393 of its 2,185-vehicle municipal fleet.

April 19, 2016

California Port City Runs on Renewable NatGas Muni Vehicles

Soon to host an annual national alternative transportation fuels meeting, the City of Long Beach, CA is expanding its use of renewable fuels — liquefied natural gas (LNG) and diesel — for powering 393 of its 2,185-vehicle municipal fleet.

April 19, 2016
NGV Fueling Equipment Providers Hit, Miss Milestones

NGV Fueling Equipment Providers Hit, Miss Milestones

Several of the largest fueling equipment suppliers in the natural gas vehicle (NGV) industry marked milestones this month, underscoring the fact that natural gas as a transportation fuel is still in its infancy.

March 22, 2016

Briefs — Northern Natural Gas Co., ICE

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission staff will prepare an environmental assessment (EA) for Northern Natural Gas Co.’s proposed Cedar Station Upgrade Project in Dakota County, MN. A scoping process has been opened and FERC will accept comments through March 24, according to a notice of intent [PF15-32]. Staff will host a public scoping meeting March 15 in Eagan, MN. Northern Natural plans to construct and operate 7.8 miles of 20-inch diameter pipeline from its Rosemont Junction in Rosemont, MN, to the Cedar Station Meter Station in Eagan, which would allow it to increase pressure at the Cedar Station to 650 psig from 400 psig. The project would accommodate a contractual obligation to meet a delivery pressure for Northern States Power Co.’s Black Dog Generating Station, according to Northern Natural.

February 23, 2016
Love’s Travel Stops to Buy Trillium CNG

Love’s Travel Stops to Buy Trillium CNG

Oklahoma City-based Love’s Travel Stops plans to purchase Chicago-based compressed natural gas (CNG) provider Trillium CNG from WEC Energy Group, adding 37 public-access CNG locations to its natural gas vehicle (NGV) fueling network.

February 10, 2016

Renewable NatGas Benefits From California Low Carbon Fuels Standard

California officials are encouraging alternative fuel fleets, including those switching to renewable natural gas (RNG), to take advantage of the low carbon fuel standard (LCFS) and cap-and-trade program created under the state’s 2006 climate change law (AB 32).

November 24, 2015

Ryder Signs Up For Renewable Natural Gas at Two Fueling Stations

Ryder Systems Inc. has agreed to provide renewable natural gas (RNG) at two of its Southern California fueling stations operated by Newport Beach, CA-based Clean Energy Fuels Corp.

November 18, 2015
WEC Energy Group Selling Trillium CNG

WEC Energy Group Selling Trillium CNG

Trillium CNG, a provider of compressed natural gas (CNG) to transportation fleets, reportedly is being put up for sale by its new parent company, Milwaukee-based WEC Energy Group.

September 29, 2015

Boston Firm to Bring NatGas to Energy Desert on Olympic Peninsula

Boston-based Xpress Natural Gas (XNG) has plans to bring truckloads of compressed natural gas (CNG) to the energy-starved Olympic Peninsula in the Pacific Northwest on the western side of Puget Sound opposite Seattle.

September 8, 2015