With Earth Day as a backdrop, alternative fuel advocates, including natural gas vehicle (NGV) proponents, put on their party hats and marked a variety of milestones in the clean fuel sector, starting with the metropolitan transit authority in San Antonio, TX.
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The national trade group for the natural gas vehicle (NGV) sector, NGVAmerica, gave global package carrier Federal Express (FedEx) an achievement award earlier this month at the new FedEx compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling facility in Oklahoma City.
Newport Beach, CA-based Clean Energy Fuels Corp. recently landed a multi-year contract with the Washington (DC) Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA).
Train 2 of the Gladstone LNG project on Curtis Island in Australia has begun producing liquefied natural gas (LNG), contractor Bechtel said Wednesday. Meanwhile, work at Cheniere Energy’s Sabine Pass Terminal in Louisiana is advancing. And a widened Panama Canal is expected to see transit of larger vessels beginning next month.
As the widening of the Panama Canal nears completion, the canal authority has proposed new tolls that are intended to encourage the transit of liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargoes through the passage.
Newport Beach, CA-based Clean Energy Fuels Corp. scored a hat trick Tuesday, signing three major deals in transit, trucking and manufacturing, the last of which was characterized by the alternative fuel provider as a first of its kind.
United Parcel Service (UPS) on Tuesday said it plans to further transform its nationwide transit fleet by purchasing 700 more liquefied natural gas (LNG) vehicles and spending $18 million to build four fueling stations in Tennessee and Texas by the end of 2014.
Pennsylvania is on its way to officially charging a fee for Marcellus Shale drilling. Gov. Tom Corbett signed House Bill 1950 on Monday evening, giving shale gas-rich counties in the state the ability to impose a 15-year impact fee on unconventional gas wells; now it’s up to the locals.
Trunkline LNG said the Calcasieu Ship Channel and Industrial Canal were cleared for vessel transit to its LNG receiving terminal at Lake Charles, LA effective Monday. Users of the ship channel can obtain current information from the Lake Charles Pilots at (337) 436-0372, Trunkline LNG said.