Transportation

Biomethane, Hydrogen Advances Help Clear the Air

Nearly half of the natural gas used in transportation in California last year was renewable natural gas (RNG), or biomethane, and the overall volumes of fuel for natural gas vehicles (NGV) have been increasing at the rate of 250% annually for the past three years, according to a recent report from the California Air Resources Board (CARB).

April 25, 2016

Biomethane, Hydrogen Advances Help Clear the Air

Nearly half of the natural gas used in transportation in California last year was renewable natural gas (RNG), or biomethane, and the overall volumes of fuel for natural gas vehicles (NGV) have been increasing at the rate of 250% annually for the past three years, according to a recent report from the California Air Resources Board (CARB).

April 25, 2016

Renewable NatGas Transportation Demand Expanding Globally

The market for renewable natural gas (RNG) as a transportation fuel is growing, with new interest in Southern California and Scandinavia.

March 30, 2016
TGP’s Broad Run Expansion Project Gets Favorable FERC Environmental Review

TGP’s Broad Run Expansion Project Gets Favorable FERC Environmental Review

FERC staff on Friday released a favorable environmental assessment (EA) of Tennessee Gas Pipeline LLC’s (TGP) proposed Broad Run Expansion project, which would move Marcellus Shale natural gas from West Virginia to delivery points along the Gulf Coast.

March 14, 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

Federal Transportation Bill Carries Good News For NGVs

The five-year surface transportation bill (FAST Act) has been passed by both houses of Congress and carries some important provisions for advancing the use of natural gas vehicles (NGV), according to the Washington, DC-based NGVAmerica trade group, which lobbied hard for the provisions.

December 7, 2015

FERC Rejects Algonquin’s No-Notice Service Plan

FERC has rejected a proposal by Algonquin Gas Transmission LLC to allow some of its firm transportation customers to convert some or all of their service to no-notice firm service, but it left the door open for the company to submit a revised filing on the matter.

October 21, 2015

Jury Still Out on NGV Carbon Footprint, Says Carnegie Mellon

While coalition-backed research on natural gas vehicle (NGV) methane emissions is ongoing at the University of West Virginia (see Daily GPI, Sept. 14), a Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) study of potential greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from NGVs has some troubling findings.

October 14, 2015

New Ozone Standard Could Provide Opportunities For NGVs

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.

October 5, 2015
NGV Market Penetration Still Small Despite Bullish Advocates

NGV Market Penetration Still Small Despite Bullish Advocates

While national and global market penetration is still modest, advocates for natural gas vehicles (NGV) could be heard at recent energy conferences in Chicago and Denver adding more fuel to the fire of enthusiasm among major fleet operators for natural gas as a transportation alternative.

September 21, 2015