LNG Marine Market Eyed in Canada; U.S. CNG, Propane Vie for Fleets

A new study in Canada finds great potential for liquefied natural gas (LNG) use in marine transportation along that nation’s West Coast, and compressed natural gas (CNG) in fleet vehicle transportation is getting increased competition from propane.

April 11, 2014
U.S. NatGas Fleet Expanding, Adding More CNG, LNG Stations

U.S. NatGas Fleet Expanding, Adding More CNG, LNG Stations

Add two more U.S. natural gas fueling stations to the domestic map — and leave room for more — Clean Energy Fuels Corp. said.

March 6, 2014

Clean Energy Unit Bids to Spark Russian CNG Growth

A Canadian unit of California-based Clean Energy Fuels Corp. said Thursday it has inked an exclusive agreement with Russian Machines Corp. (RM) to provide compressed natural gas (CNG) equipment and expertise to bolster the alternative fueling infrastructure network in Russia.

February 6, 2014

Weather, President’s Remarks Heat Up NGV Talk

Super-frigid temperatures throughout the eastern half of the nation combined with President Obama’s boost for natural gas in his State of the Union speech shined an ever-brighter light on the use of natural gas vehicles (NGV). In both cases, alternative fuel transportation advocates got a chance to further state their case.

January 31, 2014

CNG Developments: Winterizing Report, Faster Fueling

Compressed natural gas (CNG) is being studied regarding for it performs in sub-freezing temperatures and for how its fueling procedures can be accelerated to be more in line with that of liquid fuels.

November 22, 2013

Ohio Lawmakers Back Tax Credits for Bi-Fuel Vehicles, Conversions

Two state lawmakers in Ohio, home of the Utica Shale play, are preparing legislation that would offer tax credits for five years for converting cars and trucks powered by gasoline or diesel fuel into bi-fuel vehicles, and for purchasing vehicles powered by gaseous fuels, including propane and compressed natural gas (CNG).

September 23, 2013

LyondellBasell Sees U.S. as ‘Primary Investment Vehicle’

LyondellBasell Industries, a worldwide chemical company based in the Netherlands, expects to complete a cracker expansion at the Channelview, TX, facility near Houston by the end of the year, with production ramping up in early 2014.

September 20, 2013

Volkswagen to Build Das Auto Fueled by CNG

Already promoting diesels, hybrids and electric vehicles (EV), Volkswagen (VW) is reportedly considering a natural gas vehicle (NGV) model in the United States, drawn by abundant U.S. natural gas supplies. Fueling infrastructure remains a concern of the German automaker, however.

September 16, 2013
LDC Forum: Experts Vary on Demand Growth from Transportation

LDC Forum: Experts Vary on Demand Growth from Transportation

While there is still much bullishness toward natural gas as a transportation fuel, industry leaders cast some doubts over its relative role in building demand for gas at LDC Gas Forum Mid-Continent in Chicago on Monday.

September 11, 2013

CNG Firms On a Roll, Coast to Coast

Natural gas transportation fueling infrastructure specialist, Trillium CNG in August stretched its compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling facilities literally nationwide, opening new stations in San Jose, CA, and Richmond, VA.

September 9, 2013