NGVA Europe Study Validates Emissions Advantage of Natural Gas Fuel 

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NGVA Europe Report - W-t-WGHG Intensity Chart Passenger Vehicles NGVA Europe (the European Natural & bio Gas Vehicle Association) has published a study that shows natural gas reduces GHG emissions from passenger cars on a Well-to-Wheel (WtW) basis by 23% compared with petrol and by 7% compared with diesel. The study, entitled Greenhouse Gas Intensity of Natural Gas, also shows that for heavy-duty applications, benefits compared to diesel are of 16% for CNG and up to 15% for LNG. Also in the maritime sector, overall WtW benefits are up to 21% compared to conventional HFO (Heavy-Fuel-Oil) fuels. Read more »

Leadership Changes for NGVAmerica

Logo-USA_NGVAmericaNGVAmerica is pleased to announce that Mitchell Pratt, Chief Operating Officer and Corporate Secretary of Clean Energy Fuels Corp., has been appointed Chair of its Board of Directors.  Mr. Pratt succeeds Gordon Exel of Westport Fuel Systems. The U.S. NGV trade association also informs of the departure of its President, Matthew (Matt) Godlewski and his interim successor, Dr. Kathryn Clay, Vice President for Policy at the American Gas Association (AGA). Read more »

ISO/DIS 17519.2 Mounted Cylinders Opens for Comment

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ISO has sent out for ballot the 2nd Draft International Standard ISO/DIS 17519.2, Gas cylinders – Refillable permanently mounted composite tubes for transportation. The draft document has been prepared by ISO TC58 SC3. TC 58 focuses on the Standardization of gas cylinders, their fittings and characteristics relating to their manufacture and use, and SC3 looks specifically at cylinder design. Read more »

NGVA Europe Appoints New Secretary General

Andrea Gerini - NGVA EuropeSecretary General Andrea Gerini Appointed from March 1st 2017

The Board of Directors of NGVA Europe has appointed Andrea Gerini, formerly of Centro Ricerche Fiat (CRF), as the new Secretary General of NGVA Europe, effective March 1st. NGV Global Executive Director, Diego Goldin, welcomes the appointment: “Mr. Gerini’s considerable experience with CRF’s Powertrain Department will significantly benefit the cooperation between NGVA Europe and NGV Global as we seek to promote natural gas fuel for transportation. We very much look forward to welcoming Mr. Gerini at our Board meeting to be held as part of NGV Global 2017 in Rotterdam, now only three weeks away.” Read more »

ISO PC252 Fueling Stations – An NGV Global Initiative

NGV Global - International Association for Natural Gas VehiclesActive on behalf of the natural gas for transportation industry for 30 years, NGV Global is building a rich history of leadership, collaboration and advocacy. Our Technical Group of Experts is currently focusing on ISO PC252, just one of our many priorities that call for international collaboration and input.  PC252 began with an NGV Global initiative in 2007. Read more »

NGV Global 2017 Calls for Abstracts – Deadline Draws Closer

NGV 2017 LogoNGV GLOBAL 2017 Conference and Exhibition, the world’s leading natural gas conference, bringing together stakeholders and prospective entities of the natural gas for transportation sector from around the globe, has received a very positive response to the Call for Abstracts, already assuring high quality, varied and informed engagement for registered participants. The organisers of the event remind those of you yet to prepare your submission that the Abstract closure date is November 15. Read more »

NGV GLOBAL 2017 – Registrations Open Online

NGV 2017 LogoThe Committee for the 2017 NGV GLOBAL Conference and Exhibition are pleased to announce that registration for the conference is now available online via the event website. Natural gas continues to broaden its appeal and range of applications as a fuel for transportation. It’s profile has been enhanced by the growing availability of clean renewable natural gas, leading to the event’s theme of “Natural Gas Fuel – The Choice for a Sustainable Future”. Read more »

NGV Global 2017 Call for Champions

NGV Global Champion Trophies 2014NGV Global, established in 1986 to champion the natural gas for transportation industry worldwide, has a tradition of recognising and honouring individuals who, by their actions and endeavours, have promoted and inspired the development of a significant NGV program or activity. During periods of challenge, such as that presented to our industry by a prolonged low oil price, people of remarkable tenacity, skill and commitment keep pushing forward — these are the changemakers: policy and technology innovators, leaders and visionaries we would like to acknowledge and celebrate. Read more »

CNG and LNG Approved as Fuel for Transporting Dangerous Goods (ADR)

ADR PictogramsThe last hurdle towards legalizing Natural Gas as a fuel for trucks transporting dangerous goods was lifted last week in Geneva. NGV Global’s Executive Director, Diego Goldin, says: “This sends a positive signal that using natural gas as a transport fuel is rightly considered safe, even for transporting dangerous products.”  Read more »