NGV Global to Convene Natural Gas for Transportation Session at WGC 2018

| USA: Washington DC
NGV Global 2017 at Rotterdam - Diego Goldin Plenary

Diego Goldin with convene transport discussion at WGC2018.

In the IGU’s 2017 Edition of Global Natural Gas Insights, it is stated: “The use of natural gas in transportation is seeing exponential growth, offering significant long-term cost savings, while greatly improving air-quality”. As the initiator and convenor of the session Global Opportunities in the Transportation Market at WGC 2018 (June 25-29, Washington DC), NGV Global leads a panel of experts who will explore and build upon this theme as it relates to land and sea mobility and a sustainable energy future. Read more »

CNG Cylinder Inspection Workshop Highlights Global Impact of Regulations

| USA: Long Beach CA

NGV Global Tech Forum ACT Expo 2018NGV Global held an informational workshop, “Guaranteeing Safety in CNG Vehicles: Inspections, Improvements and Innovations” on 30th April 2018 in conjunction with the ACT Conference in Long Beach California. More than 50 attendees participated to hear about and discuss the range of regulatory and practical issues associated with the cylinder inspection process to further improve NGV safety while also enhancing user convenience. Read more »

NGV Global Appoints New Chairperson

| USA: Long Beach CA

Brandon Grote, Swagelok and NGV Global ChairNGV Global held its Annual General Meeting this week in Long Beach, California. The Association, now 32 years since inception and representing the interests of all forms of natural gas mobility, welcomed Mr. Brandon Grote of Swagelok as its new Chairperson. Brandon is already known to many in the industry through his long involvement with natural gas technologies.  He replaces Dr. Mike Gallagher, Agility Fuel Solutions, who moves to the position of Past Chair after serving for the maximum term of four years.  Read more »

NGV Global Welcomes HYGEN

| Latvia, Riga

HYGEN logoHYGEN has become the latest company to join NGV Global as a Corporate Member. Based in Riga, Latvia, the company has a global aspiration to transform gas distribution grids into fueling infrastructure for natural gas vehicles (NGV) by bringing to market a low-cost Home Fueling Appliance. Read more »

Argentine NGV Association (CAGNC) Elects New Board

| Argentina, Buenos Aires

CAGNC_logo 2017Last Monday December 18th, the Cámara Argentina del GNC (CAGNC), Argentina’s affilliate NGV Association, elected its new Board. Officers have a two year term. After serving for two consecutive periods, the CAGNC thanked Dr. Julio Fracchia for his dedication and service to the Association. He remains as immediate Past President. CAGNC welcomes Lic. Carlos Grisolia as the incoming President. Read more »

NGVAmerica Appoints Daniel Gage as President

| USA, Washington DC

Daniel GageNatural Gas Vehicles for America (NGVAmerica) has today named Daniel Gage as its new president. Gage comes to NGVAmerica from the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers where he served as Senior Director of Communications and Public Affairs since 2011. He succeeds Matthew Godlewski, who recently joined Ford Motor Company.  Read more »

NGVA Europe Study Validates Emissions Advantage of Natural Gas Fuel 

| Belgium, Brussels

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

| USA, Washington DC

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 »