IGU Forum Concludes Natural Gas Integral to Future Sustainability

| Spain, Barcelona | Source: IGU

IGU Logo (full)The 5th IGU Diplomatic Gas Forum in Madrid (22 November) included presentations and debate that point to natural gas’ key role in improving urban air quality and combating climate change. The conclusion drawn from this discussion:”Natural Gas to have a Fundamental Role in the Future Sustainable Energy Mix”. About 70 delegates from embassies of 30 countries and all regions attended the event. Read more »

European Vehicle Transporter Increases IVECO LNG Fleet to 15

| Belgium, Brussels
IVECO Stralis NP by i FAST Automotive Logistics

Stralis NP vehicle transporter operated by i-FAST Automotive Logistics

i-FAST Automotive Logistics, part of FCA group, is the first company to have used the Stralis NP powered by LNG in the vehicle transportation sector. After more than 600,000 km in service, the ten Stralis NP fleet of i-FAST Automotive Logistics reached a reduction of 15% in fuel consumption compared to diesel. Thanks to this positive result i-FAST AL will add five extra LNG units to its fleet from December 2017. Read more »

High Horsepower (HHP) Summit: a Great Week planned for Jacksonville

| USA, Jacksonville FL
Tote Maritime LNG bunkering in port

LNG bunkering in Jacksonville (Image: TOTE Maritime)

The 2017 HHP Summit will convene industry leaders from the marine, mining, rail, and power generation sectors, November 6-9 at the Prime Osborn Convention Center in Jacksonville, Florida. Erik Neandross, CEO of event organiser Gladstein, Neandross and & Associates (GNA), told NGV Global News: “The market for natural gas in the off-road high horsepower space is getting really exciting right now, even in spite of the sustained price of oil around $50.” Read more »

Blue Corridor Rally 2017 ‘Iberia – Baltia’ Starts Sept 18 in Lisbon

| Spain, Lisbon

Blue Corridor 2017 MapIn less than three weeks the 11th annual natural gas vehicle rally “Blue Сorridor-2017: Iberia – Baltia” will kick off from Lisbon. The city will host the flag-off ceremony on September 18. From there, the participants of the rally will drive to St. Petersburg where the grand finish, timed to St. Petersburg International Gas Forum, will take place on October 5th. Natural gas vehicles will cross the whole Europe from its South-West to the North-East, overcoming the distance of more than 5.5 thousand kilometres. Read more »

WGC2018 Program – Call for Papers Closes 4 Weeks

| USA, Washington DC

WGC 2018 - Logo27th Word Gas Conference – June 25th to June 29th – Washington DC, USA

Call for Abstracts closes September 21, 2017

The 27th World Gas Conference is now less than one year away. The program includes many opportunities for involvement as a presenter and/or delegate in sessions relating to natural gas for transportation. Review the full list of topics available: wgc2018.com/topics/ Read more »

Biomethane For Transport a Major Theme for Upcoming Biogas Expo

| United Kingdom, London
Stagecoach's dual-fuel Optare bus

Stagecoach’s dual-fuel Optare bus

The London-based Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association (ADBA) says that the contribution that biomethane can make to decarbonising transport and improving air quality around the world will be a central theme of UK AD & Biogas and World Biogas Expo taking place at the NEC in Birmingham next week (5-6 July). Read more »

2017 U.S. Coast-to-Coast NGV Road Rally Announced

| USA, Washington DC

NGV Rally 2016 Sea-to-Sea (2)NGVAmerica, the American Public Gas Association (APGA) and the American Gas Association (AGA) have advised details of their 2nd Annual ‘From Sea-to-Shining-Sea’ NGV Road Rally Across America. The event highlights the many benefits of using natural gas in transportation and the variety of vehicles available today that operate on natural gas over a two-week period, commencing this June. Read more »

First CNG Conference and CNG Station Network for Romania

| Romania, Bucharest

Logo_CNG RomaniaDenisson Energy (Antares Group), a member of NGVA Europe, is organizing a free-to-attend Launch Event for the deployment of the first compressed natural gas (CNG) station network in Romania. The event will take place on the 28th of April 2017 in the World Trade Center Bucharest. Registration opens 9:15 AM. Read more »

NGVA Europe Plans Barcelona Event

| Europe

NGVA_EUROPE_LOGONGVA Europe invites members and colleagues to attend its annual one-day conference, held this year in Barcelona on June 14, to discuss in depth the challenges and pressure points facing the natural gas for transportation industry in Europe. Recently appointed Secretary General Andrea Gerini says it is vital the environmental benefits from natural gas are reaffirmed in the continuous debate on air quality, particularly ahead of the next EC debate on the Clean Vehicle Directive (CVD). Read more »

NGV Global Recognizes IVECO as a Pioneer of Natural Gas Vehicle Technology

| The Netherlands, Rotterdam

Pierre Lahutte, IVECO Brand President (R) receives the award from NGV Global chair Dr. Mike Gallagher (centre) and Executive Director Diego Goldin (L).

At NGV Global 2017 in Rotterdam this week, the inaugural “NGV Global Industry Champion” Award was bestowed upon IVECO in recognition of its commitment to the natural gas sector. At this time, when natural gas is commanding recognition as the most mature and affordable solution for sustainable transport, with the rapid expansion of the refuelling network and an accelerating adoption rate by fleets, this prize recognises IVECO’s pioneering work in developing a full range of natural gas vehicles – from LCV to Heavy Trucks and Buses – over the past 20 years. Read more »