As a precursor to the official opening of its 2015 conference and exhibition, NGVAmerica held its annual awards ceremony to honor national innovators and early adopters for their outstanding leadership, vision and innovation to advance natural gas as a transportation fuel. Each recipient was awarded a 2015 NGV Achievement Award by NGVAmerica President Matthew Godlewski. Read more »
Free Natural Gas Trucking Workshops
Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas), the USA’s largest natural gas distribution utility, is teaming up with the California Trucking Association (CTA) to help expand awareness of the economic and environmental benefits of natural gas and alternative fuels for heavy-duty trucking and goods movement.
WGC 2015 in Paris has drawn to a close. While there has been much high level discussion about gas supply, investment, exploration, policy and pricing in the meeting halls and on the exhibition floor, the busiest sector in the pavilion has been the Natural Gas for Transportation Village – a first for the World Gas Congress and now a successful template for future WGC events.
The Village inauguration ceremony was addressed by the President of the International Gas Union (IGU), Mr Jérôme Ferrier, who welcomed participants and spoke of the rapidly increasing recognition and demand for natural gas as a cleaner, economic fuel, and his desire for NGV industry companies to succeed at WGC 2015.
“The focus of our event will be to draw together all stakeholders in this fuel evolution, increase awareness of a rapidly evolving industry, and plan for a sustainable energy future that is safe, reliable and economically viable. I am confident that by collaborating with industry leaders such as NGV Global and their peers, we are moving ever closer to real solutions that will consolidate the essential role that gas has to play in tomorrow’s world,” Mr. Ferrier concluded. Read more »
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and CNH Industrial took part in the “(Bio)Methane, The Road to Sustainable Mobility” conference, held May 27 in Brussels in partnership with the European natural gas associations for transportation (NGVA Europe – Natural Gas Vehicles Association) and biogas (EBA – European Biogas Association). The discussion focused on the virtuous circle of biomethane and its benefits, with reference to European policies for sustainable mobility. Read more »
Russian heavy duty vehicle manufacturer OJSC KAMAZ (part of Rostec state corporation) and OJSC Gazprom recently reached agreement to pursue the synchronous development of the gas engine fuel market. Other natural gas automotive equipment producers were also invited to the meeting held on April 22 at the central office of KAMAZ. Participants decided to create a natural gas vehicle (NGV) program that includes design and manufacture, testing and promotion. Read more »
The Asia Pacific Natural Gas Vehicles Assoication (ANGVA) has reported on its 5th Annual LNG Transport, Handling and Storage Forum, held in Bali, Indonesia. The Forum, held on 23rd and 24th Feb, was attended by around 80 delegates from local and overseas companies and organizations. A training workshop on “LNG bunkering key compatibility and operational issue”, facilitated by Ms. Elsie Tang, Consultant-Maritime Advisory, DNV GL, was held on 22nd April 2015. Read more »
NGV Global conducted a Technical Forum for NGV Global members and invited guests at ACT Expo 2015. Once again the event was standing room only, a clear indication of the willingness of the North American marketplace to embrace natural gas as a cleaner, increasingly available and economic fuel for transportation. Main “hot buttons” were temperature compensation for filling CNG, heavy hydrocarbons/compressor oil in CNG stream and Carbon Intensity of NGVs. Read more »
From March 31 to April 2, 2015 in Moscow, at the II International Congress “Russian LNG Congress 2015” organized by Vostock Capital, General Director of Gazprom Gas Fuel, Mikhail Likhachev, talked about infrastructure projects aimed at creating the value chain of LNG for use as motor fuel. Read more »
Gastech adds a dedicated Natural Gas Vehicle (NGV) Zone to its industry leading event in Singapore
dmg :: events (global energy) and NGV Global announce a partnership for dmg :: events’ flagship show Gastech Singapore (27 – 30 October 2015) to deliver an ideal forum to discuss the commercial opportunities within the expanding Asian NGV market.
The strategic decision to introduce an NGV Zone will showcase the latest technological advances and highlight the increased flexibility to use natural gas within transportation. Read more »
The Italian Biogas Consortium (CIB), Assogasmetano and NGV Italy, in partnership with Italian vehicle manufacturers CNH Industrial and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, held Italy’s first “Biomethane Day” in Isola della Scala (Verona, Italy) early December. La Torre, a Zootechnical Agricultural Cooperative in Isola della Scala, was both venue and exemplary real-world showcase for how the use of biomethane can improve the competitiveness of agricultural enterprises, develop innovation and create stable jobs. Read more »