LNG Momentum Prompts Gasum to Acquire More Skangas

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Gasum LNG Station in Turku

Gasum LNG Station in Turku

Finnish gas retailer Gasum Ltd is increasing its shareholding in Nordic LNG supplier Skangas to 70%. The Norwegian Lyse Group will continue as a Skangas shareholder with a 30% stake. The increase in shareholding will strengthen Gasum’s position as the leading LNG provider and developer of the Nordic gas ecosystem. Read more »

Agility and McNeilus Upgrade Alliance to Serve US Fleets

Agility and McNeilus logosA strategic alliance between McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company and manufacturer of refuse truck bodies, and Agility Fuel Solutions — an international developer and manufacturer of all-composite cylinders and natural gas fuel systems for heavy-duty vehicles, has been further strengthen through a broader offering of services announced this week at WasteExpo 2017, May 8-11 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Read more »

ENGIE and AES JV Eyes Central America LNG Opportunities

ENGIE and The AES Corporation (AES) have agreed to enter into a joint venture to market and sell liquefied natural gas (LNG) to third parties in Central America. This new agreement will pave the way for ENGIE and AES to supply LNG to industrial customers, develop small scale demand and provide bunkering services. Read more »

Total Expands NGV Fuel Footprint by Acquiring PitPoint B.V.

Netherlands PitPoint CNG StationTotal is acquiring the Dutch company PitPoint B.V., Europe’s third-largest provider of natural gas vehicle fuel. PitPoint B.V. is an integrated independent in alternative fuels with a network of around 100 natural gas fueling stations across the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany. The company is also involved in biogas, hydrogen and electric vehicle charging points for road and maritime transport. Read more »

Elaflex Adds Oasis Expertise for CNG Componentry

Oasis NGV Refilling EquipmentIn April 2017, Elaflex HIBY Tanktechnik, a specialist company in safe connections for the transfer of dangerous goods and sensitive fluids, acquired a major stake in Oasis Engineering Ltd of Tauranga (New Zealand). Oasis, a member of NGV Global, is an internationally operating specialist for valves and couplings used in the compressed natural gas (CNG) industry. Read more »

Redmark Selects Cobham as Supplier of Type 4 Cylinders for CNG Conversions

Pickup trucks-tank CobhamColorado-based Redmark CNG Services, a CNG conversion and service provider, has chosen Cobham Mission Systems (Cobham) as a Type 4 cylinder preferred supplier.  Redmark’s team has delivered upfit CNG vehicles to multiple fleets in the region. Read more »

North American OEM Partnership For CNG Medium Duty Trucks

Freightliner ChassisFreightliner Custom Chassis (FCCC), Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (Nasdaq: CLNE) and Green Alternative Systems (GAS) have partnered to provide an OEM CNG fueling system on FCCC’s CNG MT-45/55 chassis. The chassis is used in the linen and uniform, parcel and home delivery, vending and food service, baking and snack delivery, and school bus industries. Read more »

Volkswagen Truck & Bus and Navistar Alliance Gets Green Light

The strategic alliance between Volkswagen Truck & Bus GmbH — which houses the MAN, Scania, Volkswagen Trucks and Buses (in Brazil), and RIO brands — and U.S. commercial vehicle manufacturer Navistar International Corporation has been approved by the authorities so responsible. Although there has been no statement issued that is specific to natural gas, the alliance gives rise to opportunities for cooperation in the advancement of alternative fuel technologies. Read more »

BP Acquires Clean Energy’s Upstream RNG; Boosts Transportation Fueling

Clean Energy RedeemBP p.l.c. (BP) and Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (Clean Energy) today announced that BP will acquire the upstream portion of Clean Energy’s renewable natural gas business and sign a long-term supply contract with Clean Energy to support the firm’s continuing downstream renewable natural gas business. The deal enables both companies to accelerate the growth in renewable natural gas supply and meet the growing demand of the natural gas vehicle fuel market. Read more »