Snam Acquires Enersi Sicilia to Build its First Biomethane Plant

| Italy: San Donato Milanese | Source: Snam

Snam, through its subsidiary Snam4Mobility, has acquired 100% of Enersi Sicilia Srl, a company that owns the authorization for the development of a plant to convert biomethane from urban solid waste in the province of Caltanissetta, Sicily. Snam4Mobility is the company through which Snam is developing refueling infrastructure for CNG and LNG vehicles.  Read more »

Faber to Supply CNG Type 4 Cylinders for Bogota Scania Bus Order

| Italy: Cividale del Friuli | Source: Faber Industrie Spa
Faber CNG Cylinder

CNG Cylinder (Image: Faber)

Faber Industrie Spa (Faber), Italian producer of seamless steel and composite cylinders, has been awarded the supply of Type 4 CNG (compressed natural gas) cylinders (tanks) for the renewal of the tender for Bogota’s TransMilenio Bus Rapid Transit System fleet. This tender, awarded by Scania, has just been won for buses running on natural gas. Read more »

Rosneft and Beijing Gas Sign JV to Develop CNG Filling Station Network

| Russia: Moscow | Source: Rosneft

An agreement to set up a joint venture — LLC Vankorsky UTT — for construction and operation of a network of CNG stations in Russia was signed by Rosneft and Beijing Gas Group Company Limited (hereinafter, Beijing Gas), the largest supplier and services provider of piped natural gas in China, during the first Russian-Chinese Energy Business Forum. Read more »

NGV Texas Celebrates 10 Years and 10,000 NGV Actions

| USA: Dallas TX | Source: NGV Texas

NGV Texas - vehicles for saleNatural Gas Vehicle Texas (NGV Texas Inc.), a North American leader of natural gas technologies, has celebrated a decade of operations. The company says it has led the adoption of CNG and LNG vehicles in Texas and around the Nation through its expertise in natural gas conversion, sales distribution and support. Read more »

Hexagon Composites Moves to Acquire 100% Agility Fuel Solutions

| USA: Costa Mesa CA | Source: Agility Fuel Solutions

Agility Logo Fuel SolutionsHexagon Composites ASA (Hexagon) has signed an agreement to acquire the remaining 50% of Agility Fuel Solutions Holdings Inc. (Agility).  By bringing together two leading players in clean energy, the two companies will become an even stronger force in driving energy transformation globally by promoting natural gas and other alternative fuels. Read more »

Hexagon Acquires Testing Technology for Type 4 HP Cylinders

| USA: Denver CO | Source: Hexagon Composites ASA

Hexagon Lincoln CylindersHexagon Composites ASA has moved to acquire the technology testing company Digital Wave Corporation, based in Denver, Colorado. With this acquisition, Hexagon Composites will fully integrate capabilities for testing and requalification of high-pressure cylinders. Read more »

Trial a 12-Liter Near Zero Natural Gas Truck with SoCalGas

| USA: Los Angeles | Source: SoCalGas

Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas), the largest natural gas distribution utility in the United States, has launched a SoCalGas Truck Loan Program – a“try before you buy” service. The program allows qualified fleet owners the opportunity to try out the latest in heavy-duty natural gas truck technology by test driving a 12-Liter near-zero truck. Read more »

Gasum Augments Nordic LNG Supply with 100% Ownership of Skangas

| Finland: Helsinki | Source: Gasum
Coral Energy

Skangas’s natural gas fuelled carrier Coral Energy

Nordic energy company Gasum has increased its shareholding in LNG company Skangas to 100%. The acquisition strengthens a key element of Gasum’s strategy and will further enhance the development of the Nordic gas market and LNG distribution network. In 2014, Gasum became Skangas’s majority shareholder with a 51% holding, and in 2017 the share grew to 70%. Read more »

Naturgy and Fiat Professional Join to Push Sustainable Mobility in Spain

| Spain: Madrid | Source: Naturgy
Signing by Naturgy and Fiat Professional

Raffele Brustia (Fiat) and Alfonso del Río (Naturgy)

International energy company Naturgy and auto manufacturer Fiat have signed a strategic agreement to promote natural gas as a fuel for light commercial vehicles in Spain. Through innovative projects they will develop new infrastructure for refueling and expand the use of vehicles that use this energy. Read more »