Snam Tenders €33m CNG-Powered Fleet Replacement

| Italy, San Donato

eni-snam CNGSnam S.p.A., a European leader in the construction and integrated management of natural gas infrastructure, has launched an estimated € 33 million Euro (excluding VAT) call for tenders for the renewal of its car fleet to natural gas. Snam is the owner of Europe’s largest, most accessible pipeline network (32,455 km), one of the largest storage infrastructures in the European Union (16.5 bcm capacity) and of the first LNG terminal built in Italy. Read more »

Tata Motors and Westport Fuel Systems Aim for Bharat Stage VI

| Canada and India

Westport Fuel Systems Inc. entered into a development and supply agreement last week with India’s Tata Motors Limited for their 4 cylinder and 6 cylinder natural gas spark-ignited commercial vehicle engine family to meet the Indian Government’s new Bharat Stage VI (BS-VI) emission standards, scheduled to take effect in April of 2020. Read more »

Westport MOU with Weichai Power Opens HPDI Commercialization

| Canada, Vancouver BC

Westport Fuel Systems Inc. reports it has signed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Weichai Power Co., Ltd. (Weichai Power), which sets the framework for finalizing the development, marketing, and commercialization of the Westport high pressure direct injection (“Westport™ HPDI”) technology in China. Read more »

LIQAL and TSG Deliver United LNG Fueling Solutions

| The Netherlands, Breda

LIQAL LNG dispenserBreda-based LIQAL, a turnkey supplier of small-scale LNG systems, and Technical Services Group (TSG), supplier of equipment and services to gas stations and oil companies across Europe and Africa, have signed a partnership for the reselling and servicing of liquefied natural gas (LNG) dispensers and fueling systems for clean transport applications. Read more »

Landi Renzo and Clean Energy Unite Compression Businesses

| Italy, Cavriago (Reggio Emilia)

Landi Renzo and Clean Energy logosLandi Renzo has signed an agreement with Clean Energy Fuels for the merger between SAFE and Clean Energy Compression. The agreement sets up a new leading Group in the compression segment with operational headquarters in Italy and an estimated turnover of approximately €58 million at the end of 2018 (around €107 million at the end of 2022). Read more »

Gazprom and PetroVietnam Discuss NGV Development

| Vietnam, Danang

Heads of Gazprom and PetroVietnam meet while at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Danang, Vietnam to discuss a wide range of issues related to bilateral partnership, including hydrocarbon production and geological exploration in Vietnam. Also included in the discussion was Vietnam’s goal to expand the presence of natural gas vehicles. Read more »

Córdoba (Spain) Tender – 19 Urban CNG Buses

| Spain, Córdoba

Aucorsa issues tender for 19 CNG BusesAutobuses de Córdoba, SA (Aucorsa) has announced a tender to contract the supply of a minimum of 19 urban buses of 12 meters propelled by compressed natural gas (CNG). The order may be extended by six units depending on Aucorsa’s financial position. Read more »

Samskip Acquires Nor Lines LNG-fuelled Vessels

| The Netherlands, Rotterdam
MS Kvitbjørn and MS Kvitnos move to Samskip

MS Kvitbjørn and MS Kvitnos move to Samskip

Samskip, a global logistics company, says it will acquire activities associated with Nor Lines AS, in a major expansion of its shipping, transport and logistics businesses in Norway. Nor Lines operates two LNG-fuelled vessels, Kvitnos and Kvitbjørn. Read more »

LNG Momentum Prompts Gasum to Acquire More Skangas

| Finland, Espoo
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

| USA, Dodge Center MN

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 »