ENGIE and AES JV Eyes Central America LNG Opportunities

| USA, Arlington VA and France, Paris

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.

| France, Paris

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

| Germany and New Zealand

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

| USA, Orchard Park NY

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

| USA, Indianapolis IN

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

| Germany, Braunschweig

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

| USA, Chicago IL and Newport Beach CA

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 »

Aspro Begins New Journey with Inverlat

| Argentina, Buenos Aires
Aspro APE70 CNG Compressor

Aspro APE70 CNG Compressor

Latin American investment company Inverlat, already the owner of a diverse energy and retail portfolio, has acquired 53% of Aspro, a global Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) compressor manufacturer based in Argentina, which recently sold it’s 5,000th CNG compressor.  Read more »

ANG Goes National with 18 Acquired CNG Fueling Stations

| USA, Saratoga Springs NY

ANG dispensers at CNG stationAmerican Natural Gas (ANG), a distributor of alternative motor fuels based in Saratoga Springs NY, has made two business acquisitions in the U.S. market that adds 18 Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fueling stations to its portfolio, lifting its total stations in operational or construction phase to approximately 40 in 13 states. Acquired companies are Questar Fueling Company (Questar Fueling), a subsidiary of Questar Corporation and Constellation CNG, LLC, formerly a subsidiary of Constellation. Read more »