CNG Companies “O”Ring and InsightFuel Merge in U.S.

| USA: Macedonia OH & Coolspring PA
O'ring CNG System

“O”Ring’s transportable CNG fueling station

“O”Ring CNG Fuel Systems, a developer and operator of CNG fueling stations in western and central Pennsylvania is merging with InsightFuel, a manufacturer and specialty contractor serving the clean fuel transportation market in the United States and Canada. Read more »

Calgary Issues RfP for 40 CNG Buses Plus Extensive Options

| Canada, Calgary AB

City of Calgary LogoThe City of Calgary has issued a Request for Proposal (Solicitation Number 17-1750) for the supply and delivery of up to forty (40) buses powered by Compressed Natural Gas (CNG). The new buses will join Calgary Transit, the public transit service which is owned and operated by the city. Read more »

LNG-Fuelled Newbuilds a Focus of GTT-CHI Agreement

| France, Saint-Rémy-lès-Chevreuse and

CHI and GTT Sign Strategic AgreementCHI (Cosco Shipping Heavy Industries) and GTT have entered into an agreement regarding LNG-as-fuel newbuildings and retrofits, small-scale carriers, FLNGs, etc., projects which correspond to CHI’s strategic development priorities. Read more »

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 »