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 »

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 »