J-W Power Company Announces Patent of CNG Technology

| USA, Dallas TX

J-W Power CNG Dispensing technologyJ-W Power Company has developed technology that significantly improves compressed natural gas (CNG) fill time at the dispenser. The design has now been protected under U.S. Patent No. 9,765,930 B2 “CNG Fueling System” dated Sept 19, 2017. Read more »

Oasis Engineering Launches NGV1 Light Duty Transit Nozzle

| New Zealand, Tauranga

Oasis Engineering Light Duty Transit Nozzle - NGV1Oasis Engineering, a manufacturer and global supplier of valves and couplings, has launched its new Light Duty NGV1 Transit Nozzle. With improved ergonomics and redesigned operating functions for public station use, the Oasis Light Duty NGV1 Transit Nozzle is set to make waves in the CNG industry. Read more »

Cryostar Notches Up Another First

| France, Hésingue

Cryostar CM6-200 CompressorCryostar, a world leading supplier of cryogenic equipment for natural gas and other applications, has successfully tested and commissioned two of its latest 6-stage fuel gas compressors (model CM6-200) on the 180,000 m3 SK Audace, the world’s first low-pressure gas-injection LNG carrier.

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Chart Industries Acquires VCT Vogel

| USA, Atlanta GA

ChartFerox ISO Container 40ftChart Industries, Inc., a pioneer in the development of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) as a clean burning, economical fuel for transportation, has acquired German company VCT Vogel GmbH (VCT). VCT services cryogenic and other mobile gas tank equipment and trucks, and is a European leader in truck mounted drive and control systems for the operation of cryogenic pumps on trailers, rigid trucks and containers. Read more »

Federal-Mogul Launches Valve Rotator for Alt-Fuel Engines

| Germany, Barsinghausen

Federal Mogul Rotocap, a valve rotator suited for CNG enginesFederal-Mogul Powertrain, a US-headquartered global designer and manufacturer of original equipment powertrain components and systems protection products, will launch a new, smaller version of its proven Rotocap® valve rotator, the first for 4 valve per cylinder light vehicle engines, at this year´s IAA in Frankfurt, Germany. It has application for alt-fuel vehicles, including NGVs. Read more »

Sauer Compressors USA Launches Lifetime Warranty

| USA, Stevensville MD

Sauer Compressors USA WP4351 CNG Duplex at a fueling station in Charlotte, NC. Sauer Compressors USA is offering what it says is the first for its industry– a lifetime warranty on all medium and high pressure air and gas compressors. The offer applies to purchases of all new compressors, including those designed for Compressed Natural Gas (CNG). Read more »

Worthington Industries Introduces Type 3 Rail Mount CNG System

| USA, Columbus OH

Worthington Industries Type 3 Rail Mount CNG SystemWorthington Industries, Inc. has added a new product to its alternative fuel systems business, a Type 3 Rail Mount compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel system. With only five unique parts, the Type 3 Rail Mount is described as the lightest fuel system on the market, offering a similar operating experience to diesel trucks. Read more »

Chart and GFW Launch Innovative LNG/Diesel Refueller

| USA, New Prague MN

Chart-GFW LNG-diesel refuelerChart, designer and manufacturer of highly engineered cryogenic equipment, and Ground Force Worldwide (GFW), an international mining equipment manufacturer, have collaborated in the development and launch of the first mobile dual LNG/diesel refueller.  Read more »

Shell Starts Continuous Methane Detection Pilot

| Canada

Shell Caroline Complex in AlbertaShell has stepped up efforts to reduce methane slippage by launching a methane detector pilot at one of its shale gas sites near Rocky Mountain House in Alberta, Canada. If successful, the technology could be deployed wherever natural gas is captured, transported or utilised to contribute to emissions reduction. Read more »

EnviTec Biogas Enters CNG Market with Bauer

| Germany, Lohne

Envitec Biogas plantInternational biogas plant engineers EnviTec Biogas AG, based in Lohne, Lower Saxony, has partnered with Munich-based BAUER KOMPRESSOREN GmbH to add Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) plant to its portfolio. EnviTec Biogas sees that as a carbon-neutral fuel, bio CNG has obvious advantages. Read more »