BRC, a brand of Westport Fuel Systems Inc., has been awarded a competitive tender bid by the Egyptian International Gas Technology Company (GASTEC) to supply 6,300 compressed natural gas (CNG) sequential injection fuel systems into the growing Egyptian market in 2020. Read more »
Agility Fuel Solutions (Agility), a leading global provider of clean fuel solutions for medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles, has widened its range of fuel capacity options with the introduction of the new fifth generation ProRail™ CNG fuel systems. Read more »
Mr. Dharmendra Pradhan, India’s Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas, launched India’s first long distance compressed natural gas (CNG) bus on December 24, 2019 under a strategic program led by Indraprastha Gas Limited (IGL), the largest CNG distribution company in India. The launch ushers in CNG as the fuel of choice for long distance transportation in India. Read more »
Omnitek Engineering Corp. says it has entered into a Securities Purchase Agreement with G.ON Global Investments SRL, a limited liability company organized under the laws of Romania. G.ON Global was established by one of the original founders of Bucharest-based G.ON SRL, an Omnitek Engineering customer who engaged Omnitek in 2018 to develop a more than 400 hp 13-liter heavy-duty natural gas engine for Class 8 truck and bus applications. Read more »
Defuelling or emptying CNG cylinders bundles (e.g. for trailers) is a frequent challenge for service technicians. Service staff must be sufficiently trained to ensure that the procedure is performed properly and safely.
When it comes to emptying CNG tanks, a distinction is made between emergency defuelling and defuelling for maintenance purposes, such as for repairs to the natural gas tank. Read more »
Thanks to the continuous extension of the CNG filling station network for self-service operation, refuelling with natural gas is enjoying increasing acceptance.
The requirements demanded of components for CNG filling stations are very stringent in terms of safety, reliability and functionality.
This is where WEH® breakaway couplings can offer a substantial additional safety factor at CNG filling stations. Read more »
Innovation from Texas company Momentum Fuel Technologies means new fuel storage options are available for refuse fleets in the USA. The most significant offering is the largest capacity tailgate compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel system available, a 120 diesel gallon equivalent (DGE) tailgate system. Read more »
Burckhardt Compression, a global manufacturer of reciprocating compressor systems, is outfitting a 30,000 m3 LNG carrier operated by Knutsen OAS Shipping AS with Laby® compressors. They form an integral component of the onboard Wärtsilä dual-fuel system. Read more »
Cryostar, supplier of cryogenic equipment for Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) fueling stations, has celebrated the launch of its new FUELNG-Deploy concept. With a storage LNG capacity of up to 40 m3 the FUELNG-Deploy relocatable vehicle fueling station is a cost-effective solution ideal for serving a small number of vehicles (up to 75 refueling per day). Read more »
Westport Fuel Systems Inc. (Westport) supports the upcoming Plenary vote in the European Parliament to pass Europe’s first CO2 regulations which set CO2 emission reduction targets for heavy-duty vehicles. On February 27, 2019, the Committee for Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI) voted to approve the final text of the legislation previously approved by the Committee of Deputy Permanent Representatives on February 22, 2019. This has now set the stage for final approval by the European Parliament currently scheduled for the week of April 15, 2019. Read more »