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 »

Clean Energy Compression to Supply 16 Units for Madrid Transit (EMT)

| USA, Newport Beach CA and Spain, Madrid

Clean Energy Compression (CEC), a U.S. based international single-source supplier of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fueling systems, has signed an agreement with Seranco, S.A., a Spanish construction company working out of Madrid, for 16 CleanCNG 2.0 300HP compressors. The equipment will be installed at three Empresa Municipal de Madrid (EMT) fueling facilities throughout the city. Read more »

Oasis Engineering wins NZ Export Awards Double

| New Zealand, Tauranga
Oasis Engineering - Andy with Minister Simon Bridges

Hon Simon Bridges MP, Minister for Economic Development (L), congratulates Andy Cameron (R)

Oasis Engineering Ltd, a New Zealand company that has engineered parts for all major Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) companies worldwide, has been living life in the fast lane, culminating in export awards for Andy Cameron, Managing Director and Felipe Aquilera, Sales Engineer. “It’s been quite a quarter,” says Cameron, “and these awards just put an exclamation mark on it.” Read more »