ENGIE Fuels IVECO CNG Buses – First in Cote d’Ivoire

| Côte d'Ivoire: Abidjan | Source: ENGIE

Ivory Coast IVECO CNG busIn Abidjan, a city on the southern Atlantic coast of Côte d’Ivoire, in West Africa, ENGIE and Tractebel (a global engineering company and part of ENGIE) have collaborated to engineer, supply and install the first ever compressed natural gas (CNG) fuelling station in Abidjan. The station will service a new fleet of  26 IVECO Crealis buses powered by compressed natural gas (CNG) and complying with Euro VI regulations. Read more »

Gujarat Leads India’s Efforts to Become a Natural Gas Based Economy (Part 2)

| India: Gandhinagar | Source: Darshan Soni
Petronet offers LNG bunkering at Kochi Terminal

Petronet LNG offers LNG bunkering at Kochi Terminal

Gujarat, a state in Western India renowned for its diversity of enterprise and business acumen, has been a determined leader for gas-fuelled energy diversification. It is home to 469 CNG filling stations and 1 million natural gas vehicles.

This is the second and concluding article about Gujarat and India’s transition to natural gas for transportation.

PART 2: INDIA – AN OCEAN OF OPPORTUNITIES IN NATURAL GAS & RNG Read more »

Swedish Energy Agency Funds First Part of ‘Drive LBG’ (RNG)

| Sweden: Stockholm | Source: Energigas Sweden
Volvo FH LNG at Gasum filling station

Volvo FH LNG at Gasum filling station

Further to the autumn funding announcement by the Swedish Energy Agency for an innovation cluster for liquid biogas, it has been decided that Energigas Sweden will be responsible for driving the “Drive LBG” cluster. The overall effort will be of great importance to the biogas (renewable natural gas – RNG) market and to achieve Sweden’s environmental and climate goals. Read more »

PETRONAS 2019-2021 Activity Outlook Informs of LNG Bunkering Strategy

| Malaysia: Kuala Lumpur | Source: PETRONAS
M.V. Kairos - LNG Bunker Vessel

LNG-fuelled M.V. Kairos

As a major player in the LNG business, PETRONAS is well-positioned to support the strategic intent for Malaysia to become the regional LNG bunkering hub, so the company declares in its 2019-2021 Activity Outlook. Efforts are now being put in place towards advocating LNG as the preferred marine fuel of choice. Read more »

Canadian Collaboration supports Natural Gas Refueling in Southern Ontario

| Canada: London ON | Source: Union Energy Solutions and CNGVA

​Union Energy Solutions Limited Partnership, an unregulated affiliate of Union Gas Limited – an Enbridge Company, along with its industry partner Clean Energy Fuels Corp., have built a network of three compressed natural gas (CNG) fuelling stations at Flying J and Windsor travel centers along Ontario’s Highway 401. Read more »

Eesti Gaas Opening Trio of CNG Stations

| Estonia: Tallinn | Source: Eesti Gaas

CNG station supplied by Eesti GaasEstonian energy company Eesti Gaas is opening two CNG gas stations in Viljandi and Rakvere, and one more soon in Jõhvi. In addition to natural gas, the stations will be selling nationally produced biomethane or renewable green gas (RNG). Aid for the construction was received from the state-owned Environmental Investment Centre. Read more »

Wintershall: Europe’s Ports Need LNG Fuelling Stations

| Germany: Hamburg | Source: Wintershall Holding GmbH
Elbe

Elbe

Germany’s largest natural gas and crude oil producer advocates greater use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in maritime shipping. “Europe’s ports need LNG fueling stations,” said Wintershall’s Chief Executive Officer Mario Mehren in a talk with Hamburg’s First Mayor Peter Tschentscher on Thursday. Read more »

ABS and KOMERI MoU Advances Safety of LNG as Fuel

| Korea: Busan | Source: ABS

Fuel Gas Compressor Package Test FacilityIn an industry first, ABS signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Korea Marine Equipment Research Institute (KOMERI) to create a new facility dedicated to improving the safety of LNG as fuel. ABS and KOMERI will collaborate on research at the shoreside facility, which will allow shipowners to safely test fuel gas and bunkering systems, under actual loading conditions, prior to installation onboard. Read more »

Scania in European Consortium to push Rollout of Gas-fuelled Trucks

| Sweden: Södertälje | Source: Volkswagen AG

Scania gas fuelled truckA European consortium called BioLNG EuroNet today announced a commitment to the further expansion of LNG (liquefied natural gas) as a road transport fuel across the region with new infrastructure that should ensure the long-term success and mass scale adoption. Read more »

INPEX-ADNOC MoU Addresses LNG Bunkering in UAE

| Japan and UAE | Source: INPEX

INPEX and ADNOC sign agreement re LNG bunkering provisionINPEX Corporation (INPEX), Japan’s largest exploration and production (E&P) company, says it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with ADNOC Logistics & Services to form an Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) bunkering partnership in United Arab Emirates. Read more »