SoCalGas Pipelines Flow with Californian RNG

| USA: Los Angeles CA

CRR biogas piping at PerisRenewable natural gas is a fuel with impeccable credentials: locally-produced; carbon-neutral; renewable and sustainable; harvested from wasted energy; reduces greenhouse gas emissions; and conserves landfill space. Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) and waste management company CR&R Environmental (CR&R) are taking advantage. Read more »

probunkers Hastens LNG Bunker Fleet

| Greece: Athens

pro-vessel (probunkers)ABS has signed a pioneering Joint Development Program (JDP) with Athens-based probunkers to provide technical support as they embark on designing a fleet of specialist LNG bunker vessels for key ports around the world. probunkers aims to design, build, own and operate a fleet of LNG supply vessels in seven ports initially: Houston; Rotterdam (or, alternatively, Antwerp); Gibraltar; Singapore; Hong Kong; Busan and Fujairah. Read more »

PitPoint Secures 1O-Year Contract for RNG for Dutch Bus Fleet

| The Netherlands: Amsterdam

EBS, a provider of public transport in the Waterland region, directly north of Amsterdam, will from the end of 2018 refuel 53 buses with renewable natural gas (RNG), ‘green gas’ under an agreement with PitPoint BV, a Netherlands-based operator of renewable natural gas (RNG) filling stations.  Read more »

Total and Pavilion Energy Sign HoA for Singapore LNG Bunkering

| France and Singapore

Singapore's Pavilion Gas bunkers LNGTotal and Pavilion Energy, through their subsidiaries Total Marine Fuels Global Solutions and Pavilion Gas, have signed Heads of Agreement (HoA) to jointly develop a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) bunker supply chain in the port of Singapore. The agreement covers the shared long-term time charter of a new generation LNG bunker vessel (LNGBV) Read more »

100th Belgian CNG Station Opens

| Belgium: Heverlee

DATS24 CNG opens at HeverleeDATS 24, the Belgian leader in CNG (compressed natural gas) and a pioneer of automated fueling stations and fuel supplier of Colruyt Group, has opened Belgium’s 100th Compressed Natural Gas filling station, which is also the company’s 60th under its own brand. Heverlee is the location, 30 minutes drive to the east of Brussels. Read more »

IVECO in Cestas, France to Celebrate Biomethane Circular Economy

| Italy: Turin

IVECO at biomethane plant launch ItalyIn France’s south west, the city of Cestas has a new biomethane production plant and biomethane filling station, part of a collaboration between Pot au Pin Energie, Air Liquide and Carrefour to create a circular economy supporting the energy transition. On hand were IVECO and IVECO Bus to display their natural gas vehicle range. Read more »

300+ Buses to Convert to Natural Gas Fuel in Moscow Region by 2020

| Russia: Moscow
A Moscow CNG station

A Mosavtogaz CNG Station in Moscow.

Russia’s natural gas vehicle association reports more than three hundred buses in the Moscow region will be converted to compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel by the end of next year. Moscow Area Energy Minister, Leonid Neganov said all the necessary infrastructure is in place. Transport emissions are the single biggest contributor of air pollution in the city. Read more »

Ham Refuels Volvo Test & Drive Trucks in Sweden; Opens Italian LNG Station

| Spain: Barcelona

HAM Testdrive VolvoSpain’s HAM Group was selected by Volvo Trucks to provide a liquefied natural gas (LNG) mobile unit with the objective of refuelling its Volvo Gas Power trucks during the last Test & Drive event that took place in Hellered (Sweden) in April and May, near of the facilities of the Gothenburg truck manufacturer. Read more »

OrangeGas Reaches 35 CNG Stations in Germany

| Germany: Hamburg

Germany - OrangeGas acquisitionNetherlands-based OrangeGas has expanded its network of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) filling stations in Germany with the acquisition of 12 CNG stations from a subsidiary of Marquard & Bahls AG Germany, Mabagas Fuel GmbH & Co., a provider of  biomethane (renewable natural gas). The takeover, which took place on 15 June, expands the OrangeGas network to 105 stations, of which 35 are in Germany and 75 in the Netherlands. Read more »

UPS Plans $130M Investment in Natural Gas Stations and Vehicles

| USA: Atlanta GA

UPS Natural Gas VehicleAmerican multinational package delivery and supply chain management company UPS plans to build an additional five compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling stations and add more than 700 new CNG vehicles including 400 semi-tractors and 330 terminal trucks. This $130 million dollar investment in CNG capacity for 2018 builds on previous UPS investments of $100 million dollars in 2016 and $90 million dollars in 2017. Read more »