CNG Fuel Consumption up 12% for Czech Republic

| Czech Republic: Prague | Source: Czech Gas Association
Bonett 32nd CNG Station

Bonett’s 32nd CNG Station in Czech Rep.

The Czech Republic amply demonstrates the rightful place for Natural Gas Vehicles (NGV) as an alternative fuel component of its national fleet: advantageous prices, the increasing number of filling stations, and the wider offer of new models of passenger cars and buses all stand behind the record consumption of compressed natural gas (CNG) in 2018 and continued investment in 2019. Read more »

Clean Energy Aims for 100% Renewable, Zero-Carbon Fuel (RNG)

| USA: Phoenix AZ | Source: Clean Energy Fuels Corp

Clean Energy Fuels Redeem DiagramClean Energy Fuels Corp. has set goals to offer Zero-Carbon Redeem™ renewable natural gas (RNG) at all of its fueling stations by 2025, summarized in its latest  Corporate Sustainability Report. By transitioning exclusively to Redeem by 2025 and by achieving Zero-Carbon intensity, Clean Energy would outdistance other alternative fuels, including electric vehicles, which are not excepted to hit that mark until 2045. Read more »

Singapore’s Pavilion Energy Charters First LNG Bunker Vessel

| Singapore | Source: Pavilion Energy and Sembcorp Marine
Aerial perspective of MOL’s LNG bunker vessel alongside a container carrier

Aerial perspective of MOL’s LNG bunker vessel alongside a container carrier

Singaporean integrated energy company Pavilion Energy has chartered its first LNG bunker vessel to supply LNG bunkers in the Port of Singapore. The 12,000 m3 GTT Mark III Flex membrane LNG bunker vessel, which is the largest LNG bunker vessel set for use in the Port of Singapore to date, will be owned by Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL). Read more »

Brittany Ferries Signs Repsol to Fuel LNG Ferry Operations

| United Kingdom and France | Source: Brittany Ferries
Brittany Ferries Hornfleur illustration

Brittany Ferries Hornfleur (illustration)

Brittany Ferries has signed an agreement with Spanish energy company Repsol for the delivery of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) to its Spanish operations. A letter of intent between the two companies provides the basis for the long-term supply of LNG-fuel and key shoreside infrastructure to the new LNG-powered cruise-ferry Salamanca, which is scheduled to enter service in 2022. Read more »

Port of Rotterdam Continues Upsurge of LNG Bunkering

| The Netherlands: Rotterdam | Source: Port of Rotterdam
Shell's Cardissa bunkers LNG for Sovcomflot vessel

Shell’s Cardissa bunkers LNG for Sovcomflot vessel Gagarin Prospect

The Port of Rotterdam reports the throughput of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as bunker fuel increased considerably from 1,500 to 9,500 tonnes in 2018. By contrast, the reduced sales of heavy fuel oil for shipping accounted for almost the entire decline in overall sales of bunker oil fuel. Read more »

Amp Americas Expands Production of RNG for Transport Fuel

| USA: Chicago IL | Source: Amp Americas

Renewable Dairy Fuels (RDF), a business unit of Amp Americas, has expanded production at its biogas operation at Fair Oaks Farms by 30 percent, pushing production to new heights. The Indiana project was the first dairy biogas-to-transportation fuel project in the country and now has the capacity to produce over 2.3 million gallons per year of 100 percent renewable transportation fuel (RNG/biomethane) from dairy waste. Read more »

Redeem RNG is Flowing for Clean Energy Fuels

| USA: Newport Beach CA | Source: Clean Energy Fuels Corp.

Wastepro MACK CNG Trucks refuelingCalifornia’s Clean Energy Fuels Corp. says they have experienced increased demand for renewable natural gas (RNG) from the refuse sector, particularly in California, where refuse trucks are fueled by the very solid waste they haul. Several other developments are included in their latest market update. Read more »

Equinor Secures LNG Fuel for Shuttle Tankers in Rotterdam

| Belgium: Brussels | Source: Gas4Sea

Marine LNG Zeebrugge, a joint venture of the Gas4Sea partners – ENGIE, Mitsubishi Corporation and NYK – has signed an agreement with the Norwegian multinational energy group Equinor for supplying their four crude shuttle tankers with LNG as marine fuel in particular in the port of Rotterdam. Read more »

HAM Introduces First LNG Mobile Refuelling Station in South America

| Spain and Peru | Source: HAM Group

Ham Group installs mobile LNG fuel stationHAM Group has designed and manufactured the first mobile liquefied natural gas (LNG) station in South America. This unit has been entrusted to HAM by Quavii, a commercial brand of the company Gases del Pacífico, which is part of the Promigas Group, the market leader in the distribution of natural gas by pipeline in Peru. Read more »

SoCalGas Pipelines Flow with Calgren RNG

| USA: Los Angeles CA | Source: SoCalGas

Calgren biogas plantThe renewable natural gas (RNG) from biogas producer Calgren Dairy Fuels (Calgren)’s dairy digester facility in Pixley, California is now being injected into SoCalGas pipelines. The project marks the first time that carbon-negative renewable natural gas produced from cow manure has been injected directly into SoCalGas’ natural gas system. Read more »