California Energy Commission Funds RNG Projects

| USA: Sacramento CA | Source: California Energy Commission

The  California Energy Commission has approved grants for demonstration projects that will apply innovative thinking to the production of renewable natural gas for transport applications from food waste and forest residue. Apart from a raft of technology goals, the success of these projects will also increase the supply of in-state natural gas; 90% of California’s supply currently arrives via pipeline from interstate. Read more »

NGVA Europe’s Revamped Map Marks 200th European LNG Station

| Belgium: Brussels | Source: NGVA Europe

NGVA Europe Stations MapNGVA Europe reports that this month, a milestone for sustainable transport in and for Europe was reached: the 200th LNG fuelling station was opened. These stations provide fuel for the over 6,000 LNG trucks now running in Europe driving a low-carbon emissions transport system that natural and renewable gas offer. NGVA Europe has marked the occasion by updating its natural gas filling stations map. Read more »

India’s GAIL-managed Pipeline Rollout Reaches South and East

| GAIL India Ltd | Source: GAIL

GAIL India Natural Gas Pipeline MapThe roll-out of natural gas infrastructure in India is gaining momentum as GAIL India Ltd, the state-owned public utility under the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas, completes awards for construction of the Jagdishpur-Haldia & Bokaro-Dhamra Natural Gas Pipeline (JHBDPL) and Barauni – Guwahati Pipeline (BGPL) pipeline. This is essential for India to achieve its commitment to increase the uptake of natural gas for transportation. Read more »

Endesa Inaugurates First Bio-CNG Station in Southwest France

| France: Nouvelle-Aquitaine | Source: Endesa S.A.
Endesa-Sigeif CNG station at Bonneuil-sur-Marne

Endesa-Sigeif CNG station at Bonneuil-sur-Marne

Nouvelle-Aquitaine, the largest administrative region in France, located in the southwest of the country has united with Spanish energy company Endesa to inaugurate the first BioGNV (Bio-CNG or RNG) station of Endesa located in that region. The event took place in Nouvelle-Aquitaine at the end of last week. Read more »

CNG Filling Station Opens at Fort Erie Border Crossing

| Canada: Fort Erie ON | Source: Natural Resources Canada

Truk-King Logistics CNG Station (1) A new natural gas filling station has been opened at Fort Erie in the Niagara Region of Ontario, just across the river from Buffalo, NY. The opening continues Canada’s drive to offer greener choices while reducing pollution. Envoy Energy Fuels Inc. (Envoy Energy) and Truk-King Logistics Inc. (Truk-King) started construction on the public compressed natural gas (CNG) station in February. Read more »

Naturgy Opens Mataró to lift Barcelona CNG Filling Stations to Seven

| Spain: Mataró | Source: Naturgy

Naturgy CNG station at MataróNaturgy has opened the first public vehicular natural gas refuelling station in the city of Mataró in the province of Barcelona, raising the number of its refuelling stations in the province to seven. It is located close to dealerships of the leading brands that market vehicles powered by CNG and companies with large fleets. Read more »

Canadian NGV Market Poised for Expansion

| Canada: Ottawa | Source: CNGVA, CGA and Canadian Government agencies

Emterra Peel Collection Vehicle Canada’s natural gas vehicle market has been relatively slow to develop but that may be about to change. Canada is well endowed with 300 years of natural gas reserves and is the home of leading NGV technology and dedicated NGV proponents. A new Natural Gas Solutions document from Canadian Gas Association and advocacy and leadership from the Canadian Natural Gas Vehicle Alliance are raising awareness of natural gas as a potential major contributor to the nation’s environmental objectives. Read more »

Oklahoma Extends Tax Incentives for CNG Vehicles and Infrastructure

| USA: Oklahoma | Source: Government of Oklahoma and NGVAmerica
Sparq Opens Oklahoma’s Largest Capacity CNG Station

Sparq opened Oklahoma’s Largest Capacity CNG Station in 2018

The Government of the U.S. State of Oklahoma has revised and approved its legislation concerning tax credits as they apply to Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) vehicles and their refueling. Tax credits will be extended from January 1, 2020 through to December 31, 2027, a move welcomed by NGVAmerica and its members. Read more »

Pavilion Energy Conducts Singapore’s First Commercial Ship-to-Ship LNG Bunkering

| Pavilion Energy | Source: Pavilion Energy

Pavilion Energy first ship-to-ship LNG bunkeringPavilion Energy, a Singapore-based provider of competitive energy solutions, has performed the first commercial ship-to-ship LNG bunkering in the Port of Singapore. The operation comprised a reload of 2,000 m3 of LNG onto a small-scale tanker at the newly-modified Secondary Jetty of the Singapore LNG (SLNG) Terminal, followed by a ship-to-ship transfer to the receiving heavy-lift commercial vessel. Read more »

Iran Second in World for NGVs

| Iran: Tehran | Source: TGEC

CNG filling station in IranIran sits comfortably in second position on the table of countries with the most natural gas vehicles (NGVs). That position is upheld by the government’s determination to strengthen the NGV sector and by massive gas reserves. Amir H Khaki, Managing Director for Tamkar Gas Equipment Co., a Tehran-based company that has designed, manufactured, installed and commissioned hundreds of large CNG refueling stations throughout the country, discussed the state of play with NGV Global News. Read more »