EuroCement Plans 1000 KAMAZ Natural Gas Trucks

| Tatarstan: Naberezhnye Chelny (Russia) | Source: RariTEK Group

EuroCement facilityEuroCement group, an international industrial Holding company and Russia’s leading producer of construction materials, has concluded a cooperation agreement with Russian truck manufacturer KAMAZ, that will lead to the acquisition of one thousand natural gas powered KAMAZ trucks. Read more »

Agility Fuel Solutions Extends Long-Term Agreement with New Flyer

| USA: Costa Mesa CA | Source: Hexagon Composites

New Flyer Xcelsior bus for DART

New Flyer Xcelsior CNG bus for DART

Hexagon Composites’ wholly-owned subsidiary Agility Fuel Solutions has signed an exclusive long-term agreement with New Flyer Industries Canada ULC and New Flyer of America Inc. (collectively, New Flyer) for the supply of compressed natural gas (CNG) cylinders for transit buses. 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 »

LNG Bunkers for Icebreaker Polaris at Finnish Ports

| Finland: Espoo | Source: Gasum
Polaris bunkers LNG at Tornio Feb2019

Photo: Studio Timo Heikkala Oy / TIMO HEIKKALA

The world’s first LNG-fueled icebreaker, Polaris, received liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuel in Finland from the Pori LNG import terminal (the first LNG terminal in Finland) in January and from the Manga LNG terminal located in the Röyttä Harbor in Tornio in February.  The commercial use of the Tornio import terminal began this year. Read more »

Hydrogen Refuelling Network Expands in Germany

| Germany: Munich | Source: TÜV SÜD

World H2 Station Map 2019In Germany, 17 new public refuelling stations started operation in 2018, further consolidating Germany as the country with the second largest public hydrogen refuelling infrastructure globally with 60 public stations, ahead of the USA (42 stations) and only surpassed by Japan (96 public stations). Read more »

New CNG Station for Trucks on Ontario’s QEW Highway

| Canada: Halton Hills ON | Source: Envoy Energy Fuels Inc.

QEW Highway Ontario (Image from The Toronto Star 2015Envoy Energy Fuels Inc. (Envoy Energy) and Truk-King Logistics Inc. (Truk-King) have started construction on a public compressed natural gas (CNG) station in Fort Erie, Ontario. The CNG cardlock station will include four fast-fill lanes for heavy-duty vehicles and 2 dedicated lanes for filling large capacity tube trailers for Envoy Energy’s mobile CNG refuelling operations. Read more »

India Launches CNG Station Scheme Amid National Network Enhancement

| India: New Delhi | Source: Government of India

Mahanagar Gas CNG StationIndia’s Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Shri Dharmendra Pradhan this week launched a Dealer Owned Dealer Operated (DODO) model for setting up CNG stations. In a written reply to the Rajya Sabha, India’s Council of States, he also described measures being undertaken to massively expand the availability of natural gas across the nation. Read more »

Eemshaven Dredged with LNG-Powered Ecodelta

| The Netherlands: Delfzijl | Source: Groningen Seaports

Ecodelta on EemshavenThe first dredging campaign of this year will start in the Eemshaven, a seaport in the province of Groningen in the north of the Netherlands, harnessing the powered of Liquefied Natural Gas. This is the first time that the LNG-powered dredger, the Ecodelta, has carried out this maintenance. The work will start in parts of Eemshaven where most of the sedimentation took place, mainly the Doekegatkanaal and Beatrixhaven. Read more »

ECO-GATE Introduces “ECO-G” as Unifying Brand for Natural Gas Mobility

| Spain: Madrid | Source: Naturgy

ECO-G (image by GASNAM)ECO-GATE (European COrridors for natural GAs Transport Efficiency), a European Consortium co-financed by the European Union and led by NEDGIA (Naturgy group’s gas distributor), has introduced the ECO-G brand, designed as the unique name to rename natural gas for vehicles. Read more »

Thirty CNG Buses Added to TUSSAM Fleet in Seville

| Spain: Seville | Source: Carrocera Castrosua S.A.

CNG buses for SevilleThirty Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) buses arrived in Seville last week as part of a 100-bus acquisition by Urban transport of Seville, Municipal Limited Company (TUSSAM). All buses have had bodywork carried out by Carrocera Castrosua S.A. which is based in Santiago de Compostela. Read more »