Natural Gas and Low Emissions Future are Tied According to Zukunft ERDGAS

| Germany: Berlin | Source: Wintershall Holding GmbH

Zukunftswerkstatt ERDGAS – Marketplace for InnovationsThe natural gas industry will play a key role in shaping the future energy system as a provider of innovative solutions and new technologies. This was demonstrated by 16 future-oriented projects from the academic and business sectors that were presented in Berlin today, Thursday, 22nd November 2018, as part of the Zukunftswerkstatt ERDGAS event. Read more »

CNG Optimum ABS Testing Nears Completion

| Australia: West Perth WA | Source: GEV

GEV CNG Optimum 200 gas carrier designGlobal Energy Ventures Ltd (GEV), an Australian developer of global integrated compressed natural gas (CNG) projects, reports the Long-term Fatigue Test and 6,000 cycles Notched Burst Test for its high-strength line-pipe by ABS have been successfully completed. Only the Cooled Burst Test remains to gain full CNG Optimum cargo system approval. Read more »

Innovative Dual-fuel Technology Incubated at New Acland Mine goes Global

| Australia: Brookwater QLD | Source: New Hope Group

New Acland Mine HDCNG trial truck-473 CAT789CNew Hope Group, a majority Australian owned and operated diversified energy company has been capturing attention with its new hybrid truck that has been doing hard labour around New Acland mine near Oakey on the Darling Downs, Queensland, for the past two years. Read more »

STX LNG-fuelled 50k dwt Tanker Receives AiP from LR

| United Kingdom: London | Source: LR

STX LNG-fuelled 50k dwt MR tanker designLloyd’s Register (LR) has presented South Korean shipbuilding company STX with approval in principle (AiP) for a 50k dwt MR (medium range) tanker design capable of using Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) as a fuel. This development is the result of close collaboration between STX and LR. Read more »

Patent Issued for ANGP’s Low-Pressure Storage System for NGVs

| USA: Johns Island SC | Source: ANGP

ANGP 1Adsorbed Natural Gas Products, Inc. (ANGP) has been issued U.S. Patent Number US 10,113,696 B1 Integrated On-Board Low-Pressure Adsorbed Natural Gas Storage System for an Adsorbed Natural Gas Vehicle by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Read more »

US DOE Natural Gas Vehicle Research Coming to NGVAmerica Summit

| USA: Washington DC | Source: NGVAmerica

As part of NGVAmerica’s 2018 Annual Meeting and Industry Summit agenda in Palm Springs, California from November 13 to 16, 2018, a new interactive session on Natural Gas Vehicle Research by the U.S. Department of Energy and the National Laboratories has been introduced. Read more »

ABS Awards AIP for MARIC LNG-Powered Bulk Carrier Design

| China: Shanghai | Source: American Bureau of Shipping (ABS)

ABS Awards AIP for MARIC Dual Fuel Newcastlemax Oct2018ABS has granted Approval in Principle (AIP) to the Marine Design & Research Institute of China (MARIC), a subsidiary company of China State Shipbuilding Corporation group, for an LNG-fuelled 210,000 DWT bulk carrier of novel design. Read more »

Hexagon Acquires Testing Technology for Type 4 HP Cylinders

| USA: Denver CO | Source: Hexagon Composites ASA

Hexagon Lincoln CylindersHexagon Composites ASA has moved to acquire the technology testing company Digital Wave Corporation, based in Denver, Colorado. With this acquisition, Hexagon Composites will fully integrate capabilities for testing and requalification of high-pressure cylinders. Read more »

Compac Brings World Class Fast Fill Technology to India

| India and New Zealand | Source: Compac Industries

Compac 4-hose fast-fill CNG for IGLNatural Gas Vehicles have to wait for a long time at India’s compressed natural gas stations (CNG) as growth in the number of vehicles running CNG has outpaced the rate of expansion in the refuelling stations. The situation is further aggravated by paucity of land for putting up new CNG stations. All that is about to change with a new dispenser designed and manufactured by Compac Industries. Read more »