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 »

WEH® Breakaway Couplings Increase Safety During CNG Refuelling

| Germany: Illertissen

WEH Break AwayWEH GmbH, a leading manufacturer in fluid systems connection technology based in Illertissen, Germany, designs products to enhance the safety and functionality of the expanding global CNG filling station network for self-service operation. The recently introduced WEH® breakaway couplings, also available for hydrogen stations, can offer a substantial additional safety factor at these stations. Read more »

CSA Issues Call for Participation – NGV 4.7, Automatic pressure operated valves for NG dispensing systems

| USA: Cleveland OH

Standards organization CSA Group is launching a project to develop a new Standard NGV 4.7, Automatic pressure operated valves for natural gas dispensing systems. To undertake this work, it is seeking additional experts to serve on this technical subcommittee, looking for interested stakeholders who will actively participate and contribute to the development of this important standard through CSA’s accredited standards development processes. 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 »

Tulsa Gas Technologies India and Emcara Gas Development Join NGV Global

| International

NGV Global - International Association for Natural Gas VehiclesNGV Global welcomes two new members. Tulsa Gas Technologies India Pvt. Ltd, a compressed natural gas (CNG) service company located in Kundli, Sonipat Haryana (just north of New Delhi), India has joined as a Corporate Sponsor and will participate on NGV Global’s Board. Emcara Gas Development Inc., a Canadian company designing pressure relief devices (PRD), located in Guelph, Ontario, has joined as a Corporate Member.  Read more »

KC LNG Introduces Multi-Trailer LNG Bunker Connector

| Denmark: Aarhus

Kosan Crisplant Y-piece for LNG bunkeringKC LNG, Kosan Crisplant’s LNG division based in Denmark and a provider of small-scale scalable Liquefied Natural Gas solutions, has introduced a Y-piece connector that the company claims cuts truck-to-ship bunkering time by half. The mechanism allows two tank trailers to connect to the ship at the same time and can be expanded to fit four trailers by connecting an additional unit. Read more »

Oasis New Light Duty Fill Valve for Global CNG and Bio-Gas Market

| New Zealand: Tauranga

Oasis Engineering Light Duty CNG Fill Valve and Transit NozzleOasis Engineering, a specialist CNG and product development company situated in the City of Tauranga, New Zealand, has recently released a new Light Duty CNG Fill Valve and Transit Nozzle. Andy Cameron, Managing Director, says the intuitive fill valve and nozzle operation redefines the flow rate standard for NGV gas delivery. Read more »

U.S. DOE Announces $39 million for Innovative Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies R&D

| USA: Washington DC

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has made available up to $39 million in funding to support early stage research and development (R&D) of innovative hydrogen and fuel cell technologies. The work supported through this investment will address key early-stage technical challenges for fuel cells and for hydrogen fuel production, delivery, and storage related to hydrogen infrastructure. Read more »

Kraus Global Introduces Metered CNG Fill Post Systems

| Canada: Winnipeg MB

Kraus CNG metered fill post diagramKraus Global Ltd., a global innovator and manufacturer of alternative fuel dispensing solutions, has introduced Metered CNG Fill Post Systems to the Compressed Natural Gas marketplace. Filling an equipment gap in the industry, this advanced intelligent post control system provides accurate metering from each vehicle hose. Embedded data acquisition architecture reports relevant historical and real time data, providing station owners and fleet managers a customizable summary of the health of the station and fleet. Read more »

DNV GL’s New LNG Test Centre Monitors LNG Fuel Characteristics

| The Netherlands: Groningen

Netherlands_DNV GL gas-chromatographDNV GL, a global quality assurance and risk management company, has opened an LNG test centre to enable safer and more efficient use of LNG. Located in Groningen, the Netherlands, the test centre will enable safer and more efficient use of LNG by supporting stakeholders across the value chain with operational experience and intelligence in addressing the large variations in the properties, density and calorific values among LNG sources globally. Read more »