CNG Production Pending for Volkswagen’s New Indian Tech Center

| India: Pune | Source: ŠKODA

SKODA-VW Technology Center PuneŠKODA AUTO and Volkswagen have celebrated the opening of a new Technology Center in Pune, India, attended by Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš and other government officials. On behalf of the Volkswagen Group, ŠKODA is leading the INDIA 2.0 project, which sets out the Volkswagen Group’s model campaign on the Indian market. CNG vehicles may be forthcoming. Read more »

Sewage-to-RNG Project Commences in Longmont, Colorado

| USA: Longmont CO | Source: CGRS, Inc.

Longmont CO develops RNG FacilityDriven by an age where sustainable resources are increasingly important, the City of Longmont has begun construction on its Biogas Treatment and Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) Fueling Station Project. Once complete, this innovative project will transform sewage gas from the wastewater-treatment process into sustainable fuel for the City’s trash trucks. Read more »

Emirates Transport 2018 CNG Conversions Up 21%

| UAE: Dubai | Source: Emirates Transport

Dubai CNG conversion centre Emirates GasAl Etihad Centre, a subsidiary of Emirates Transport (ET) which specialises in converting vehicles to operate on compressed natural gas (CNG), reported it converted 1,325 vehicles to natural gas fuel during 2018. The Centre serves clientele from both the government and private sectors. Read more »

Delhi Reconsiders HCNG in Face of Rising Air Pollution

| India: New Delhi | Source: The IndianExpress

CNG dispenser IndiaNational Capital Territory (NCT) and Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL) are reportedly set to introduce hydrogen-enriched compressed natural gas (HCNG) to India’s capital city, subject to signing an agreement for setting up a compact steam reformer. If the project goes ahead, Delhi will be come the first city in India to use this fuel. Read more »

CNG Fuel Flourishing in Belgium

| Belgium: Knokke | Source: Colryut Group

DATS24 CNG stationWith the opening of a new Compressed Natural Gas filling station in Knokke, DATS 24 has racked up 63 stations in its growing CNG refuelling network across Belgium. The company says this is the starting signal for the opening of 25 new sites where natural gas can be refuelled across Flanders and Wallonia. Read more »

Agility Receives 2019 CARB Approval for Natural Gas Fuel System for GM 6.0L Engine

| USA: Costa Mesa CA | Source: Agility Fuel Solutions
GMC Sierra HD

GMC Sierra HD

Agility Fuel Solutions, a leading global provider of clean fuel solutions for medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles, has received 2019 California Air Resources Board (CARB) certifications for its natural gas fuel system for installation on General Motors 6.0L gasoline engines. Read more »

AIDAnova Bunkers LNG in Canary Islands

| The Netherlands: Rotterdam | Source: Anthony Veder

AIDAnova and Coral Methane LNG bunkerOn 16 January 2019, Coral Methane successfully carried out her first liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering operation on the world’s first LNG-powered cruise ship at Santa Cruz de Tenerife in the Canary Islands. She fueled AIDAnova, the newest ship from AIDA Cruises, which made history as the cruise industry’s first ship to be powered at sea and in port by the world’s cleanest burning fossil fuel. Read more »

Iran Reaches for 2,500 CNG Filling Stations

| Iran: Tehran | Source: Petroenergy Information Network
CNG station Iran

CNG consumption increased in Khorasan Razavi Province

The number of Iran’s compressed natural gas (CNG) stations is planned to reach 2,489 by late February, reports Iran’s Petroenergy Information Network. Hamid Ghasemi DehCheshmeh, director of the CNG Project of the National Iranian Oil Products Distribution Company (NIOPDC), said 40 new stations would come online during the 40 anniversary of the Islamic Revolution. Read more »

Uniper and Titan LNG to Jointly Accelerate LNG as Transport Fuel

| The Netherlands: Amsterdam | Source: Titan LNG

Uniper-Titan-LNGUniper SE and the Dutch Titan LNG have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to accelerate the growth of Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) as a fuel in the downstream markets for road fuel and shipping fuel in Germany, also for industry. Small-scale LNG players will be targeted. Read more »