CNG Fuel Sustains Passenger Transportation in Morelia

| Mexico: Morelia | Source: MyMorelia.com
Gaseco gas conversion advert

Gaseco promotes CNG conversion

Residents of the State of Michoacán on Mexico’s west coast has been stimulated by the shortage of gasoline to look for fuel alternatives. Over the past year more than 1100 public transport vehicles have switched to Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) in the metropolitan area of Morelia, the state’s capital city. Read more »

Egypt Funds Thousands of Vehicle Conversions to CNG

| Egypt: Cairo | Source: Ministry of Petroleum

Car Gas image (Egypt)Egypt’s Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises Development Agency (MSMEDA) has signed two contracts to convert 4,000 cars from diesel to compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel. The contracts were signed by Engineer Tarek Al-Mulla, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Mrs. Niven Jameh, CEO of the SME Development Agency and representatives of Cargas and Gastec. Read more »

California’s Overseas Freight Powers Near-Zero Outfitted Kenworths with RNG

| USA: Newport Beach CA | Source: Clean Energy Fuels

Kenworth T680North American natural gas supplier Clean Energy Fuels Corp. has been contracted to supply Redeem™ renewable natural gas (RNG) to intermodal trucking company Overseas Freight as part of an emissions reduction initiative in the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles. Read more »

Landi Renzo USA Lists MY2019 Ford EPA Certifications

| USA: Torrance CA | Source: Landi Renzo

Ford F450Following a banner year in 2018, Landi Renzo USA has secured EPA certification for the F-450/550, F-650/750, and F-53/59 for Model Year 2019. Fleets have the opportunity to take advantage of all CNG products – open for orders. Read more »

Gujarat Leads India’s Efforts to Become a Natural Gas Based Economy (Part 2)

| India: Gandhinagar | Source: Darshan Soni
Petronet offers LNG bunkering at Kochi Terminal

Petronet LNG offers LNG bunkering at Kochi Terminal

Gujarat, a state in Western India renowned for its diversity of enterprise and business acumen, has been a determined leader for gas-fuelled energy diversification. It is home to 469 CNG filling stations and 1 million natural gas vehicles.

This is the second and concluding article about Gujarat and India’s transition to natural gas for transportation.

PART 2: INDIA – AN OCEAN OF OPPORTUNITIES IN NATURAL GAS & RNG Read more »

CNG Fuel on Upward Surge in Brazil

| Brazil: Rio de Janeiro | Source: ABEGÁS and Argus Media

Brazil CNG conversion installationBrazilian compressed natural gas (CNG) sales reached a record 6.25mn m3/d in September as more motorists shift away from gasoline and hydrous ethanol, reports Argus Media. The Brazilian Association of Piped Gas Distributors – ABEGÁS – is projecting that 150,000 vehicles will be converted to use CNG this year, up from 127,000 vehicles in 2017. Read more »

Landi Renzo CARB-Certified for Ford MY2019 Models

| USA: Torrance CA | Source: Landi Renzo USA

MY2019 Ford with Landi Renzo conversionLandi Renzo USA has gained Model Year (MY) 2019 CARB Certification for the Ford Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) F-250/350 6.2L V8 Super Duty Truck and the E-350/450 6.2L V8 Cutaway and Strip Chassis. The CARB certifications cover dedicated CNG products. Read more »

NGV Texas Celebrates 10 Years and 10,000 NGV Actions

| USA: Dallas TX | Source: NGV Texas

NGV Texas - vehicles for saleNatural Gas Vehicle Texas (NGV Texas Inc.), a North American leader of natural gas technologies, has celebrated a decade of operations. The company says it has led the adoption of CNG and LNG vehicles in Texas and around the Nation through its expertise in natural gas conversion, sales distribution and support. Read more »

Peru Sets Up Funding for Conversion of Cars to CNG

| Peru: Lima | Source: MINEM

Peru CNG VehiclePeru’s Ministry of Energy and Mines (MINEM) has invited citizens to participate in the financing program for conversion of vehicles to Compress Natural Gas (CNG) with resources made available through the Social Energy Inclusion Fund (FISE). The program estimates conversion of 15,000 vehicles per year in 12 regions of the country. Read more »

First CNG Multifuel Stations Planned in Egypt by Gastec and ENI 

| Egypt: Cairo | Source: Sources: Arab Republic of Egypt - Ministry of Petroleum; Gastec

Mataryia Station and CTA garage 2018Egyptian natural gas vehicle conversion company Gastec and Italy’s energy major Eni have signed an agreement to establish multi-fuel (liquid fuels/natural gas) fuel stations in various areas across Egypt, particularly in Upper Egypt, to serve owners of natural gas-operated vehicles. The agreement was signed by Gastec’s president Eng. Abdel Fattah Farhat, their technical director and managing director Eng. Stefano Chesi, and Giuseppe Richie, head of refining and marketing for Eni. Read more »