NGV Global Technical Forum to Discuss CNG Vehicle Inspections

| USA: Long Beach CA

NGV Global - International Association for Natural Gas VehiclesA new Technical Forum organised by NGV Global will address the evolving safety paradigm of natural gas fuel systems for vehicles. Planned to run in conjunction with ACT Expo in Long Beach, California, the event is entitled Guaranteeing Safety in CNG Vehicles: Inspections, Improvements and Innovations. It will provide participants an opportunity to learn from and discuss with global experts issues of relevance to natural gas vehicle (NGV) inspection practices. Read more »

CSA Group’s New Online Training: Defuel-Decommission-Dispose of NGV CNG Cylinders

| USA, Cleveland OH

CSA Group logoImproper handling of containers at their end of life poses significant safety risks. CSA Group’s unique online course offers best practices to safely advance the CNG industry.

CSA Group is pleased to announce a new no-cost online training course: Best practice for defueling, decommissioning, and disposal of compressed natural gas vehicle fuel containers. Read more »

Hexagon Mobile Pipeline Selected for Marine Fuel System

| USA, Lincoln NE

Hexagon Titan CylindersProving the versatility of the mobile pipeline concept, Hexagon Composites’ subsidiary Hexagon Lincoln will supply high-pressure CNG TITAN® tanks to the maritime industry. The company has been awarded supply for fuel storage onboard a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) gas supply vessel (GSV) being built for Babcock Schulte Energy. Read more »

Hexagon Mobile Pipeline Demand Continues

| USA, Lincoln NE

Hexagon Lincoln Titan ModulesHexagon Composites’ subsidiary Hexagon Lincoln announces has received a new purchase order for TITAN® 4 trailers from Certarus Ltd., a leading provider of fully integrated compressed natural gas (CNG) delivery solutions, with a total value of USD 10.4 million. The order reflects the growing global demand for natural gas in places not supported by pipeline infrastructure. Read more »

Mexico Publishes New CNG Standard

| Mexico, Mexico City

SEMARNAT, through the National Agency of Industrial Safety and Protection of the Environment of the Hydrocarbons Sector, published the Official Mexican Standard NOM-010-ASEA-2016 (Standard), Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) on August 23. Included are statements about the minimum safety requirements for supply stations for motor vehicles. Read more »

Worthington Industries Introduces Type 3 Rail Mount CNG System

| USA, Columbus OH

Worthington Industries Type 3 Rail Mount CNG SystemWorthington Industries, Inc. has added a new product to its alternative fuel systems business, a Type 3 Rail Mount compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel system. With only five unique parts, the Type 3 Rail Mount is described as the lightest fuel system on the market, offering a similar operating experience to diesel trucks. Read more »

Indian-Manufactured CNG Composite Cylinders Complete Trials

| India, Mumbai

Time Technoplast Lite Safe CNG CylinderIndian technology and innovation company Time Technoplast Ltd, based in Mumbai, says it has completed successful trial production and testing of carbon fibre based Composite Cylinders for Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) for automotive applications, the first time this has been done in India. Read more »

Venture Capital Turns India’s BioCNG into ‘Carbonlites’

| India, Bangalore | Source: BW Disrupt

Carbonlites CNG cylindersIndian Angels Network (IAN) says Carbon Masters UK, it’s newest portfolio company, has introduced India’s first branded bio-CNG ‘Carbonlites’ through Carbon Masters India Pvt. Ltd (CMI), providing clean energy for a cleaner India. Also supporting the new venture is Sangam Ventures, a seed and early stage sustainable technology fund. Read more »

5000 Hexagon CNG Cylinders for Indonesian Fleets

| Indonesia, Jakarta

CNG Taxi refuelling IndonesiaHexagon Composites’ subsidiary Hexagon Raufoss has recently received orders from PT Autogas in Indonesia for CNG cylinders for conversion of 5,000 taxis and government vehicles to compressed natural gas (CNG). Deliveries are scheduled for second quarter of 2017. Read more »

Cimarron Composites Type 4 Composite Tube Approved

| USA, Huntsville AL

Cimarron Composites - CNG tubes May2017Cimarron Composites, based in the U.S. state of Alabama, has received a DOT special permit and ADR approval for a large type 4 composite tube. It was developed under the guidelines of UN ISO 11515 without exceptions and has been approved to function stand-alone, or in a tube trailer or in a multi-element gas container.  Read more »