NGV Global 2017 Program Now Available

| Netherlands, Rotterdam

NGV 2017 LogoThe conference program for NGV Global 2017, the 15th biennial conference and exhibition of NGV Global, promises a rich and rewarding encounter with leading thinkers, developers and operators of natural gas for transportation from around the world, for both land and sea applications. Our Program Committee is dedicated to developing and delivering a program which addresses current and future challenges and trends, including the vital role of renewable natural gas.  Read more »

RNG-Biomethane-BioCNG-BioLNG: World Biogas Association Formed

| United Kingdom, London
Grand Junction Fuels with bio-CNG

Grand Junction, CO, generates RNG from human waste to fuel city vehicles.

Arising out of the United Nations Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) COP 22 is the World Biogas Association (WBA), launched two weeks ago at the international gathering in Marrakesh, Morocco. Renewable Natural Gas (RNG, biomethane), marketed under various brand names around the world, is fast becoming a mobility fuel of choice because of its sustainability, low emissions and increasing availability. Harnessing the benefits of this fuel for transportation is on the agenda of NGV Global 2017 in Rotterdam, in March next year. Read more »

LNG Fuel Quality to be Debated at NGV Global 2017

NGV 2017 LogoNGV Global 2017 Workshop: LNG as a transportation fuel – Matching Fuels and Engines

Wednesday 22 March 2017

The IEA’s 2016 World Energy Outlook has declared there are decades of natural gas use still before us, a view welcomed by the International Gas Union. Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), in fossil-based and renewable forms, is rapidly building market presence: a transportation fuel for today and tomorrow.

The issues associated with LNG fuel quality, a recent focus of industry-related media and critics of natural gas, are being addressed by an international panel of experts as one of the major topics for discussion at NGV Global 2017, the international association’s biennial conference to be held in Rotterdam from March 20 to 23. Read more »

CNH Industrial & FCA Update Israel on NGV Progress

| United Kingdom, London
Iveco Stralis CNG

An Iveco Stralis 4×2 heavy truck is the first commercial NGV in Israel.

CNH Industrial N.V., headquartered in London and active globally, together with its sister company Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), have provided an audience in Tel Aviv, Israel with an update on activities related to the development of alternative fuel and natural gas-based technologies. The presentations were delivered in the context of an MoU signed February 2015. Read more »

NGV Global 2017 Calls for Abstracts – Deadline Draws Closer

NGV 2017 LogoNGV GLOBAL 2017 Conference and Exhibition, the world’s leading natural gas conference, bringing together stakeholders and prospective entities of the natural gas for transportation sector from around the globe, has received a very positive response to the Call for Abstracts, already assuring high quality, varied and informed engagement for registered participants. The organisers of the event remind those of you yet to prepare your submission that the Abstract closure date is November 15. Read more »

IGU Secretariat Relocates to Barcelona

| Spain, Barcelona

Luis Bertrán Rafecas Assumes Position of IGU Secretary General

The International Gas Union (IGU)’s secretariat has relocated from Oslo, Norway to Barcelona, Spain, with Gas Natural Fenosa and Sedigas becoming the new Secretariat host organizations. The move follows the appointment of Mr. Luis Bertrán Rafecas to the position of Secretary General, taking over from Pål Rasmussen, effective 1st November. Read more »

NGV GLOBAL 2017 – Registrations Open Online

NGV 2017 LogoThe Committee for the 2017 NGV GLOBAL Conference and Exhibition are pleased to announce that registration for the conference is now available online via the event website. Natural gas continues to broaden its appeal and range of applications as a fuel for transportation. It’s profile has been enhanced by the growing availability of clean renewable natural gas, leading to the event’s theme of “Natural Gas Fuel – The Choice for a Sustainable Future”. Read more »

NGV Global Event Moves to Europe

NGV 2017 LogoIn response to a multiplicity of market-related factors and industry feedback, and the subsequent consideration of how to provide best benefit for members and participants, NGV Global’s 15th Biennial Conference and Exhibition has been rescheduled from October 2016 to March 2017. Europe is the new destination and several venues are currently being considered. Read more »

Shell Addresses LNG 18 on Need for Innovation

| Australia, Perth

Shell first LNG refuelling station in NetherlandsMaarten Wetselaar, Integrated Gas Director, Royal Dutch Shell plc, addressed invited guests and international delegates at LNG 18 in Perth last week on the theme of Innovation: Widening the Lens. He challenged them to take a fresh look at LNG’s potential for new, innovative approaches and to call on governments to recognise the benefits of gas through the policies they make, arguing that action is needed if LNG is to fulfil its long-term potential. Read more »