Wintershall: Europe’s Ports Need LNG Fuelling Stations

| Germany: Hamburg | Source: Wintershall Holding GmbH
Elbe

Elbe

Germany’s largest natural gas and crude oil producer advocates greater use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in maritime shipping. “Europe’s ports need LNG fueling stations,” said Wintershall’s Chief Executive Officer Mario Mehren in a talk with Hamburg’s First Mayor Peter Tschentscher on Thursday. Read more »

Scania in European Consortium to push Rollout of Gas-fuelled Trucks

| Sweden: Södertälje | Source: Volkswagen AG

Scania gas fuelled truckA European consortium called BioLNG EuroNet today announced a commitment to the further expansion of LNG (liquefied natural gas) as a road transport fuel across the region with new infrastructure that should ensure the long-term success and mass scale adoption. Read more »

Drive Systems to Deploy first Northwest European Hwy LNG Fuel Station

| The Netherlands: Breda | Source: LIQAL

Taxaco Station by Drive Systems with LIQAL systemsThe Dutch company LIQAL has been awarded a contract for turnkey realization of a refuelling station for LNG and LCNG, to be located at the Texaco service station adjacent the E40 highway in Heverlee, Belgium. The station will be deployed by Drive Systems in cooperation with EG Group (Texaco). Read more »

Israel’s Ministry of Energy plans Transition to CNG for Transportation

| Israel: Jerusalem | Source: Ministry of Energy
Ayalon Hwy, Israel - Photo: Ilan Malester

(Photo credit: Ilan Malester)

In Israel the Minister of Energy, Dr. Yuval Steinitz, Udi Adiri, General Manager of the Ministry of Energy, and Dr. Assaf Eilat, chairman of the Electricity Authority, presented a plan last October to save Israel from energy pollution, with a view of reducing the use of polluting fuel products by 2030. Natural gas features as a solution fuel. Read more »

Rosneft and Beijing Gas Sign JV to Develop CNG Filling Station Network

| Russia: Moscow | Source: Rosneft

An agreement to set up a joint venture — LLC Vankorsky UTT — for construction and operation of a network of CNG stations in Russia was signed by Rosneft and Beijing Gas Group Company Limited (hereinafter, Beijing Gas), the largest supplier and services provider of piped natural gas in China, during the first Russian-Chinese Energy Business Forum. Read more »

Jiangsu’s First Service Area LNG Refueling Station Opens

| China: Jiangsu | Source: Jiangsu Provincial Office of the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission
Jiangyin Yangtze River Bridge

Jiangyin Yangtze River Bridge

On November 26th, the LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) refueling station of the Jiangyin Bridge Service Area officially opened, becoming the first service area in Jiangsu Province to open a LNG refueling station. The Jiangyin Yangtze River Bridge is a suspension bridge over the Yangtze River.  Read more »

SEAT and Snam Partner to Promote CNG and RNG Vehicle Fuel in Europe

| Italy: Milan | Source: SEAT
Italy_SEAT and Snam_003 SEAT President Luca de Meo (R) and Snam CEO Marco Alvera

SEAT President Luca de Meo (R) and Snam CEO Marco Alverà

Spanish auto manufacturer SEAT, with its comprehensive CNG vehicle lineup and Snam, European leader in gas infrastructure and committed to developing new refuelling stations have joined forces under a new agreement aiming to implement CNG and bio-CNG infrastructure and research and development projects. Read more »

Natural Gas Part of Spanish Multi-Energy Service Stations Agreement

| Spain: Lorca | Source: Andamur

Andamur fuel station, SpainSpanish integrated services company Andamur Road Solutions (Andamur) has signed an agreement with energy provider Molgas giving rise to a new company whose objective is to build and operate the network of liquefied natural gas (LNG) and compressed (CNG) stations, in strategic locations. Read more »

California H2 Fuel Retail Capacity to Double with Linde Technology

| Germany: Munich | Source: Linde AG

Linde AG True Zero H2 Station conceptIn a move to ready California for the next generation of fuel cell electric vehicles, Linde is outfitting True Zero’s newest retail hydrogen fueling stations with its highly efficient Cryo Pump 3.0/90. The move will help to more than double the capacity of the California Hydrogen Network. Read more »

HAM Opens LNG and CNG Filling Station in Zaragoza

| Spain: Barcelona | Source: Ham Group

Spain_HAM Alfajarin Zaragoza CNG LNGHAM has opened a new gas station in Zaragoza, in the town of Alfajarín, for the supply of liquefied natural gas (LNG) and compressed natural gas (CNG) to trucks and vehicles. Located in the El Saco Industrial Park, N-II kilometer 341, it occupies a strategic point within the national geography for the refueling of vehicles that travel between Madrid and France, passing through Guadalajara, Zaragoza, Lleida, Barcelona and Girona. Read more »