Naturgy and Castilla-La Mancha Team Up on Vocational Vehicular Natural Gas Technologies

| Spain: Toledo | Source: Naturgy

Portrait of a mechanic at work in his garage, SpainNaturgy Foundation, part of Naturgy Energy Group S.A., and Regional Education Council of Castilla-La Mancha (C-LM) are together promoting updates to ‘dual’ vocational training in the region to the south and east of Madrid. Content will expand to include natural gas vehicle technologies and associated services. 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 »

DNV GL Approves Kongsberg Simulator for LNG-fuelled Vessel Training

| Norway, Asker

Kongsberg Digital Engine Room SimulatorKongsberg Digital, a Norse provider of maritime, oil & gas and renewables & utilities software solutions, has received a DNV-GL statement of compliance for its newest Engine Room Simulator model designed to provide in-depth training on the K-Sim Engine simulator platform. The DEDF Cruise Ferry model is designed for training courses aimed at ship officers (deck and engine) that intend to work on an LNG-fuelled vessel. Read more »

Sweden’s Extensive Safety Regime Ensures NGV Security

| Sweden, Stockholm

Servicing NGVs in SwedenSwedish trade associations Energigas Sweden and BIL Sweden have issued a press release addressing media reports that infer a disproportionately high number of accidents for vehicles powered by natural gas, supposedly due to lower safety thresholds. “That’s not right,” they say, emphasizing security issues are always top priority for the natural gas vehicle (NGV) sector. Read more »

Education the Key for CNG First Responders

| USA, Midland TX

Freedom CNG StationGetting it right for first responders when attending a road vehicle incident in the Permian Basin region of Texas was the focus of a series of free natural gas vehicle and station awareness trainings conducted by Freedom CNG last week. Nearly 100 attendees from Midland Fire Department, Midland County Sheriff, and Texas Department of Transportation attended the training. Read more »

First 100 CNG Fuel System Inspectors Certified by NGVi

| USA, Las Vegas NV

NGVi CNG Fuel System Training Nevada-based Natural Gas Vehicle Institute (NGVi) continues to pay a significant role in preparing auto technicians for the growing natural gas vehicle industry, confirming it has certified 100 CNG Fuel System Inspectors since the inception of its CNG Fuel System Inspector Certification program in September 2016. Read more »

US Technology Educator Adds CNG Classes to Diesel Diploma

| USA, Denver CO

Lincoln ES Corp Diesel TrainingLincoln Educational Services Corporation in the US State of Colorado, a specialized technical training provider, is to begin offering training in Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) systems as part of an expanded diesel career training program at its Lincoln Tech campus in Denver. The implementation of this course is in response to the growing demand for cleaner transportation. Read more »

Cummins Africa Sets Up CNG Engine Training Course

| South Africa, Gauteng

Cummins Westport ISL G EngineCummins Africa has added a compressed natural gas (CNG) engine training programme to the courses available at its Kelvin View training facility in Gauteng. The initiative suggests there is growing interest and demand in South Africa for natural gas as a viable fuel for transportation. Trainees will have access to two Cummins Westport ISL G natural gas engines, one for dismantling and rebuilding, and the other for demonstration and technician testing. Read more »

CNG Fuel System Inspector Certification Program Launched by NGVi

| USA, Las Vegas NV

NGVi fuel system schematicNatural Gas Vehicle Institute (NGVi), a U.S. provider of technical consulting and training on natural gas vehicles and fueling technologies, has launched a brand new CNG Fuel System Inspector Certification program late June. The program kicks off with the first certification exam September 16, 2016 in Denver, Colorado and the certification period is five years. Read more »

GTT to Develop Training Program for TOTE LNG Tug/Barge Crew

| France and USA

wespac LNG Bunker BargeGTT subsidiaries, GTT North America, Inc. and GTT Training Ltd, are to develop and implement a comprehensive Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) training program for TOTE, Inc. The first contract of its kind prepares TOTE to safely operate its 2,200 m3 LNG Bunker Barge currently under construction at Conrad Industries Shipyard in Orange, TX. Read more »