Vologda Joins Russia’s Push Toward Widespread Natural Gas Fueled Transportation

| Russia, Vologda

Vologda, RussiaGazprom Gazomotornoye Toplivo, LLC (GMT) and the government of Vologda Oblast, a federal subject located north of Moscow, have joined the growing number of Russian regions signing up to introduce natural gas as a transportation fuel and cooperate on the development of NGV infrastructure. The scope for this major energy transformation not only includes natural gas as a fuel for passenger and special transport, but also municipal, agricultural and other machinery applications.

To ensure filling of the updated vehicle fleet with economic and eco-friendly motor fuel, GMT will create gas-filling infrastructure and centres for retrofitting and maintenance of natural gas vehicles.

Under the Agreement, the Parties will form a working group that will determine the priority list and future construction projects: CNG filling stations and multifuel stations (MAZS). Their construction and expansion of the gas-fuelled fleet will be in line with the market development program for motor fuel in the Vologda region.

GMT and the government will develop a road map and pass implementation to a selected workgroupControl of its implementation will lead the working group.

In the Vologda region there is currently only 1 Gazprom CNG filling station.

(Source: Gazprom Gazomotornoye Toplivo)

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