2014 North American NGV Conference & Expo Program Update

| USA | Source: NGVAmerica

Logo-NGVAmerica_20142014 North American NGV Conference & Expo – Kansas City, Missouri, Nov. 11–14

NGVAmerica’s 2014 conference and expo kicks off in eleven weeks. If you have not done so already, register to attend and plan your travel NOW. A comprehensive program has been planned including more than two dozen engaging and informative plenary and breakout sessions, a 90,000 sq.-ft. expo hall, a Ride-and-Drive, several great receptions, off-site tours, three continental breakfasts, two lunches, and plenty of networking time throughout. Read more »

Natural Gas Vehicles – Not an Option but a Preferred Choice

| UAE, Abu Dhabi -- AN EVENT ENDORSED BY NGV GLOBAL

Middle East NGV Summit – Abu Dhabi, 8 – 10 September 2014

Natural gas is almost 75% less costlier than oil and has proved to help reduce the biggest concerns that countries are facing regarding CO2 emission, especially from Heavy Duty Vehicles (HDV). Fazal Ali Khan, CNG Development Manager at Emirates Gas LLC (ENOC Group) will talk about how Natural Gas Vehicles (NGV) are not an option but a preferred choice, at the Middle East NGV Summit. Read more »

WGCPARIS2015 – Call for Abstracts Deadline Approaching

| France, Paris

WGCPARIS2015 logoWorld Gas Conference 2015, Paris, June 1-5
Dedicated Natural Gas for Transportation Village

Hosted by the Association Française du Gaz and organised by the International Gas Union (IGU), the World Gas Conference in Paris — WGCPARIS2015 — reminds interested parties the call for abstracts deadline is September 1. The theme of the WGCPARIS2015 conference is “Growing together towards a friendly planet”. Read more »

French Encounters with Scania

| France

Scania Event promo signScania France will launch its “Les Rencontres gaz Scania” (Meetings with Scania Gas) promotion in October at 10 sites across France. Scania aims to meet with current and future Scania buyers to demonstrate and offers trucking solutions powered by compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquefied natural gas (LNG). Read more »

WGC 2015 Programme Launched

| France, Paris

WGCPARIS2015 logoWGCPARIS2015: World Gas Conference, 1-5 June 2015

The program for the IGU’s 26th World Gas Conference (WGCPARIS2015), taking place in June 2015 in Paris, France, has now been launched. Under the theme “Growing together towards a friendly planet”, each day of the WGCPARIS2015 conference will be dedicated to one of the four pillars that build the programme of the French triennium (2012-2015). Read more »

NGV Global 2014 and ACT Expo 2014 – Starts Next Week

| USA, Long Beach CA

NGV Global 2014Next week’s co-located NGV Global 2014 conference and exhibition and ACT Expo 2014 in Long Beach, California will celebrate both the global achievements of the natural gas industry to date and cast an eye to the issues and opportunities that will shape the industry’s future. While encompassing the global perspective it will also recognise the emergence of natural gas as a fuel of choice in North America, heralded by increased investment, broader product offerings, expanded infrastructure, adoption by national fleets, and new applications for this cleaner abundant fuel. Read more »

NGV Global to Co-Host the Natural Gas for Transportation Pavilion at WGCPARIS2015

WGCPARIS2015 logo NGV GlobalNatural gas as a transportation fuel will be showcased in a dedicated pavilion at the world’s largest natural gas conference, the 26th World Gas Conference, WGCPARIS2015, 1 – 5 June 2015. In a joint announcement, the WGCPARIS2015 Executive Director, Mr Daniel Paccoud and NGV Global Executive Director, Mr Diego Goldin, said that the objective was to profile the rapidly growing natural gas as a transportation fuel sector, within the world’s major natural gas event. Read more »

Canadian Workshops to Focus on Medium and HD NGVs

| Canada, Ottawa | Source: CNGVA

EBI-fleet CNG Highway TractorSix natural gas fleet workshops will be held across Canada during February 2014 with a focus on medium- and heavy-duty factory-built natural gas vehicles. The half-day workshops are supported by Natural Resources Canada’s ecoENERGY for Alternative Fuels program.  These workshops aim to give fleets much needed information on operating compressed natural gas (CNG) or liquefied natural gas (LNG) vehicles including project implementation information as well as details regarding economic and environmental benefits. Read more »

REMINDER: NGV Global Calls for Nominations for 2014 NGV Champion Awards

Nominations Close 31 January 2014
Awards Presented at NGV Global 2014 Long Beach Gala Dinner

NGV Global invites nominations for the 2014 NGV Champion awards. These biennial awards recognise and honour individuals who, by their actions and endeavours, have promoted and inspired the development of a significant NGV program or activity.

The criteria for the awards include:

  • The achievements of the nominee have significantly advanced the use of natural gas as a vehicular fuel.
  • The achievements of the nominee can be clearly seen in terms of natural gas vehicles in use.
  • The achievements of the nominee have far reaching benefits in the widest interests of the NGV industry in the country concerned.
  • The achievements of the nominee are consistent with good character and political or business ethics.

Members and associate members of NGV Global are invited to make nominations for the NGV Champions award. (The nominee does not have to be a member or associate member of NGV Global.) Read more »

Thai CNG Bus Expertise will be at ANGVA 2013

| Thailand

Kittisoontorn Bus Co's Visait HansawardANGVA 2013 will start next week in New Delhi, running from 27-29 November. As a precursor to the event, conference organiser Bangkok Exhibition Services Ltd has conducted an exclusive interview with Mr. Visait Hansaward, Deputy Managing Director, Kittisoontorn Co Ltd, Bangkok, who is speaking on ‘Results and challenges of operating 400 CNG buses in Bangkok’ on Day 2 of the Conference. Kittisoontorn is a public transportation bus company servicing Bangkok and Pathumthani to the north. Read more »

NGVA Europe Selects Brussels for 2014 Show and Workshops

| Belgium, Brussels | Source: NGVA Europe

Logo - NGVA Europe 2014-BrusselsCall for Abstracts – 28 February 2014

NGVA Europe will hold its ‘5th International Show & Workshops’ from 8 – 10 July 2014 at the Kart Expo – Hall 2 in Brussels, Belgium. The event will be hosted by ARGB/ Le Gaz Naturel, the Belgian gas industry federation, and is organised by NGV Communications Group. Read more »

North American NGV Conference Draws Near

| USA, Washington DC

Logo-NGVAmerica_2013 2013 North American NGV Conference and Expo, Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, GA — November 18-21, 2013

The 2013 North American NGV Conference and Expo will feature a comprehensive conference over three days, a large exposition hall and numerous social functions for networking.

The conference will also feature off-site technical tours of nearby facilities and an engaging mix of over 75 presentations, panel discussions and breakout sessions addressing pertinent NGV-related topics. Read more »

AFT Asia Forges New Partnership

| Thailand, Bangkok

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NGV Global endorses Bangkok’s alternative fuel exhibition in April 2014

AFT Asia to co-locate with the region’s largest automotive after-market event attracting Asia’s OEM’s, fleet operators, government agencies, transport operators and vehicle convertors, over 10,000 trade buyers expected. The exhibition also welcomes for the first time the support of the industry’s international Association, NGV Global.

“The co-location of AFT Asia and TAPA 2014 from 28-30 April 2014 in Bangkok will create the most important automotive trade gathering ever staged in Southeast Asia. AES is delighted to partner alongside the Thailand Auto-Part Manufacturer Association’s event, move out of the crowded November schedule and combine our collective strengths to forge a long-term alliance of great significance to the region,” explained David Aitken, Managing Director of Asian Exhibition Services (AES) Ltd. Read more »

ANGVA 2013 Program Endorsed by GAIL

| India, New Delhi

Logo-ANGVA2013ANGVA 2013, 27 – 29 November
India Expo Centre, Greater Noida, New Delhi

Early Bird registrations close 1st October

On 6th September in New Delhi the Conference Advisory Board, chaired by Mr BC Tripathi, Chairman and Managing Director of GAIL (India), enthusiastically endorsed the final programme for ANGVA 2013. The evening provided a platform for India’s automobile industry through SIAM (the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers) and India’s gas distribution companies to exchange ideas and strike a determined note to take the industry to the next stage. One of the main objectives of their support is to enhance the stature and potential of the industry in the face of government agencies. Read more »

American Trucking Associations (ATA) to Partner 2013 NGVAmerica Conference and Expo

| USA, Washington DC | Source: NGVAmerica

Logo-NGVAmerica_2013November 18-21, 2013, Atlanta, GA

ATA President Bill Graves to Deliver Keynote Presentation

The American Trucking Associations (ATA) has agreed to be an Event Partner of NGVAmerica’s 2013 North American NGV Conference & Expo, which will take place at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, November 18–21. Read more »