Argentine CNG compressor manufacturer Aspro has handed over their first dedicated compressed natural gas (CNG) bus filling facility, opened by Mr. Rodolfo Saravia, Argentina Ambassador in Pakistan, and local authorities. Aspro Pakistan signifies the event as a new step in supporting the development of CNG as a vehicular fuel in the region. The station, which is equipped with an Aspro IODM 115 line compression system, belongs to M/S Khan Brothers, one of the major bus companies in town with their own fleet of 60 units.
The project was set up by Aspro in conjunction with its local distributor, Aftek Engineering, in the city of Multan, province of Sindh. Over 160 vehicles are supplied at that station, having a daily sale volume of 10.000 Nm3.
For the opening, a conference on new CNG technologies and business was held with the participation of more than 50 people, including potential customers, government agencies and the CNG Chamber in the province of Punjab representatives.
Guest speakers at the event were Mr. Eduardo Bustamante, Commercial Counselor of the Embassy of Argentina in Pakistan, Mr. Majeedullah Khan, Khan Brothers Director, Mr. Sajjad Hussain, Monolite CNG Director and Mr. Suleman Dawood, Aftek Engineering Ltd. Director.
Aspro technology is present in more than 20 CNG filling stations in the country.
This item compiled using information from an Aspro press release.