To provide alternative for diesel and petrol as fuel for businesses and vehicles, the Nigerian Investment Promotion Council (NIPC) has canvassed investment in the development of gas resources by the Federal Government.
Volvo Trucks and Shell have signed a partnership agreement to introduce liquefied natural gas (LNG) as fuel in heavy trucks, reported the Spanish subsidiary of the Swedish manufacturer of commercial vehicles.
The Qatari transport company Mowasalat joined hands with Qatar General Postal Corporation (Q-Post) to bring out the first postage stamp featuring Mowasalat logo to coincide with the launching of the country’s first compressed natural gas (CNG) bus.
The expert invited to the XVI Colombian Naturgas Congress in Cartagena, Eduardo Behrentz, University of the Andes, said that natural gas is a real solution to the public health problem posed by pollution particles.
Moscow keeps hosting the National Oil and Gas Forum, which is primarily aimed at setting the agenda for Russian oil and gas industry leaders. Viktor Zubkov, Chairman of the Gazprom Board of Directors took part in the Forum.
Valtra and Swedish Ministry for Rural Affairs are launching a joint research project called MEKA (methane/diesel after machinery conversion). The Swedish Ministry for Rural Affairs has allocated SEK 8 million for the research project from 2012 to 2014.
Sustainable Development Secretary of the Mexican state of Queretaro, Marcelo López Sánchez, reported that the first natural gas refueling station for vehicles will be inaugurated in Queretaro, generating the change in public transport.
In response to increased customer demand for compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquid propane gas (LPG) ready vehicles, Ford has expanded its portfolio of product offerings in this growing alternative-fuel market segment.
Colombian President stressed the advantages of natural gas as one of the cheapest, cleanest and safest fuels, so do not rule out the possibility to import it to meet the demand of the industry and households so as to avoid rationing scheme.
The Government of Indonesia plans to build 20 compressed natural gas (CNG) refueling stations across Jakarta this year, in a bid to encourage people to convert to vehicles using this gaseous fuel, an official said.
The Regional District of Nanaimo was the natural choice for Canadian British Columbia Transit’s first compressed natural gas (CNG) fleet of buses, said Manuel Achadinha, president and CEO of B.C. Transit.
The Obama Administration is calling on Congress to establish a new Energy Security Trust, which is designed to invest in breakthrough research that will make the technologies of the future cheaper and better.
The new plant is located in the region of Vaasa, on the Finnish West Coast. It uses a biomass as fuel produced with waste from the timber industry, which is one of the major economic activities in Finland.
The Government will soon start replacing more than 2.500 “Mishuks” with compressed natural gas (CNG) run autorickshaws and launch 5.000 new ones in the capital as legal barriers in this connection has been over.