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STATE LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: ALABAMA PASSES FUEL TAX FIX

This week, it was Alabama’s turn to enact legislation that addresses the taxation of CNG and LNG as motor fuels — bringing the number to nine states that have now acted in 2014 to address the taxation of CNG or LNG. On Wednesday, Governor Bentley signed into law HB 552. The new law removes CNG […]

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ONLY THREE SPACES REMAIN IN NGV ZONE AT APTA EXPO

NGVAmerica’s 36 exhibitor, 7,000+ sq. ft. NGV Zone at this October’s APTA Expo is almost sold out with only 3 10×10 booths remaining (a 10×20 configuration can also be created from this space). The Zone, which was added to the show organizer’s website floor plan this week, offers a diverse mix of members and other […]

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JUDGE: DALLAS FORT-WORTH AIRPORT PERMITTED TO PUT CNG CABS AT THE FRONT OF LINE

Five years and two lawsuits later, a Dallas judge has ruled that Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport did nothing wrong when it gave head-of-the-line privileges to taxis powered by CNG in 2012. Justice Jim Moseley on the Fifth Court of Appeals in Dallas threw out a trial court’s May 2012 judgment that voided the airport’s policy […]

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WESTPORT WiNG SYSTEM RECEIVES EPA AND CARB CERTS. FOR FORD F-SERIES

Westport has received certification from the California Air Resources Board (CARB) for its 2014 model year Westport WiNG dedicated CNG system for the Ford F-150 3.7L pickup truck. Westport is the first to receive both CARB and EPA certification for the Ford F-150 truck. Westport has also received certification from the EPA for its 2015 […]

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LANDI RENZO ATTAINS FORD QVM STATUS IN CANADA

Landi Renzo USA has announced that National Energy Equipment, Landi Renzo’s sole official distributor for the Canadian market, has successfully attained Ford Qualified Vehicle Modifier (QVM) status and received Transport Canada (NSM) accreditation. In March, Landi Renzo and National Energy announced an NGV product distribution partnership for the complete line of Landi Renzo CARB and […]

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U.S. OIL PARTNERS WITH TRUCKING COMPANY TO PROVIDE FUEL IN TEXAS

U.S. Oil has partnered with J Rayl Transport to provide GAIN Clean Fuel CNG as the full service transportation company works to convert its fleet from diesel to natural gas. As part of the partnership, U.S. Oil has acquired J Rayl’s existing station in Akron, Ohio, which opened October 2013. U.S. Oil will also construct […]

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EVO TRILLIUM OPENS CNG STATION IN WISCONSIN

On Tuesday, EVO Trillium, the joint venture between EVO CNG and Trillium CNG, announced the opening of a new CNG station in Oak Creek, Wisconsin. Sheehy Mail Contractors, a Wisconsin-based transport company serving the USPS and other clients, will serve as the anchor fleet at the station by fueling its ten Freightliner Cascadia tractors featuring […]

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IGS PARTNERS WITH C-STORE SPEEDWAY TO OFFER CNG FUELING

IGS CNG Services and Speedway, an Ohio-based convenient store with nearly 1,500 locations in nine states, announced their plans to bring a public CNG fueling station to Findlay, Ohio. The station, which will begin construction early this summer, will be located at the State Route 99 Exit off I-75 in Findlay. The Findlay station will […]

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TENNESSEE UTILITY CONSTRUCTING SECOND CNG STATION

Memphis Light, Gas and Water (MLGW) is constructing a new $2 million CNG station at the company’s South Service Center in Memphis. The station is scheduled to be completed in July and will feature two fueling islands with two high-flow nozzles. MLGW opened its first CNG station at its North Service Center last July. MLGW […]

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FIRST CONTAINERIZED SHIPMENT OF LNG ARRIVES IN HAWAII

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. has announced that it has supplied Hawaii Gas with the first shipment of LNG in Hawaii state history. Hawaii Gas is working in partnership with stakeholders throughout the state to utilize LNG as a less expensive and cleaner burning fuel for utility and commercial power generation as well as for ground […]

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FIRST LNG TENDER DELIVERED TO EMD

Westport Innovations has delivered the first of four LNG tenders ordered by Canadian National (CN) to Electro-Motive Diesel (EMD, which is developing a pilot low-pressure LNG-diesel dual-fuel locomotive for the Class I railroad. For the project, EMD is retrofitting SD70ACe and SD70M-2 3.2MW locomotives, which meet US EPA Tier III emission standards, and will utilize […]

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LNG EXPECTED TO MEET 24 PERCENT OF GLOBAL MARINE BUNKER FUEL SUPPLY BY 2025

According to a Lloyd’s Register report announced on Monday, global ports expect to see LNG account for 13 percent of the bunker fuel market supply come 2020 and 24 percent by 2025. These conclusions were based on the Lloyd’s LNG Bunkering Infrastructural Survey conducted this year. Approximately 50 ports around the globe were surveyed, with […]

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