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Obama Administration Announces Goal for Reducing Methane Emissions

On Thursday, the White House announced a new goal to reduce methane emissions from the oil and gas sector by 40–50 percent by 2025. According to details released this week, the Administration intends to propose new regulations as well as expand voluntary efforts already underway to meet this goal. The most significant regulatory step announced […]

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Senators Offer Bipartisan Amendment to Repeal the Corn Ethanol Mandate

U.S. Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Pat Toomey (R-PA) this week offered an amendment to the Keystone pipeline bill, which is being debated in the U.S. Senate, to repeal the corn ethanol mandate. Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ) is also a co-sponsor of the Corn Ethanol Mandate Elimination Act of 2015. The Feinstein-Toomey amendment abolishes the […]

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California Approves $12 Million for Alternative Fuel Projects

The California Energy Commission has approved nearly $18 million to fund projects that will help the state meet its climate and energy goals, $12 million of which will go toward three alternative fuel projects. The three alternative fuels projects will receive funding through the Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology Program (ARFVTP), which supports […]

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Arkansas Reopens $1.3 Million Gaseous Fuels Rebate Program

On Monday, the Arkansas Energy Office (AEO), a division of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission, announced it is reopening the Gaseous Fuels Rebate Program with a total of $1,315,000 in rebates. The Gaseous Fuels Rebate Program has four objectives: • To develop the refueling infrastructure for various alternative fuels • Provide an incentive for the […]

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Pennsylvania Gov. Awards 18 Grants for NGV Conversions

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett has awarded $7.3 million in Act 13 funding to 18 companies, organizations and partnerships making the switch to natural gas for their heavy-duty fleet vehicles. Act 13 authorized DEP to develop and implement the Natural Gas Energy Development program, funded by impact fees paid by natural gas operators. The program will […]

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PennDot Selects Four Teams for Public Transit CNG Stations

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDot) announced four teams will be invited to submit proposals for a program to develop CNG fueling stations at public transit agencies around the state that would also be available for use by the public. The teams were scored and selected based on criteria including their financial capability to carry […]

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PGT Trucking Invests in Five CNG Trucks

PGT Trucking has purchased five CNG trucks that will be used to service a local route in the Baltimore area. PGT Trucking, headquartered in Monaca, Pennsylvania, is a multi-service transportation firm that operates in excess of 1,000 power units and over 1,500 trailers. PGT purchased the CNG vehicles for the lower emissions and transportation costs. […]

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California Energy Commission Funds Biogas Project

The California Energy Commission approved a $5 million grant to Colony Energy Partners Tulare to construct a digester for processing waste that will produce 2.8 million DGEs of biogas each year, displacing an equal amount of diesel fuel used by trucks in the San Joaquin Valley. The grant is made possible through the Alternative and […]

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Crazy Diamond Performance to Offer Refueler with CNG Retrofits

On Friday, Crazy Diamond Performance (CDP) announced it will offer BRC FuelMaker residential and commercial fueling products, when ordered in conjunction with its dedicated CNG vehicle retro-fit systems. CDP is offering a package of an EPA certified 2015 CNG Cruze LS and a BRC FuelMaker Phill refueling compressor for $27,559.00. Offering the vehicle, retro-fit and […]

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U.S. Venture Forms CNG Division for GAIN Clean Fuels

U.S. Venture, a distributor and marketer of petroleum fuels and lubricants, has created a corporate division for its CNG operations. U.S. Gain will include all operations related to the expansion of the GAIN Clean Fuel CNG fueling network, which serves commercial fleet operators and shippers. The network has around 20 CNG fueling sites that are […]

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GP Strategies Completes LNG Trailer Loading Facility for FortisBC

On Tuesday, GP Strategies announced it recently completed the fabrication and construction of a new multimillion-dollar LNG trailer loading facility at the Mt. Hayes plant owned by FortisBC in Ladysmith, British Columbia. The Mt. Hayes LNG plant is designed to load LNG trailers at approximately 264 to 396 gallons per minute and increases LNG distribution […]

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CNG Source Expands Services to Mexico

After several key projects aiming to strengthen the company through cost optimization, marketing, engineering and production capabilities, CNG Source is making its first international move. CNG Source’s new office in Monterrey, Mexico, will serve as a starting point for CNG Source’s eventual move into other Latin American markets. In addition to serving as the gateway […]

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