Volvo plans to increase its focus on electric and hybrid vehicles. (Volvo) Gas for Transport

Hybrids will dominate in drive to electrify vehicle fleets

As emissions standards tighten, car manufacturers are promoting both hybrids and electric vehicles. This may slow the switch away from traditional fuels such as petrol and diesel.

By Peter Stewart 19 July 2017
The IEA report says that, by 2050, seven out of 10 new cars will need to be electric. (Tesla) Gas for Transport

IEA at odds with industry consensus on EV growth

Divergent forecasts of fossil fuel demand over the next 20-30 years reflect sharply different perceptions of how many electric cars will be on the roads.

22 March 2017
Sinopec's LNG terminal in Beihai, Guangxi. (Sinopec) Contributed

Interesting times for gas in China

China’s gas market development will have implications for gas globally. The prospects for development are explored in this contributed feature from Gaffney Cline & Associates.

20 February 2017
Qatargas and Shell recently announced they would push ahead with ambitious plans to develop gas for transport in the Middle East. (Shell) Gas for Transport

Gas in transport will survive low oil prices

The sudden drop in oil prices may have been a blow to gas-for-transport demand, but initiatives are under way worldwide that could see gas win out eventually.

4 May 2016
Cameron LNG project. (Sempra) Gas for Transport

US LNG exports unlikely to compete in Europe

With the first LNG shipment from the US now delivered, the sustainability of the country’s export model has come under scrutiny.

17 March 2016
Gazprom has plans to diversify into Asia and the LNG sector, and harbours ambitions for gas in transport. (PA) Gas for Transport

Gazprom to go forth and diversify – Komlev

Gazprom Export’s Sergei Komlev talks to Global Gas Analytics about US LNG exports, Europe’s falling gas demand and the company’s plans for greater diversification into Asia and the LNG sector.

15 July 2015
The low oil price is delaying the development of gas as a transport fuel in Europe, but the situation will not last. (Gazprom) Gas for Transport

Gas in transport – still driving forward

The low oil price is delaying the development of gas as a transport fuel in Europe, but the situation will not last.

22 April 2015
The global LNG market will turn into a buyers’ market beyond 2020, says Guy Broggi, senior LNG adviser at France’s Total. (Angola LNG) Gas for Transport

Expect plenty of surplus LNG – Total’s Broggi

The global LNG market will turn into a buyers’ market beyond 2020, says Guy Broggi, senior LNG adviser at France’s Total. Until then, portfolio companies will provide additional flexible LNG to the highest bidders.

4 September 2014
The use of gas as a fuel for road freight in the UK and Europe remains in its infancy – but LNG supplier BOC sees the market taking off from next year. Gas for Transport

The road ahead is clear for gas-fuelled transport

The use of gas as a fuel for road freight in the UK and Europe remains in its infancy – but LNG supplier BOC sees the market taking off from next year.

21 August 2014
Gas for Transport

Kickstarting gas in transport

Interfax held a seminar on gas in transport in London in July. Peter Stewart summarises the key issues in the debate.

19 August 2014
Smog in Shanghai. (Interfax) Gas for Transport

NGV growth steps up a gear in China

Supported by strong political measures, the proportion of China’s gas consumption used by the transport sector is expected to rise to 13.2% by 2018, according to the International Energy Agency.

19 March 2014
Shale gas operation in New England (Nexen) Gas for Transport

Shale gas may be double-edged sword for refining

In an article first published in the Oxford Energy Forum, Interfax chief energy analyst Peter Stewart argues shale gas may have a negative impact on the refining sector.

20 August 2013
With the right government support the potential for NGVs in Europe is significant. (PA) Contributed

NGVs in Europe – considerable potential

With the right government support, the potential for NGVs in Europe is significant.

21 May 2013

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