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Gas for Transport

An ENN Energy LNG refilling station in Jiangsu province

China’s Hainan pushes NGVs and EVs with new plan

The island province will ban oil-fuelled vehicles by 2030 under its new development plan, creating an opportunity for gas.

11 March 2019 Policy & Regulation / Asia Pacific
A CNG filling station near Moscow.

Rosneft bets on Russian transport sector to take extra gas

The company is targeting the transport sector to help absorb some of the additional 32 bcm/y of gas it intends to produce by 2020.

1 March 2019 Project Insights / Europe & Russia
HGV being refuelled with LNG at Pontadera, Italy

EU CO2 truck targets leave room for alternatives

The EU has agreed emissions targets that could help boost the number of trucks fuelled by gas and hydrogen, but concerns remain over costs and missing infrastructure.

21 February 2019 Policy & Regulation / Europe & Russia

BP forecasts stronger LNG trading and greater role for gas

BP has released its Energy Outlook 2019, revising its forecasts from last year’s outlook for 2040 to include more LNG trading and faster growth in gas consumption.

15 February 2019 Project Insights / World
Shale gas drilling in the Marcellus formation

Shale growth will transform US gas flows

Flows are set to change dramatically in response to continued growth in shale gas production, the EIA says.

31 January 2019 Policy & Regulation / Americas

Rosmorport plans to build LNG-fuelled icebreaker

Rosmorport plans to start building its first LNG-fuelled icebreaker in 2021.

21 December 2018 Project Insights / Europe & Russia

Iveco launches gas-powered bus fleet in Ivory Coast

Iveco has delivered 26 gas-fuelled buses to Ivory Coast’s Abidjan Transport Co.

19 December 2018 Project Insights / Middle East & Africa

DEPA to introduce LNG bunkering to Greece and eastern Mediterranean

Greek TSO DEPA will build an LNG bunkering vessel to serve Piraeus and other Greek ports.

19 December 2018 Project Insights / Europe & Russia

SOCAR planning to open gas filling stations in Ukraine

State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic is planning to open up to eight gas filling stations in Ukraine

17 December 2018 Project Insights / Europe & Russia
LNG bunkering in Rostock in Germany

LNG bunkering is catching on in the Gulf

LNG exporters in the Gulf are hoping to crack the ‘chicken and egg’ issue of LNG bunkering in time for the IMO’s 2020 sulphur cap.

17 December 2018 Project Insights / Middle East & Africa

New group plans to boost bio-LNG in European transport

A new consortium called BioLNG EuroNet aims to expand the uptake of LNG as a motor fuel across Europe by creating new infrastructure

7 December 2018 Project Insights / Europe & Russia

Singapore wash water ban could boost LNG as a marine fuel

The port of Singapore’s ban on the discharge of pollutants produced from emissions scrubbers could encourage the adoption of LNG as a marine fuel

6 December 2018 Policy & Regulation / Asia Pacific

Rosneft and Beijing Gas to jointly develop CNG filling stations in Russia

Russian major Rosneft signed an agreement on the creation of a joint venture with China’s Beijing Gas on Thursday aimed at developing a network of 170 CNG filling stations in Russia.

30 November 2018 Project Insights / Europe & Russia

Gasum to expand capacity of Finnish biogas plant

Finland’s Gasum plans to expand the processing capacity of its Topinoja biogas plant in the city of Turku to make it the second-largest such facility in the country

29 November 2018 Project Insights / Europe & Russia

Snam signs partnership agreement with SEAT

Italy's Snam and Spanish car manufacturer SEAT have signed an agreement to promote vehicles fuelled by CNG and renewable gases

26 November 2018 Project Insights / Europe & Russia

South Korea supports shipbuilders with large order of LNG-fuelled vessels

The South Korean government plans to order 140 LNG-powered vessels by 2025, which will financially prop up the country’s ailing shipbuilding industry.

23 November 2018 Project Insights / Asia Pacific

India plans to back city gas and CNG expansions

India’s minister for petroleum and natural gas has written an article promoting government efforts to make city gas and CNG more available.

22 November 2018 Policy & Regulation / Asia Pacific

Malaysia to build first LNG-fuelled vessel

Malaysia plans to build its first LNG-fuelled ship, which will serve the country’s oil and gas sector

20 November 2018 Project Insights / Asia Pacific
The Huelva LNG terminal in Spain

Enagás awaits reforms for LNG bunkering operations

Spain risks missing out on the burgeoning demand for LNG as a marine fuel if it fails to adapt the regulations for its terminals.

20 November 2018 Project Insights / Europe & Russia

First methanol-fuelled ship in Asia set to launch in late 2019

The first vessel in Asia to run on methanol is expected to set sail from Singapore in late 2019

19 November 2018 Project Insights / Asia Pacific