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HGV being refuelled with LNG at Pontadera in Italy

Italian incentives boost biogas uptake

Italy has the potential to produce about 3 bcm/y of biomethane in 2030 and 35 bcm/y in 2050, meaning less natural gas will be needed to meet demand.

3 days ago Europe & Russia
The Tongyeong LNG terminal. (Kogas)

Kogas sees opportunities in small-scale LNG

The delivery of a small-scale LNG vessel this month will allow Kogas to start operations at its Jeju terminal and a second such vessel will offer ship-to-ship bunkering at the port of Busan.

16 May 2019 Asia Pacific
The CNOOC 301 small-scale LNG carrier berthing at CNOOC's Tianjin terminal

CNOOC steps up LNG bunkering in China

Construction has started on CNOOC’s first pair of LNG bunkering vessels, which once finished will enable the state-owned LNG importer to start realising its ambitions of building a national refuelling network.

16 May 2019 Asia Pacific
A new energy bus in Shanghai manufactured by Yutong.

China’s new bus policy clouds outlook for LNG fleet

LNG-powered buses are set to lose out after government agencies jointly announced a new policy that will encourage the use of ‘new energy buses’.

10 May 2019 Asia Pacific
A traffic jam in Mumbai.

India’s emissions regs a boon for gas in transport

India is looking to to expand the role of CNG in the transport sector as it seeks to combat air pollution, but a lack of availability will prove a major barrier.

2 May 2019 Asia Pacific
EU commissioner for climate and energy Miguel Arias Cañete

Gas industry holds breath on EU tax revision

The European Commission seems likely to propose amendments to the EU Energy Tax Directive, which could bring both good and bad news for the gas industry.

11 April 2019 Europe & Russia
A Chinese LNG filling station

High prices hit LNG in China’s transport sector

High prices may sap LNG’s momentum in the Chinese transport sector despite the in-roads made by the fuel in recent years.

4 April 2019 Asia Pacific
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 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 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 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 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 Americas

Rosmorport plans to build LNG-fuelled icebreaker

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

21 December 2018 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Europe & Russia

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