A gas filling station in Germany. The country is lagging behind others in Europe when it comes to NGVs. (Daimler) Gas for Transport

Courts push Germany to clean up transport

A series of lawsuits is forcing Germany to tackle air pollution at a regional level, but more policy backing will be needed to encourage NGV uptake.

By Annemarie Botzki 22 March 2017
Gas for Transport

IGU demands clear rules to boost LNG as a marine fuel

LNG can play crucial role in enabling cleaner marine transport and governments must set clear guidelines to help its deployment worldwide, the International Gas Union has said.

23 March 2017
Singapore’s LNG terminal, which aims to offer bunkering services later this year. (Singapore LNG Corp.) Gas for Transport

Chicken-and-egg problem for Asian LNG bunkering

Asia faces a dilemma in developing LNG bunkering infrastructure, which could mean it will take time for the fuel to be used for shipping.

14 March 2017
Gas for Transport

China gas-fuelled heavy truck manufacturing up 927%

China built 4,119 heavy-duty gas-fuelled trucks in February, up by 927% year on year, according to domestic media reports.

13 March 2017
Gas for Transport

Indonesia should encourage NGV uptake – minister

Indonesia’s deputy energy and mineral resources minister, Arcandra Tahar, has said the country needs to encourage car owners to switch their vehicles to run on natural gas.

13 March 2017
Gas for Transport

Thailand working to liberalise its energy sector

Thailand is in the process of liberalising its energy sector, with private companies now allowed to be involved in CNG stations, pipeline operations, gas transport and LNG sales.

13 March 2017
Gas for Transport

UK considering tax hikes on diesel cars

The UK government said it is considering "the appropriate tax treatment" for diesel vehicles in its 2017 spring budget, released on Wednesday.

9 March 2017
Artist’s impression of the proposed LNG and storage site in Ravenna, Italy. (PIR Group) Gas for Transport

Edison to boost Italian small-scale LNG position

Italy’s Edison aims to cover 25% of the country’s LNG market by 2030 through the construction of coastal storage and bunkering facilities.

7 March 2017
Gas for Transport

ADNOC planning GCC’s largest NGV facility

Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. plans to build the largest natural gas vehicle service station in the Gulf Cooperation Council group of countries.

2 March 2017
HGV refuelling in Italy. By 2023 France could have 25,000 heavy-duty vehicles running on gas. (Blue Corridors) Gas for Transport

France prepares for NGV sector boom

Three of France’s four LNG terminals are planning to develop bunkering facilities, and several companies have plans to build LNG and CNG filling stations across the country.

2 March 2017
A ship engine fuelled by LNG. Analysts say the maritime sector is a major growth area for the fuel. (Rolls-Royce) Gas for Transport

Renewables growth threatening fossil fuel demand

Analysts are becoming more bullish on the prospects for renewable energy, which could start to overtake fossil fuels sooner rather than later.

28 February 2017
Orense wind farm. Significant investment is needed in the European renewable power sector (Iberdrola) Gas for Transport

Europe’s power sector needs huge investment boost

The European power sector will need heavy investment if it is to reach EU energy and climate targets, a study commissioned by the European Parliament has found.

28 February 2017
Gas for Eni’s plans for liquefaction in Sicily will be sourced from the GreenStream pipeline. (Eni) Gas for Transport

Southern Italy's LNG demand still unanswered

Southern Italy needs more LNG for transport, but major Italian players are delaying the construction of new infrastructure, such as Eni’s LNG hub in Gela.

27 February 2017
Gas for Transport

Jinan hikes gas prices for NGVs by 20%

Retail gas prices for vehicles in Jinan, the capital of Shandong province, have been increased by nearly 20%.

22 February 2017
Gas for Transport

Woodside trials LNG as a transport fuel

Australia’s Woodside Petroleum is looking to sell LNG as a bunker and transport fuel.

22 February 2017
The ships Laggan and Tormore. Total is looking to develop its downstream business. (Total) Gas for Transport

Total gets to work on downstream market for LNG

Total hopes to increase global LNG demand by looking further downstream, especially in the transport sector.

14 February 2017
A two-car diesel multiple unit Renfe Feve train. The pilot in Asturias will use a similar model. (Phil Richards/Flickr) Gas for Transport

High hopes for Europe’s first LNG-powered train

A Spanish consortium hopes to show that huge emissions reductions can be made if Europe’s diesel-powered locomotives switch to LNG.

14 February 2017
LNG bunkering in Rostock. Facilities in Africa could fill customer’s tanks before they enter ECAs. (Gazprom) Gas for Transport

LNG bunkering sector could spread to South Africa

South Africa’s position at a concentration point for marine traffic could provide investors with an opportunity to install LNG bunkering to serve ships bound for Europe.

13 February 2017
A gas-powered HGV. Snam aims to increase the number of NGVs on Italian roads. (Iveco) Gas for Transport

Italy aims to triple CNG use for transport in 10 years

Snam plans to double the number of CNG filling stations in Italy over the next decade and triple the country’s NGV fleet.

13 February 2017
Gas for Transport

UK supermarket Waitrose to use biogas for delivery trucks

UK supermarket Waitrose has introduced 10 CNG trucks to its delivery fleet, powered by renewable biomethane gas.

10 February 2017
Gas for Transport

Thai transit authority scraps gas bus plans

Thailand’s Bangkok Mass Transit Authority has decided to scrap a contract to procure 489 gas-powered buses awarded to the Bestlin Group.

9 February 2017

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