A truck being refuelled with LNG at Pontadera, Italy. (Blue Corridors) Gas for Transport

Range extenders offer chance for gas in transport

CNG-powered range extenders could offer gas a slice in the future of the transport sector.

By Annemarie Botzki 2 August 2017
Gas for Transport

Brussels OKs Czech support scheme for alternative transport

The European Commission has found that Czech plans to support building a network of refuelling and recharging stations for low-emission vehicles is in line with EU state aid rules

11 August 2017
Gas for Transport

Axegaz to open 42 CNG and LNG stations in Europe

French company Axegazs will open its first combined CNG and LNG filling station in the Italian city of Brescia on 16 September.

9 August 2017
LNG bunkering at the port of Rostock. (Gazprom) Gas for Transport

Germany to have LNG bunkering by July 2018

A joint venture purposely created to exploit LNG in the transport market is building the first bunker to refuel river vessels in Cologne.

1 August 2017
The Tesla Model X. The UK will ban the sale of new petrol and diesel cars from 2040. (Tesla) Gas for Transport

Gas ruled out from powering UK’s new electric cars

The UK’s ban on new fossil fuel-powered cars from 2040 will increase power demand, but new generation will mainly come from renewables, analysts say.

27 July 2017
Gas for Transport

UK to ban new diesel and petrol cars by 2040

The UK government is expected to announce on Wednesday a ban on all new diesel and petrol cars and vans from 2040 as part of a new clean air plan.

26 July 2017
An LNG filling station in Jiangsu (Ministry of Transport). Gas for Transport

Transport puts China LNG demand on road to recovery

LNG sales in China surged by 45% year on year in H1 2017, with demand from transport and industry the main drivers.

10 July 2017
Gas for Transport

CIMC Enric to buy LNG bunkering tank manufacturer

Hong Kong-listed CIMC Enric Holdings has signed a deal to purchase SinoPacific Offshore & Engineering, a manufacturer of LNG marine storage tanks.

6 July 2017
Gas for Transport

Engie teams up with Carrefour to fuel trucks with bio-CNG

France’s Engie has teamed up with supermarket chain Carrefour to develop bio-CNG as a fuel for trucks.

5 July 2017
Gas for Transport

French diesel taxes may go up – minister

French Energy Minister Nicolas Hulot has said his government is considering increasing taxes on diesel and making "decisions faster" regarding cuts to carbon emissions.

26 June 2017
LNG bunkering in Rostock, Germany. The fuel could help reduce martime GHG emissions. (Gazprom) Gas for Transport

IMO to debate climate deal for shipping

The International Maritime Organization will begin discussions this week on how to cut greenhouse gas emissions from the shipping industry.

21 June 2017
China Gas’s LNG bunkering station in Chongqing. (China Gas Holdings) Gas for Transport

China Gas preps bunker station in tough market

The major Chinese gas distributor is gearing up to commission its first onshore LNG bunkering station, but it may struggle to convince shipowners to make use of the facility.

19 June 2017
Gas for Transport

Italian ferry line investing €200 mln in LNG-fuelled ships

Italian shipowner Caronte & Tourist will invest €200 million over the next 10 years to procure 10 LNG-powered ferries.

16 June 2017
Gas for Transport

Qatar Petroleum signs agreement with Shell on bunkering

Qatar Petroleum has signed a framework agreement with Shell to jointly develop LNG marine bunkering infrastructure around the world, QP said in a statement.

14 June 2017
Gas for Transport

Philippines set to modernise public utility vehicles

The Philippines government plans to modernise the public utility vehicles to reduce pollution and give Filipinos a better public transport experience.

13 June 2017
Green Corridor plans to develop LNG-fuelled vessels for the Australia-China dry bulk trade route. (Shell) Gas for Transport

Woodside progresses Australia-China bunkering plans

Australia could open up a new market for its LNG as Woodside and its partners in the Green Corridor bunkering project forge ahead with plans for LNG-fuelled vessels.

9 June 2017
Gas for Transport

Marubeni becomes 25th member of SEA\LNG coalition

Japan’s Marubeni has joined the EA\LNG industry coalition, which aims to accelerate the adoption of LNG as a marine fuel.

31 May 2017
Gas for Transport

Italgas to convert vehicle fleet to run on CNG

Italian gas distributor Italgas will replace its fleet of about 6,000 vehicles over the next three years with ones that run on CNG

31 May 2017
Gas for Transport

Eni signs MOU with Fincantieri on LNG and gas-for-transport

Eni has signed a memorandum of understanding with multinational shipbuilder Fincantieri to carry out research and development in the gas sector.

30 May 2017
A Tesla S electric car on display in China. EVs could help balance the power grid. (Tesla) Gas for Transport

EVs could help balance grid and reduce role for gas

The sweeping adoption of electric cars could radically alter the global power demand profile and reduce the need for gas-peaking plants, experts say.

30 May 2017
Gas for Transport

Eni and Snam to develop CNG and LNG plants in Italy

Eni has signed a framework agreement with transmission system operator Snam for the development of CNG and LNG stations in Italy.

26 May 2017

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