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Italy shifts gas-for-transport focus to biomethane

Italy has set an incentive mechanism for liquefied biomethane that will further boost gas in the road transport sector.

By Silvia Favasuli 9 January 2018
Gas for Transport

Shell to delay LNG investments in Thailand

The ongoing political deadlock in Bangkok is likely to see Shell delay plans to become an LNG distributor for the company’s transport sector, the head of Shell's local unit has said.

11 February 2014
Gas for Transport

LNG as a marine fuel: a question of price

LNG is set to become the fuel of choice for many European ship owners over the coming years, but disagreements over how the fuel should be priced may stifle rapid expansion of the nascent sector in th

29 January 2014
Gas for Transport

Number of LNG-fuelled ships to soar by 2020 – DNV GL

New environmental regulations are forcing ship owners to look at alternatives to traditional marine diesel and heavy fuel oil, and although the boom in LNG-fuelled ships has not started yet, latest industry predictions suggest there will be around 1,000 in circulation by 2020.

28 January 2014
Gas for Transport

Tangshan LNG terminal to stiffen north China competition

The start of trucked LNG sales from PetroChina’s newest LNG import terminal poses long-term competition for domestic LNG supply in north China.

8 January 2014
Gas for Transport

South Korea clears three reactors for restarts

The South Korean government has cleared three reactors for restarts in a move which could help decrease LNG consumption for the world’s second largest importer of the fuel.

6 January 2014
Gas for Transport

The future will be micro for GTL technology

New technology will allow refiners to tap the gas market and build small GTL units where there is both feedstock supply and demand for their products, potentially offering a new lease of life to a sector restricted to expensive and cumbersome larger plants.

23 December 2013
Gas for Transport

A smaller, broader future for GTL

Interfax spoke to Roy Lipski, chief executive of Velocys, a provider of technology for small-scale GTL projects, about what has made the sector possible and what niche it could occupy in the refining market.

23 December 2013
Gas for Transport

Beijing to expand gas-fired bus fleet over next four years

Beijing plans to replace two-thirds of conventional public buses with vehicles running on greener energy sources within four years, state media reported on Friday.

13 December 2013
Gas for Transport

Guangzhou to build 126 LNG stations for vehicles by 2020

Guangzhou, capital of Guangdong province, will build 126 LNG filling stations between now and 2020 to combat air pollution from vehicle emissions, the city government announced on Monday.

3 December 2013
Gas for Transport

Three paths for gas as US transport fuel

New technology may finally allow natural gas to compete with gasoline in US transport markets, according to a new white paper from thinktank Resources for the Future.

2 December 2013
Gas for Transport

CNOOC’s trucked LNG profits rise, PetroChina stems losses

China’s two major LNG importers, China National Offshore Oil Corp. and PetroChina, recorded solid results from trucked LNG sales from their receiving terminals – Dapeng, Putian, Rudong and Dalian – in October, data from an energy consultancy showed.

28 November 2013
Gas for Transport

Shell and Gazprom to index LNG to diesel

Shell and Gazprom are looking to promote LNG as a transport fuel by pricing volumes at a fixed discount to diesel, the two energy giants told delegates at the Natural Gas Vehicle conference in Amsterdam.

27 November 2013
Gas for Transport

Lack of trucks hurting small-scale LNG

A reluctance on the part of vehicle manufacturers to build LNG-fuelled trucks is hindering development of the small-scale LNG industry in Europe, a panel of experts told delegates at the Natural Gas V

25 November 2013
Gas for Transport

If you build infrastructure, LNG as a transport fuel will come

The economics of LNG as a fuel for trucks and ships are attractive enough to create a combined market of 45 mtpa in northern Europe, but the infrastructure still needs to be built, according to Belgian gas transmission operator Fluxys.

22 November 2013
Gas for Transport

Canada to build liquefaction plants for gas vehicle fuel

Ferus Natural Gas Fuels and ENN Canada Corp. have agreed a joint venture to build and operate two liquefaction plants in Vancouver, British Columbia and Edmonton, Alberta to support fuel services for heavy vehicles, and other high-horsepower applications including marine, rail, mining, and oil and gas exploration.

21 November 2013
Gas for Transport

LNG will continue to grow as transport fuel in China – expert

The rising cost of LNG in China will not hinder its use as a transport fuel by vehicles and ships, an engineer with China National Offshore Oil Corp. has said.

21 November 2013
Gas for Transport

Rosneft eyes LNG shipments to Murmansk

Russian state-controlled oil major Rosneft is considering shipping LNG to Murmansk, in Russia’s north, as part of plans to gasify the region.

19 November 2013
Gas for Transport

Clean tech firm Sanju to produce LNG from coke oven gas

Clean tech developer Beijing Sanju Environmental Protection and New Materials will partner with a coal producer in Inner Mongolia to convert coke oven gas to LNG for use in vehicles, marking Sanju’s first foray into the growing LNG fuel sector.s

12 November 2013
Gas for Transport

The rise of LNG bunkering

The use of LNG as a marine fuel is expected to grow with the introduction of new environmental rules in North America and Europe in 2015. Its spread to Asia and other regions, however, will depend on similar regulations.

11 October 2013
Gas for Transport

Peru’s huge gas-to-power plans take shape

Peru is pushing ahead with a giant project to develop its gas industry in the south of the country. Lima released the first of four contracts for a tender to install 1 GW of gas-to-power capacity on Monday.

8 October 2013

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