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.

By Annemarie Botzki 21 June 2017
Gas for Transport

Anhui JV to build $157 million LNG project

Anhui Province Guowan LNG has made a preliminary decision to build a gas liquefaction plant and LNG refilling stations in Anhui’s capital of Hefei, local media reported on Tuesday.

14 August 2012
Gas for Transport

German JV looks to develop LNG port infrastructure

The Linde Group and Marquard & Bahls have formed a joint venture to develop LNG infrastructure in northwest European ports to supply the fuel to ships, the companies said in a statement on Monday.

6 August 2012
Gas for Transport

Jiangsu’s NGV sector shifts into high gear

Jiangsu expects to put 6,000 LNG-powered vehicles into operation by the end of 2015, the Jiangsu Department of Transportation said in an online bulletin on Wednesday.

14 June 2012
Anne-Sophie Corbeau, senior gas expert at the International Energy Agency. (IEA) Gas for Transport

Giving Europe’s gas ‘room to breathe’

The International Energy Agency launched its Medium Term Outlook for Gas Markets at the World Gas Conference in Kuala Lumpur this week. James Batty caught up with one of the report’s authors, Anne-Sophie Corbeau, to discuss how the gas market will develop over the next ten years.

7 June 2012
The market share of natural gas vehicles (NGVs) in the EU is currently only 0.4%. (PA) Gas for Transport

Taxing times for gas as a transportation fuel

The European Commission’s proposal to amend Directive 2003/96, which structures the community’s framework for the taxation of energy products and electricity, was adopted in Parliament on 19 April. While the proposed amendments to motor fuel taxation were rejected, the Parliament extended tax exemptions for gas and LPG as transport fuels.

18 May 2012
SUGAR Freeze LNG propulsion concept. (Boeing) Gas for Transport

SUGAR rush

On 1 May 1967, the same day Elvis Presley married Priscilla Beaulieu in Las Vegas, NASA published technical memorandum TMX-52282, Liquefied Gas as a Fuel for Supersonic Aircraft. Written by Cleveland-based scientist Richard Weber, the 10-page document left few all shook up.

18 May 2012
Gas for Transport

Peru to open tender to build power plants in Amazon jungle

Peru will open a tender to build two gas-fired power plants in the Amazon jungle on 10 May, state news agency Andina reported.

3 May 2012
Gas for Transport

Okinawa Electric Power to receive first LNG shipment

Okinawa Electric Power will take its first shipment of LNG on 22 April, the Japanese utility said on Wednesday.

2 May 2012
Gas for Transport

Hubei to expand LNG transport infrastructure

Hubei Province in central China will complete construction of 16 LNG vehicular refilling stations by the end of this year, the local arm of the National Development and Reform Commission (Hubei NDRC) announced on Wednesday.

23 March 2012
Gas for Transport

Ningxia aims for 20% NGVs

West China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region expects 20% of vehicles registered in the region to be fuelled by gas by 2015, a local transportation authority told Interfax on Monday.

21 February 2012
Gas for Transport

Indonesian auto manufacturers back converters

Indonesia’s major auto manufacturers are backing a proposal to roll out converter kits that allow cars to run on gas, while the government considers whether to restrict subsidised fuel sales or hike petrol pump prices, The Jakarta Globe reported on Friday.

6 February 2012
Gas for Transport

Gazprom mulls mini-LNG units

Gazprom subsidiary Gas-Oil is considering building mini-LNG production units in regions where fuel is in demand, the company told Interfax.

25 January 2012
Gas for Transport

Transport’s impact on US gas market to remain muted

Greater gas consumption in the transport sector could drive US gas demand in the long term however logistical difficulties could prevent significant short-term impact

17 January 2012
Gas for Transport

Shandong transport firm gears up for Chinese New Year travel demand

Shandong Province Communication and Transportation Group (SPCTG) plans to purchase more LNG-fuelled buses to meet travel demand during next month’s Chinese New Year holiday, Zhang Hailong, a director with SPCTG, told Interfax on Monday.

12 December 2011

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