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Kogas, DNV to cooperate on South Korea LNG bunkering study

Korean state-owned utility Kogas and DNV have announced they will cooperate on a feasibility study with the aim of creating an LNG bunkering facility in South Korea, the companies announced on Monday.

23 January 2013
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EU to push for use of gas as transport fuel

The European Commission is increasing its support for the use of gas as a transport fuel for vehicles and will present a draft legislative proposal in the coming weeks to accelerate the development of

17 January 2013
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Demand for European bunkering burgeons

Europe’s nascent bunkering market took another step forward on Tuesday as the first large-scale LNG-powered ferry journey took place in Finland, operator Viking Line confirmed to Interfax.

16 January 2013
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CNOOC profits decline on trucked LNG sales, CNPC eases losses

China National Offshore Oil Corp.’s profits from sales of trucked LNG from supply terminals fell in November, as a result of expensive imports of the fuel from Qatar.

11 January 2013
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Iran boosts number of NGVs thanks to increased sanctions on petrol imports

Increased international sanctions on petrol imports has encouraged Iran to significantly increase the number of compressed natural gas vehicles (NGVs) on its roads, the Financial Times reported on Monday.

8 January 2013
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Dutch shipper orders pair of LNG-fuelled tankers

A pair of new LEG/LPG tankers are to be fitted out with LNG-fuelled engines in a bid to comply with upcoming EU emissions legislation.

3 January 2013
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Guanghui Energy eyes LNG refuelling network expansion

Guanghui Energy, a Chinese independent energy company, plans to build 565 refuelling stations in China for vehicles running on LNG through 2017.

13 December 2012
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Hawaii eyes LNG as lower-cost alternative

While United States gas producers are hoping to sell LNG abroad to counter depressed domestic prices, Hawaii Gas has said LNG would be a bargain for a state that imports nearly all of its energy.

10 December 2012
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NGV market faces uneven prospects

Analysts see promise for gas in transport for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles, but market penetration will be more difficult for passenger vehicles.

15 November 2012
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CNOOC to expand LNG refilling infrastructure in Zhuhai

China National Offshore Oil Corp. (CNOOC) plans to build 16 LNG refilling stations in southern China’s Zhuhai city from 2011 to 2015, CNOOC said in a news release issued on Wednesday.

18 October 2012
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Sinopec puts first filling stations for LNG-fuelled buses into operation in Beijing

Sinopec has put its first group of filling stations for LNG-fuelled buses into operation in Beijing, according to a report on Thursday by the official Xinhua news agency, which cited the China Securities Journal.

11 October 2012
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European ports team up to develop LNG bunkering

Growing demand for LNG as a fuel for ships has led two of Europe’s largest ports, Rotterdam and Gothenburg, to team up to develop their LNG bunkering infrastructure.

10 October 2012
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PetroChina advances vehicular LNG plan in Chongqing

PetroChina plans to step up construction of LNG filling stations in Chongqing as part of efforts to encourage local use of LNG-powered vehicles.

14 September 2012
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China lagging in construction of vehicular LNG stations

China’s ambition to run more vehicles on clean-burning LNG is being hampered by a lack of suitable fuelling infrastructure, an industry consultancy told Interfax on Wednesday.

29 August 2012
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

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