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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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Offshore LNG bunker station starts up along Yangtze river

Haiqi Ganghua Gas Development has put an offshore LNG bunker station into operation along the Yangtze River in Nanjing, capital of Jiangsu province, a manager with the company said in an industry meeting.

30 September 2013
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Sinopec expands presence in LNG transport fuel sector

Sinopec has completed the creation of a joint venture with NewOcean Energy – southern China’s largest LPG importer and wholesaler – to develop LNG and LPG projects in Guangzhou, giving the state-run energy giant a toehold in China’s emerging LNG fuel market.

4 September 2013
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Glass products maker shifts into LNG vehicle fuel sector

Henan Ancai Hi-Tech, a Shanghai-listed glass products manufacturer majority-owned by the Henan provincial government, will launch its LNG filling station business in the city of Anyang to complement its existing LNG plant there, a company source told Interfax.

20 August 2013
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Jinhong Energy to invest in LNG ship fuelling infrastructure

A subsidiary of Shenzhen Stock Exchange-listed PetroChina Jinhong Energy Investment has signed an agreement to invest RMB 600 million ($98 million) to develop LNG filling stations, real estate projects and a logistics park in a central Chinese city.

19 August 2013
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China’s polysilicon giant GCL to diversify into gas – report

Golden Concord Holdings (GCL Group) – the world’s largest supplier of polysilicon for solar panels – plans to expand into China’s oil and gas sector, as overcapacity and a collapse in global prices drive Chinese solar firms to seek new revenue streams, financial news portal Yicai.com has reported, citing unnamed company sources.

19 August 2013
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Chinese firms seize vehicular gas opportunity in Trinidad

ENN Group, one of China’s largest private companies, has signed a letter of intent (LOI) with Beijing Oriental Yuhong Waterproof Technology to jointly develop vehicular LNG and CNG projects in Trinidad and Tobago, Yuhong announced on Thursday.

16 August 2013
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Chongqing government bullish over LNG vehicle prospects

Chongqing in southwest China will have 10,000 LNG-powered vehicles on its roads by 2015, rising to 50,000 by 2020, according to a statement from the local branch of the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC).

14 August 2013
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Higher pump prices for China’s gas vehicles

A string of Chinese cities have raised prices at the pump for natural gas vehicles (NGVs), with the cost of fuel going up by nearly a quarter in some areas, as local governments look to pass on national wholesale increases to end users.

5 August 2013
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LNG distributors hit by gas price reforms

Chinese gas companies in the LNG distribution sector suffered in July, with investors pessimistic about the prospects of them passing on higher prices to users in the wake of China’s city-gate gas price reforms.

2 August 2013
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CNOOC raises trucked LNG prices on high demand

China National Offshore Oil Corp. has hiked quoted prices for LNG trucked from import terminals in south China by more than 10%, according to a local energy consultancy.

29 July 2013
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Alternative fuels lag behind in Europe

An uptick in the use of LNG or CNG as a fuel for transport will be a major factor driving global gas demand up to 2018, the International Energy Agency has said.

25 July 2013
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LNG fuel savings tempt Shandong’s logistics sector

Shandong province on China’s east coast plans to build 49 LNG-refilling stations along provincial highways through 2015, and another 54 from 2016 to 2020, according to media.

11 July 2013
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China gas pricing overhaul affects NGV market

Air pollution and an attractive price spread between oil and gas are driving development of China’s NGV market, but a new gas pricing mechanism could have an impact on the economics of Chinese NGVs.

4 July 2013

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