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A ferry fuelled by LNG Gas for Transport

LNG-for-transport needs investment to fulfil potential

More cash will be needed for LNG to expand further into the road and maritime transport sectors, delegates at a conference in Hamburg heard this week.

27 April 2018
Gas for Transport

Keppel dual-fuel LNG tug on schedule for May delivery

Singaporean shipbuilder Keppel Offshore & Marine is on track to deliver Southeast Asia’s first dual-fuel LNG tug to Keppel Smit Towage in May

25 April 2018
Gas for Transport

Carbon dioxide emissions from transport keep rising

Greenhouse gas emissions in the European transport sector have increased substantially over the last 15 years, prompting many to call for more aggressive policies and reforms to tackle the problem.

18 April 2018
Meeting of the international maritime organization Gas for Transport

IMO agreement poses threat to LNG as marine fuel

The regulator’s new CO2 emissions targets could spell trouble for LNG as a marine fuel in the long term.

17 April 2018
Gas for Transport

Russia’s Kamaz to start mass-producing LNG-fuelled trucks

Moscow Exchange-listed truck manufacturer Kamaz will start mass producing LNG-fuelled trucks soon

13 April 2018
Gas for Transport

Indian oil companies looking to spend $1.53 bln on bio-CNG

India’s state-owned oil companies are looking to spend nearly INR 100 billion on establishing a network of bio-CNG plants

12 April 2018
Cars in a traffic jam in India Gas for Transport

Early roll-out of low-sulphur fuel to hurt NGVs in India

The introduction of BS VI fuels in advance of the planned date is likely to curtail demand for gas in the transport sector.

5 April 2018
A woman cooks cassava by a gas flare in Nigeria in 2005. Nigeria has made progress on reducing flaring in recent years. Gas for Transport

Nigeria trials gas as transport fuel to help curb flaring

Nigeria flares a large amount of gas, but a pilot programme is under way to utilise some of it as CNG for transport.

4 April 2018
An LNG refuelling station in China. Gas for Transport

Higher LNG prices to slow China’s LNG truck output

Higher prices for LNG in China this year have trimmed the fuel’s discount to diesel, which could slow production of large LNG trucks.

3 April 2018
Gas for Transport

Bangkok launches 100 NGV buses

Bangkok has introduced 100 gas-fuelled buses with a total of 489 running by June

27 March 2018
Gas for Transport

Hunan province to liberalise gas prices for taxis and buses

Central China’s Hunan province will stop setting prices for gas used by taxis and buses.

23 March 2018
The Komekurayama solar power plant. (Tepco) Gas for Transport

Gas to feature in Japan’s decentralised energy future

Japan’s plans to develop smart cities will see gas find a future in small-scale CHP, as a back-up fuel and as a means to produce hydrogen.

22 March 2018
Gas for Transport

European car market to be 10% NGVs by 2030

The number of passenger NGVs in Europe will increase tenfold by 2030, to 13 million vehicles, and will make up at least 10% of the car market.

16 March 2018
Gas for Transport

Total to build France’s biggest gas filling station

Total will build and operate France’s largest CNG filling station at the inland port of Gennevilliers, about 9 km from Paris.

13 March 2018
Gas for Transport

Petronet to launch LNG filling stations on 4,000-km highway

India’s Petronet LNG plans to launch up to 20 LNG filling stations on a 4,000-km stretch of highway, Chief Executive Prabhat Singh has said.

23 February 2018
Gas for Transport

Shell signs deal with Sovcomflot for two LNG-powered tankers

Shell has signed a long-term time-charter agreement with Sovcomflot for two LNG-powered Aframax tankers.

21 February 2018
An artist’s impression of Lightsource and BP solar panels in the UK. Gas for Transport

IOCs diversify to meet challenge of decarbonisation

IOCs are struggling to find ways to transition to low-carbon energy and are looking to diversify their business models to provide greater resilience.

21 February 2018
Gas for Transport

Balearia signs supply contract for LNG-powered ferry

Spanish ferry company Balearia has signed an LNG supply contract with Gas Natural Fenosa for one of its vessels.

14 February 2018
Chinese LNG filling station Gas for Transport

Smog crackdown boosts China’s LNG truck production

China’s output of large LNG trucks soared last year, as companies and manufacturers shunned diesel and shifted to vehicles running on cleaner fuels.

12 February 2018
An HGV being filled with LNG Gas for Transport

RWE explores ways to boost LNG-for-transport demand

The German company is entering the LNG-for-transport sector with a small-scale facility on the River Rhine.

12 February 2018

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