Natural Gas – Conversions, Vehicles and Technology


Drive for Natural Gas Vehicles Faces Big Test in California

SAN FRANCISCO – Natural gas providers are trying to convince Californians to allow the state government to invest in the now-tiny market for natural gas-fueled cars and trucks.


City of Lake Jackson's Vehicles Yield Unexpected Savings

LAKE JACKSON, TEXAS – Lake Jackson city officials were trying to leave a lighter footprint when they started purchasing compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles six years ago. Today, the benefits of that decision also include reduced fuel costs.


Oakland Airport to Purchase 26 CNG-Powered Shuttle Buses

OAKLAND, CA --- The Oakland Board of Port Commissioners recently authorized the purchase of 26 new CNG-powered AirBART and rental car shuttle buses that will be deployed at Oakland International Airport (OAK) beginning in 2009, replacing older diesel-powered models.


PNG Ventures Wins LNG Supply Contract for the City of Phoenix

DALLAS - PNG Ventures, Inc. recently announced its wholly owned subsidiary, Applied LNG Technologies USA, LLC has executed a liquefied natural gas (LNG) supply contract with the City of Phoenix, Ariz.


Clean Energy Awarded $3.6 Million Grant to Help Fund Natural Gas Stations

SEAL BEACH, Calif. --- The Mobile Source Air Pollution Reduction Review Committee (MSRC) and the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) recently approved grant awards of $3.6 million to Clean Energy Fuels Corp. to help defray the cost of expanding the Southern California network of natural gas fueling stations with nine new stations.


New Proposal Announced to Increase the Use of Natural Gas

WASHINGTON – New legislation will be introduced that will compel automakers to make 10 percent of their fleet vehicles run on natural gas by the year 2018.


CALSTART to Form Natural Gas Vehicle Purchase Program

PASADENA, CA --- CALSTART, a nonprofit group that works with the public and private sectors to develop green transportation technologies, is partnering with other organizations to create a Natural Gas Vehicle Cooperative Purchase Program.


Safety Course for Natural Gas Vehicle Drivers Set for June in Calif.

LAS VEGAS --- The Natural Gas Vehicle Institute will hold a one-day safety course for natural gas vehicle (NGV) drivers and mechanics on June 19 in Riverside, Calif.


Earth Biofuels Subsidiary Renews LNG Supply Contract With City of

LONG BEACH, CA – Earth Biofuels, Inc. has announced that its subsidiary, Applied LNG Technologies, LLC (ALT) has renewed its contract to provide the City of Long Beach, Calif., with liquefied natural gas (LNG).


Driver, Technician, and Fuel Handler Safety Training for LNG-Powered Vehicles

ANAHEIM, CA – Sponsored by the Natural Gas Vehicle Institute, a one-day course, to be held Aug. 19 at the Doubletree Hotel in Anaheim, Calif., is devoted to training drivers, technicians, and fuel handlers on safe driving, fueling, and operating practices of today’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) vehicles.

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