ZEUS LNG-FUELED VEHICLE REPORT
Industry Analysis
N. American LNG Fuel Supply Part 1: A Rising Tide Lifts All Merchant Plants
July 10, 2014
Underpinning the rapid uptake of LNG as a fuel throughout North America has been a small, but growing network of LNG supply points. These include everything from purpose-built merchant plants, to import terminals, to peakshavers owned by utilities, and more. In this first piece of a new analysis series, Zeus will examine where supply comes from today, and how this appears set to evolve....Full Article

Financial Difficulties in Developing Merchant Plants Offers New Opportunities
March 20, 2014
As more smaller ventures reliant on external financing enter the LNG fuel production space, a number have increasing difficulties finding banks willing to support projects without long-term take-or-pay contracts, However, these developers are confronting a fuels market traditionally accustomed to spot opportunities. The result has created new market opportunities for a number of forward thinking firms....Full Article

Development of LNG Fueling Stations in China vs. in U.S.
January 30, 2014
Thanks to advanced technology, LNG has achieved widespread adoption in the vehicle industry throughout the world. Some fleet owners in the U.S. are still hesitant to convert to LNG fueled trucks due to the “Chicken-and-Egg” problem relating to fueling infrastructure and demand. However, specialists in China have begun to state that this kind of problem does not exist in China. In this analysis report, Zeus will review the current status of LNG fueling infrastructure in both markets and analyze the possible reasons....Full Article

Worldwide LNG Fueled Vehicle Projects in 2013
January 16, 2014
Through a variety of factors and drivers, LNG as a fuel has risen in prominence in several continents, including North America. However, the rate of growth in each varies dramatically. In this analysis report, Zeus will compare the current status of the LNG fueled vehicle market in different regions and analyze possible reasons for the uneven development throughout the world. ...Full Article

Economic Sensitivity Analysis for LNG Fueled Trucks
January 2, 2014
The ongoing price gap between diesel and LNG has drawn a wave of interest in using the fuel in on-highway trucking. However, operators grapple with finding the best set of economic and operational circumstances to make the trucks compelling through shortened payback periods. In this report, Zeus will conduct an economic sensitivity analysis to better offer insights into shifts in payback periods through changes in factors like fuel price, annual mileage, incremental cost, and fuel economy....Full Article


Fleet Moves
NEE and Galileo Sign Agreement
June 18, 2015
The accord brings Galileo’s Cryobox to Canada....Full Article

Texas CNG and LNG Sales Up 78% from FY 2014
June 11, 2015
Natural gas as a fuel is expanding faster than expected, according to the Railroad Commission of Texas....Full Article

E.ON Executive Says Natural Gas Can Expand in Germany
June 11, 2015
Natural gas demand could almost double....Full Article

GE Capital, Shell Reach Commercial Agreement
June 4, 2015
The aim is to reduce monthly payments for natural gas truck fleet lessees....Full Article

IHS Says Natural Gas Will Challenge Oil
June 4, 2015
Trucking natural gas demand will reach 81 Bcm by 2030, according to the new report....Full Article


Fueling
China LNG Invests in LNG Agreement with City of Linyi
June 25, 2015
The company is investing about $1.5 billion to promote LNG in the city....Full Article

TravelCenters of America Opens Its Fifth Fueling Center
June 11, 2015
Newest LNG site is in Dallas....Full Article

Axegaz Gets More Financing
May 28, 2015
The company says it will use the funds to install more LNG and CNG infrastructure....Full Article

LNG America, Scandrill Sign Joint Marketing Agreement
May 21, 2015
The companies will target operators on the Gulf Coast....Full Article

UGI Energy to Build New Liquefaction Plant in Pennsylvania
May 21, 2015
The new plant will double UGI Energy’s liquefaction capacity....Full Article


Technology
GFS Corp. Expands Range of LNG-Fueled Conversion Systems
June 25, 2015
It offers LNG-fueled systems for another Caterpillar mine haul truck....Full Article

Cyrostar Launches New Dispenser
June 25, 2015
The new dispenser increases efficiency....Full Article

Agility Snags Freightliner
June 18, 2015
Agility has become Freightliner’s sole supplier of natural gas fuel systems....Full Article

Jereh Group Unveils Micro-LNG Designs
June 11, 2015
The micro-liquefaction projects are scalable and flexible....Full Article

Shell Offers Lubricants for Natural Gas Engines in China
May 21, 2015
The company sees natural gas vehicle demand increasing in the country....Full Article


Regulatory
EPA Proposes New GHG Emissions Standards for Medium- and Heavy-Duty Vehicles
June 25, 2015
Phase 2 of the program aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 1 billion metric tons....Full Article

Japan Looks to LNG in Transport
June 18, 2015
The world’s largest LNG importer looks to diversify the fuel’s uses....Full Article

British Columbia Gives More Incentives for Natural Gas
June 11, 2015
The government is trying to sweeten the pot for small-scale producers and consumers, too....Full Article

Penske Awarded $1.1 Million
May 14, 2015
The company says it will use the grants to purchase natural gas-fueled tractors....Full Article

Finland Expanding Road and Marine LNG Infrastructure
April 2, 2015
Finland aims to meet EU goals five years ahead of schedule....Full Article


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