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
Omnitek Receives Order for 45 Natural Gas Bus Systems
April 16, 2015
The order follows a recent utilization of Omnitek’s technology in two Czech trains....Full Article

American Power Group Ships Order for 38 Dual-Fuel Systems
April 9, 2015
The conversion kits are worth more than $200,000....Full Article

Raven Signs on 115 Heavy-duty LNG Trucks
April 2, 2015
Clean Energy will supply about 2.4 million DGE....Full Article

Potelco Orders 25 More LNG Vehicles
March 27, 2015
The order will put the construction company at about 120 LNG-fueled vehicles by midyear....Full Article

Report: Chinese LNG Heavy-Duty and Medium-Duty Trucking on the Rise
March 27, 2015
The report predicts an increase from 6.1% to 12% in natural gas technology penetration in the truck and bus sectors by 2020....Full Article

GDF Suez Opens LNG Truck Filling Station in the Netherlands
April 23, 2015
It’s the first of about 15 planned stations....Full Article

Jetgas Signs Preliminary Agreement with Lithuania LNG
April 23, 2015
The agreement comes as JetGas makes plans to construct a mini-LNG terminal....Full Article

China LNG Group Signs Cooperation Agreements
April 16, 2015
Two separate LNG LOIs entered into with Haitong, Genghis Khan Group....Full Article

Prometheus Signs Master Services Agreement with WPX Energy
April 9, 2015
The accord will expand Prometheus’ role in the E&P sector....Full Article

Chart Closing Minnesota Location
April 2, 2015
After about three years, the plant is closing because of reported product demand decline....Full Article

BOC Launches New LNG Refueler
April 16, 2015
The mobile unit is designed for medium-sized fleets....Full Article

Peterbilt Offers Expanded Portfolio of LNG-powered Trucks
April 2, 2015
The models 579 and 567 can now be ordered in LNG configurations....Full Article

Dearman Wins Smart Grant
April 2, 2015
The company has been awarded about £850,000 (US$1,261,000) to investigate applications for “waste cold.”...Full Article

Westport Delivers Four Prototype LNG Tenders
March 19, 2015
Westport will pause future investment on LNG tenders, however....Full Article

Mack Natural Gas Trucks Now Offer Expanded Options
March 12, 2015
The company said it was responding to increased demand for its natural gas-fueled trucks....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

Caterpillar Achieves EPA Certification for Generator
March 27, 2015
It’s a first for Caterpillar in the mobile and stationary category....Full Article

Texas Bill to Convert State Fleets to Alternative Fuels
March 19, 2015
The law follows up on four years of the Clean Transportation Triangle Program....Full Article

Eagle Butte LNG Plant Delayed
March 19, 2015
There was a lag in acquiring the proper air quality permit....Full Article

Union Pacific Applies to Transport LNG
March 19, 2015
It would be the first railroad to transport LNG....Full Article

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