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
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

GFS Corp. to Supply Arch Coal LNG Conversion Systems
March 12, 2015
Arch Coal is looking to convert more of its mining infrastructure to LNG....Full Article

Gazprom Demonstrates LNG Buses in Slovakia
February 12, 2015
Slovakia will be the third European country to implement LNG buses. ...Full Article

Pennsylvania Awards $7.3 Million for Natural Gas Truck Conversions
February 12, 2015
18 companies were included in the grants....Full Article

Quintero LNG Expands
March 27, 2015
The world-scale regasification plant expansion includes doubling the capacity for loading LNG onto trucks....Full Article

Vemex Will Cooperate with Gazprom on LNG Stations
March 27, 2015
The local gas suppliers will cooperate with the Russian gas giant....Full Article

Shell Opens Its First LNG Fueling Station in the Netherlands.
March 19, 2015
The facility will supply about 170 trucks per day....Full Article

Whitbread and ENN Open UK LNG Fueling Station
March 19, 2015
The station is ENN’s first HGV LNG fueling station in the U.K....Full Article

Stabilis Announces Opening of George West Facility
March 5, 2015
The facility is strategically located to serve Eagle Ford Shale customers....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

Millennium Stimulation Services Awarded Patent for Energized Natural Gas Frac Fluids
February 26, 2015
The technology involves blending LNG with frac sands and fluids to enable greater reserves recovery....Full Article

Harrison Truck Centers chooses American Power Group Inc.
February 19, 2015
The truck center will offer APG’s dual-fuel system for heavy-duty and severe-duty glider kits....Full Article

Cryostar LNG Wins Station Contract
February 12, 2015
Rolande LNG will use the equipment at five refueling stations in the Netherlands....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

Pennsylvania Governor Reverses LNG Tax Increase
March 12, 2015
The reversal will decrease the tax on a gallon of LNG by about 4 cents. ...Full Article

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