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
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

Synergy Converting 200 Peterbilt Trucks
January 22, 2015
In addition to the truck fleet, the company will also help baseload a new merchant LNG plant....Full Article

DHL Adds LNG Fueled Truck to Belgian Fleet
December 25, 2014
The trucks will be deployed using special, aerodynamic trailers....Full Article

Lynx Supplies LNG Fueled Hydraulic Fracturing Job in Permian
December 18, 2014
The company ultimately hopes to use a new facility to support further operations....Full Article


Fueling
Applied LNG Reports Contract Renewal
February 26, 2015
The extension is for the firm’s largest customer in the refuse hauling industry....Full Article

Nikkiso Acquires JC Carter Cryogenic Pumps
February 19, 2015
The sale includes everything except existing contracts....Full Article

Applied LNG to Purchase Biogas from BP Energy Co.
February 19, 2015
The biomethane will be converted to LNG at Applied’s Topock facility....Full Article

AIDEA to Purchase Pentex Alaska Natural Gas
February 12, 2015
The purchase would make both natural gas utilities in the Fairbanks area state-owned....Full Article

Canacol Signs Gas Sales Contract
February 12, 2015
The LNG would be distributed to South America, Central America and the Caribbean....Full Article


Technology
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

Skygo and AMBAC Near Completion of Dual-Fuel Development
February 5, 2015
The companies will offer dual-fuel gas aftermarket systems for Detroit Diesel Series 60 and DD15 engines....Full Article

INOXCVA Develops New European Facility
December 26, 2014
The new manufacturing plant is targeting the European industrial gas sector....Full Article


Regulatory
TEN-T Provides Funding for Portuguese LNG Fuel Project
February 26, 2015
The current grant will help fund an assessment on using LNG in freight transport....Full Article

Thornberry Introduces LNG Tax Equalization Bill
February 19, 2015
The bill would equate LNG excise taxes for diesel and LNG on an energy equivalent basis....Full Article

New York to lift LNG Moratorium
January 29, 2015
New LNG storage will be permitted in New York for the first time since the 1970s....Full Article

Pivotal Submits Petition on Facility Designation
December 18, 2014
The petition involves whether or not an LNG fuel production facility can be designated an LNG terminal in certain circumstances....Full Article

TEN-T to Fund LNG Fuel Study for Canary Islands
December 4, 2014
EU funding will be used to assess the potential for LNG in various transportation and power applications on the islands....Full Article


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