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
Contship Italia Partners with Iveco
May 21, 2015
The two are testing LNG trucking in the container supply train....Full Article

Navigant Predicts Limited Growth in LNG Vehicle Sales
May 21, 2015
The consulting company says LNG vehicle sales will hit only 55,000 worldwide in 2025....Full Article

UPS Freight Adds 64 LNG Tractors
April 30, 2015
The new vehicles will be added to UPS’  fleet of 2,500 natural gas vehicles, including several hundred that are LNG-fueled....Full Article

Universal LNG Solutions Rolls Out First Four of 95 LNG Big Rigs
April 30, 2015
The company’s CEO said it was “time to make a statement.”...Full Article

Natural Gas Vehicle Companies Pre-Qualify for USPS NGDV Acquisition
April 30, 2015
The potential award could total up to $6.3 billion....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

TravelCenters of America Opens New Fueling Lanes
May 7, 2015
This is the fourth LNG fueling option from the company....Full Article

Skangass Raises Roof of Pori LNG
April 30, 2015
The facility will serve both marine and road LNG....Full Article

Asda Opens LNG Refueling Station to Third Parties
April 30, 2015
The British supermarket chain is allowing other companies to refuel....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

APG Says Duel-Fuel Drilling Rigs Operating in Bakken
May 14, 2015
The company says customers can save up to $60,000 per month per rig....Full Article

Blue Origin Completes Test Flight, Contemplates Future LNG
May 7, 2015
New LNG-fueled engine to begin full testing in 2016....Full Article

VTG Unveils LNG Railcar, Signs First Contract
May 7, 2015
The company claims this is the first purposely designed LNG rail car in Europe....Full Article

Cummins Reveals New Engine
May 7, 2015
The 6.7 liter natural gas engine is one of the smallest....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

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

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