Texas Alternative Fuel Fleet Pilot Program

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Apr
11

Heavy-Duty Hauler Partners with GAIN on CNG Infrastructure

U.S. Oil will be building a new GAIN Clean Fuel compressed natural gas (CNG) refueling station in Sunnyvale, Texas, for anchor fleet J Rayl Transport Inc., a transportation company that is rolling out an increasing number of heavy-duty natural gas vehicles (NGVs). J Rayl broke ground on its first CNG station last spring at 1201… Continue reading »

Apr
11

TruStar Energy CNG Fueling Tech Supporting HD Fleet

Argos USA, a major cement and concrete manufacturer and supplier, has inked a contract with TruStar Energy for the supply of compressed natural gas (CNG) for two refueling stations in Houston and Dallas. Argos will be deploying 40 new CNG-powered heavy-duty mixer trucks from Peterbilt to serve a pair of its Texas-based ready-mix plants. The… Continue reading »

Apr
07

Eaton, Cummins Westport Pair ISX12 G with UltraShift Plus

To meet the demands of the emerging alternative fuel markets, Eaton and Cummins Westport now offer an integrated powertrain package featuring the Cummins Westport ISX12 G natural gas engine and the UltraShift Plus automated manual transmission. The new powertrain package will be available in limited application release for linehaul and regional haul in mid-2014, company… Continue reading »

Apr
02

Net energy imports in 2013 lowest in more than 20 years

Total U.S. net imports of energy, measured in terms of energy content, declined in 2013 to their lowest level in more than two decades. Growth in the production of oil and natural gas displaced imports and supported increased petroleum product exports, driving most of the decline. A large drop in energy imports together with a… Continue reading »

Apr
01

More work needed to stop flaring gas, officials say

Energy companies are making strides in capturing the natural gas that flows out of North Dakota oil wells but still have a long way to go to stop burning off the fossil fuel, governors and business executives said Monday. Right now about a third of the natural gas coming out of those oil wells each… Continue reading »

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