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Oct
15

Natural gas goes on trial

RAILWAYS have experimented with natural gas powered locomotives over many decades, but recent advances in drilling have led to rapid, sustainable growth in the supply of gas and resulted in the price of gas disconnecting from that of oil. The economics of powering locomotives by natural gas are now very attractive given the significantly lower… Continue reading »

Oct
14

LEAM Drilling chooses Landi Renzo and Nat G for NGV fleet

With more than a dozen bi-fuel Ford trucks in its fleet, LEAM needed a natural gas vehicle partner that was also a Ford Qualified Vehicle Modifier (QVM). The tag team of Ford QVM manufacturer Landi Renzo and Ford QVM installer Nat G was an ideal fit. Nat G and Landi Renzo have since converted several… Continue reading »

Oct
13

The Daily Texan Ad for the Texas Natural Gas Summit

Submitted by Patrick Sowell, AFRED Division of Texas Railroad Commission: Our advertising piece run in The Daily Texan….. student online newspaper for the University of Texas: Click here: Daily Texan or go to http://www.dailytexanonline.com/

Oct
13

PUBLIC NATURAL GAS STATIONS ARE TAKING OFF

Submitted by Susan Shifflett, Railroad Commission Southeast Regional Representative: In recent months, it seems like there has been Natural Gas Station openings almost weekly.  Station developers have come to the table to remove the largest barrier for Natural Gas vehicles.  In fact, based on a Texas Railroad Commission survey, station developers invested $174 million in… Continue reading »

Oct
09

RRC Commissioner Porter: $174 Million Invested in Texas’ Natural Gas Vehicles, Stations

Commissioner David Porter AUSTIN – Natural gas vehicles are catching on with private-sector investors in Texas. New figures from the Railroad Commission show that investment in natural gas vehicles and fueling stations in Texas totaled $174 million in the past year. The new data reinforce earlier reports that natural gas motor-fuel sales, the number of… Continue reading »

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