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New pipe mill near San Antonio will serve Eagle Ford

Alamo Tube Co. plans to build a $62.5 million pipe mill and finishing facility south of San Antonio to serve the Eagle Ford Shale and Permian Basin oil and gas fields. The privately held San Antonio company says it will employ more than 200 workers. The mill will be at Alamo Junction Rail Park, a… Continue reading »


Westport to Offer Dedicated CNG Transit Van, Cutaway

Westport will offer the 2015 Ford Transit van and cutaway as dedicated compressed natural gas (CNG) models, the vehicle modifier has announced. Westport will pair their models of the full offering the 2015 Ford Transit van and cutaway as a dedicated natural gas (CNG) Westport WiNG Power System vehicle. The Transit cutaway will be offered… Continue reading »


Switching Fleet to CNG Was Carefully Weighed Decision for DART

Switching our bus fleet to compressed natural gas from liquefied natural gas and diesel was a carefully weighed decision at DART (Dallas Area Rapid Transit). But in the end, it was a no-brainer: go with the fuel source that will promote clean air while saving taxpayers $120 million in fuel costs over the next 10… Continue reading »


Waco Natural Gas Refueling Keeps Fleets Truckin’ on I-35

amp Trillium’s new natural gas fueling station on I-35 in Waco provides added confidence for drivers of natural gas vehicles that they can “go the distance” entirely on CNG.  Whether the route is Dallas to San Antonio, Tyler to Austin, or points in-between, access to public 24/7 CNG fueling in Waco ensures there is plenty… Continue reading »


Railroad Commission Puts CNG Vehicle Tanks on Display

The Railroad Commission’s 10 natural gas pickups are equipped with tool boxes over their CNG tanks.  To educate fleet managers about what the tank configuration looks like under the tool box, the RRC’s Alternative Fuels Division replaced the tool-box bottom plate on its two CNG pickups with a clear Lexan plate that lets fleet operators… Continue reading »

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