Tagged Rail

OptiFuel developing near-zero emissions RNG-fueled locomotive

By Adnan Bajic OptiFuel Systems said it is in the process of finalizing a $2.6 million U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) grant to demonstrate a pre-production Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) hybrid 4,300 hp line-haul locomotive. Courtesy of OptiFuel The program will demonstrate that a suite of commercially available, EPA rail-certified engines present a near-term, low-risk…

U.S. regulators issue rule for LNG transport by rail

By Adnan Bajic The United States regulators have issued a final rule authorizing the bulk transportation of liquefied natural gas (LNG) by rail. Illustration only. Courtesy of Florida East Coast Railway The rule has been issued by the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) and the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), in consultation with…

U.S. states oppose LNG transport by rail

By LNG World News Trump administration’s proposal to start liquefied natural gas transportation by rail is facing opposition from 16 U.S. states, due to associated risks. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: LNG World News

Latvian Dual-Fuel Locomotive Project Stimulates French Inspection

By NGV Global Late last month, GRDF –one of the largest natural gas distributors in the European Union– visited Riga, Latvia’s capital city, together with representatives of the French city of Lille, to familiarize themselves with the dual-fuel gas operation of a converted diesel locomotive. The Latvian project is the work of National railway LDz…

Chart Industries and IOCL to Promote LNG Market in India

By NGV Global IOCL and Chart executives signing MOU in Washington Chart Industries, Inc., a leading diversified global manufacturer of highly engineered equipment for the industrial gas and energy industries, and Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on March 18, 2019 to promote the development of the LNG Market in…

NGVAmerica Seeks Director of Technology & Sustainability

By NGV Global NGVAmerica, the 200-member national trade association for the U.S. natural gas vehicle industry, is seeking an exceptional candidate to fill the role of NGVAmerica Seeks Director of Technology & Sustainability. The organization is dedicated to the development of a growing, profitable, and sustainable market for vehicles powered by natural gas or biomethane…

ABS approves Technolog’s LNG tank system

By LNG World News American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) granted approval in principle to Technolog’s new liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuel gas container system. The portable tank system, which will come in 20 and 40-foot containers, is designed to be filled at land-based LNG terminals and shipped to vessels via rail, road or cargo ship…