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Westport & Gazprom Tackle Russia’s NGVs

October 9, 2015 in CNG, Companies, LNG, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Emphasis on Components by Westport Subsidiary Emer

Westport has disclosed a market development agreement with Gazprom “focused on expanding the use of natural gas vehicles in Russia and the localization of manufacturing of Westport’s Emer brand natural gas products.”

Russia’s Gazprom Is Expanding to Italy

August 18, 2013 in NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Russian Gas Supplier Moving Beyond Germany and Czech Republic
As It Reports Greater Use of Compressed Natural Gas in Home Market

Gazprom is expanding its natural gas vehicles work in Western Europe, confirming plans to step up the activities of Italy-based Promgas SpA with local partners. Italy is Europe’s largest NGV market.

Gazprom Steps Up Its NGV Efforts

July 16, 2013 in CNG, Companies, LNG, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Russian Gas Leader Promotes Agricultural Use, Silk Way Rally

Russia’s Gazprom is increasing its promotion of natural gas for new applications, promoting the clean fuel for agriculture, for the international Silk Way Rally from Moscow to Astrakhan, and as a centerpiece of heightened cooperation with Shell.

Moscow-Paris and Back on Natural Gas

July 4, 2012 in NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Gazprom and E.On Prep for September’s Blue Corridor Rally

Russia’s Gazprom and the German Utility E.On Ruhrgas – along with dozens of partners and sponsors – are planning for September’s Blue Corridor 2012 natural gas vehicles road show that starts and finishes in Moscow with Minsk, Prague, Paris, Brussels, Essen, Berlin and Smolensk among its fill and sleep – and meeting – spots.

Russia Is Stepping Up Its Work on NGVs

July 3, 2012 in NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Natural gas vehicles are becoming increasingly important as Russia moves to increase its domestic use of natural gas.

That was the word from Gazprom board chairman Alexei Miller at the firm’s shareholders meeting last week.

More LNG Locomotives in Russia

June 30, 2012 in LNG, Rail by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Russian Railways and associated organizations are stepping up their work on liquefied natural gas-fueled trains, planning a new gas turbine locomotive for May 2013 and pledging to deploy 39 more in 2020 if tests go well, according to information furnished by Eugene Pronin of Gazprom (himself citing the Prime-TASS news service).

Erdgas Mobil and Gazprom Germania Are Boosting NGV Fueling in the Berlin Area

April 26, 2012 in CNG, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Gazprom Germania, an arm of the Russian gas giant, is joining with the Erdgas Mobil natural gas vehicles association to add four new compressed natural gas fueling outlets in the Berlin area this year.

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