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Penn Turnpike Hosts Sunoco-ANGI CNG

February 6, 2015 in CNG, Infrastructure, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Busy Westbound Plaza East of Pittsburgh Is Turnpike’s First

The Pennsylvania Turnpike and Sunoco offer compressed natural gas for trucks and cars at the Turnpike service plaza at New Stanton, east of Pittsburgh. There is a CNG dispenser primarily for cars located with the gasoline pumps, and another for trucks with the diesel pumps. updated February 9

CNG from Sunoco is available at the New Stanton service plaza on the Pennsylvania Turnpike east of Pittsburgh.

CNG from Sunoco is available at the New Stanton service plaza on the Pennsylvania Turnpike east of Pittsburgh.

A third dispenser is “outside the fence” – supplying CNG to drivers not on the turnpike.

“It’s our first one and a pilot,” says Turnpike facilities boss Jack Christensen.

LNG Was Considered

The New Stanton plaza, which serves Pittsburgh-bound traffic headed west, was chosen for its high volume of truck traffic.

Sunoco and the Turnpike tapped ANGI Energy for the CNG station.

Turnpike authorities opted for CNG after initially evaluating LNG (F&F, September 10, 2012) for the 360-mile, 17-plaza system.


Since opening in November, some 15,000 equivalent gallons of CNG fuel have been sold at New Stanton, Christensen told F&F.

CNG-fueled Mack and Freightliner work trucks operated by the Pennsylvania Turnpike

CNG-fueled Mack and Freightliner work trucks operated by the Pennsylvania Turnpike


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Source: Pennsylvania Turnpike with Fleets & Fuels follow-up

Pennsylvania Turnpike Eyes LNG Fueling

September 10, 2012 in LNG, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

The Pennsylvania Turnpike has committed nearly $123,000 to study the potential for liquefied natural gas truck fueling at its service plazas, NGVAmerica reports. The association notes that UGI Energy Services has built an LNG production facility in Ontelaunee Township, near Reading, Pa., which could supply fuel to Turnpike outlets.
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