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Fueling Progress: Natural gas drives up revenue, alternative vehicles

Casey Murphy | Tyler Morning Telegraph (Tyler, Texas) Clay Clemmer filled up his company’s Chevrolet truck with compressed natural gas on Wednesday at Tyler’s new fueling station — First Alt Fuel. Clemmer, 50, co-owner of the Granite Division Inc. in Tyler, bought the company’s first compressed natural gas (CNG) truck in December in anticipation of the fueling station opening in Tyler. ...

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Colorado city turning wastewater into fuel

Zach Koppang | Shale Plays Media KJCT has reported on a new type of fuel pump being installed on Colorado’s Western Slope. The city of Grand Junction, Colorado, has partnered with a natural gas company and plans to use energy created from its waste treatment plant to power vehicles. The Persigo Wastewater Treatment Plant has been able to capture natural ...

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A Quiet Revolution in Trash Trucks

Daniel C. Vock  | Governing Magazine  Trash trucks, when it comes to fuel, can be a big waste. The heavy-laden haulers spend most of their days lurching from driveway to driveway at walking speeds. Almost as soon as the engine growls forward from a stop, the driver brakes the truck to a halt again. The engine rarely gets up to ...

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Flaring illuminates red-tape, points to growing national trend

By Zach Koppang | Shale Plays Media In a land speckled with oil rigs, light refracts through the shimmering flames of natural gas vents and shines through rolls of bureaucratic red-tape, revealing a growing energy trend. With the continued advancement of the natural gas industry and its continued venting into the atmosphere, private and commercial entities alike are refining the ...

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Oil little changed ahead of US supply report


The Associated Press The price of oil was little changed below $103 barrel Thursday as traders awaited confirmation of a large rise in U.S. crude stockpiles. By early afternoon in Europe, benchmark crude for July delivery was down 4 cents to $102.68 a barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. On Wednesday, the Nymex contract dropped $1.39 ...

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Demand grows for natural gas stations

By Cornelius Frolik | The Dayton Daily News, Ohio The region’s first retail natural gas station only opened in mid-April, but already a second station is planned for downtown Dayton. Businesses and government agencies statewide are scrambling to switch over to natural gas from diesel, citing cost savings and cleaner emissions. The pain at the pump has caused demand for ...

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CNG Grant Money Not Entirely Allocated; Two Stations Awarded Funds

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Arkansas’ Clean Burning Motor Fuel Development Fund could only be filled up with a third of a tank this year, leaving three Fort Smith businesses with a “no go” on plans to build compressed natural gas stations. The Arkansas Legislature allocated $800,000 to the fund instead of the $2.4 million expected. Twenty applications were submitted for six $400,000 rebate grants ...

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