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Natural gas still a good option

Natural gas still a good option

In the past few months the cost of gasoline at the pump has tumbled to lows not seen in years and placed an interesting contrast for one of Pueblo’s newest projects. As of Wednesday, the cost of a gallon of traditional, petroleum gasoline was $1.78, about 22 cents cheaper than what’s advertised for compressed natural gas. But the slide in ...

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Landfill gases turned to compressed natural gas

In Grand Junction, Colorado, buses, garbage trucks and street sweepers run on compressed natural gas produced from a wastewater treatment plant. In Riverview, Michigan, excess gases from a landfill are being converted to CNG to power seven city vehicles. Plans are in the works to convert police cruisers to CNG, which costs about $1 per gallon. And in Louisiana, St. ...

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New CNG station to enter welcoming market

Work on Greeley’s newest planned compressed natural gas fueling station is continuing, and it looks like a good time to do it. As officials across the state and county push for more alternative fuel usage, especially compressed natural gas, Ward Energy is adding its fourth CNG station in Weld County. It will be the largest CNG fueling station in the ...

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Drilling can still be benefit to region

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Hazleton area residents can benefit from Marcellus Shale natural gas by using it in their homes and automobiles, as well as gas-fired electric generation plants and manufacturing industries, a gas company’s officials say. George Stark and William desRosiers, spokesmen for the Cabot Oil and Gas Co., which is extracting the gas in Susquehanna County, told a Greater Hazleton Chamber of ...

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Select Ford hosting compressed natural gas (CNG) workshop at KUMV Farm and Ranch Show

WILLISTON, ND – Select Ford of Williston is hosting an informative workshop on the new Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) technology using flare gas at the KUMV Farm and Ranch Show on Tuesday, March 17 from 12:30-2pm at the Raymond Family Community Center. The workshop will be led by Louis Herring, President of PowerFuel CNG Systems. Mr. Herring is responsible for ...

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Fill it up, the natural way

City and county officials Tuesday celebrated the start of construction on Pueblo’s first compressed natural gas filling station. A few dozen people gathered at a former Cliff Brice filling station on Fourth Street to turn the first shovels of ceremonial dirt, part of an effort to encourage local fleets to convert to compressed natural gas and local consumers to consider ...

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Natural gas station considered

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A compressed natural gas station in Pueblo County is coming closer to reality. But the Board of County Commissioners wants to see more detail on the workings of a grant with the Colorado Department of Local Affairs to bring the station here. Carl Chavez, fleet director for the county, told the board during its Monday work session that the private ...

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Bill to encourage use of natural gas vehicles

North Dakota lawmakers have introduced a bill that will provide incentives to vehicles powered by natural gas and the required fueling stations, reports The Bismarck Tribune. If passed, House Bill 1446 would set aside $1 million for sharing the costs of the construction of natural gas fueling stations and $3 million for helping to convert vehicles to utilize natural gas ...

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