Natural Gas Related Links
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Agility Fuel Systems is the result of a merger of FAB Industries and Enviromech Industries, two leading providers of alternative fuel systems for heavy-duty trucks, buses and specialty vehicles. Agility Fuel Systems is now the leading provider of on-vehicle gaseous fuel systems.
Allied Equipment is a manufacturer of ASME code pressure vessels. They are authorized by ASME to manufacture vessels per Section VIII Division 1 and Division 2 under "U" and "U2" regulations. They are also registered with the National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors under NBBI "R" stamp regulations. Allied Equipment has the proficiency to design and build production equipment commonly used in the oil and gas industry including gas production units, compressor bottles and CNG storage spheres.
Alternative Fuels Equipment is a supplier of electric and propane alternative fuel vehicle components including both Curtis electric vehicle controllers and instruments and IMPCO propane carburetion systems. Their liquefied petroleum gas carburetion department also offers technical assistance and a complete inventory of parts and customized propane conversion kits for all types of engines. Curtis produces electronic vehicle products for material handling, industrial, aerial lift, golf, light-on-road, airport and personal mobility applications. IMPCO is a designer, manufacturer, and supplier of advanced fuel storage, fuel delivery, and electronic control systems.
Amerex Vehicle Fire Suppression Systems are designed to warn the vehicle operator and suppress the fire, protecting both equipment and employees. Automatic systems suppress the fire in its earliest stages before it becomes fully established and spreads into highly combustible areas.
The American Clean Skies Foundation is a non-profit organization to educate the public about environmental and energy issues. Encourages the efficient use of all types of energy and advocates the use of natural gas as part of a sustainable energy future.
AGA represents 189 local natural gas utilities that deliver gas to 54 million homes and businesses in all 50 states. Additionally, AGA provides services to member natural gas pipelines, marketers, gatherers, international gas companies, and a variety of industry associates.
API is the major national trade association representing the entire petroleum industry from exploration and production to transportation, refining, and marketing. It acts as a forum for all parts of the oil and natural gas industry to pursue priority public policy objectives and advance the interests of the industry.
A DOE research facility operated by the University of Chicago, ANL conducts transportation research in alternative fuels, batteries, engines, emission control, fuel cells, hybrid vehicles, materials, manufacturing, and modeling.
The California Fuel Cell Partnership is a collection of automobile companies, energy and fuel suppliers, fuel cell technology partners, and state and federal agencies that have joined together to demonstrate fuel cell vehicles under real-world driving conditions.
The Canadian Natural Gas Vehicle Alliance (CNGVA) represents Canada's leading alternative fuel vehicle industry.
CenterPoint Energy offers preliminary feasibility studies for compressed natural gas fueling stations and may assist with vendor selection on a case-by-case basis within the CenterPoint Energy service area of Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Arkansas and Mississippi.
DOE's Clean Cities Program supports public-private partnerships that deploy AFVs and build supporting alternative fuel infrastructure.
Operating 145 natural gas fueling stations throughout North America, Clean Energy provides customers with solutions to fueling, including turnkey station design, construction, management, maintenance, and preparation of grants and incentives.
Clean Fuel Connection sells and installs EV chargers and offers technical consulting for EV, CNG, and LNG projects.
Clean Vehicle Solutions operates the largest CNG conversion production facility in the United States: an 88,000 square foot qualified/certified CNG conversion facility for multiple vehicle types and OEMs. Currently equipped and staffed to produce between 3,500 and 5,000 units of light-, medium- and heavy-duty vehicles designed to operate on compressed natural gas (CNG) per year, CVS produces both new vehicle up-fitting and retrofitting of existing equipment.
Clean FUEL USA is a global company dedicated to developing and building safe, reliable and compliant products and services necessary to transition fleets to alternative fuels. CleanFUEL USA's CFT branded E85 and propane motor fuel dispensers, the Liquid Propane Injection (LPI) engine system, CleanFUEL USA refueling sites and CleanFUEL Distribution provide alternative fuel solutions for fleet managers and station operators.
The DOE/EPA Fuel Economy Guide allows users to find fuel economy information, check air pollution ratings, greenhouse gas emissions, and safety information for new and used cars and trucks. You can also research current gasoline prices throughout the United States or look up tips for improving the gas mileage of your current vehicle.
Dynetek is an industry leader in manufacturing advanced lightweight composite cylinders for vehicles powered by CNG and hydrogen.
EPA's Air Now page contains links to daily air quality reports in your local community. Locate an ozone map for your region, find out what you can do to improve air quality, or locate an air quality Web cam in your city.
This is the official Web site of DOE's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE). It serves a dual purpose, directing you to detailed information about EERE, its programs, and the technologies that it is developing, and provides a portal to worldwide information about energy efficiency and renewable energy.
EIA is a statistical agency of DOE. It provides policy-independent data, forecasts, and analyses to promote sound policy making, efficient markets, and public understanding regarding energy and its interaction with the economy and the environment as well as alternative fuel production and use.
The Energy Management Institute publishes the Alternative Fuels Index, a subscription-based service that focuses on seven alternative fuel products approved by the Department of Energy to meet current alternative fuel U.S. standards. Those fuels include biodiesel, ethanol, propane, methanol, electricity, hydrogen, and natural gas. Coverage includes industry commentary relating to supply, price, policy and news as well as detailed price and trend analysis at the wholesale level.
Energy Vision is a national non-profit organization analyzing and promoting ways to make a swift transition to pollution-free renewable energy sources and clean, petroleum-free transportation fuels for the green cities of the future.
Engine Technology Progress in Japan is a site that reports Japan's latest engine-related technology development in areas such as vehicle design, fuels and lubricants, and environmental impact. Topics include combustion, emissions, tribology, conventional and alternative fuels, and electric, hybrid, and fuel cell power plants.
EPA is the federal agency charged with protecting human health and safeguarding the natural environment-air, water, and land-on which the well being of the nation depends.
The goal of Clean School Bus USA is to reduce both children's exposure to diesel exhaust and the amount of air pollution created by diesel school buses.
Environmental Vehicle Outfitters, Inc., designs and installs natural gas vehicle fuel systems for light- and medium-duty cars, SUVs, and trucks.
The European Natural Gas Vehicle Association was founded to develop a sustainable and profitable market for NGVs throughout Europe by creating a favorable political and economic environment that encourages the development of NGV technology and fueling infrastructure.
Fed World is a comprehensive access point for searching, locating, ordering, and acquiring government and business information.
Website offers a guide to schools that offer a fire science degree.
GTI is the nation's premier, industry-led natural gas research and development organization.
Green Alternative Systems specializes in conversion capabilities in the alternative fuel market. It operates in multiple locations with a goal of providing customer's high quality alternative fuel systems while ensuring safety and durability through their extensive warranty.
Greenfield Compression is a worldwide manufacturer and packager of NGV compression and dispensing systems.
IMPCO is a leading designer, manufacturer, and supplier of advanced fuel storage, fuel delivery, and electronic control systems that allow internal combustion engines to operate using clean burning gaseous fuels such as propane and natural gas.
IPAA is a national trade association that represents independent oil and natural gas producers and service companies across the United States. It serves as an informed voice for the exploration and production segment of the industry, and advocates its members' views to Congress and other federal agencies.
IANGV was established to provide the NGV industry with an international forum and an advocate for NGVs. It has 500 corporate and individual members in 35 countries.
The Interstate Clean Transportation Corridor is a planned network of alternative fuel dispensing stations along key roadways that serve associated alternative fuel vehicle (AFV) fleets that move freight between cities and states in the Western United States. The goal of the ICTC Project is to mobilize and concentrate public and private resources to maximize the commercial viability of clean, alternative fuel trucks in goods movement.
It All Adds Up to Cleaner Air is a collaborative effort of the U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), EPA's Office of Mobile Sources, and DOT's Federal Transit Administration (FTA). Since 1991, these agencies have been working with state departments of transportation and metropolitan planning organizations to help them meet goals for reducing traffic congestion and improving air quality established by the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA 21) and Clean Air Act.
Jasper Engines provides CNG and LPG conversions for Ford F-series pickups, E-series vans, wagons and cutaways, SUVs and the Crown Victoria; GM C- & K-series pickups, G-series vans, wagons and cutaways, and SUVs; GMC 6.0L (1500-3500); and selected Dodge vehicles. U.S. Distributor of Prins VSI product lines.
Jefferson Solenoid Valves manufactures brass and stainless steel solenoid valves for maximum operating pressure of 5000 psi.
NGVAmerica is a national organization dedicated to the development of a growing, sustainable, and profitable NGV market. NGVAmerica represents more than 180 natural gas companies; engine, vehicle and equipment manufacturers; service providers; environmental groups; and government organizations interested in the promotion and use of natural gas as a transportation fuel.
NW Natural Gas delivers natural gas safely and reliably to customers in Oregon and southwest Washington. NW Natural buys natural gas from suppliers in the western U.S. and Canada, and distributes it to residential, commercial, and industrial customers.
NPC is a federally chartered and privately funded advisory committee that represents the views of the oil and natural gas industries in advising, informing, and making recommendations to the Secretary of Energy.
As the nation's leading center for renewable energy research, NREL develops new energy technologies to benefit both the environment and the economy. The laboratory's main areas of focus are solar power and photovoltaics, wind energy, alternative fuel vehicles and transportation, buildings and thermal systems, electricity technologies, fuels and chemicals, industrial technologies, measurements and testing, and renewable energy resources.
The Natural Gas Vehicle Institute is North America's leading provider of training and consulting services on subjects related to natural gas as an alternative vehicle fuel. NGVI's services and programs address the full range of natural gas vehicle fuel issues.
The NGVTF brings together the many light-, medium-, and heavy-duty natural gas vehicle efforts. The forum leverages ongoing projects across the country and stimulates information sharing about the development and use of advanced NGVs and the growth of related fueling infrastructure.
Natural Gas Vehicles for America is a leading provider of training and consulting services on subjects related to natural gas as an alternative vehicle fuel. NGVA's services and programs address the full range of natural gas vehicle fuel issues.
New Flyer is the largest transit bus manufacturer in North America. It offers a full line of transit and shuttle buses and alternative fuel buses that run on CNG, LNG, and hybrid electric diesel buses.
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory's core mission is to deliver environmental science and technology in the service of the nation and humanity. Through basic research it creates fundamental knowledge of natural, engineered, and social systems that is the basis for both effective environmental technology and sound public policy.
Toyota's environment site features news on the latest clean vehicle technology being developed, including hybrid and fuel cell vehicles.
DOE's mission is to foster a secure and reliable energy system that is environmentally and economically sustainable. It does this by promoting secure, competitive, and environmentally responsible sources and production of energy that serve the needs of the public, delivering leading edge science and technology that is critical to the nation's science base, carrying out information collection, analysis, and research on energy data and prices to help develop informed decisions on long term energy supply and use, and increasing efficiency and productivity of energy use, while limiting its environmental impacts.
The CUTR at the University of South Florida serves as a resource for policy makers, transportation professionals, the education system, and the public by providing high-quality, objective transportation research.
Westport manufactures NGV engines, supplies components, and performs aftermarket NGV conversions.