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Omnitek Engineering Forms Joint Venture in Peru to Convert Diesel Engines to Natural Gas

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Omnitek Engineering Corporation has formed a joint venture with local partners in Peru to convert diesel engines to operate on natural gas, as well as provide services to re-power diesel trucks and buses utilizing Omnitek’s natural gas engines. Based in Lima, Peru, the joint venture will operate as Omnitek Peru S.A.C.,

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Omnitek Awarded License to Convert Diesel Engines to Operate on Natural Gas in Peru

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Omnitek Engineering Corporation has been granted a license from the government of Peru to perform diesel-to-natural-gas conversions in the country. There are an estimated 500,000 heavy-duty engines in Peru that could be potentially converted to operate on natural gas, he said. Earlier post.)

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First electric rally car takes on Dakar challenge

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Travelling through Argentina, Chile and, for the first time, Peru, participants will take on challenging [.]. The very first electric rally car is set to take part in the Dakar rally next year. Produced by Latvian motorsport engineering company OSC, the OSCar eO car will be the first to take on the gruelling 9000 km challenge.

Petrobras’ total production tops 2.7 million barrels of oil equivalent per day in August

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These decreases are driven predominantly by lower gas and liquids (NGL and condensate) production at Lot 57, Kinteroni Field, Peru, stemming from lower demand for LNG exports from this country. Petrobras’ consolidated oil and natural gas production in Brazil and abroad reached 2,759 thousand barrels of oil equivalent per day (boed), rising 2.2%

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Scotiabank forecasts 4% growth in global auto market in 2015 to 74M units, led by China

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2015 forecast share by region. Data: Scotiabank. Click to enlarge. million units, up from an estimated 18.1 million units in 2014. million.

Shell completes acquisition of Repsol S.A. LNG portfolio

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The company’s already diverse and flexible portfolio will be boosted with LNG supply in the Atlantic from Trinidad & Tobago, and in the Pacific from Peru. Peru LNG 4.45 mtpa capacity, on a 100% basis (acquisition: 20% equity: 100% offtake); operated by Peru LNG Company. billion. The deal gives Shell an additional 7.2 Brief

Omnitek Enters Peruvian Market with $4.5M CNG Conversion Contract

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Omnitek Engineering Corporation is entering the market in Peru with an exclusive distribution agreement and a $4.5 as the company’s exclusive agent in Peru. The conversion project, which is expected to commence in April and be completed over a two-year period, is being financed by the natural gas supplier GNC Energia Peru S.A.

Shell to expand global LNG position with ~$6.2B deal with Repsol S.A.

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s LNG (liquefied natural gas) portfolio outside of North America, including supply positions in Peru and Trinidad & Tobago, for $4.4 The acquisition will LNG capacity in the West Atlantic from Atlantic LNG (ALNG) in Trinidad & Tobago, and in the East Pacific from Peru LNG (PLNG). billion in cash. billion. Brief

Global Gas Prices | Hybrid Sales

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sales of hybrid SUVs and other fuel efficient vehicles will prove interesting to watch this year, especially if fuel prices remain relatively low.

Eaton signs long-term agreement with Argentine bus manufacturer TATSA to design and supply hybrid systems

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In the last few years, TATSA has signed production agreements with various automotive companies worldwide and has also established commercial representations in the USA, Ecuador, Peru, Colombia, India and Qatar. TATSA), a company wholly owned by Consorcio Metropolitano de Transporte S.A., Brief

Hyundai introduces next-gen heavy-duty truck at 2013 Seoul Motor Show; 7% improvement in fuel economy

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Hyundai is set to hold events for the new car in overseas markets including Peru and Russia. Hyundai Motor Company’s commercial division unveiled its new heavy duty truck Xcient at the 2013 Seoul Motor Show. Due to improved engine performance, the new model’s fuel economy has been enhanced by 7% from the previous model. Brief

GM Creates New South America Regional Organization

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GM South America includes GM’s existing sales and manufacturing operations in Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, Ecuador and Venezuela as well as sales activities in those countries and Bolivia, Chile, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay. General Motors is creating a new regional organization to meet rising customer demand in South America. Ed Whitacre.

Five Canadian and developing country teams awarded total of C$12.5M to study climate change adaptation

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Alejandro Llanos, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Peru; Shuaib Lwasa, Makerere University, Uganda; James Ford, McGill University, Canada; Lea Berrang Ford, McGill University, Canada. million (US$12.8 million) under the International Research Initiative on Adaptation to Climate Change (IRIACC). Each team will receive $2.5 Brief

NOAA: Global temperatures in March make coolest March since 1999 even with US’ record-breaking warmth

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Warmer-than-average conditions occurred across nearly all of Canada, the contiguous United States, Mexico, Europe, Argentina, Peru, and parts of northern and central Russia, India, China, and eastern Brazil. At the same time, the contiguous US recorded warmest March on record since 1895. Earlier post.). F (12.7 °C). F (0.07°C). F (5.0 °C),

SAIC-GM-Wuling to Export Mini-Commercial Vehicles to South America, Middle East and North Africa

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Under an earlier agreement, SAIC-GM-Wuling began exporting the N200 to Peru in July 2008 as the Chevrolet N200. The N200. SAIC-GM-Wuling will export Wuling N200 series and Wuling N300 series products. The vehicles will be sold under the Chevrolet brand through GM’s distribution networks. GM also will provide standard aftersales support.

GM global sales up 7.6% in 2011 to 9.026M vehicles; China and US largest markets

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More than 15 markets experienced record Chevrolet sales in 2011 with the largest year-over-year increases in Peru (81%), Vietnam (79%), Thailand (57%), South Africa (50%) and Israel (46%). General Motors Co. global sales rose to more than 9 million vehicles in 2011, a 7.6% gain compared with 2010. of the global vehicle industry. change.

Study Concludes A Second Hydrocarbon Boom Threatens the Peruvian Amazon

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Given that Block 67 is just across the border from ITT, the authors conclude the paper by suggesting that perhaps Peru employ a similar strategy.

Caterpillar Foundation awards $12.5M grant to World Resources Institute (WRI) for sustainable cities initiative; focus on key urban centers in China, India and Brazil

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WRI brings substantial experience to this project, including its ten-year EMBARQ Center for Sustainable Transport, which is known for its programs on mobility and land use in Mexico, Brazil, India, Turkey and Peru. The Caterpillar Foundation is awarding a $12.5 —Professor Zou Ji, China Country Director for WRI. Brief

Scotia Economics report sees double-digit increase in global vehicle production in first half of 2011; China to surpass European vehicle output this year

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Sales continue to advance in Brazil, Argentina, Chile and Peru, leading automakers to plan for an additional 13% increase in vehicle production over the coming year. We estimate this will lead to a further double-digit year-over-year increase in vehicle production in most countries during the first half of the year. —Carlos Gomes.

ClearRefining Process Upgrades ULSD to Lighter, Cleaner-Burning Fuel; Nevada Designates it an Alternative Fuel

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ARC recently began the start-up phase at its Peru Heights refinery, which will produce up to 100,000 gallons of GDiesel per day when fully operational. GDiesel still meets all the ASTM D975 specifications. We’re moving the [alkane] concentration to the lower molecular weight product. That’s theory. —Peter Gunnerman.

New RNP Flight Path Designed by GE Aviation Debuts at Bradley International

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In Canada, China, Australia, New Zealand, Peru and now, the United States, GE’s RNP procedures are in regular daily use. American Airlines Flight 1916 on Thursday became the first US flight to use a publicly available, commercially designed instrument flight path in its touchdown at Bradley International Airport. Earlier post.). Resources.

Ricardo study predicts that BRIC automotive markets will be eclipsed by the “Rising-15”

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Ricardo’s Rising-15 automotive markets include: Argentina; Egypt; Indonesia; Iran; Malaysia; Mexico; Morocco; Nigeria; Peru; the Philippines; South Africa; Thailand; Turkey; Ukraine; and Vietnam. Positioning the Rising 15. Source: Ricardo Consulting. Click to enlarge. Nissan introducing new Datsun in Indonesia. million vehicles in 2012.

UOP looking to biomass catalytic pyrolysis to expand volumes of renewable hydrocarbon fuels

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Military personnel from Colombia, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Netherlands, Norway, Peru, Republic of Philippines, Thailand, Tonga and the United Kingdom will also participate. Honeywell’s UOP Renewable Energy and Chemicals business unit. That’s a big sum. But in the context of worldwide demand it’s nowhere near what we need. Green Diesel.