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Axial Vector and Kirloskar Oil Engines Forming JV for Mass Production of Axial-Type Engines

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Axial Vector Energy Corporation (AVEC) and Kirloskar Oil Engines (KOEL) have signed a binding memorandum of understanding (MOU) for a joint venture for the mass production of the Axial Vector axial-type, multi-fuel engines ( earlier post ). Rahul Kirloskar, Director, Kirloskar Oil Engines Limited. Source: AVEC. Click to enlarge.

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Navigant forecasts global annual natural gas vehicle sales to reach 3.9M in 2025, up 62.5% from 2015

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These include the availability of refueling infrastructure, tightening tailpipe emissions requirements, and total cost of ownership. However, the collapse in global oil prices has eroded a significant portion of the natural gas cost advantage.

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Forecast: Global Natural Gas Vehicle Fleet to Reach 17 Million by 2015

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to reach just more than 3 million vehicles (including conversions) by 2015. Light-duty NGVs are not readily available in North America and parts of Asia, and are, in many cases, completely unavailable to private owners, the report notes. Availability. The reasons for NGV market growth vary for each country, according.

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MIT and IEA reports take different views of the future of natural gas in transportation

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While compressed natural gas (CNG) will play a role, particularly for high-mileage fleets, the report suggests that the chemical conversion of gas into some form of liquid fuel may be the best pathway to significant market penetration. MIT: leaning toward conversion for light-duty vehicles. million bpd of oil.

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Forecast: 17M Natural Gas Vehicles Worldwide by 2015

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to reach just over 3 million vehicles (including conversions) by 2015. The top five markets for NGVs are currently Pakistan, Argentina, Brazil, Iran, and India. This rapid expansion will largely be due to the availability of refueling stations and the growth of government emissions rules in large cities in India. Availability.

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Surge in natural gas vehicles predicted

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Currently, the top five markets for natural gas vehicles are Pakistan, Argentina, Iran, India and Brazil with Pike Research anticipating that India will be the fastest growing market at a rate of 18.4 per cent between 2008 and 2015 – that translates to 31,347 vehicles, including conversions, sold in 2015.

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Report Finds Water Stress Rapidly Becoming Key Strategic Risk to Commerce; Impending Water/Energy Collision

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Processes such as oil extraction from sources such as tar sands and deep-water offshore oil wells, as well as the expansion of first-generation biofuels such as corn-based ethanol are setting the stage for a “ water/energy collision ” of resource management policies. Climate change. Metals and Mining.

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