Fuel economy measures could cut Commonwealth countries’ cumulative oil bill by US$3.2T through 2050

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trillion) through to 2050 and can help cut the world’s road transport energy use and CO 2 emissions by nearly half in that same time, by improving vehicle fuel economy, according to an opinion paper recently published by the Commonwealth Advisory Bureau (CAB) and sponsored by the Global Fuel Economy Initiative (GFEI). The number of road vehicles, and road fuel use, in Commonwealth countries could double by 2030 and increase four-fold by 2050. impending transport fuels.

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MHTL to partner with G2X, negotiate methanol offtake agreement from G2X methanol-to-gasoline plant

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and Methanol Holdings Trinidad Limited (MHTL) announced that MHTL intends to partner with G2X Energy to construct the world-scale methanol-to-gasoline (MTG)-ready, methanol production facility being developed by G2X Energy in Lake Charles, Louisiana. The Big Lake Fuels LLC facility will produce 1.4 The Big Lake Fuels plant will initially produce methanol, and methanol-to-gasoline production will be an option in the future, said G2X Energy President and CEO Tim Vail.

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Lifecycle study finds LNG can reduce shipping GHG emissions by up to 21%

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A lifecycle study by consultancy thinkstep, commissioned by SEALNG and SGMF, has found that greenhouse gas (GHG) reductions of up to 21% are achievable now from LNG as a marine fuel, compared with current oil-based marine fuels, over the entire life-cycle from Well-to-Wake (WtW). The Life Cycle GHG Emission Study is a long-awaited piece of the “LNG as a marine fuel“ puzzle. Moving from current Heavy Fuel Oil (HFO) to LNG does reduce GHG emissions.

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UPS makes largest purchase of renewable natural gas yet in the US: 170M gallon equivalents over 7 years

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UPS announced an agreement with Clean Energy Fuels Corp. RNG is a key part of UPS’ strategy to increase alternative fuel consumption to be 40% of total ground fuel purchases by 2025, supporting the logistics leader’s efforts to reduce the absolute greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of its ground fleet 12% by 2025. UPS fueling stations in Albuquerque, N.M.; and, Trinidad, Colo., to purchase 170 million gallon equivalents of renewable natural gas (RNG) through 2026.

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Swiss company outlines methanol-to-gasoline option for Alaska North Slope gas to state legislature

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van Wijk, a former Methanex executive, formed Saturn Methanol which subsequently built Titan Methanol, a 2,500 tonne per day methanol production facility in Trinidad, and began Atlas Methanol, also in Trinidad. Fuels Gas-to-Liquids (GTL) Natural Gas

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Canada Launches Heavy Oil Working Group to Promote Cleaner Fossil Fuels

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Comprising countries such as Canada, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, the United States and Venezuela, the Heavy Oil Working Group will collaborate on clean energy research to reduce the impact of fossil fuel development. At the Fifth Summit of the Americas held in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago in April, 2009, US President Obama announced the Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas (ECPA). The Government of Canada has established a Heavy Oil Working Group.

UPS to invest $100M more in compressed natural gas, CNG vehicles and related infrastructure

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UPS plans to build an additional 12 compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling stations and add 380 new CNG tractors to its growing alternative fuel and advanced technology fleet. The CNG fueling stations and vehicle purchases totaling $100 million are part of UPS’ ongoing commitment to diversify its fuel sources and reduce its environmental impact. That allows us to invest for the long-term, rather than planning around near-term fluctuations in fuel pricing.

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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. Low gas prices encourage less fuel efficient vehicles. Trinidad.

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MCW Energy Group: successful initial testing of extraction of up to 99.9% of hydrocarbon content from oil sands tailings pond samples

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MCW Energy Group, a Canadian holding company involved in fuel distribution and the creation of oil sands extraction technology, announced successful results of processing random Alberta oil sands tailings ponds samples in a series of preliminary laboratory tests. It has two operations, MCW Fuels and MCW Oil Sands Recovery, LLC. MCW Fuels was established in 1938 and is one of the leading branded and unbranded diesel and gasoline distributors in western United States.

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Devil in the Details: World Leaders Scramble To Salvage and Shape Copenhagens UNFCCC Climate Summit

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Emissions from ocean-going ships which burn minimally refined bunker fuel are primary sources of black carbon. by Jack Rosebro.

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