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Railpower for IHB’s CNG Locomotives

June 2, 2016 in CNG, Rail by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

21 Locomotives to Start with OptiFuel Systems
Involving Hexagon Tanks in Mainstay Assemblies,
Questar for CNG Fueling Using ANGI Energy Gear

The players are in place for Indiana Harbor Belt Railroad’s long-awaited project to convert switcher locomotives to compressed natural gas, HHP Insight was told today.

IHB's CNG project has been in gestation for more than three years (HHP Insight, October 28, 2013).

IHB’s CNG project has been in gestation for more than three years (HHP Insight, October 28, 2013).

A project kickoff meeting was held yesterday, says a key source.

R.J. Corman Railpower Locomotive of Nicholasville, Ky. is to fit an initial 21 SW1500 units by EMD with Caterpillar C18 engines, two per locomotive, capable of operating on CNG.

No Tender Cars

The locomotives will each have 11 large (26-by-100-inch) lightweight Type IV CNG fuel cylinders by Hexagon Lincoln in assemblies by Mainstay Fuel Technologies (Greer, S.C.), working under contract to Beaufort, S.C.-based Optifuel Systems.

The locomotives are expected to be able to operate for seven days without fueling, says HHPI’s source.

Utah-based Questar is to provide a CNG fueling station, using equipment from ANGI Energy.

Stay Tuned for Further Details!





XNG for CNG in Manheim – & Tacoma

July 10, 2015 in CNG, Industrial, Infrastructure by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Trucks Running on CNG Deliver CNG to NE Industrial Customers,
XNG Now in Permitting for a Washington Compression Facility, Too

Direct Energy Business and Xpress Natural Gas report that their compressed natural gas facility in Manheim, N.Y. (between Schenectady and Syracuse) is fully operational, providing fuel to regional customers via a fleet of Hexagon Titan tube trailers. And, XNG is in the permitting process for a second compression installation in Tacoma, Wash., says executive VP for sales Matt Smith.

Halcón Drills with CNG in Texas

December 17, 2014 in CNG, E&P Operations by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

ANGI Unit Produces Fuel Being Used for Drill Rigs

Halcón Resources reports commissioning its first CNG facility through its subsidiary, Hawk Clean Fuels, a single-compressor installation by ANGI Energy. The unit is supporting drilling operations in in East Texas, displacing diesel fuel. Halcón says it’s drilled more than 80 wells in the area.

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