novembre 03, 2017 - Gazprom

Russia’s highest-powered CNG station to open in Moscow

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A working meeting on the use of gas as a vehicle fuel in public transportation took place in Moscow.

Taking part in the meeting were gas as a vehicle fuel and the plans for expanding the CNG filling infrastructure of Gazprom in Moscow and the city’s NGV fleet.

Currently, there is one active CNG station owned by the #gazprom Group in the area along the Moscow Ring Road. In November 2017, a new CNG station of Gazprom will be brought into operation on Moscow’s Levoberezhnaya Street. With the capacity of 29.8 million cubic meters of gas per year, it will be the most high-performance CNG station in Russia. It is planned to complete the construction of another eight stations in 2018.

In its turn, the Moscow Government will continue to purchase natural gas-fueled buses and municipal vehicles. Today, there are 155 gas-fueled buses in operation in Moscow. There are also plans to purchase 181 more passenger vehicles in the first half of 2018. Also next year, the requirements for rolling stock will be revised as part of the tender procedures for commercial operators in citywide passenger transportation. The revisions will help streamline the process of issuing permissions for more gas-fueled vehicles in Moscow.

“Moscow, with its enormous passenger traffic, is one of today’s most promising NGV markets. In the coming years, the city’s automakers will be able to boost the economic efficiency of passenger transportation by converting vehicles to gas and cutting fuel expenses. Natural #gas conversion will be beneficial to the environment as well. This is why we need to actively promote cooperation between #gazprom and the Moscow Government on the use of gas as a vehicle fuel,” said Viktor Zubkov.

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