Shell adds another German LNG station

Energy giant Shell has launched its fifth LNG retail station for heavy-duty road transport sector in Germany.

The new Kirchheim unter Teck station is the first for Shell in Baden-Württemberg in southwest Germany.

It has a capacity to fill up to 150 LNG-powered trucks per day, according to Shell’s German unit.

The LNG giant is planning to develop its station network to 35-40 facilities by 2022 as part of an initiative to slash emissions.

In addition to building filling stations, Shell also aims to boost the use of bio-LNG.

In that regard, the firm announced plans to construct a small biomethane liquefaction plant at its Godorf refinery near Cologne.

The plant will have a capacity of about 100,000 tons, supplying Shell’s network of LNG stations by trucks.

Besides Germany, Shell is building a network of LNG stations in Europe as part of the BioLNG EuroNet consortium.

The consortium will build a pan-European network of 39 LNG refueling sites in Poland, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, France, and Spain.

These stations will be deployed on existing diesel sites, on or near key locations on main TransEuropean Transport Network nodes and corridors.

- Advertisements -

Most Popular

Golden Pass LNG contractor Zachry files for bankruptcy

US construction company Zachry said on Tuesday it has filed for bankruptcy, initiating a structured exit from the Golden...

Hoegh LNG: commissioning of Brazilian FSRU completed

Commissioning of the FSRU Hoegh Giant which serves Cosan's LNG import terminal in Brazil's port of Santos has been...

Kinder Morgan secures more time for Gulf LNG export project

US energy company Kinder Morgan and its partners have secured more time from the US FERC to add liquefaction...

More News Like This

UK’s Dragon LNG terminal offers capacity from September 2029

The UK’s Dragon LNG terminal in Milford Haven has invited market participants to express an interest in capacity at...

Singapore LNG bunkering volumes jump

Singapore's LNG bunkering sales jumped in the first four months of this year, reaching a new record, according to...

Peru LNG exports steady in April

Liquefied natural gas exports from Peru remained steady in April, with five cargoes leaving Peru LNG’s liquefaction plant at...

VTTI to buy 50 percent stake in UK’s Dragon LNG terminal

Rotterdam-based storage terminal owner VTTI, co-owned by Vitol, IFM, and Adnoc, has entered into a deal with infrastructure manager,...