Natural Gas as a Fuel Option for Heavy Vehicles

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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Heavy Vehicle Technologies (OHVT) is promoting the use of natural gas as a fuel option in the transportation energy sector through its natural gas vehicle program [1]. The goal of this program is to eliminate the technical and cost barriers associated with displacing imported petroleum. This is achieved by supporting research and development in technologies that reduce manufacturing costs, reduce emissions, and improve vehicle performance and consumer acceptance for natural gas fueled vehicles. In collaboration with Brookhaven National Laboratory, projects are currently being pursued in (1) liquefied natural gas production from unconventional ... continued below

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Wegrzyn, James E.; Litzke, Wai Lin & Gurevich, Michael April 26, 1999.

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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Heavy Vehicle Technologies (OHVT) is promoting the use of natural gas as a fuel option in the transportation energy sector through its natural gas vehicle program [1]. The goal of this program is to eliminate the technical and cost barriers associated with displacing imported petroleum. This is achieved by supporting research and development in technologies that reduce manufacturing costs, reduce emissions, and improve vehicle performance and consumer acceptance for natural gas fueled vehicles. In collaboration with Brookhaven National Laboratory, projects are currently being pursued in (1) liquefied natural gas production from unconventional sources, (2) onboard natural gas storage (adsorbent, compressed, and liquefied), (3) natural gas delivery systems for both onboard the vehicle and the refueling station, and (4) regional and enduse strategies. This paper will provide an overview of these projects highlighting their achievements and current status. In addition, it will discuss how the individual technologies developed are being integrated into an overall program strategic plan.

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  • Government/Industry Meeting, Washington, DC (US), 04/26/1999--04/28/1999

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  • Report No.: SAE/TPS-1999-01-2248
  • Grant Number: AC02-98CH10886
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 771096
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc723586

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Wegrzyn, James E.; Litzke, Wai Lin & Gurevich, Michael. Natural Gas as a Fuel Option for Heavy Vehicles, article, April 26, 1999; Warrendale, Pennsylvania. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc723586/: accessed November 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.