Mexico: first CNG refueling station starts operations in Guanajuato

Mexico: first CNG refueling station starts operations in Guanajuato

Gas Natural Fenosa (GNF) and Natgas opened in Celaya, Guanajuato state, the first natural gas station for vehicles, which required an investment of 400 million pesos, local currency, as part of the 2016-2020 joint project. This investment plan includes the construction of at least nine Natgas stations in the state, with GNF supply, as well as four conversion workshops and the creation of 300 direct and 900 indirect jobs.

“With this opening, we have strengthened our commitment to bring users a safe, competitive and environmentally friendly fuel. We are investing in the expansion of natural gas distribution infrastructure to benefit the different regions of the country,” said Rafael Mercado, Commercial Director of GNF Mexico.

Josué Hernández, CEO of Natgas, said that with this project, the original company of Querétaro, has succeeded in replacing more than 40% of the vehicular public transport vehicle in that city, contributing to the reduction of 12 thousand tons of CO2 And other pollutants, as well as saving 180 million pesos for its users.

Likewise, they have facilitated access to financing for more than 140 million pesos for the conversion and replacement of vehicles suitable for the use of NGV to sectors without access to it.

It should be added that this favorable scenario for natural gas and sustainable mobility will be home of AltFuels Mexico 2017, taking place from 4 to 7 April at the Convention Center of the World Trade Center building in Mexico City. It is the largest and only event of its kind in the region, and professionals and operators from all Latin America are expected to attend.

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