NGV summit to move to Dubai venue in 2015
UAE’s decision to deregulate petrol prices has stimulated environmentalists for an energy efficient UAE, thus encouraging individuals to adopt fuel efficient vehicles. (Source : Emirates 24 | 7). Since 2010 the authority has converted 3,350 vehicles including 2,000 taxis to CNG from petrol in Abu Dhabi. In Dubai, Sharjah and Ajman have total of 150 vehicles have been switched to CNG so far.
According to Mahir Al Sayed Ali, Manager at the Abu Dhabi Technical Services Centre of Emirates Transport , by the end of 2015 the infrastructure is to comprise 25 operational stations, a rise by 3 from the current 22, 16 of which are in Abu Dhabi, 4 in Sharjah and 2 in Al Ain. In line with sustainable development priorities set by Abu Dhabi Vision 2030 and as highlighted in the UAE State of Energy Report 2015, an integrated distribution network for efficient supply is needed to help develop the NGV industry in UAE and meet the current & future energy needs of the region.
Endorsed by NGVA Europe & NGV Global and Supported by Cedigaz, 2nd Middle East City Gas & NGV Summit set to take place in Dubai from 8 – 9 December 2015 will showcase the initiatives undertaken with respect to, ensuring a state-of-the art gas distribution network and also address the need to guarantee capacity building for the infrastructure that has been developed. Emirates Transportis lending its support to the summit as NGV partner.
The past edition witnessed an overwhelming response of over 100 attendees contributing to the success of the event. The event was supported by Emirates Gas. This year’s summit will bring together regional and international industry experts sharing their knowledge on integrated gas-distribution networks, GIS for gas-distribution, smart gas grids, warranty acceptance after conversion of vehicles to NGV, homologation process for OEM NGV.
Sponsored by Kirloskar, other conference highlights will include case studies from GAIL, India and Gazprom, Russia. Jereh, a leading company dedicated to R&D, manufacture and sale of gas compressor packages, skid mounted LNG plant, LNG fueling skid and CNG fueling skid is also sponsoring the event. Tokheim, one of the world’s largest providers of fuel retailing solutions:
dispensers including LPG, CNG and LNG, Systems & Payment, Automatic Tank Gauges, Service and Project Management will be exhibiting these solutions at the event.