Energy Exec. Pickens Touts Promise of Natural Gas at Trucking Summit
ARLINGTON, Va. — Oil and gas industry legend T. Boone Pickens said here Thursday that it would be in the best interests of the trucking industry to embrace natural gas as a transportation fuel.
Pickens, speaking at American Trucking Associations' Summit on Natural Gas in Trucking here, said the global energy market would continue to determine prices of both oil and gas, but that U.S. production has been and will continue to increase.
Speaking to reporters after his talk, Pickens also said that the United States "is the only country in the world without an energy plan."
Truck Stop Executives See Growing Acceptance of Natural Gas
ARLINGTON, Va. — The emergence of natural gas as a viable fuel for the commercial trucking industry is a matter of when - and not if - issues such as a cost-effective fuel supply network, a new generation of engines and driver acceptance are overcome, industry experts said here Thursday.
Producers Cite Positive Shift in Outlook for NatGas
ARLINGTON, Va. — The use of natural gas as a transportation fuel is increasing in an "era of unconventional" fuel sources, executives of several energy producers said at ATA's Summit on Natural Gas in Trucking on Thursday.
Favorable Economics Seen Boosting Natural Gas
ARLINGTON, Va. — The trucking industry's adoption of natural-gas vehicles will be driven by favorable economics made possible by a vast domestic supply of the fuel, natural-gas producers and advocates said Thursday at a conference examining the fuel's potential for transportation, hosted by American Trucking Associations.