CNG in Dubai

CNG in Dubai

15 CNG stations in Dubai

Dubai: Motorists in Dubai will be able to choose from 15 stations to fill up their converted cars with compressed natural gas — an environmentally friendly alternative to petrol or diesel — in the next five years, bringing down their carbon footprint at the same time.

During the first International Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) and Natural Gas Vehicle (NGV) Conference held in Dubai on Sunday, Emirates Gas, a subsidiary of Enoc, laid out its plans to supply more than 11,000 cubic metres of natural gas every day for vehicles.

While the majority of government vehicles are being targeted in the initial phase, it is expected that only 20 per cent of private car owners will be encouraged to convert their cars, said Fazal Ali Khan, CNG development manager at Emirates Gas.

Two mother-stations will be located on opposite sides of the city, connected to an existing natural gas pipeline. However, as the pipe’s infrastructure is limited, Emirates Gas will develop smaller daughter-stations that will be refuelled with gas via tankers, said Khan.

Dubai Municipality has already announced it has converted five cars to CNG and will monitor the advantages and disadvantages over the next 12 months. A quantity of CNG provided by Emirates Gas will be earmarked specifically for municipal buses.

Read the full story at

About the Author

CFC Clean Fuel Connection is leading the charge in alternative fuels with strong support in the electric vehicle and compressed natural gas industries. We have been consulting, installing and distributing ev chargers since 1999 for cities, businesses and home owners. We are also a leader in CNG products, installation and consulting. We are the exclusive dealer of Galileo natural gas products in the United States. For more information on our services please visit the Clean Fuel Connection website.

Leave a reply

Name (required)