Shell liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuel is now available at two additional TravelCenters of America LLC (TA) truck fueling stations in the United States, both in the state of Texas. These stations are located in San Antonio and Dallas and follow on the heels of the opening of Shell LNG fueling lanes in Baytown, Texas as well as Lafayette, Louisiana in March this year. The Baytown, San Antonio and Dallas stations are strategically located in the Texas Triangle, a region with heavy truck traffic.

Heavy-duty truck fleet owners are beginning to choose LNG fuel over traditional diesel because it can be cost competitive for trucks that cover long distances.  It is cleaner than diesel in terms of sulphur, particulates and nitrogen oxides, and can help reduce well-to-wheel greenhouse gas emissions.

Stabilis Energy is the first customer fueling their LNG-powered trucks at the San Antonio site. “I’m delighted to see LNG being offered at three stations in the Texas Triangle,” said Elen Phillips, Shell‘s Vice President Fuels Sales and Marketing for North America. These stations are strategically located to support the network of interstate highways, reaching customers where they need it the most.”

As customer demand grows in the US, Shell and TA plan to open additional truck fuelling lanes. “This is another step forward in providing LNG fuel supply to heavy-duty road customers in the US,” said Shell’s Christian Buelow, Shell’s General Manager Downstream LNG Americas. “We expect the strengthening supply chain in North America to give customers reassurance that LNG is a viable fuel alternative to diesel today. We believe in the potential of LNG fuel becoming a bigger part of the marine and road transport fuel mix and continue to look at supply opportunities in the region.”

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Notes to Editors

  • Shell has an agreement with TravelCenters of America LLC to develop a network of LNG fuelling stations for heavy-duty road transport customers, with sites phased to customer demand. The first of these LNG fuelling stations was opened in May 2014 in Ontario, California. In March 2015, Shell opened new LNG lanes at two more TravelCenters of America LLC (TA) truck fueling stations in Baytown, Texas and in Lafayette, Louisiana, US.
  • Shell opened its first LNG refuelling station in Calgary, Canada in 2013, with a second now operational in Edmonton.
  • Shell opened its first two European refuelling stations to supply Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) to trucks in Rotterdam and Waalwijk, the Netherlands this year.
  • Shell has chartered a special LNG-powered Offshore Supply Vessel for its deep water operations in the Gulf of Mexico.

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