Compressed Natural Gas

Local & Regional
11:42 am
Wed August 27, 2014

Nonprofits and Government Agencies Get Free CNG Conversions

Compressed Natural Gas selling for $1.87 in Tulsa.
Credit KWGS News

Eleven non-profits and government agencies get grants from the Apache Corporation to convert vehicles to compressed natural gas. It’s part of Apache’s neighborhood giving program. One recipient is the Tulsa Dream Center. Director Wendall Hope says the conversion is not something they could afford on their own.

Another non-profit getting the grant is the Oklahoma Baptist Home for Children. Spokesman Neal Wooldridge says he knows it will save money.

CNG is selling for less than two dollars for an equivalent gallon of unleaded gasoline which is above three dollars right now.

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1:50 pm
Thu June 5, 2014

Veteran Energy Expert James Clad on "The World Politics of a Changing Energy Landscape"

Aired on Thursday, June 5th.

On this installment of ST, we offer a discussion of how oil, coal, and other energy sources are influencing today's international geo-politics. Our guest is James Clad, a diversely experienced foreign-affairs and oil-policy expert who consults for various energy and investment firms worldwide. Clad is a senior adviser at the Center for Naval Analyses (CNA) in Arlington, Virginia, as well as an advisor to IHS Jane's and Cambridge Energy Research Associates (CERA). From 2002 to 2010, Clad served as U.S.

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1:45 pm
Mon January 28, 2013

Detailed Notes on State-Run Oil Companies: A Chat with Dr. Mark Thurber of Stanford University

Aired on Monday, January 28th.

On this edition of our show, we speak by phone with Dr. Mark Thurber of Stanford University, who will give a lecture this evening (Monday the 28th) at 7pm in the Tyrrell Hall Auditorium on the University of Tulsa campus. His address is presented as part of the TU Collins College of Business Energy Lecture Series; Dr. Thurber will be discussing state-run oil companies, which actually control most of the world's oil production. A well-respected expert whose scholarship has focused on the role of state-owned firms in the most crucial energy markets around the globe, Dr.

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Local & Regional
1:44 pm
Wed September 19, 2012

Advocates for More CNG Fleets are Heard at a Tulsa Summit

A Dixie Chopper than runs on CNG

A summit calling for conversion of more vehicles to compressed natural gas is held in Tulsa.The goal of the summit is to provide information about the advantages of using CNG in the hope more companies will decide to convert their fleets. There are also individuals at the summit like Craig Dixon, who is an advocate of using CNG in personal vehicles. He says he’s saved thousands of dollars in the three years he’s been using a CNG powered Honda Civic. Also in attendance is Marcus James, fleet maintenance manager for Tulsa Public Schools.

Local & Regional
11:53 am
Thu September 13, 2012

CNG Summit to be Held in Tulsa Next Week


The state of Oklahoma is making a push to get more vehicles converted to compressed natural gas. A Summit on the topic will be held in Tulsa next week with Governor Fallin as keynote speaker. The founder of a company that builds CNG fueling stations, Tom Sewell, believes Tulsa is positioned to be the leader in a compressed natural gas revolution.

The idea behind the gathering is to interest more public agencies and businesses in converting vehicles to compressed natural gas and make Oklahoma an example for the nation.                                 

Local & Regional
1:05 pm
Fri September 7, 2012

New CNG Fueling Station for Public Use Opens in Tulsa

The ribbon is cut on a new Tulsa CNG fueling station for use by the public

A 10th Compressed Natural Gas fueling station opens in Tulsa. This latest station, located on West 23rd near the Arkansas River, can be used by the public. Tom Sewell, with Tulsa Gas Technologies, says CNG is cleaner, safer, and can save you a lot of money at the pump. While gasoline is selling for about 3-dollars-70-cents at most Tulsa stations, the comparable amount of natural gas is selling for a dollar-fifty.

Anybody with a CNG powered vehicle can use the new station. All it takes is a credit card.