Natural Gas Vehicle Technology Forum Technical Committee Meeting Presentations (Winter 2003)

January 28-29, 2003, Dallas, Texas

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Following are presentations given at the Natural Gas Vehicle Technology Forum (NGVTF) Technical Committee Meeting held January 28-29, 2003, in Dallas, Texas.

Introduction

Introduction to NGVTF
Dennis Smith, U.S. Department of Energy

Infrastructure (moderated by Richard Parish, NREL)

Summary of Panel Discussion

IWG Program Summary
William Liss, Gas Technology Institute

CNG Infrastructure

Recommended Practices for CNG Fueling Station Design, Construction, and Operation
Rob Adams, Marathon Technical Services

Create an Economic CNG Fueling Infrastructure by Adding Home Fueling and Small Stations
Mario Pirraglia, FuelMaker Corporation

Universal Card Access
David Haradon, ENRG

Consistent Fuel-Use Accounting at CNG Fueling Stations
Rick Tidball, Energy International

LNG Infrastructure

Sacramento Small Scale Liquefier Plant
Bruce Wilding, Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory

Energy, Efficiency, and Economics of LNG & L/CNG
Jim Wegrzyn, Brookhaven National Laboratory

Landfill Gas Overview
Jim Wegrzyn, Brookhaven National Laboratory

Engine and Vehicle Integration (moderated by Kevin Walkowicz, NREL)

Summary of Panel Discussion

Engine and Vehicle Integration Overview
Kevin Walkowicz, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Cummins Westport Spark-Ignited (SI) and High Pressure Direct Injection (HPDI) Natural Gas Engines
Patric Ouellette, Cummins Westport Inc.

Dual Fuel Technology
Kevin Walkowicz, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (on behalf of Clean Air Partners)

Spark-Ignited Stoichiometric Engines with TWC
Alex Lawson, TeleflexGFI Control Systems

Emerging Technology: Hot Surface Ignition of Directly Injected Natural Gas, Micro-pilot Ignition
Kevin Walkowicz, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Advanced Emission Controls for Natural Gas Vehicles
Joe Kubsh, Manufacturers of Emission Controls Association

Light-Duty Engine and Aftertreatment Options and Challenges
Rich Williams, Ford

Component Development/Storage Systems (moderated by Denny Stephens, Battelle)

Summary of Panel Discussion

CNG Fuel Systems Technology
Louis A. Lautman, Gas Technology Institute

LNG Fuel Systems Technology
Jim Wegrzyn, Brookhaven National Laboratory

Bosch/Ford Injector Testing
Bruce Wilding, Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory

The Truth About Vacuums
George W. Kalet, NexGen Fueling

Demonstration and Deployment Projects (moderated by Kevin Chandler, Battelle)

Summary of Panel Discussions

The Role of NGVs in Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport's Clean Air Program
Rusty T. Hodapp, Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport Board

DART New Technology Deployment Challenges
Darryl Spencer, Dallas Area Rapid Transit

UPS CNG Truck Fleet, DOE/NREL Truck Evaluation Projects
Kevin Chandler, Battelle

Codes and Standards (moderated by Doug Horne, DBHorne LLC)

Summary of Panel Discussion

Codes and Standards Development
Douglas Horne, DBHorne LLC

NGV Codes & Regulations
Hank Seiff, Natural Gas Vehicle Coalition

New Technologies (moderated by Henry Hogo, SCAQMD)

Summary of Panel Discussion

New Technologies
Henry Hogo, South Coast Air Quality Management District

Hydrogen & Natural Gas - What Does The Future Hold?
William Liss, Gas Technology Institute

SunLine Transit Agency Hythane-Hydrogen Bus Experience
Tommy Edwards, SunLine Transit Agency

Heavy-Duty Natural Gas Hybrid Drivetrains
Mike Bogdanoff, South Coast Air Quality Management District