Largest CNG station in Russia and Europe put into service
Moscow. An opening ceremony for a new compressed natural gas (CNG) filling station of Gazprom – the largest station of its kind in Russia and Europe – took place in Moscow.
The event was attended by Viktor Zubkov, Chairman of the Gazprom Board of Directors, Kirill Molodtsov, Deputy Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation, Sergey Sobyanin, Mayor of Moscow, Vitaly Markelov, Deputy Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, and Mikhail Likhachev, Director General of Gazprom Gazomotornoye Toplivo.
Russian President Vladimir Putin sent his greetings to the participants.
The CNG station has the design capacity of 29.8 million cubic meters of gas per year. It is equipped with 12 gas pumps and a dispenser for mobile NGV refueling stations. Thanks to the advanced, reliable equipment manufactured primarily in Russia, the new facility can service some 2,000 vehicles per day.
The station is located on Levoberezhnaya Street in Moscow’s Northern Administrative District next to the operating floor of the Zelenograd Motor Combine (formerly 11th Bus Park) owned by Mosgortrans and servicing 155 natural gas-powered buses.