According to OEM executives, as many as 1,800 of its 2,000 conversions have been for fleet vehicles, but the number of drivers seeking to fuel their personal vehicles is on the rise. OEM has done most of its business on conversions with companies interested in saving money on fuel for their fleets, led by Chesapeake Energy.
Fallin, who signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to increase NGV fleets, said in her State of the State Address 2012 last week: “Oklahoma is leading the way towards energy independence and domestic energy production. One area where we have great potential is in natural gas. (…) That’s why I have launched an unprecedented, bipartisan, multistate initiative to jump-start both the development of CNG infrastructure and the use of natural gas cars. Each state has signed a MoU outlining a goal to purchase, as a group, a minimum of 5,000 NGVs per year.”