Shell’s LNG is now available at two additional TravelCenters of America LLC (TA) truck fueling stations in Texas, United States. 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.
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.”
“This is another step forward in providing LNG fuel supply to heavy-duty road customers in the US,” said 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.”
Heavy-duty truck fleet owners are beginning to choose LNG fuel over traditional diesel because it can be cost competitive for vehicles that cover long distances. As customer demand grows in the US, Shell and TA plan to open additional truck fueling lanes.