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manaknight14

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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 6:35:33 PM

There is a new fuel on the block in part of Bradford County, the kind of fuel that can be used in a car or truck. A mini mart in the Towanda area cut the ribbon on new compressed natural gas pumps. Compressed natural gas, or CNG, is an alternative to the gasoline many of us have been using for ages. It comes from drilling in the Marcellus Shale and is now being delivered right to the pumps at the Dandy Mini Mart near Towanda. Instead of pumping gasoline from the pumps, it is compressed natural gas meant to fuel cars and trucks designed for it.
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bston
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Message Posted: Jan 20, 2013 9:58:12 AM

.99 cents a gallon here in OKC
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FuelishGuy
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Message Posted: Jan 20, 2013 3:23:23 AM

It's about time! Gasoline will be going the way as the 8-Track, vinyl records, cassette tape, VHS and film based camera. It's called progress. Now let's get on with it!
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fencemanNY
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Message Posted: Jan 19, 2013 10:09:29 AM

Fantastic. Now we need 50,000 more and easy conversion of gas engines and we're on our way. See ya sheik alybaba.
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Message Posted: Jan 19, 2013 9:02:40 AM

good for them
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Message Posted: Jan 19, 2013 8:49:04 AM

Coming to a fuel dump near you.
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grandpadon28110
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Message Posted: Jan 19, 2013 7:53:04 AM

Good.
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335d1
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Message Posted: Jan 19, 2013 7:37:31 AM

Need more infrastructure to make CNG competitive as a fuel for vehicles.
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ClarkSC
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Message Posted: Jan 19, 2013 5:28:34 AM

About time.
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Amplion
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Message Posted: Jan 19, 2013 2:19:29 AM

NOT SAFE - N.G. NEVER HAS BEEN SAFE !!!!!!!
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txkrb
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Message Posted: Jan 19, 2013 12:27:11 AM

If significant numbers of on NG vehicles are sold (ie 10%) the demand for NG will drive up the price and then there will be no economic benefit to NG vehicles and it will cost more to heat homes in the winter
So be careful what you ask for
Same problem with diesel, increase demand equals increase in price, and diesel already sells for 50 cent more that gasoline
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Message Posted: Jan 19, 2013 12:12:00 AM

It's coming everywhere
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Zing20
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Message Posted: Jan 19, 2013 12:02:57 AM

Good now if only they made less expensive cars that use CNG.
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davenles
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 10:17:50 PM

Hope they have enough customers to justify the cost.
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 10:05:39 PM

Good to know!
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pricewar
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 8:25:21 PM

Another small step forward
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TomT2Lee
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 7:36:56 PM

It isn't that natural gas as a fossil fuel source isn't important; you have to look at the infrastructure to get a firm grip on reality when it comes to trying to widely use natural gas as a fuel source for vehicles. Natural gas could be added to fuel stations, but it is going to cost, a lot to do. Without having natural gas a a large percentage of fuel stations, people will have to drive extra miles to fill up. Then there is the issue of the vehicle conversion cost. To me, the numbers do not spell success for natural gas in vehicles.
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Wanda127
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 7:25:29 PM

Good news for those that use it. As for me I still use gasoline.
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 7:05:45 PM

look at the honda cng civic they have been building them for years
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Releasing the oily grip of the petro-terrorists.
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 6:50:10 PM

I'll continue with gasoline...thank you very much !
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 6:47:58 PM

Great news! One step at a time, with no government help needed, and no government interference wanted.
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 6:40:56 PM

good
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