This new station is the second one in California and follows on the heels of the opening of Shell LNG fuelling lanes in Texas and Louisiana earlier this year. The station is strategically located along the interstate highway in Northern California, a region with heavy truck traffic. Shell’s first LNG fuelling station in the US was opened in California in 2014. Since then, the network has now grown to seven sites across the US and Canada.

Heavy-duty truck fleet owners are increasingly choosing LNG fuel over traditional diesel because it can be cost-competitive for trucks that cover long distances. It is cleaner than diesel in terms of sulphur, particulates and nitrogen oxides, and can help reduce well-to-wheel greenhouse gas emissions*.

This new station will provide LNG fuelling service for operators out of Los Angeles (Ontario) up along the Highway 5 corridor. “I am excited by the progress we have made in developing the LNG fuelling network in the US,” said Elen Phillips, Shell‘s Vice President Fuels Sales and Marketing for North America. “LNG is a viable fuel option for truck owners and more are making the switch to LNG.”

As customer demand grows in the US, Shell and TA plan to open additional truck fuelling lanes. “Shell is committed to developing LNG as a fuel option for marine and road transport, and we continue to look at supply opportunities in the region in balance with demand” said Christian Buelow, Shell’s General Manager Downstream LNG Americas. ”LNG is a viable fuel option for heavy-duty truck fleet owners, today.”


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Notes to Editors

  • *“Well to-wheel” greenhouse gas emission reductions are based on Shell internal analysis market and assume equivalent end-use engine efficiency in heavy duty trucks.  “Greenhouse gas” includes the contributions of CO2, methane and N2O.
  • Shell has an agreement with TravelCenters of America LLC to develop a network of LNG fuelling stations for heavy-duty road transport customers along the interstate highway system in the United States. The first station resulting from this agreement was opened in in California, May 2014, with four more LNG stations operational in Texas and Louisiana since March 2015.
  • Shell opened its first LNG refuelling station in Calgary, Canada in 2013, with a second operational in Edmonton.
  • Shell operates four European LNG truck refuelling stations in the Netherlands.
  • Shell has chartered two special LNG-powered Offshore Supply Vessels for its deep water operations in the Gulf of Mexico.

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