St.Petersburg, March 21- Neftegaz.RU. The Gazprom Board of Directors took note of the information about the work being done by the company to promote natural gas (methane) as a vehicle fuel. It was stressed that wider use of NGV fuel was one of Gazprom's strategic thrusts in the domestic market.
Extensive efforts are being made to inform potential consumers about the benefits of methane as the most eco-friendly and economical type of vehicle fuel. To this end, the company employs a whole range of up-to-date communication means, including mass media, social networks and advertising.
The relevant information is regularly posted on the websites of Gazprom and Gazprom Gazomotornoye Toplivo. Specialized websites provide detailed information about the existing network of Gazprom's CNG filling stations, allow to quickly design an itinerary taking into account the location of these stations, or to get acquainted with a range of NGV equipment that can be purchased in Russia.
Gazprom created a special brand name, EcoGas, for natural gas sold at the company-owned gas filling stations. Its trademark is registered in Russia and abroad.
Gazprom's consistent efforts aimed at expanding the use of gas as a vehicle fuel yields impressive results. From 2015 to 2018, the demand for this type of fuel within Gazprom's gas filling network amounted to 598.2 million m3, showing a 37 % increase.