The National Iranian Oil Refining and Distribution
Company (NIORDC), the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC), Iran National
Standards Organization, Iran's presidential office, the Department of
Environment, the Ministry of Industry, Mine and Commerce and the Ministry of
Interior Affairs are among the Iranian organizations and bodies that have
supported the event.
Based on 28th ANGVA Board meeting held in
January 2015, Iran has been officiated as host of the 7th ANGVA Biennial
International conference and Exhibition (ANGVA 2017).
The event will be held in Iran as one of
the significant members of ANGVA and with considering the huge potential of
investment opportunities in the field of oil and gas in our country.
Over the past decade, Iran -as the world’s
first largest gas reserves, has become the biggest manufacturer and consumer of
the mostly related CNG equipment in the world. Having extra capabilities in the
country such as vast variety of gas transmission and distribution network,
along with four million natural gas vehicles and around 2300 CNG refueling
stations enable us to reach the top position in CNG industry among world’s
countries. This exhibition and conference will highlight and discuss the
opportunities and challenges of infrastructure and technologies development and
deployment in the push for utilization of natural gas and other alternative
fuels for the transport sector.
Iran as old as history itself inherits one
of the most ancient civilizations of the planet. Throughout the years, its
culture has influenced different parts of the globe from the Nile River to the
heart of Europe. Along with its splendid history and culture, Iran is diverse
land and has a great variety of geographical environment which offers a sense
of paradise for all of the nature lovers.
The three days conference and exhibition
was jointly organized by three major NGV and Alternative fuels related
associations in Iran i.e. The Iranian CNG Association, the CNG Equipment
Manufacturers Association, and The Alternative Fuels Association, along with
ANGVA. The event was approved and supported by National Iranian Oil Refining
& Distribution Company (NIORDC), National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC), Iran
National Standards Organization, Iranian Vice–President for Science and
Technology, Department of the Environment of I.R. Iran, Ministry of Industries
and Business, Transportation and Fuel Management Headquarter, Interior
Ministry, Pardis-ANGVA Learning Center and etc. NGV Global, KANGV, and KEITI
also supported ANGVA 2017.
ANGVA 2017 will feature both the
exhibition of Natural Gas vehicles and other alternative fuels technology
applications and international conference. Biogas, CNG, LNG, ANG, Hybrid, EVs,
HCNG and hydrogen as motor fuel, small scale LNG, refueling technologies, heavy
duty transportation, gas trailer offloading applications, such as Virtual
Pipeline (VPL) daughter stations – all this and much more are included in the
Iran NGV industry including CNG refueling
stations, Car manufacturers, equipment suppliers, consultants, Governmental
representatives as well as all alternative fuel companies are eagerly looking
forward to meeting you all in the conference where decision makers, politicians
and well-known oil and gas company owners will be gather together in ANGVA 2017
exhibition in Iran.
The Asia Pacific Natural Gas Vehicles
Association (ANGVA) was established in 2002 and is a trade association for the
natural gas vehicles industry in the Asia Pacific region. It serves the needs
of fleet operators, vehicle manufacturers, OEMs, gas suppliers, equipment
suppliers, refueling equipment providers, consultants, government
representatives, NGOs and others involved with the natural gas vehicle industry
by promoting the use of natural gas as a transport fuel, by defining industry
standards and guidelines and by providing training.
The activities of the Association are
governed by the Board and its committees and implemented by the Secretariat.
The first board election was held in Oct 2003 in Manila, Philippines. The
Secretariat office is currently based in Malaysia. ANGVA provides NGV related
information to members and helps members to communicate and share their
experiences for improving the NGV industry in their countries. Moreover ANGVA
is dedicated to developing an industry with highest technical and safety
standards covering the entire Asia Pacific region. ANGVA also involves the
leadership of the NGV community to influence activities and policies that
provide increased market opportunities.