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Certarus places $8.1 million order for CNG transport modules

Jan. 3, 2019
Hexagon Lincoln recently received a large order for TITAN gas transport modules from Certarus Ltd.

Hexagon Lincoln, a subsidiary of Hexagon Composites, recently received an order for TITAN gas transport modules from Certarus Ltd, a North American provider of fully integrated compressed natural gas (CNG) delivery solutions.

Hexagon said the total value of the order is $8.1 million.

The Mobile Pipeline modules will support Certarus’ expansion in the US and Canada, bolstering natural gas supply to domestic and industrial users.

When pipeline transmission is unexpectedly interrupted, additional natural gas is needed to supplement the winter energy needs of home owners and businesses. Transporting CNG by truck ensures concerned residents keep their homes warm and businesses have the energy required to maintain operations, the company said.

Certarus fills its Mobile Pipeline trailers from pipeline with excess capacity and transports the gas by truck before re-injecting it into constrained or under-served areas on the gas grid to establish a virtual interconnect. The flexibility of Mobile Pipeline also allows Certarus to reach customers beyond the gas grid.

“Certarus continues to demonstrate strong energy leadership advancing the mobile pipeline industry,” said Jon Smith, president of Hexagon Lincoln. “They rely on their dependable and growing fleet of TITAN modules to meet the rapidly increasing needs of energy providers for safe and reliable transportation of compressed natural gas.

“We are proud to partner up with Certarus, which is recognized for its exemplary performance and strong safety record in the market.”

Deliveries of the TITAN 4 modules are scheduled to commence in the first quarter of 2019 and continue through the second quarter.

“The TITAN has proved to be the workhorse of our Mobile Pipeline fleet,” said Curtis Philippon, president and CEO of Certarus.

“Its robust design allows us to take it just about anywhere, including into remote off-road areas. Hexagon consistently provides superior services over the lifetime of operations and has been our trusted partner since we developed the business.”