Clean Energy Takes Initial Step to Bring LNG to Florida Transportation Markets

  Clean Energy Takes Initial Step to Bring LNG to Florida Transportation
  Markets

Jacksonville project would be first endeavor of Eagle LNG Partners to support
      growing maritime, trucking and railroad natural gas fueling demand

Business Wire

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. -- October 30, 2013

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (NASDAQ: CLNE) today announced that it has placed a
purchase contract on property where it hopes to build a liquefied natural gas
(LNG) fuel terminal in Jacksonville, Fla. This would be the first LNG facility
on the Eastern seaboard to specifically supply LNG for the maritime,
heavy-duty trucking and rail industries. The planned facility is the first
project to be developed by Eagle LNG Partners, the recently-announced
consortium of Clean Energy, GE Ventures, GE Energy Financial Services and
Ferus Natural Gas Fuels, formed to jointly deliver the cleaner-burning,
less-costly fuel in the United States.

“Establishing LNG capacity in Jacksonville is a critical strategic effort to
enable LNG fueling throughout the Southeast region for our various market
segments,” said Brian Powers, vice president of LNG production, Clean Energy.
“This Eagle LNG Partners project could establish the Port of Jacksonville as a
leader in maritime natural gas fueling and support the shipping industry as it
follows other transportation segments in transitioning to natural gas.”

Located on the St. Johns River at 1632 Zoo Pkwy., Jacksonville, FL, the
facility could have the capability to produce approximately 300,000 gallons of
LNG per day to support anticipated increases in maritime and rail use and
bolster supply for trucking fleets operating throughout the Southeast United
States.

“The Jacksonville project is a strong first step for Eagle LNG Partners and
would put the Eastern seaboard and Southeast region clearly in play for high
horsepower LNG fueling applications,” said Sanjay Bishnoi, senior director, GE
Ventures.

Clean Energy has built an LNG facility in California, which has the capacity
to produce 180,000 gallons of LNG per day. Clean Energy also operates an LNG
facility in Willis, Texas that can produce 100,000 gallons of LNG per day.
Construction of the Jacksonville facility is anticipated to begin in the
second quarter of 2014 and is estimated to be completed in the fourth quarter
of 2015. Financial details of the project were not disclosed.

Jacksonville has emerged as a leading contender to facilitate LNG in maritime
applications due to Jacksonville-based shipping companies increasing orders
for LNG-fueled ships to service Caribbean markets such as Puerto Rico and the
U.S. Virgin Islands. LNG has become an increasingly attractive fuel choice as
the shipping industry prepares for the 2015 enforcement of the North American
Emission Control Area, the International Maritime Organization’s international
air pollution control program which limits sulfur emissions and effectively
bans the use of bunker fuel within 200 miles of the United States.

Clean Energy is conducting an “Open Season” for customers to secure a portion
of the facility’s remaining available capacity. There is anticipated to be
significant interest in LNG supply from the Jacksonville area, and any
interested parties can contact Greg Roche, vice president of national accounts
and infrastructure, at (949) 437-1359 if they are interested in the excess
supply.

About Clean Energy

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (Nasdaq: CLNE) is the largest provider of natural gas
fuel for transportation in North America. We build and operate compressed
natural gas (CNG) and liquefied natural gas (LNG) fueling stations;
manufacture CNG and LNG equipment and technologies for ourselves and other
companies; and develop renewable natural gas (RNG) production facilities. For
more information, visit www.cleanenergyfuels.com.

About Eagle LNG Partners

Eagle LNG Partners is a consortium comprised of Clean Energy, GE Ventures, GE
Energy Financial Services and Ferus Natural Gas Fuels, formed to jointly
deliver liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the United States. The consortium will
develop regional LNG projects to meet the growing demand for LNG in industries
such as long-haul trucking, rail, mining, marine, and oil and gas services.

Contact:

Clean Energy
Gary Foster, 949-437-1113
gfoster@cleanenergyfuels.com
 
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