CNG Fueling Station Operation and Maintenance Training
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CNG station maintenance is vital to the safe and optimal operation of the vehicles that fuel there. Two of the most critical performance issues for natural gas vehicles are oil carryover and water in the natural gas stream. Proper maintenance of the CNG station will help ensure neither of these problems exists, preventing user complaints and potential risk of engine damage.



Instructor Led


This course is available either by public enrollment or in-house training.

  • To learn more about the public class schedule and to register click here.

  • For clients  with larger numbers of employees who need training, , NGVi brings our  in-house training to your facility and can customize the training to your specific needs.

This multimedia course, accessible through an interactive Learning Management System, is available to business groups who want the convenience of learning from the comfort of their own computer.

To read more about CNG Fueling Station Operation and Maintenance
E-Learning, click here.

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Who Should Attend

Course Objectives

Course Outline

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Who Should Attend:

  • CNG fueling station maintenance technicians
  • Fleet managers/supervisors responsible for CNG stations
  • Fleet management procedures specialists
  • CNG fueling station owners who contract maintenance to a third party


Course Objectives:

  • List and describe the physical properties of natural gas.
  • Understand the health hazards of natural gas.
  • Understand the causes and effects of gas quality in a CNG fueling station.
  • Understand the reasons for and components of the CNG Fueling Station Operation & Maintenance Plan.
  • List the most critical tools required to maintain a CNG fueling station.
  • List the most frequently needed spare parts for maintaining a CNG fueling station.
  • List the most common specifications required in a third-party CNG Fueling Station Maintenance Contract.
  • Understand the necessity for an Emergency Fueling Plan.
  • Be familiar with the most common CNG fueling station trouble shooting techniques.
  • Understand the CNG maintenance log and other related forms and how to use them.
  • Understand the major CNG fueling station components and maintenance practices for each.
  • Understand federal safety regulations for CNG fueling stations.
  • Understand the general safety issues associated with CNG fueling stations and how to mitigate risk with each.
  • Understand safety procedures and precautions required when maintaining CNG fueling stations.
  • Understand the key components of and how to conduct a CNG fueling facility safety evaluation.
  • Understand the circumstances when it is necessary to defuel a CNG powered vehicle.
  • Become familiar with the procedures required to perform a defueling operation on a CNG powered vehicle.
  • Understand the waste tracking requirements for a CNG fueling station, including Hazardous Waste.
  • Understand the elements of a HAZOP plan as they relate to a CNG fueling station.

Course Outline:

Module 1:

Introduction to Compressed Natural Gas

Module 2:

Health Hazards of Natural Gas

Module 3:

Gas Quality

Module 4:

The Operation and Maintenance Plan

Module 5:

Major Fueling Station Components and Maintenance Practices

Module 6:

Safety Procedures and Guidelines

Module 7:

NGV Facility Safety

Module 8:


Module 9: Waste Tracking and Disposal
Module 10: Tube Fitting Installation


Upcoming Training


Level 1: NGV Essentials
and Safety Practices

June 13, 2017
Philadelphia, PA

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Inspector Training

June 14-15, 2017
Philadelphia, PA

Level 1: NGV Essentials
and Safety Practices

August 15, 2017
Atlanta, GA

Level 2: CNG Fuel System
Inspector Training

August 16-17, 2017
Atlanta, GA

Level 1: NGV Essentials
and Safety Practices

September 12, 2017
Chicago, IL

Level 2: CNG Fuel System
Inspector Training

September 13-14, 2017
Chicago, IL

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Our services address the full range of natural gas vehicle and fueling issues, including:

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