The accreditation enables Energtek Philippines to convert existing vehicles to operate on natural gas, as well as to provide ongoing natural gas supply to the vehicles as fuel. Vehicles included in the program will be supplied natural gas from the Malampaya Offshore Natural Gas Reserve in Batangas.

The company’s CNG Lite system will be utilized for mass conversions of gasoline powered tricycles. The provision of gas through the NGVPPT program will allow the conversion of gasoline powered tricycles to operate on natural gas, and can reduce the nation’s dependence on foreign oil.

Lev Zaidenberg, CEO of Energtek, said: “NGVPPT accreditation is a major step for Energtek. This certification greatly aids the company in its plans to become a significant provider of natural gas to the large market of small vehicles in the Philippines.”

“The accreditation process was a lengthy one, requiring Energtek to perform extensive field tests over a long period to prove the effectiveness of the CNG Lite conversion system. Now that our CNG Lite fuel system has been approved for commercial application, it can be used to supply a cheaper and cleaner motor fuel that provides benefits for the entire population.”