Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores, an Oklahoma City-based and family-owned operator of 280 travel stops and convenience stores, plans to add 10 publicly accessible compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling stations at existing locations across Oklahoma.
The stations will be located in Altus, Chickasha, Guthrie, Guymon, Lawton, Norman, Okemah, Oklahoma City and Webbers Falls – with another location to be determined. The stations will be built and operated in cooperation with Oklahoma City-based Chesapeake Energy Corp.
Chesapeake decided last year to convert its entire 4,500-vehicle fleet to CNG. In 2009, Oklahoma enacted alternative fuel legislation, spurring an increase in the number of public CNG fueling stations across the state. In the past two years, the number of public CNG stations in Oklahoma has increased from 26 to 43.