There are a number of things to consider before committing your investment capital to a public CNG fueling station. These include the following:
Utility commitments for target site: Natural gas -- ( pressure, volume and connection costs) Electric – (requirements, availability and connection cost)
Assessment of fleets within the footprint of the target site including size and CNG interest
Sizing the compression equipment for local needs
Direction on equipment and general contractors for turn-key bids
3 or 5 year financial projections based on comprehensive data specific to the target site
A Stirk "Feasibility Study" provides critical data that will help you make an informed investment decision. A positive "Feasibility Study" that indicates a high level of success will solidify your confidence in the project and provide a powerful tool in acquiring capital from either lenders or investors.
How to Get Started We will meet with you at your location to get a broad-brush idea of your proposed project. Each project is different and even more so, each individual is at a different place in the CNG learning curve. In other words, not all clients need all components of what Stirk can provide. Perhaps you need everything short of the financial projections or you have your utility items covered but need help from there. We are not boiler-plate; Stirk will develop your "Feasibility Study" to fit your needs.