BALA CYNWYD, Pa., Nov. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Circle K Stores Inc. ("Circle K") and VNG.co, LLC have entered into an agreement to implement VNG's retail compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling at Circle K's latest facility in Houston, Texas. The new-to-industry Circle K site will be located at 12300 Veterans Memorial Highway on the northwest side of Houston. The site will feature fresh food offerings, 10 gasoline and diesel dispensers, a 4,400 square foot Circle K convenience store and a VNG fast-fill CNG dispenser that will be open to the public 24/7. VNG is building a network of retail CNG fueling points in the Houston metropolitan area.
"We are excited to partner with Circle K, a premier retail fuel marketer in the US, to bring a true retail CNG fueling experience to the Houston market," said Robert Friedman, COO of VNG. "By offering drivers of light duty CNG vehicles a familiar, convenient and reliable retail location to fuel, they can drive with the confidence that CNG will be readily available. As an added bonus, they can take care of their retail needs in a new, contemporary Circle K facility."
"We are thrilled to enter Houston with our latest format large site footprint offering on site prepared fresh food and pastries, Polar Pop, Premium K Coffee and Froster," said Kelly McGuire, Vice-President, Southwest Operations of Circle K. "We are excited to offer CNG as another fuel option and to be partnering with VNG to offer Houston motorists a convenient, alternative choice for their transportation needs," added Alex Miller, Vice-President, Fuels of Circle K.
About Circle K
For more than 50 years, Circle K has been one of North America's most popular and successful operators of fuel and convenience stores. Today, there are more than 3,300 Circle K stores across the USA and over 4,000 international locations.
For more information, please visit the company's website at www.circlek.com or call (972) 537-5885.
VNG offers retail CNG fueling to support and accelerate the widespread use of light-duty CNG capable vehicles by national and regional fleets, and eventually the mass-market consumer segment. VNG takes responsibility for the installation, maintenance, monitoring and operation of its retail CNG fueling equipment, providing fleets with cost-effective, turnkey CNG fueling services within existing retail gasoline stations. VNG provides convenient retail fueling for America's natural gas vehicles.
For more information, please visit the company's website at www.vng.co or call (610) 709-5500.