WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., March 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Applied LNG is pleased to announce the promotion of Kishore Duwadi to Vice President of Engineering. Over the last three years, Mr. Duwadi has been responsible for the growth of the engineering team, updating the company's first liquefier, and directing the successful build-out of the company's second liquefier in Topock, Arizona. He is currently overseeing the construction of the company's LNG production facility in Midlothian, Texas.

Of the promotion, President and CEO Cem Hacioglu said, "Kishore has been and continues to be essential in the execution of Applied LNG's growth strategy of building additional production capacity in both existing and new markets. Our Topock expansion in 2014 was completed both on time and under budget under his direction. I am proud to name Kishore as Vice President of Engineering."

Prior to joining Applied LNG, Mr. Duwadi worked for Prometheus Energy, where he held the position of Senior Controls Engineer. Before Prometheus, he was the Director of Storage and Senior Engineer for Northwest Natural Gas. He has been an active part of the oil and gas industry since 1989, and is a registered Professional Engineer in California, Texas and Arizona. Mr. Duwadi is a graduate of Oregon Institute of Technology.

About Applied LNG

Applied LNG is the second largest producer and distributor of Liquefied Natural Gas for alternative fuel use in North America. Established in 1995, the Company markets LNG to trucking, oilfield, marine, mining, construction, rail, industrial, and agricultural customers. Applied LNG provides full-service solutions that, depending on customer needs, can include LNG supply, delivery from a fleet of 49 LNG trailers, temporary or permanent fueling stations, equipment leasing, and training. Applied LNG supplies LNG produced with renewable natural gas to help customers improve their carbon footprint. The Company added a second LNG production train to the Needle Mountain LNG Plant located near Topock, Arizona in 2014. Applied LNG is currently building a new LNG production Plant located in Midlothian, Texas. For more information, visit www.appliedlng.com.