Biofuels International Conference 2014
24 September 2014 - 25 September 2014
Ghent, Belgium
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24 September 2014 - 25 September 2014
Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
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19 November 2014 - 20 November 2014
Hamburg, Germany
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26 January 2015 - 27 January 2015
Abu Dhabi, UAE
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StocExpo 2015
17 March 2015 - 19 March 2015
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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22 January 2015 - 23 January 2015
Amsterdam, the Netherlands

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Welcome to The Fuelhandler Magazine , the official magazine for the National Petroleum Management Association (NPMA), which represents the aviation fuelling community and their overall aim - to safely transfer clean, dry fuel into aircraft.

The Fuelhandler magazine is targeted at every individual involved in fuel management, operations and maintenance. These include the airlines, storage terminal operators, fixed base operators, servicing companies, oil majors, the military, and equipment manufacturers of everything from nozzles to test tubes to wrenches.

 
Gulf aviation teams up with Fresh Air

National aviation fuel supplier, Gulf Aviation, has partnered with Fresh Air to offer the private jet and helicopter provider refuelling support.


Gulf...
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Lufthansa uses farnesane in first European scheduled flight

The Lufthansa Group is operating its LH 190 flight from Frankfurt to Berlin Tegel using a 10% blend of the new biofuel component farnesane.


This is the first...
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Gazpromneft-Aero supplies aviation fuel to Air India in Russia

Aircraft refuelling company Gazpromneft-Aero has started supplying aviation fuel for regular flights to Russia by the Indian national carrier Air India at Domodedovo...
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New Zealand to open world’s largest biomethane plant

New Zealand biogas company, Greenlane Biogas Technologies, is commissioning the world's biggest biomethane production plant in Montreal, Canada.


The project's...
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Fulcrum selected for USDA loan guarantee

Fulcrum Sierra Biofuels, a sustainable fuels company, will receive a loan from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) for the construction of waste-to-jet fuel...
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Indonesian airline to use biofuel from 2016

National flag carrier PT Garuda Indonesia will use avtur, a type of aviation turbine fuel, with biofuel to help reduce its carbon emissions.


Starting in 2016,...
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Tank Storage Asia 2014 Announce Singapore Pavilion

Tank Storage Asia has announced that there will be a specialist area for Singapore based companies at this year's show, called the Singapore Pavilion. The leading...
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ASTM modifies aviation fuel standard

ASTM International standard D7566, Specification for Aviation Turbine Fuel Containing Synthesised Hydrocarbons now includes renewable synthesised iso-paraffinic...
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Epic Aviation wins multi-million dollar contract

Salem-based Epic Aviation was among 11 oil and gas distribution companies to be awarded multimillion-dollar contracts this week by the Pentagon's Defence Logistics...
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Cathay Pacific focuses on sustainable biojet fuel development

Cathay Pacific Airways has invested in Fulcrum BioEnergy, a US-based sustainable biofuel developer, as part of the airline's biofuels strategy.


The airline...
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New tobacco plant produces sustainable jet fuel

Boeing are collaborating with South African Airways (SAA) and SkyNRG to produce sustainable aviation biofuel from a new type of tobacco plant.


SkyNRG is...
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Farnesane used in first commercial flight

On 31 July, Amyris, partnered with Brazilian airline GOL, completed the aviation industry's first commercial flight with farnesane.


The recently approved...
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Gulf Aviation’s Scottish presence grows

Gulf Aviation, aviation fuel supplier, has extended its presence in Scotland after gaining further fuel supply contracts with Lufthansa, Virgin Airways and Thomas...
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LGM Enterprises sets up agreement with Global TransPark

The North Carolina Global TransPark (GTP), an aerospace and logistics business park, has entered an agreement with LGM Enterprises to continue Kinston Jet Center's...
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Karlstad home to first storage tank facility for aviation...

Karlstad Airport, Sweden, has become the first airport in Europe to install a fixed storage tank facility for aviation biofuel.


The facility officially opened...
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China Aviation Oil requests 1.5 million barrels of jet fuel

China Aviation Oil, Asia's number one jet fuel buyer, is requesting up to 1.5 million barrels of jet fuel for August to September, a tender document...
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Tank Storage Asia 2014 Conference Programme is Stronger than...

Tank Storage Asia, taking place on 24-25 September at the Marina Bay Sands, Singapore, boasts its strongest ever conference line up. Over 20 leading authorities in...
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Sustainable Aviation demands ‘level-playing field’...

The aviation industry urges a reduction in its reliance on fossil fuels.


The Sustainable Aviation Council wants a combination of government regulatory action...
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Travel companies seek tax relief on jet fuel

The travel industry intends to answer industry demands to lower taxes on jet fuel.


'We look forward to some fundamental changes that will give the travel and...
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India lifts jet fuel and LPG prices

The Indian government has increased the prices of jet fuel and non-subsidised liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) by Rs 16.5 (€0.2) a cylinder.


This rise comes...
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Sweden’s first commercial biofuels flight takes off

The country's first commercial biofuels-powered flight, operated by British Midland International (BMI) between Karlstad and Frankfurt and by Nextjet between Karlstad...
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Alaska Airlines saving fuel using NextGen procedures

Alaska Airlines is using new flight procedures as a result of the agency's Greener Skies initiative, a regional rollout of the FAA's Next Generation Air...
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Shortlist for jet fuel distribution announced

The Ministry of Energy has recently announced the shortlisted companies, including Shell, BP and PTT, for a joint venture contract distributing jet fuel.


The...
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