aviation fuel storage News

  • New global standard for management of aviation fuel quality

    The Energy Institute (EI) and the Joint Inspection Group (JIG) have today (on November 14, 2013) published EI/JIG Standard 1530 Quality assurance requirements for the manufacture, storage and distribution of aviation fuels to airports (1st edition), representing a major step forward for the aviation fuel supply industry. EI/JIG Standard 1530 has been produced in response to the concern that there ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • Neste Oil and Lufthansa satisfied with results of renewable aviation fuel trial

    Neste Oil CorporationPress release15 March 2012 at 2 pm (EET) Neste Oil and Lufthansa satisfied with results of renewable aviation fuel trial Neste Oil and Lufthansa tested Neste Oil's NExBTL renewable aviation fuel on a total of 1,187 flights between Frankfurt and Hamburg last year and ...


    By Neste

  • Fuel storage tanks for industrial, energy and military applications

    Interstate Products, Inc. manufactures and distributes a wide variety of collapsible fuel storage tanks for industrial applications and are used by power and energy companies all over the world.  Made from military grade materials, IPI fuel bladders are ideal for the storage of potable water, waste water, fuels, chemicals, dielectric oil and alternative fuels or blended fuel storage ...


    By Interstate Products Inc

  • Algae.Tec Appoints Veteran Aviation Project Engineer for Global Biofuels Commercialisation Program

    Algae.Tec (ASX:AEB, FWB:GZA:GR, OTCQX :ALGXY) the advanced algae to biofuels company with a high-yield, enclosed and scaleable algae growth and harvesting system today announced the appointment of Colin McGregor as General Manager Project Operations. McGregor, an award winning project manager and manufacturing engineer, with over 20 years aviation experience in both the defense and commercial ...


    By Algae.Tec Ltd.

  • New CCC advice offers no wriggle-room on aviation emissions

    A new report from the Committee on Climate Change, published today, on how to deliver the ambitious climate targets agreed in Paris in 2015 identifies aviation as a ‘hard to treat’ sector and continues to caution against unlimited passenger growth. The Government’s priority, CCC ...


    By A.E.F. S.r.l.

  • Breakthrough research to produce sustainable food and fuel sources in UAE desert ecosystem

    A biofuel research facility in Masdar City in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE), is tackling the dual challenges of food and water security, while simultaneously providing a sustainable source of aviation fuel. CH2M, along with its clients - Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (Masdar Institute) and the Sustainable Bioenergy Research Consortium (SBRC), is working together ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • ASTM D975 - 11b Standard Specification for Diesel Fuel Oils

    This specification covers seven grades of diesel fuel oils suitable for various types of diesel engines. These grades are: Grade No. 1-D S15; Grade No. 1-D S500; Grade No. 1-D S5000; Grade No. 2-D S15; Grade No. 2-D S500; Grade No. 2-D S5000; and Grade No. 4-D. The requirements specified for diesel fuel oils shall be determined in accordance with the following test methods: flash point; cloud ...


    By ASTM International

  • GE and Clean Energy Fuels Partner to Expand ‘America’s Natural Gas Highway®’

    GE (NYSE: GE) and Clean Energy Fuels (Nasdaq: CLNE) today announced a collaboration to expand the infrastructure for natural gas transportation in the United States. The agreement supports Clean Energy’s efforts in developing “America’s Natural Gas Highway®,” a fueling network that will enable trucks to operate on Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) coast to coast and border ...


    By General Electric

  • Eaton`s Revolutionary Digital Fuel Gauging Technology Selected for Gulfstream`s All-New G500 and G600 Business Jets

    Digital fuel quantity measurement technology developed by power management company Eaton is a revolutionary step ahead in aircraft fuel gauging and will be featured on the all-new family of G500 and G600 business jets recently announced by Gulfstream Aerospace Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics. In addition to delivering superior accuracy, Eaton's digital technology ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • GE Unveils LNG In A BoxTM System; Gasfin Selects New Technology for Fueling Stations in Europe

    GE Oil & Gas (NYSE: GE) today introduced the LNG In A Box system, a small-scale, plug-and-play, re-deployable liquefied natural gas (LNG) fueling solution based on proven technology that can help accelerate the use of natural gas as a cost-effective, cleaner transportation fuel. The world’s first commercial application of the LNG In A Box system will be for LNG fueling stations in ...


    By General Electric

  • ASTM D7344 - 11a Standard Test Method for Distillation of Petroleum Products at Atmospheric Pressure (Mini Method)

    The distillation (volatility) characteristics of hydrocarbons have an important effect on their safety and performance, especially in the case of fuels and solvents. The boiling range gives information on the composition, the properties, and the behavior of the fuel during storage and use. Volatility is the major determinant of the tendency of a ...


    By ASTM International

  • Flame and gas detection in hangars

    Flammable materials (aviation fuels, cleaning solvents, and paints) present in aircraft hangars can endanger life, safety, aircraft, and the hangar structure. To improve protection, many Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) either require or strongly recommend high-performance fire detection and suppression systems to cover both the aircraft and the building. Here are a few considerations to ...

  • X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System Demonstration Team Wins 2013 Collier Award

    The National Aeronautic Association has selected the U.S. Navy, Northrop Grumman and the X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System Demonstration (UCAS-D) industry team to receive the 2013 Robert J. Collier Trophy, aviation's highest honor. Power management company Eaton has been involved on the UCAS-D team since program launch in 2004 and designed and developed advanced solutions for X-47B fuel, ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • EC approves proposed acquisition of ExxonMobil`s Iberian subsidiaries by GALP, subject to conditions

    The European Commission has cleared under the EU Merger Regulation, subject to conditions, the proposed acquisition by Galp Energia of Portugal of Esso Portuguesa, Esso Española and a part of ExxonMobil Petroleum & Chemical. The Commission found that the proposed transaction as initially notified would have given rise to competition concerns in certain refined oil product markets in Portugal. ...

  • AAR to Distribute Eaton`s Fluid-Distribution Products to Support Airline Customers

    AAR (NYSE: AIR) announced today that power management company Eaton has appointed AAR as the exclusive distributor for aircraft fluid-distribution products, oil debris-monitoring technology, engine seals and other products for commercial airlines. The new, ten-year agreement, which goes into effect Oct. 8, will strengthen airline service and support by providing operators with a comprehensive ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Latest petroleum test methods available from the EI

    Accurate testing of petroleum and petroleum products is vital to ensuring quality and compliance with British Standards and European Norms. The Energy Institute (EI)'s latest issue of the IP Standard test methods for analysis and testing of petroleum and related products and British Standard 2000 Parts, 2014 is now available. This ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • AAR to Distribute Eaton Products in Support of U.S. Defense Logistics Agency

    AAR (NYSE: AIR) announced today that power management company Eaton has appointed AAR as the exclusive distributor to supply a variety of fluid distribution products to the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA). The new five-year agreement has a five-year renewal option and will strengthen service and support for America’s military aircraft fleets by providing rapid-response capabilities for all ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Boeing Dreamliner: The promise of greener flying

    The Boeing Dreamliner 787, which is due to make its first commercial flight later this year with All Nippon Airways, is expected to change air travel in more ways than one. Not only should it offer passengers greater comfort, but it will also be among the least polluting aircraft ever to enter commercial operation. The new plane will be quieter and use 20 per cent less fuel than aircraft of ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Largest Thermal Remediation Site in the World: Steam Enhanced Extraction at the former Williams Air Force Base

    TerraTherm has been contracted by AMEC to design, install and operate a Steam Enhanced Extraction (SEE) system to address source zone contamination as deep as 245 ft (75 m) below ground surface (bgs) at the Former Williams Air Force Base (AFB) ST012 Site in Mesa, AZ. AMEC is completing the project under an Air Force contract. SEE is part of the ST012 remedy selected in the Operable Unit 2 Record ...


    By TerraTherm, Inc.

  • Message from the EUBCE Conference General Chairman Prof. André Faaij

    The deployment of biomass for production of power, heat, transportation fuels, renewable feedstock and materials has become one of the most complex, promising, politicized and debated options we have at our disposal to combat climate change and to create a sustainable energy system. State-of-the-art analysis strongly confirms the necessity of large scale biomass ...

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