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2014-09-24 12:21:41

Company Intends to Purchase Low Carbon Renewable Jet Fuel DALLAS, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines® (NYSE: LUV) has signed an agreement with Red Rocks Biofuels LLC (RRB) to purchase low carbon renewable jet fuel, made using forest residues that will help reduce the risk of destructive wildfires in the Western United States. The airline's agreement with RRB covers the purchase of approximately three million gallons per year. The blended product will be used at...

2014-09-04 16:22:06

DALLAS, September 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The global fuel additives market is estimated to grow from $5,740.0 million in 2014 to $8,100 million by 2017, at a CAGR of 7.1%, from 2014 to 2019. The market is expected to reach $2,310.1 million in Asia-Pacific by 2019, at a CAGR of 8.03% from 2014 to 2019. By 2019, North America is projected to lose its current position in the ranking and also a chunk of its present share to become number two with 28.01% market share. Europe will...

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2014-09-04 03:30:35

Jim Banke, NASA Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate Flying high above the California desert, NASA researchers recently took to the skies for the second year in a row with a DC-8 and other aircraft to study the effects on emissions and contrail formation of burning alternative fuels in jet engines. This follow-up set of Alternative Fuel Effects on Contrails and Cruise Emissions flight tests, known as ACCESS II, repeated a similar series of tests flown during 2013, while also adding...

2014-08-07 12:21:10

PLEASANTON, Calif., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cathay Pacific Airways announced today that it is the first airline investor in Fulcrum BioEnergy, Inc. ("Fulcrum"), a US-based sustainable biofuel developer, as part of the airline's biofuel strategy and to help it achieve a target of carbon-neutral growth from 2020. The airline has made a strategic equity investment in Fulcrum, which is a world pioneer in the development and commercialization of converting municipal solid waste into...

2014-08-06 04:20:33

Hybrid tobacco from SkyNRG will make sustainable aviation biofuel, not cigarettes JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE:BA], South African Airways (SAA) and SkyNRG announced today they are collaborating to make sustainable aviation biofuel from a new type of tobacco plant. This initiative broadens cooperation between Boeing and SAA to develop renewable jet fuel in ways that support South Africa's goals for public health as well as economic and rural...

2014-07-22 12:21:11

Airline offers customized emissions reporting program and carbon offset options for large-scale corporate shippers CHICAGO, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today announced the launch of CarbonChoice(SM), a new business tool for corporate cargo customers to easily track and offset the emissions associated with their air freight accounts. Cargo customers with large-scale, regular shipments on United can receive customized emissions reports with simple options to offset...

2014-07-21 16:22:50

RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Fuel Additives Market by Applications (Diesel, Gasoline & Aviation), Types (Deposit control, Antioxidant, Corrosion inhibitor, Lubricity & Cetane improvers and others) - Global Trends & Forecast to 2019" to its store. DALLAS, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The move to low sulphur content fuels will help the application of newer emissions control technologies like addition of fuel additives, which would substantially lower the emissions of particulate matter...

2014-07-21 08:24:45

LONDON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Fuel Additives Market by Applications (Diesel, Gasoline & Aviation), Types (Deposit control, Antioxidant, Corrosion inhibitor, Lubricity & Cetane improvers and others) - Global Trends & Forecast to...

2014-07-15 04:20:15

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FARNBOROUGH AIR SHOW -- UTC Aerospace Systems has been selected by Jet Airways and Jet Lite to supply the wheels and carbon brakes for their new fleet of 50 Boeing 737-800 Next Generation aircraft. UTC Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), will provide the equipment through its Landing Systems facility located in Troy, Ohio. The 737 Next Generation carbon brakes use proprietary DURACARB® carbon heat...

2014-07-13 23:01:29

The growing trend of improving fuel efficiency and stringent environmental regulations, are contributing to the growth of the fuel additives market. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-fuel-additives-4338185398.html (PRWEB) July 13, 2014 Fuel additives are chemicals, which are added to various fuels such as gasoline, diesel, jet fuel, kerosene, and so on, in order to enhance their performance. Fuel additives are also responsible for reducing the corrosion effects caused...


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