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2014-10-30 08:23:21

ST PETERSBURG, Russia, October 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gazpromneft-Aero and the IATA Fuel Quality Pool have held a joint training session on aviation fuel supply to airports at the company's refueling facility at Tolmachevo International Airport in Novosibirsk. The annual training session held by Gazpromneft-Aero [http://aero.gazprom-neft.ru/en/partner/partner-with-iata ] is the only event in Russia that trains experts in aircraft refueling operations to international...

2014-10-22 00:20:17

Technology developed in China to convert waste cooking oil into jet fuel HANGZHOU, China, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China (COMAC) today opened a demonstration facility that will turn waste cooking oil, commonly referred to as "gutter oil" in China, into sustainable aviation biofuel. The two companies estimate that 500 million gallons (1.8 billion liters) of biofuel could be made annually in China from used cooking oil....

2014-10-17 23:07:49

Jet is a leading provider of innovative wastewater treatment systems to 33 countries around the world and exports account for one quarter of its total sales. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman, the lead United States trade ambassador, and U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown toured the production floor of Jet, Incorporated, a leading provider of innovative wastewater treatment systems to 33 countries around the world. Jet also manufactures commercial...

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...

renewable alternative fuel
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...


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