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2008-10-06 12:00:36

GEISMAR, La., Oct. 6, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Producing high quality diesel and jet fuels from animal fats and greases will be the mission of a unique, new plant being constructed by Dynamic Fuels, a joint venture of Tyson Foods (NYSE:TSN) and Syntroleum Corporation (Nasdaq:SYNM), in Geismar, Louisiana, near Baton Rouge. A special groundbreaking ceremony for the plant was held in Geismar today and featured comments from Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, as well as Tyson and Syntroleum...

2008-10-04 15:00:15

By VAN DEN BERGH, Roeland RECORD jet fuel prices have hit home, with Air New Zealand downgrading its profit forecast a second time and Qantas announcing fleet and route changes. Air New Zealand says it will now make less than $200 million profit before unusuals and tax for the year to June 30 as fuel surged to US$173 a barrel. The airline's shares fell 3 cents to close at $1.11. Last month Air New Zealand cut profit expectations by about 23 per cent to between $200 million and $220...

2008-10-01 09:00:28

China cuts Q4 jet fuel price by nearly 6.9 pct BEIJING, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) -- Chinese airlines, which are set to benefit from the ongoing "golden week" travel peak, started their fourth-quarter operation on Wednesday with another good news -- lower jet fuel price. In the forth quarter, jet fuel price on the Chinese mainland was lowered to 7,750 yuan (1,138 U.S. dollars) per ton, nearly 6.9 percent or 570 yuan (83.7 U.S. dollars) less than in the third quarter. The National Development...

2008-10-01 06:00:39

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua by nearly 6.9 pct: "China Cuts Q4 Jet Fuel Price by Nearly 6.9 Pct"] Beijing, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) - Chinese airlines, which are set to benefit from the ongoing "golden week" travel peak, started their fourth-quarter operation on Wednesday with another good news - lower jet fuel price. In the forth quarter, jet fuel price on the Chinese mainland was lowered to 7,750 yuan (1,138 US dollars) per...

2008-09-30 09:00:50

The Energy & Environmental Research Center at the University of North Dakota has created a 100% renewable domestic fuel that meets the JP-8 aviation fuel screening criteria, in a bid to address the US military's energy security. The Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC) fuel samples created from multiple renewable feedstocks were tested at a US government facility to evaluate key specification parameters for JP-8, a petroleum-based fuel widely used by the US military. JP-8...

2008-09-29 18:00:36

The Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC) at the University of North Dakota has achieved a major technical milestone in creating a 100% renewable domestic fuel that meets the JP-8 aviation fuel screening criteria, proving a pathway to providing energy security to the U.S. military and the entire nation. EERC fuel samples created from multiple renewable feedstocks were tested at a U.S. government facility to evaluate key specification parameters for JP-8, a petroleum-based...

2008-09-29 12:00:27

The Scandinavian Airlines System, with other air carriers, Boeing and Honeywell refining technology subsidiary, UOP, have established a group to accelerate the development and commercialization of sustainable new aviation fuels. With support and advice from the global environmental organizations, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), the Sustainable Aviation Fuel Users Group makes commercial aviation the first global transportation sector to voluntarily...

2008-09-25 12:00:29

Chevron Global Aviation today launched a rewards program unlike any other in the business and general aviation markets. The new FlyBuys(TM) reward program (www.FlyBuysRewardsProgram.com) targets business and general aviation pilots as well as business aviation flight departments. FlyBuys participants - individuals or organizations - will be able to earn points based on purchases of jet fuel and aviation gasoline at participating Chevron and Texaco FBOs around the country. Extra points can be...

2008-09-25 09:00:36

To: TRANSPORTATION EDITORS Contact: Peter Dalpe of Honeywell, +1-973-455-4908, peter.dalpe@honeywell.com DES PLAINES, Ill., Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, announced today that it has joined a group of leading air carriers and Boeing (NYSE: BA) to accelerate the development and commercialization of sustainable new aviation fuels. With support and advice from world leading environmental organizations, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and...

2008-09-24 21:00:22

To: TRANSPORTATION EDITORS Contact: Terrance Scott, +1-206-571-8070, terrance.scott@boeing.com, or Jim Proulx, +1-206-766-2041, jim.proulx@boeing.com, both of Boeing Commercial Airplanes SEATTLE, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) has, with leading air carriers and Honeywell's UOP, a refining technology developer, established a group to accelerate the development and commercialization of sustainable new aviation fuels. With support and advice from the world's leading...


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