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2013-06-20 16:24:12

WASHINGTON, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) applauds and strongly endorses The Renewable Fuel Standard Repeal Act (S.1195), proposed bi-partisan legislation introduced by Sens. John Barrasso (R-WY), Mark Pryor (D-AR) and Pat Toomey (R-PA). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120125/MM41823LOGO) The stated purposed of the Renewable Fuel Standard was to reduce dependence on foreign oil, enhance air quality and to...

2013-06-05 16:21:14

WASHINGTON, June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) President Charles T. Drevna issued the following statement on today's House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Energy Policy, Health Care and Entitlements hearing titled "Up Against the Blend Wall: Examining EPA's Role in the Renewable Fuel Standard": (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120125/MM41823LOGO) "Make-believe may be the cornerstone of Disney, but it...

2013-06-04 12:20:29

United executes definitive purchase agreement for 15 million gallons of cost-competitive, commercial-scale, sustainable aviation biofuel to be used on flights departing LAX in 2014 CHICAGO, June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today executed a definitive purchase agreement with AltAir Fuels for cost-competitive, sustainable, advanced biofuels at commercial scale, representing a historic milestone for aviation. With United's strategic partnership, AltAir Fuels will retrofit...

2013-05-28 12:22:25

Fulcrum Receives Grant to Begin Engineering on Full Production Plant to Produce Low-Cost, Low-Carbon Jet Fuel PLEASANTON, Calif., May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Fulcrum BioEnergy, Inc. announced today that it has successfully demonstrated the conversion of municipal solid waste ("MSW") - household garbage - into jet and diesel fuels. This demonstrated process adds fuel diversity to Fulcrum's products and complements its previously demonstrated MSW to ethanol process. Fulcrum's ability...

2013-05-08 04:20:33

ST PETERSBURG, Russia, May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Gazpromneft-Aero, the Gazprom Neft aviation fuel business operator, has signed a long-term agreement with Turkish Airlines for all of the carrier's flights to be refuelled at Manas International Airport (Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan). This contract is in line with international standards and is based on Platts' current pricing. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130314/600995 ) In 2012, Gazpromneft-Aero invested...

2013-04-12 12:20:08

Airline will reduce fuel consumption and equivalent CO2 emissions through better operations, technology and engineering CHICAGO, April 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines is honoring Earth Month by announcing its new goal to save 85 million gallons of fuel in 2013, equivalent to 828,750 metric tons of CO2 or roughly $275 million dollars at current fuel prices. Fuel is the airline's single largest expense and its primary focus environmentally, and the company has several...

2013-04-10 16:23:00

WASHINGTON, April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers President (AFPM) Charles T. Drevna issued the following statement in response to the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) Elimination Act, legislation with bipartisan support that would repeal the RFS: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120125/MM41823LOGO) "The Renewable Fuel Standard Elimination Act recognizes that betting on the RFS to work is like betting against reality,...

2013-03-27 08:23:51

HILLSBOROUGH, N.J. and PRINCETON, N.J., March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on its firm commitment to alternative fuels research and development, Primus Green Energy Inc., an advanced alternative fuel company based in Hillsborough, N.J., today announced it will provide financial support to engineers at Princeton University for general research on synthetic fuels, which will include assessments of various gas-to-liquids (GTL) technologies for sustainability and economic viability. Primus'...

2013-03-14 04:20:10

ST PETERSBURG, Russia, March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has recognised Gazpromneft-Aero's refuelling facility at Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport as providing the best quality jet fuel supply service for all types of aircraft. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130314/600995 ) The inspection of Gazpromneft-Aero refuelling facility at Sheremetyevo was held for the first time. The commission included...

2013-03-02 08:15:19

NASA researchers have begun a series of flights using the agency's DC-8 flying laboratory to study the effects of alternate biofuel on engine performance, emissions and aircraft-generated contrails at altitude. The Alternative Fuel Effects on Contrails and Cruise Emissions (ACCESS) research involves flying the DC-8 as high as 40,000 feet while an instrumented NASA Falcon HU-25 aircraft trails behind at distances ranging from 300 feet to more than 10 miles. "We believe this study will...