NATIONAL PETROLEUM MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION

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The Fuelhandlers Creed

  Twilight’s Last Fueling It is impossible to accurately measure the results of fueling aircraft safely.  No one can count the fires that never start or the engine failures and forced landings that never take place and one can neither evaluate the lives that are not lost, nor plumb the depths of the human misery […]


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Award Spotlight: 2021 Silver Nozzle

The 2021 NPMA Silver Nozzle Award was presented to Swissport Fueling – Miami International Airport.  For this spotlight, we’d like to the nomination for the award, submitted by Mr. Stan Livingston.     Nomination: Year: 2021 Organization & Location: Swissport Fueling Management:Swissport Fueling in MIA refuels over 14,000 flights a month. Swissport’s MIA operation has […]


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Gammon Technical Products Issues Warning on Aftermarket Filters

Gammon Technical Products (GTP), the world’s leading manufacturer of aviation fuel quality control, refueling and fuel handling equipment recently notified NATA and other industry stakeholders that an aftermarket version of their Gammon Gauge GTP-2233 replacement filter does not meet the specifications of their product. The GTP-2233 filter, which requires annual replacement, is used with GTP […]


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Award Spotlight: 2021 Golden Nozzle

2021 NPMA Golden Nozzle Award Winner – DGC, International – Iraq Operations DGCI had 87 personnel supporting direct delivery and into plane fuel operations for U.S. and coalition military operations across Iraq and Syria.  During this timeframe, all were “outside the wire” or in other terms outside a U.S. military or coalition secured compound. DGCI Iraq received and dispatched over 15,000 trucks and delivered more than 44 […]


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i6 Group to roll out digitally optimized refueling for Virgin Atlantic at major US airports

In partnership with fuel management technology scale-up, i6 Group, Virgin Atlantic is taking advantage of digital refueling technology across major US airports, starting with San Francisco (SFO) and Boston Logan (BOS). Through intrinsically-secure tablets and proprietary i6 software, called eHandshake®, Virgin Atlantic pilots will be able to digitally communicate with refuelers to allow for better […]


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New FAA Fuel Advisory

The FAA has released a new circular This advisory circular (AC) containing specifications and guidance for the storage, handling, and dispensing of aviation fuel on airports. Additionally, this AC provides standards and guidance for the training of personnel who conduct these activities. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recommends the standards and guidelines in this AC […]


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Gerald Sanio

This year’s recipient of the Harold Ensign Engineering Excellence award was Gerald Sanio. He was unable to attend PETRO 21, but wanted to express his thanks: “I got today the word that I was awarded the Herold Ensign Engineering Excellence Award.  I attended many PETROs across the country and this great opportunity gave me the […]


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The Journey of a Barrel of Jet Fuel

By Ron Inman Thank you to our friends at DLA for publishing this article FORT BELVOIR, Virginia – DLA is celebrating 60 years of logistics support since it was created Oct. 1, 1961. The theme is “Forged by History, Focused on the Future.”  In this story, we update and reprint a story from August 2017 written by […]


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Airlines were activated in Afghanistan

By Oriana Pawlyk This story was originally published by Politico Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin has activated the Civil Reserve Air Fleet, asking U.S. airlines and charter carriers to transport Afghan evacuees from locations in the Middle East and Europe to other areas of the world. Austin on Sunday called for a first stage mobilization of […]


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PETRO 21 Awards Luncheon

We’re pleased to announce that PETRO 21 (scheduled for Nov 1-5) at the Hilton Alexandria Mark Center in Springfield Va. is progressing well.  The awards luncheon will be held on Nov 3, @11:30.   As such, we are requesting that all parties that want to nominate candidates for the various awards submit their nomination packages (to encompass the […]


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What are the health effects of exposure to petroleum products?

Health effects from exposure to petroleum products vary depending on the concentration of the substance and the length of time that one is exposed. Breathing petroleum vapors can cause nervous system effects (such as headache, nausea, and dizziness) and respiratory irritation. Very high exposure can cause coma and death. Liquid petroleum products which come in […]