NATIONAL PETROLEUM MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION

Proud of our past, Confident of our future.

Read More

Kinley Construction at Columbus Air Force Base

General News Releases

Kinley Construction is nearing completion of the fuel system scope of a new Air Force jet fuel facility as a subcontractor to a small business joint venture, whose client is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District. Major features of the project include installation of three 50,000 gallon above ground storage tanks and catwalks […]


Read More

2022 Notice of Funding Opportunity

General News Releases

The FAA has released a Notice of Funding Opportunity for the first round of Airport Terminal Program (ATP) grants authorized by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, which allocates $1 billion to the program each year for the next five years and earmarks at least ten percent ($100 million/year) for non-primary and non-hub airports. Any airport eligible for […]


Read More

ATA 103 Modified to Allow Water Barrier Filters 

General News Releases

Airlines for America (A4A), publishers of ATA 103-Standards for Jet Fuel Quality Control at Airports, announced via Bulletin 2022.1 that water barrier filters (WBF) meeting EI 1588 qualifications would be permitted for into-plane use. The move represents a significant advancement toward complete phase out of filter monitors containing super absorbent polymers (SAP) by modifying ATA 103 to incorporate WBFs as the […]


Read More

Gammon Technical Products Issues Warning on Aftermarket Filters

General News Releases

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 […]


Read More

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

General News Releases

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 […]


Read More

New FAA Fuel Advisory

General News Releases

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 […]


Read More

The Journey of a Barrel of Jet Fuel

General News Releases

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 […]


Read More

Airlines were activated in Afghanistan

General News Releases

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 […]


Read More

What are the health effects of exposure to petroleum products?

General News Releases

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 […]


Read More

Will This Be History Remembered?

General News Releases

On Jan. 22 a historical flight was made when a KLM jet took off from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and landed safely in Madrid. This was the world’s first flight using synthetic kerosene, made from CO2, water and renewable energy.  The passengers on the flight were informed and this represents a big step for the industry […]