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The Journey of a Barrel of Jet Fuel

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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

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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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What are the health effects of exposure to petroleum products?

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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 […]


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Will This Be History Remembered?

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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 […]


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CISA, FBI Issues Ransomware Best Practices Advisory

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This week’s ransomware attack on a major US pipeline underscores a growing threat to US fuels and other critical infrastructure. Is it just a matter of time before a federal entity or the DoD becomes a target of these kinds of attacks? DarkSide, a malicious cyber entity used a ransomware attack against a pipeline company’s network. […]


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FSII Supply Chain Strained

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From Our Friends at NATA: February’s winter storms have led to shortages and disruptions in the supply of Fuel System Icing Inhibitor (FSII)—an approved anti-icing additive used with jet fuel—after causing significant freeze damage to processing and safety systems at two main U.S. glycol ethers supply locations. “At this time, our best advice is to evaluate […]


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How the Navy pumps 1.3 million gallons of fuel into an aircraft carrier without ever pulling into port

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This month, for the first time in two years, the Navy’s new aircraft carrier, USS Gerald R. Ford, received fuel during a replenishment at sea. Replenishment at sea is one of the most dangerous operations sailors can perform, and its what keeps the carrier operating without having to return to port. Visit Business Insider’s homepage […]


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Water in Jet Fuel Misconceptions

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Jet fuel at point of delivery into aircraft contains predominantly no free water or particulate. Into-plane fuelling filtration technologies have performance characteristics and cannot be regarded as fail-safe devices on their own. The use of Electronic Water Sensors (EWS) provides the required assurance to refuelling operators and airlines that every single litre of fuel delivered […]


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S&B Acquires CAPE’s Fuels Businesses

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HOUSTON, Texas—September 28, 2020—S&B Infrastructure, Ltd. (S&B) today announced it acquired the domestic and international fuels business of the government and private sector contractor, Cape Environmental Management Inc. (CAPE), for an undisclosed amount.  “We are thrilled at the prospects the acquisition brings to S&B and our clients,” said Daniel Rios, president of S&B Infrastructure. “The […]


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New DEF in FSII Field Test Provides Another Layer of Protection in Contamination Prevention

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The DEFKit®, available now through Gammon Technical Products (GTP) is a simple to use field test for detecting Diesel Exhaust Fluid in Fuel System Icing Inhibitor (FSII). Developed by Emcee Electronics — a leading supplier of laboratory instruments for aviation fuel testing — the new DEFKit® can detect DEF contamination levels in FSII as low as 2%. […]