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Keynote Speaker for PETRO 23 Announced!

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We are pleased to announce the selection of Dennis L. Bacon, Chief, Fuels Branch, Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville to present the Keynote Address at Petro 23, held March 27-30, 2023 at the MGM National Harbor just south of Washington, D.C. Mr. Bacon and his team at USACE Huntsville run the Fuels Recurring Maintenance and Minor Repair […]


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2023 Gammon Symposium and NPMA PETRO Combined!

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We are pleased to announce that the 2023 Gammon Symposium will be integrated into PETRO 23 at the MGM National Harbor March 27-30, 2023. The 2023 Gammon Symposium, a combination commercial and military refueling event on aviation fuel handling, will feature educational content and industry updates from some of the leading equipment manufactures, service providers, […]


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NPMA Mourns the Loss of David A. ”Tony” Custer

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This year continues to be one of challenge and transition for the NPMA.  We are sad to relate the passing of Tony Custer, our long time associate and friend, he will be sorely missed.  Tony and Jack were like two peas in a pod with Tony constantly and consistently supporting the NPMA in any way […]


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The Passing of an Icon

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John F. “Jack” LavinJanuary 22, 1937 – February 24, 2022 John “Jack” Lavin, 85, of Spotsylvania passed away Thursday, February 24, 2022. Jack Lavin was an esteemed member of the Petroleum Community for over 50 years. He was the founder and managing director of the National Petroleum Management Association from Sept. 2009 to present. Mr. […]


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Award Spotlight: 2021 Silver Nozzle

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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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Award Spotlight: 2021 Golden Nozzle

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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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Gerald Sanio

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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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PETRO 21 Awards Luncheon

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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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July 2021 Hat’s Off Award

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Ms. Jessica Reavy, (Inventory and Admin Manager, Swissport, Las Vegas NV) – has been a Swissport employee for nine years.  During this timeframe she has dedicated her talents in scheduling the fuel demands of all the airlines arriving and departing through McCarran International airport.  In the past year this position hasn’t come without challenges.  She has had to schedule […]


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December 2020 Hat’s Off Award

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Mr. Luis Guzman (99th Civil Engineer Squadron, Nellis AFB, Nevada) – has designed and supervised the construction of a confined space trainer for the Civil Engineering personnel. He supervised all confined space through out the WSFM shop. He monitored all state deficiencies for underground tanks and piping resulting in zero write ups from Southern Nevada  Health Department (SNHD). […]