Aviation

Airlines Commit to Sustainable Aviation Fuel, but Tight Supply, High Cost Block Runway

Airlines Commit to Sustainable Aviation Fuel, but Tight Supply, High Cost Block Runway

Airlines see the idea of reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions through alternative fuels as a positive, but an eight-fold increase in fuel cost may stand in the way of landing on net-zero targets on time.  Last year, the Biden administration targeted commercial aviation for reducing emissions, and  set a domestic production goal of 3 billion…

September 8, 2022

CNG Takes Off, Airborne in First Dual Fuel Plane

At the just concluded AirVenture 2013 air show in Oshkosh, WI, a first-ever dual fuel compressed natural gas (CNG) powered aircraft was introduced by Aviat Aircraft Inc. and the Minneapolis-based Aviation Foundation of America Inc.

August 6, 2013

BP: Alaska Project Proves GTL Can Work

BP has completed a gas-to-liquids (GTL) demonstration project in Nikiski, AK, and proven that it can produce diesel and aviation fuel from natural gas on a commercial scale. The company plans to close the facility by the end of 2009 after seven years of operation, the company said Wednesday.

September 3, 2009