Bell Textron completes first helicopter flight using SAF

Bell Textron has completed its first flight fueled solely by 100% sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) with its Bell 505 becoming the first-ever single engine helicopter to fly using 100% SAF.

United Airlines launches $100-MM SAF investment fund

United Airlines launched a more than $100 MM investment fund to support start-ups focused on the research and production of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF).

HPCL to begin ops on Barmer integrated complex in January 2024

India's Hindustan Petroleum Corp (HPCL) plans to start its 9-MMtpy Barmer refinery and petrochemical project in Rajasthan state by January 2024.

KBR launches SAF technology in alliance with Swedish Biofuels

KBR announced that it has launched sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) technology in alliance with Swedish Biofuels AB.

Sasol and Topsoe create JV to develop sustainable aviation fuel

Sasol and Topsoe have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the intent to establish a 50/50 JV in 2023 to develop sustainable aviation fuel solutions.

Chinese refining utilization dropped in 2022: The first time since 2000

In 2022, Chinese refiners processed less crude oil than they did in 2021, which was the first year-over-year decrease in processing according to data going back to 2000.

Technip Energies awarded FEED contract for Arcadia eFuels' project

Technip Energies has been awarded a FEED contract by Arcadia eFuels for the world’s first commercial eFuels facility for sustainable aviation fuels.

U.S. jet fuel shortage drives airline costs higher

Resurgent passenger aviation following the coronavirus pandemic has created shortages of jet fuel, pushing up airlines’ operating costs and fares.

Germany relaxes restrictions to expedite sale of Rosneft's stake in the Schwedt refinery

Germany plans to adjust its Energy Security Act to allow a quick sale of Russian energy group Rosneft's stake in the Schwedt refinery without the need for prior nationalization.

Kazakhstan to supply 100,000 tons of oil in March to the PCK Schwedt refinery in Germany

Kazakhstan will supply 100,000 tons of oil via Russia's Druzhba pipeline to Germany in March for the PCK Schwedt refinery.