Tag: DLA

Defense Logistics Agency to invest $3.3 million in wood to jet fuel technology in Maine

Defense Logistics Agency to invest $3.3 million in wood to jet fuel technology in Maine

September 8, 2016 |

In Maine, the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) will invest $3.3 million to advance wood to jet fuel technology at the Technology Research Center (TRC) of the Forest Bioproducts Research Institute at the University of Maine. The technology is based on FBRI’s patented thermal deoxygenation (TDO) process, which was shown to yield jet fuel test samples […]

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Defense Logistics Agency adds biodiesel fuel quality clause to procurement contracts

Defense Logistics Agency adds biodiesel fuel quality clause to procurement contracts

May 18, 2015 |

In Missouri, the Defense Logistics Agency took a major step forward in ensuring high quality biodiesel can be used seamlessly in military bases across the country. DLA, the Department of Defense’s largest logistics support agency, recently added a biodiesel fuel quality clause in their procurement contracts that says suppliers of biodiesel shall be certified as […]

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DLA announces ethanol procurement numbers, delivery period

DLA announces ethanol procurement numbers, delivery period

July 14, 2014 |

In the US, the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) for the Navy has announced its annual Inland/East/Gulf Coast procurement, for which the ordering period is date of award through March 31, 2016. The delivery period will be April 1, 2015 through March 31, 2016 with 30-day carryover. As part of the regular bulk procurement for Inland […]

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Brave New Bio Wor(l)d

Brave New Bio Wor(l)d

January 31, 2013 |

Three dissident voices offer challenges to cherished orthodoxies. “When experience is not retained, as among savages, infancy is perpetual. Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” — George Santayana There is an old manuscript, Of Plymouth Plantation, written by an ancestor of mine named William Bradford, that deals with the terrors of […]

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FAME is not (necessarily) the answer

FAME is not (necessarily) the answer

January 31, 2013 |

By Pamela Serino Director, Quality Tech Support Office Defense Logistics Agency Energy In this note, Ms,. Serino is responding to DNV: biofuels are key to meeting marine emissions targets. I agree that biofuels are the key and the easiest way forward at this time.  A mandate in all countries to go to ULSD marine fuel would […]

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Aloha Petroleum awarded $17.6M military contract for biofuels, gasoline

Aloha Petroleum awarded $17.6M military contract for biofuels, gasoline

November 12, 2012 |

In Hawaii, Aloha Petroleum has been awarded a three-year, $17.6m military contract from the US Defense Logistics Agency for gasoline, diesel, and alternative fuels. The company has been providing fuel for military bases in Oahu for 10 years, and President and CEO Richard Parry emphasized this long history in a statement he made on Friday: […]

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Defense Logistics Agency releases the 2012 Director's Guidance

Defense Logistics Agency releases the 2012 Director's Guidance

October 9, 2011 |

In Virginia, the Defense Logistics Agency has released the fiscal 2012 Director’s Guidance, focusing on 16 initatives in three areas:  Warfighter Support, Stewardship Excellence and Workforce Development. In a tough fiscal environment,  one of the DLA’s Warfighter Support initiatives include efforts to support the Defense Department in developing policy on the use of alternative fuel, […]

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"Can't singlehandedly drive a market"

"Can't singlehandedly drive a market"

[ 2 ] April 20, 2011 |

Mark Iden of the Defense Logistics Agency confirmed that the US government proposed to purchase several hundred million gallons of drop-in advanced biofuels by 2016, citing an expected demand of 336 million gallons from the Navy and 587 million gallons from the Air Force. But Iden, likened the government, although a large customer, to a […]

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