Industry fuel supplier Avfuel has boosted its sustainable fuels offerings with the signing of an agreement with biofuel provider Gevo. Under the deal, which takes effect July 1, Avfuel will become Gevo’s exclusive sustainable jet fuel dealer for business aviation, at the locations it serves.
According to Avfuel owner, president, and CEO Craig Sincock, the agreement will help his company meet customer demand for a low-carbon, sustainable alternative jet fuel (SAJF), thus filling a gap in the industry’s supply chain. “Gaining reliable access to product that’s currently in limited supply was an important benchmark for our alternative fuel initiative,” said Sincock. “Our agreement with Gevo is a notable component in our overall strategy to support our industry’s commitment to reduce carbon emissions and enhance sustainability to mitigate its effect on climate change.”
With the agreement in place, Sincock explained his company will now turn its attention the matter of logistics, such as deciding where the SAJF will be blended, and how much of the Avfuel network it will be distributed to in the coming years.
Keith Sawyer, Avfuel’s manager of alternate fuels, played a significant role in drafting the “Business Aviation Guide: To the Use of Sustainable Alternative Jet Fuel,” which was released last month. Through this deal, the company has taken another step to put that plan in action, he added.