Volume 92 Issue 25 | p. 8 | News of The Week
Issue Date: June 23, 2014 | Web Date: June 19, 2014

World Cup Scores Bio Jet Fuel

Renewables: UOP technology is at vanguard of slow-to-develop market
Department: Business
News Channels: Environmental SCENE
Keywords: biofuels, biobased jet fuel, aviation, World Cup, waste to fuels

Brazil’s national soccer team is flying to its World Cup matches in low-carbon style, thanks to GOL Airlines and 24,000 gal of biobased jet fuel supplied by UOP. Airlines around the globe have said “olé” to renewable jet fuels as part of their effort to lower carbon emissions. But meaningful production is off to a slow start.

UOP, a process technology and catalyst firm owned by Honeywell, developed its renewable jet fuel technology . . .

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