24 Sep '12, 1pm

Sinopec and Airbus to develop Chinese renewable aviation fuel

Sinopec and Airbus to develop Chinese renewable aviation fuel 24 September 2012 China Petroleum and Chemical Corporation (Sinopec), one of China’s biggest energy companies and Airbus are developing and promoting renewable aviation fuel production for regular commercial use in China. Sinopec is the instrumental partner in helping the Central Government to establish a Chinese airworthiness certification for alternative aviation fuels made from locally grown feedstocks. The certified fuel known as “1# bio-jet fuel” will be produced by Sinopec using its own technology in a newly built refinery in Hangzhou (near Shanghai). (Earlier post .) Airbus is supporting the development of the Chinese standard with technical expertise gained in past certification processes with the European Union and US fuels standards bodies and in the selection of sustainable feedstocks. Bio-jet fuel is...

Full article: http://www.greencarcongress.com/2012/09/sinopec-20120924....

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