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BP sustainable aviation fuel

Air BP sustainable aviation fuel
ALC carbon outcome Producing less carbon than competitor or industry benchmarks
Geographic scope France, Germany, Norway, Sweden and United States
GHG saved/offset

4,200 tonnes CO₂e [Jan-Dec 2019]

Information on methodology and/or basis

Air BP supplies 6.6 billion gallons of aviation fuel a year and is committed to helping its customers and partners meet the International Air Transport Association’s target of cutting net carbon dioxide emissions in half by 2050, relative to 2005 levels. For example, we supply sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), called BP Biojet, to customers in Norway, Sweden, France, Germany and the US.

 

Since 2016, we have supplied SAF across Norway and Sweden, beginning at Oslo airport in Norway which was the first airport in the world to use an existing hydrant fuelling system to handle SAF. This BP SAF is currently made using recycled cooking oil, which is blended with fossil jet fuel, and then certified as Jet A-1 under ASTM D7566 Annex 2 HEFA-SPK.

 

We also supply Bromma, Arlanda, Halmstad and Kalmar airports in Sweden and various airlines on an ad-hoc basis at a number of other airports across Scandinavia. In the US, BP SAF has been used at Chicago O’Hare, one of the busiest airports in the world, and by Airbus at its facility in Mobile, Alabama. In Germany BP SAF is used by Airbus to fuel their Beluga XL freight aircraft. The BP SAF supplied in 2019 reduced GHG emissions by more than 80% compared to conventional jet fuel.