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Navy Air Warfare Center Weapons Division Awards Albemarle Biojet Fuel Contract

1:25 PM MDT | May 11, 2012 | Lindsay Frost

The Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division (NAWCWD; China Lake, CA) has awarded Albemarle a contract to complete its first biojet fuel production run. The fuel production is based on bio N-butanol provided by Cobalt Technologies (Mountainview, CA).   Albemarle will use NAWCWD’s technologies to process Cobalt’s bio N-butanol into renewable jet fuel at its Baton Rouge, LA facility that will be tested by NAWCWD’s Aircraft Division as a process for military certification mandated through the Department of Defense (DOD). After initial...

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