AirBP and EPIC Aviation, the company who has sold BP’s aviation fuel in the past, have parted ways, according to this press release from AirBP. “BP’s global aviation fuelling business, Air BP, announced today that it has entered the U.S. general aviation business as a direct fuel supplier to Fixed-Base Operators (FBOs), business aviation companies, and other direct aviation customers and airfields coast-to-coast…Air BP had previously supplied the U.S. and Canadian general aviation industry through a joint venture license agreement with Epic Aviation LLC. That license agreement concluded on Feb. 15.”
According to this press release from fuel supplier EPIC Aviation, the company remains a supplier of aviation fuel to FBOs across the country. The same press release describes a strategic alliance with the UVair® Fuel Program, a service aimed solely at Jet-A users.
The GAfuels Blog is written by two private pilots concerned about the future availability of fuels for piston-engine aircraft: Dean Billing, Sisters, Ore., a pilot, homebuilder and expert on autogas and ethanol, and Kent Misegades, Cary, N.C., an aerospace engineer, aviation sales rep for U-Fuel, and president of EAA1114.