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Military paying $59/gallon for green Jet Fuel....reg jet fuel $3.73/gallon

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“In March, Gevo entered into a contract with the Defense Logistics Agency to supply the U.S. Army with 3,650 gallons of renewable jet fuel to be delivered by the second quarter of 2013,” Gevo announced this week in its first quarter financial report. “This initial order may be increased by 12,500 gallons. All shipments will be at a fixed price of $59 per gallon during the initial testing phase. These shipments are in addition to the renewable jet fuel supplied to the U.S. Air Force (USAF) and the U.S. Navy (USN).”



"military spending must remain unchanged"

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THRILLHO
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re: Military paying $59/gallon for green Jet Fuel....reg jet fuel $3.73/gallon
Gotta protect the environment while you're blowing shite up.


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Asgard Device
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Black ops gots to get money from somewhere.


RockyMtnTigerWDE
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re: Military paying $59/gallon for green Jet Fuel....reg jet fuel $3.73/gallon
Have to payback the president's supporters somehow. After all Obama is the green president, Amirite? Just look how many green sector jobs he has created. Only thing keeping America from collapse.


Blue Velvet
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re: Military paying $59/gallon for green Jet Fuel....reg jet fuel $3.73/gallon
Your tax dollars at work


TrueTiger
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re: Military paying $59/gallon for green Jet Fuel....reg jet fuel $3.73/gallon
Air Force One burns about 3600 gal per hour so that's about how long that first order will last.

Phtttttt, gone in an instant. A lot of good this supplier is doing for a very high price.

Green energy programs = crony capitalism.
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Jrv2damac
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re: Military paying $59/gallon for green Jet Fuel....reg jet fuel $3.73/gallon
I really wish the whole treating the military like a business bull shite would stop.


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Mike da Tigah
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wickowick
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re: Military paying $59/gallon for green Jet Fuel....reg jet fuel $3.73/gallon
I saw this the other day and was going to make a big deal till I realized we were talking about less than a million in total cost. This is just a little amount of gas for testing...


dante
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re: Military paying $59/gallon for green Jet Fuel....reg jet fuel $3.73/gallon
This is just one instance that we have been made aware of, we have all heard about $50 hammers bought by the military in the past. That million dollars represents 10 years of taxes for a family making over $300,000.


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Jbird
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re: Military paying $59/gallon for green Jet Fuel....reg jet fuel $3.73/gallon
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I saw this the other day and was going to make a big deal till I realized we were talking about less than a million in total cost. This is just a little amount of gas for testing...


Not quite we have been buying this shite for nearly four years, the theory behind it is DOD buys enough of this crap to drive prices down thereby creating a feasible civilian market.

Forward.


wickowick
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re: Military paying $59/gallon for green Jet Fuel....reg jet fuel $3.73/gallon
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Not quite we have been buying this shite for nearly four years, the theory behind it is DOD buys enough of this crap to drive prices down thereby creating a feasible civilian market.

Forward.


I figured it was for testing, that is fricking stupid...


Patrick O Rly
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re: Military paying $59/gallon for green Jet Fuel....reg jet fuel $3.73/gallon
Green Economy


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Jbird
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I figured it was for testing, that is fricking stupid...


Nope not so much, refueling missions you have to ask the tanker what type of gas he is hauling, green shite or JP8.


TrueTiger
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re: Military paying $59/gallon for green Jet Fuel....reg jet fuel $3.73/gallon
J

I saw we lost a tanker and crew this morning. Anyone you know?


Interception
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re: Military paying $59/gallon for green Jet Fuel....reg jet fuel $3.73/gallon
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Not quite we have been buying this shite for nearly four years, the theory behind it is DOD buys enough of this crap to drive prices down thereby creating a feasible civilian market.



What???

There is a river of oil surrounding Afghanistan and Iraq. fricking insane theory!

Reverse!


Jbird
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re: Military paying $59/gallon for green Jet Fuel....reg jet fuel $3.73/gallon
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I saw we lost a tanker and crew this morning. Anyone you know?


Couple of buddies over there, tracked one down and know he wasn't on it, he is checking on the rest for me. So I am impatiently waiting for words. But we did hoist a few yesterday for our brothers and sisters.


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Layabout
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re: Military paying $59/gallon for green Jet Fuel....reg jet fuel $3.73/gallon
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Not quite we have been buying this shite for nearly four years, the theory behind it is DOD buys enough of this crap to drive prices down thereby creating a feasible civilian market.

The purchases would have to be up in the billions for them to have any impact on the market.


Jbird
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There is a river of oil surrounding Afghanistan and Iraq. fricking insane theory!


Read a report about the metric shite ton of this shite that the Navy has shoved into ships to burn as well, the DOD has been used as a economic tool for years.


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Jbird
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The purchases would have to be up in the billions for them to have any impact on the market.


Agreed, that is why the push to cerify all airframes to burn this stuff, then guess who will get "incentives" to fly it on commercial flights?

Forward baby Forward


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