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$3.15B in US DESC Fuel Contracts Over the Past Week

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As DID noted in its March 17 article “Energy Conservation Moving Up Pentagon’s Agenda,” the truth is that the military can’t live without fuel, but every gallon of it is both a logistics burden and a financial burden. Over the past week, the US Defense Logistics Agency has announced approximately $3.15 billion worth of fuel contracts for jet fuel, diesel, naval distillate, and turbine fuel via the Defense Energy Support Center (DESC) at Fort Belvoir, VA. The totals include $2.1 billion for diesel and jet fuel, $1.01 billion for turbine fuel, and $35.7 million for naval distillate. DID covers these contracts below: These are indefinite delivery/quantity, 12-month fixed-price with economic price adjustment contracts, with a 30-day carryover. All are under designation SP0600-06-D… Proposals were Web-solicited using Federal Biz Opps and 21 responded. Date of performance completion is April 30, 2007. * Small business qualifier AGE Refining, Inc. in San Antonio, Texas won a maximum $75.1 million contract for jet fuel (SP0600-06-D-0470). * ALON USA L.P. in Dallas, TX won a maximum $60.1 million contract for jet fuel. Other location of performance is Big Spring, Texas. (SP0600-06-D-0471). * Delek Refining, Ltd. in Tyler, TX, won a maximum $61.8 million contract for […]

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