SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Exxon Mobil Corp (NYSE:) mentioned on Thursday it has delivered the primary sustainable aviation gas (SAF) cargo to Changi Airport, as a part of a one-year pilot programme to check the brand new gas for planes.
The cargo is a mix of fossil-based refined jet gas from ExxonMobil’s Singapore built-in refining and petrochemical advanced and SAF equipped by Neste Oil, ExxonMobil mentioned in an announcement.
The oil main was chosen in February because the gas provider for the pilot programme launched by the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore, Singapore Airways (OTC:) and Temasek. The gas was to be delivered to Singapore Airways and Scoot flights from Changi Airport beginning this month.
ExxonMobil plans to offer greater than 40,000 barrels per day of lower-emission fuels, together with SAF, by 2025, and to additional provide 200,000 barrels per day by 2030.
Demand for lower-emission fuels is anticipated to develop amid decarbonisation efforts in transportation sectors, together with aviation, marine and heavy-duty trucking.