UK MoD Aviation Fuels Committee Meeting


12/07/2022 - 13/07/2022

The Montcalm London Marble Arch, 2 Wallenberg Place, Marylebone, London, W1H 7TN

Non-Member: £260.00 (excl. VAT)
Member: £260.00 (excl. VAT)

12 – 13 July 2022

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This two-day meeting is designed to enable you to stay up-to-date with the latest specifications and standards, and therefore increase the efficiency and competence of your aviation fuels business

The event, hosted by the Energy Institute on behalf of the Defence Strategic Fuels Authority, provides delegates with the most comprehensive overview of the latest aviation fuel specifications and standards available anywhere in the world in 2022.

This is an essential meeting for all aviation fuel stakeholders, including all airframe and engine OEMs, refiners, distribution companies and suppliers.

Speakers include:

  • Mike Farmery, Clear & Bright
  • Jamie Miller, Defence Strategic Fuels Authority
  • Anthony Kitson-Smith, VITOL
  • Gurhan Andac, GE
  • Alastair Hobday, Rolls-Royce
  • Bruno Miller, Alder Fuels
  • Georg Lenk, OMV
  • Jim Davies, IAG
  • Rob Midgley, Shell Aviation
  • Artur Majewski, University of Birmingham
  • Patrick Eakins, Hammonds Fuel Additives
  • Kevin Bower, BP
  • Ian Mylrea, Stanhope-Seta
  • Paul Pilkington, Airbus
  • Colin Dalton, Canty
  • Dan Wispinski, Vuva Analytics
  • Tina Gleaves, Defence Strategic Fuels Authority
  • Alisdair Clark, BP
  • Paul Wells, ExxonMobil Research & Engineering
  • Katy Ramirez, JIG

Topics explored:

Synthetic aviation turbine fuel

  • Terminology
  • ICAO Devolpments / long term goals
  • Status of synthetic pathway approvals in accordance with ASTM D4054
  • ASTM Task Force update - 100% drop in SAF
  • Status of 100% SAF projects – engine testing and demonstrations
  • ASTM Task Forces on co-processing
  • OMV ReOil - waste plastics into fuels
  • UK Clearing House Update
  • SAF users update 
  • Quality assurance requirements for handling synthetic blend components and synthetic aviation turbine fuel
  • Synthetic blend component and synthetic aviation turbine fuel handling – case studies
  • NewJet assessment tool
  • FlexJet
  • Status of EU approval of Biobor® JF
Standard test methods
  • Test methods update
  • Interlaboratory study on freeze point methods
  • Relative permittivity test method update
  • Using high magnification optics and shape recognition capabilities of dynamic imaging to achieve a more accurate analysis of fuels
  • Diaromatics measurements - D8267 as an alternative for naphthalenes
Aviation fuel specifications
  • Def Stan 91-091 issue 13 & 14 and timescale for Issue 15
  • Proposals / topics being considered for Def Stan 91-091 issue 15
  • Aviation gasoline specifications
  • Unleaded aviation gasoline – PAAFI and EAGLE update
  • ASTM Update
  • IATA Technical Fuel Group update (including work of International Specification Liaison Group)
Operational and field issues
  • Filter monitor / super-absorbent polymer update
  • Status of ground filtration
  • Biocide and injection cart update

Who will you meet?

This event sells out every year, providing delegates with excellent networking opportunities. Attend to meet with senior officials from high-profile organisations, such as airframe manufacturers, engine manufacturers, international fuel suppliers, analytical instrument manufacturers, test houses, academia, industry associations, military organisations, and airlines. Previous companies represented include Boeing, Airbus, Intertek, BP, Shell, Rolls-Royce, Chevron, BAE Systems, Total, Swiss International Air Lines, ExxonMobil, Conidia Bioscience, NATO, Repsol, Royal Air Force and Word Fuel Services.

New bookers: after creating an account with the Energy Institute, you will receive a verification email before you can book. If you do not receive this, please contact to validate your account.       

Interested in learning more about the EI's role in transport fuel?

Robert Midgley, EI Partner and Global Technical and Quality Manager from Shell, discusses how important the EI's role is in having standards around equipment, filtration, fuel handling and fuelling standards for manufacture and transport.

Contact details

Francesca Ferrari:, +44 (0)20 7467 7192