ExxonMobil delivers first sustainable fuel for Singapore's Changi Airport

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ExxonMobil delivers first sustainable fuel for Singapore's Changi Airport

On October 4, 2021, ExxonMobil Esso Oil refinery is pictured in Fawley, near Southampton, southern England. ADRIAN DENNIS AFP SINGAPORE - Exxon Mobil Corp has delivered the first sustainable aviation fuel SAF cargo to Changi Airport, as part of a one-year pilot program to test the new fuel for planes.

ExxonMobil's integrated refining and petrochemical complex and SAF supplied by Neste Oil provide the cargo with fossil-based refined jet fuel, a blend of fossil-based refined jet fuel, ExxonMobil's Singapore integrated refining and petrochemical complex and SAF, ExxonMobil said in a statement.

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The oil major was selected as the fuel supplier for the pilot program launched by the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore, Singapore Airlines and Temasek in February. The fuel was to be delivered to Singapore Airlines and Scoot flights from Changi Airport starting this month.

ExxonMobil plans to provide more than 40,000 barrels of fuel per day, including SAF, by 2025, and to provide more than 200,000 barrels per day by 2030.

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Demand for low-emission fuels is expected to grow as a result of decarbonization efforts in transportation sectors, including aviation, marine and heavy-duty trucking.