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US jet fuel industry works to pin down causes of off-spec fuel
The US jet fuel industry is facing more problems with off-spec product, leading to lots of discussion around how jet fuel is stored, mixed, shipped on pipelines and tested.
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Acquisition set to increase Alaska's jet fuel buying, but still outpaced by majors: Consolidation has created some of the world's largest airlines, but the purchase of Virgin America by Alaska Air Group makes a smaller splash for jet fuel.
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Jet: Group 3 Q grade trades
June 20, 2016
The usually illiquid Group 3 jet fuel, known as Q grade, was heard traded at the NYMEX July ULSD futures contract minus 10.50 cents/gal, down 1 cent from Friday and the lowest since on May 31.
"Quite a weird market for [Q} -- I hardly ever see a trade," said a trader active in the Midwest jet market. "I try and follow it [but] it just trades in bulk -- rarely, as far as I can tell."