Air BP
Area served
ProductsAviation fuel, lubricants

Air BP is the specialised aviation division of British BP, headquartered in Middlesex county. Air BP services are available at over 600 airport locations in 55 countries,[1] and serves airlines, commercial aviation and general aviation.

Air BP is one of the world's largest suppliers of both aviation fuels, including AVGAS and kerosene jet fuels, and lubricants for both turbine and piston-engined aircraft. Air BP currently supplies around 8 billion US gallons (30,000,000 m3) annually of both aviation fuels and lubricants to their worldwide customers.

Alternative propulsion

On 13 November 2007, Air BP launched a plug-in hybrid refueling vehicle at the Dubai Airshow.[2]

US military fuel contracts

A self-service Air BP fueling station at the Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport
A typical Air BP fuel truck fills a Beechcraft Baron

April 6, 2010 -- "Air BP, Warrenville, Ill. is being awarded a maximum $124,754,182 fixed-price with economic price adjustment, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for aviation turbine fuel."[3]

16-Aug-2009 -- "BP West Coast Products (dba Arco) in La Palma, CA won a maximum $516.8 million fixed price with economic price adjustment, indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity contract (SP0600-09-D-0512) for aviation fuel."[4]

August 24, 2008 -- "Air BP, Warrenville, Ill. is being awarded a maximum $12,446,821 fixed price with economic price adjustment contract for jet fuel."[5]

September 14, 2005 -- "BP West Coast Products LLC, La Palma, Calif., is being awarded a maximum $587,804,938 fixed price with economic price adjustment for JP8 Turbine Fuel and F-76 Fuel for Defense Energy Support Center."[6]


  1. ^ Where to find Air BP, retrieved 29 Jun 2021
  2. ^ "Air BP Launches Electric Aircraft Refueling Vehicle". BP. 13 November 2007. Archived from the original on 14 November 2007. Retrieved 14 November 2007.
  3. ^ " Contracts for Tuesday, April 06, 2010". Archived from the original on May 29, 2010.
  4. ^ "US Defense Energy Support Center Awards Up to $904M in Fuel Contracts".
  5. ^ "USA: AIR BP AWARDED CONTRACT FOR JET FUEL. - IPR Strategic Business Information Database". HighBeam Research. Retrieved 1 June 2010.
  6. ^ "Article: USA: BP WEST COAST AWARDED CONTRACT FOR JP8 TURBINE FUEL". AccessMyLibrary. 14 September 2005. Retrieved 1 June 2010.