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Wed Jun 11, 2014 10:41 AM CDT

STREATOR, Ill. (DTN) -- The Department of the Navy said in a news release Wednesday it would purchase at least 37 million gallons of drop-in biofuels as part of its F-76 marine diesel and JP-5 shipboard jet fuel supply.

Bids are due by July 9, and deliveries of fuel will start April 1, 2015.

The purchase was listed in the upcoming Inland/East/Gulf Coast bulk fuels solicitation released by the Defense Logistics Agency Energy on Monday, June 9. The Inland/East/Gulf Coast is the single largest bulk fuels acquisition program, and is valued in excess of $3.5 billion.

The biofuels sought can ...

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