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Title Monroe Energy's Trainer Refinery Jet Fuel
Date 09/20/2012
Collection Aircraft Parts & Furnishings Collection
Object Name Component, Aircraft
Catalog Number 2013.40.1
Description Certified jet fuel in a clear glass bottle with red tape around the lid. White paper tag on the bottle reads: "9-20-12, Fuel R/D"
Artist/Maker Monroe Energy, LLC
Provenance This is a bottle of the first jet fuel produced on September 20, 2012, by Monroe Energy's Trainer Refinery, a subsidiary of Delta located near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Presented to Delta CEO Richard Anderson.

Delta purchased the refinery in 2012 from ConocoPhillips to offset the risk of higher jet fuel prices. Delta is the first airline to own a fuel refinery.


People Anderson, Richard, 1956-
Search Terms Delta Air Lines
Monroe Energy
Pennsylvania
Northeast (U.S.)
Subjects Bottles
Fuel
Firsts
Refineries
Credit line Delta Air Lines