Through its 16 petroleum refineries, Valero produces approximately 200,000 barrels per day of kerosene-based products such as commercial jet fuel, JP-8, JP-5, DEFSTAN, kerosene and ultra-low-sulfur kerosene.
· Commercial jet fuel
Valero supplies approximately 12 percent of the U.S. jet fuel demand, providing commercial jet fuel to airlines, re-sellers and fixed-base operators.
· Military jet fuel
Approximately 12 percent of Valero's fuel production is sold as JP-5 and JP-8 to the U.S. military.
· Defense Standard
Defense Standard 91-91 is the standard for aviation turbine fuel consumed outside the U.S.
· Kerosene and ultra-low-sulfur kerosene, used as a heating oil and often blended with diesel fuel in the wintertime to improve its cold-flow characteristics.