NWABF Selects Black and Veatch as its EPC of Record For Aviation BioFuel Initiatives

Northwest Advanced Bio-Fuels (NWABF), known for its expertise
to produce sustainable jet fuel capacity for the financial marketplace and
lender communities, announced that it has selected Black & Veatch, the
global engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) firm as its EPC of
record for its sustainable aviation fuel project. Black & Veatch is also
being hired to complete the FEL2 and Front-end Engineering and Design Study,
(“FEED”), for the Project, prior to the Construction phase. During the FEED,
B&V will assemble the Technologies to process up to 3,000 dry tons per day
of woody biomass into approximately sixty million, (60,000,000) gallons of
Sustainable Aviation Fuel annually.

“We are excited to move forward with Black & Veatch as
we progress on our sustainable aviation fuel project,” says Dave Smoot, Manager
of Northwest Advanced Bio-Fuels. “Black & Veatch is a well-respected
company with great experience for these types of projects, and we look forward
to combining our expertise with theirs on our sustainable aviation fuel
project.”

Black & Veatch will be an integral part of the project,
working as the technology and engineering quarterback to vet and validate all
milestones and benchmarks for productivity, efficiency and scalability in the aviation
biofuel project.

“We are excited to work with Northwest Advanced Bio-Fuels
throughout the entire project,” said Gary Martin, Associate Vice President,
Black & Veatch. “As one of the most diversified contractors in the
industry, Black & Veatch offers seamless integration of its project engineering,
design, procurement, and construction teams, Black & Veatch is uniquely
positioned to offer NWABF a thorough and comprehensive project approach on the
sustainable aviation fuel project.”

Project Background

NWABF will be the primary provider of sustainable aviation
fuel to help Delta Air Lines become carbon neutral in the years ahead. The
sustainable aviation fuel Offtake Agreement and partnership with Delta Air
Lines involved the airline investing into NWABF’s Project in 2019 to develop
sustainable aviation fuel, (SAF), as well as making carbon offsets.

For more information on the NWABF aviation biofuel project,
please contact us at Chris Whitworth, Project General Manager Northwest
Advanced Bio-Fuels, LLC at http://www.nwabiofuels.com

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