Who is DLA Energy?


As a Defense Logistics Agency primary-level field activity, DLA Energy provides commercial and military ground, marine and aviation fuels, as well as space and missile propellants, chemicals and gases, natural gas and electricity. In addition, DLA Energy is DoD’s center of expertise for alternative fuels and renewable energy and serves as the executive agent for DoD’s bulk petroleum supply chain and supports many other energy-related commodities and services for its customers, including:


  • Natural Gas
  • Electricity
  • Coal
  • Helium
  • Compressed gases
  • Liquid propellants
  • Cryogens
  • Utility services
  • U.S. Government Fuel Card Programs
  • Alternative fuels
  • Renewable energy
  • Quality and technical support
  • Defense fuel support point management

DLA Energy Quick Facts:

  • DLA Energy had approximately $10 billion in sales in FY2016
  • DLA Energy issued a total of 4,171,483,887.40 gallons of fuel, or approximately 11,428,723 gallons of fuel per day in FY 2016
  • On average, DLA Energy supplies 14M gallons of fuel to customers worldwide worth ~$40M
    This includes:
    2,060 posts, camps, and stations in 35 countries
    230 bunker contract locations in 51 countries
    432 Into-Plane contract locations in 96 countries
    29 alongside aircraft refueling locations
  • DLA Energy is the Executive Agent for bulk petroleum
  • Contracts for 22 bulk fuel optimization effort locations
  • $450 million in sustainment, restoration and modernization funding
  • Funds 228 terminal operations worldwide
  • Aerospace energy provides liquid propellants, cryogens and compressed gases under 138 different contracts
  • Supports USAF and five commercial launch and space programs
  • Supplies competitive natural gas for over 200 customers
  • Provides 170,000 MWh of renewable power to multiple customers per year
  • Manage 15 million MWhs of electricity values at over $900 million under multiple year contracts
  • Have Energy Savings Performance Contracts at multiple locations with an estimated savings of over $300 million
  • Privatized utility 112 utility systems at 49 different locations
  • Provides coal to various DoD and federal civilian government locations with value over $50 million
  • Has 40 International Agreements worldwide
  • Supports Research and Development projects
  • DLA Energy Fuel Cards provided support for more than $804 million and 327 million gallons during FY2016.
  • More than $1.1M in foreign military sales
  • In FY2016, DLA Energy FMS sales were $463.90 (in millions)

To find out more about the agency, its contracts and pricing and everything its people do for its customers, visit http://www.dla.mil/energy

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