Who is DLA Energy?


As a Defense Logistics Agency major subordinate command, 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 $9.4 billion in sales in fiscal 2017
  • DLA Energy issued a total of 4,131,414,000 gallons of fuel, or approximately 11,318,942 gallons of fuel per day in fiscal 2017
    This included:
    2,073 posts, camps, and stations in 85 countries
    125 bunker contract locations in 29 countries
    457 into-plane contract locations in 91 countries
    31 alongside aircraft refueling locations
  • DLA Energy is the executive agent for bulk petroleum
  • Contracts for 14 bulk fuel optimization effort locations
  • Funds $386 million in sustainment, restoration and modernization projects
  • Funds 258 terminal operations worldwide
  • Aerospace energy provides liquid propellants, cryogens and compressed gasses under 158 active contracts
  • Supports U.S. Air Force and five commercial launch and space programs
  • Supplies competitive natural gas to more than 200 customers
  • Provides 1.9 million megawatt hours of renewable power to multiple customers per year
  • Manages 13 million megawatt hours of electricity values at more than $750 million under multiple year contracts
  • Has energy savings performance contracts at multiple locations with a total estimated savings of more than $1 billion
  • Privatized 130 utility systems at 57 locations
  • Provided 405,000 tons of coal for various DoD locations in the U.S. valued at more than $35 million in fiscal 2017
  • Has 42 International Agreements worldwide
  • Supports research and development projects
  • DLA Energy managed fuel cards provided support for more than $868 million and 335 million gallons of fuel in fiscal 2017

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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