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About DLA Energy

Who is DLA Energy?

The Defense Logistics Agency is the Nation’s combat logistics support agency responsible for sourcing and providing nearly every consumable item used by our military forces worldwide. DLA Energy is a DLA major subordinate command responsible for providing the Department of Defense and other government agencies with comprehensive energy solutions in the most effective and efficient manner possible.

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 serves as the integrated material manager 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 is the executive agent for bulk petroleum

  • DLA Energy had approximately $11.9 billion in sales in fiscal 2019

  • DLA Energy issued a total of 3.9 billion gallons of fuel in fiscal 2019, which included:

    • 2,189 posts, camps, and stations locations in 92 countries

    • 145 bunker contract locations in 26 countries

    • 452 into-plane contract locations in 87 countries

    • 31 alongside aircraft refueling locations

  • Aerospace Energy provided liquid propellants, cryogens and compressed gasses to approximately 300 customers

  • Supports U.S. Air Force and numerous commercial launch and space programs

  • Natural Gas program delivered more than 50 million dekatherms to more than 200 customers in fiscal 2019

  • Provides 1.9 million megawatt hours of renewable power to multiple customers per year

  • Manages 16.3 million megawatt hours of electricity valued at more than $790 million under multiple year contracts

  • Has energy savings performance contracts at multiple locations with a total estimated savings of more than $1 billion

  • Privatized 154 utility systems at 64 locations in fiscal 2019

  • Provided 390,000 tons of coal for various DoD locations in the U.S. valued at more than $34 million in fiscal 2019

  • Has 38 International Agreements worldwide

  • Supports research and development projects

  • DLA Energy-managed fuel cards supported 364 million gallons of fuel valued at more than $1.3 billion in fiscal 2019

DLA Energy Worldwide Locations


To learn more about the agency, its contracts and pricing, and everything its people do for its customers, visit

I’ve been working at DLA Energy for 10 years. This is my first time at the conference, and it’s been awesome. It is enlightening to see the potential vendors and contractors DLA Energy calls on to support the warfighter and establish our global posture.
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