This manual is a guide for commanders, staff officers, supervisors, and other personnel concerned with petroleum concepts, equipment, and operations.
This manual is a consolidation of FMs 10-18, 10-20, 10-68, 10-69, 10-70-1, and 10-71. This manual is divided into four parts. Part One describes general considerations of petroleum operations to include environmental protection, safety, and accountability. Part Two describes bulk petroleum distribution systems. Part Three describes Army aircraft refueling operations. Part Four describes petroleum handling equipment as well as Class III supply point operations. This manual is oriented toward tactical field operations and deals with the responsibilities of both management and operator personnel. It can be used in conventional and NBC warfare. However, this manual cannot be cited as an authority for requisitions. Requisitions must be based on authority such as tables of allowances or TOEs.
The proponent for this publication is HQ TRADOC. Send comments and recommendations on DA FORM 2028 (Recommended Changes to Publications and Blank Forms) directly to:
USACASCOM TRAINING DIRECTORATE
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Unless this publication states otherwise, masculine nouns and pronouns do not refer exclusively to men.
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