Industry News of Fuels Associates Blog

Industry News of Fuels Associates Blog

Home Oil tank Ready

September 18th, 2014: The upcoming 2014-2015 winter season is full of predictions on how bad the cold weather will be, so making sure your home oil tank is ready should be a high priority. With temperatures reaching record lows last winter, we should expect

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Keeping Mission Critical Industries Operational

September 9th, 2014: Mission critical industries include emergency services, government facilities, or any business whose failure could result in serious injury or damage to citizen and the environment. To put it simply, our hospitals, fire stations, senior-medical

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West Closure Complex Avoids Disaster

September 3rd, 2014: Going into the hurricane season, the one thing you don’t want to fail is a major hurricane levee drainage system in New Orleans. The new West Closure Complex in Belle Chasse, LA was designed to keep surges of water out, significantly

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Ensuring Fuel Compliance Standards

August 22nd, 2014: Clean Fuels was recently highlighted for their efforts in aiding local fuel compliance in a recent article from Oil & Energy Online. Maintaining fuel compliance standards is vital in the US for fuel users, retailers and servicers alike.

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Dont Wait Late

August 12th, 2014: The hose or pickup line that pulls the fuel from your tank typically “hovers” about 1 – 10 inches from the bottom of your tank. When you have a full tank, gravity pushes top level fuel towards your pickup line and helps you pump good fuel.

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Fuel Filtration Process

August 4th, 2014: Get to know a little more about the fuel filtration process before Clean Fuels is on site. This will help you understand what we are doing and why. Upon arrival on your site we set up our equipment as close to the tank as possible.

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Fuel Goes Bad

July 28th, 2014: Is there such a thing a bad fuel? Yes, your fuel goes bad. It is vulnerable to water contamination during transport and storage. Once you have water in the system, you are set for an invasion of microorganisms. All storage tanks are vented to the

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Understanding Ethanol

July 19th, 2014: In general Ethanol is mixed with gasoline at a rate of 10%, to help raise the octane level bringing it to 87 for regular, 89 for midgrade and 93 for high test. Ethanol bonds better with water than it does with gasoline so when water gets into

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Hazmat  Guidelines

July 11th, 2014: Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT) are any material which, if improperly handled, could potentially cause serious harm to people, animals or the environment. Gasoline, Diesel, Kerosene, lube Oil and Jet Propulsion Fuel are all considered Combustible

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Hydrotreating

July 6th, 2014: The diesel fuel you buy is always changing in both chemical content and quality. Since October 1993, the refining process for diesel fuel was changed to include a process called Hydrotreating. This process significantly reduces the sulfur

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