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Diesel Fuel Know How

All fuel contains trace amounts of water. Most people assume they are purchasing clean fuel, rarely questioning cleanliness. How clean is the fuel you are purchasing? Fuels are not what they were a decade ago. Since the EPA mandated the reduction of sulfur and the use of biofuels, end users are experiencing increased fuel quality issues.…

Ethanol Blended Fuels

Problems and Solutions Background In 2006 the EPA Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) mandated the use of ethanol blended fuels. Since that time, conventional gasoline has been blended with 10% ethanol (E10). This is known as the “blend wall” – the capped limit of ethanol content for gasoline. (Renewable Fuel Standard (United States), 2018) It is…

Fuel System Inspections

Despite all of the advances in fuel system technology, regular physical inspections are necessary and required in most areas. The EPA publishes a UST Manual that covers the operation and maintenance of underground storage tanks. Broward County publishes Your Florida Petroleum Storage Tank Facility Inspection Guide that provides valuable information and guidance on what to…