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Emergency Power

How Important is Fuel Quality? The question for those depending on emergency power remains, “How important is preparation?” History shows us that fuel quality has not been a priority in storm season preparation and yet bad fuel quality accounts for 90% of diesel engine failures.  If a fuel quality management program is not a part of storm preparation, then…

Bad Fuel = Corrosion

One of the constants in the petroleum equipment industry is corrosion. THe problem continues to cost the industry billions of dollars each year. When I talk with tank owners, they think that corrosion is a result of moisture.  Although that is a contributing factor, the real culprit is microbial contamination. All fuel has some level of contamination. …

Hurricane Preparedness

Hurricane season is almost upon us. Are you ready? Did you know bad fuel is the main reason for generator failure during an emergency?  If you do not have a fuel quality management program in place then you are already at risk.  An adequate program includes monthly fuel sampling, quarterly fuel testing, biocide treatments plus annual…