Fuels

Dispatching and Driver Communications Roundup

Feature Story A sampling of companies providing services to the mobile fueling industry By Debra Reschke For fleet managers of mobile fueling companies looking to run their business as tightly as possible, communication is a lifeline. Keeping tabs on mobile fueling trucks is now becoming easier with new technology that helps monitor the inventory as well as driver practices. Two-way ...

Read More »

Adding the Right Stuff

Cover Story Fuel additives, applied properly, can be a corrective for some chronic problemsBy Stephen Bennett Season to season, heating oil deliverymen encounter systems clogged to varying degrees by sediment or bacterial growth, which brings us to the use of fuel additives to treat such problems.The quality of No. 2 home heating oil and the presence of sediment and water ...

Read More »

DARK EXCHANGES

Feature Story The New England Fuel Institute is fighting for transparency in emerging fuel trading marketsBy Stephen Bennett Excessive speculation and volatility on the energy commodity markets have impacted small business fuel dealers and the American energy consumer, Sean Cota, president of the New England Fuel Institute, told a Senate subcommittee. Cota’s testimony and an Op-Ed piece in The Boston ...

Read More »

Non-Road Diesel

Feature Story Nonroad, Locomotive and Marine Diesel Rule An overview of the requirements for the Northeast/Mid-Atlantic areaThe Nonroad Diesel Rule is part of a suite of sweeping EPA changes that tackle ozone, emissions and fine particle matter (PM) from off-road diesel equipment. Nonroad applications include construction equipment such as backhoes, agricultural equipment such as tractors, material handling equipment such as ...

Read More »