Fuels

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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Petrotrac

Feature Story Building a Common Sense Solution McEvoy Oil Company looked inside to meet its technology needs Petrotrac addresses all phases of deliveries, product line inventory and accounting. Increased business costs have forced every energy supplier to focus on their operations and find ways to improve competitiveness and the bottom line. The problem days of manual registers using bulky paper ...

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