The new fuel storage problem

One issue that is directly affecting our industry is increasing inventories, coupled with rapidly decreasing demand. The national “stay in place” policy has reduced fuel consumption significantly, and now many of us have fuel tanks that are not turning over as...

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The Law of Unintended Consequences and Fuel Storage

We have all had a lot to deal with so far in 2020! The safety of our family and friends, falling oil prices, and lack of demand are stressful for many of us.  We genuinely hope you are safe, healthy, and that current events pass quickly so we can eventually...

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Tank Maintenance Programs

Tank maintenance programs are great for keeping microbial growth at bay and helping to ensure that fuel storage tanks are in good shape. Typical tank maintenance programs include the use of fuel cleaning additives that can help maintain tank cleanliness, housekeeping...

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Tell Tale Signs

Common indicators that a microbial issue is occurring typically start with slowed fuel flow caused by filter plugging.  Filters that are clogged often become coated with contain dark slimy substances in the filter media.  Many forms of microbial growth also...

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What is microbial growth?

Microbial growth (commonly referred to as bugs or algae) goes hand in hand with high levels of moisture. When conditions are right for growth to occur, these microorganisms thrive and can cause a wide range of issues in fuel storage tanks and vehicles. These...

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