July 23, 2007 - Industry News
Water contamination in fuel has always been a problem with both industrial and transportation fleets. In today's engines, with some injector tolerances of 3-5 microns, it has become acute.
Further, the new ultra low sulfur diesel is responsibl
Tags: Fuel and Oil
July 15, 2007 - Industry News
Did you know you might not be getting your money's worth at the fuel pump? At warmer temperatures, diesel and gasoline expands, decreasing the amount of energy (Btu) per gallon purchased. The "Turn Down Hot Fuel"
July 5, 2007 - Industry News
Chevron's Lubricants University, an online training resource offering information on technologies and trends in the lubrication and maintenance industry, has announced that archived issues of Lubrication magazine are now available
July 3, 2007 - Industry News
Connecticut's legislature adjourned its special session last week, but not before changing the rates of the state taxes on gasoline and diesel fuel effective July 1.
June 19, 2007 - Industry News
Safeway Inc., a Fortune 100 company and one of the largest food and drug retailers in North America, has announced that it will begin accepting the Wright Express card for fuel purchases at the pump.
June 1, 2007 - Industry News
ConocoPhillips Co. has announced that 76 Super Diesel synthetic blend motor oil has been upgraded to API CJ-4 quality. 76 Super Diesel is specially developed for use in diesel engines
May 31, 2007 - Industry News
Starting today, the nation's refineries begin producing low sulfur diesel fuel for use in off-road equipment. The new fuel will then wind its way through the distribution system, so that by Dec. 1, farming, construction
May 22, 2007 - Industry News
The Rotella Road Show, featuring Shell Rotella T with Triple Protection technology is traveling around the country this spring and summer.
May 21, 2007 - Industry News
CITGO Petroleum Corp. said its CITGARD 700 line now features two products designed specifically for high-performance diesel engines and meets API CJ-4 specifications
April 20, 2007 - Industry News
Chevron's Lubricants University has introduced a free course called "New API CJ-4 Lubricants for 2007 Low Emission Diesel Engines." This course discusses the 2007 emission restriction for nitrogen oxides (NOx)
March 26, 2007 - Industry News
A national coalition of associations representing independent petroleum marketers has formed the Partnership for Uniform Marketing Practices (PUMP). The organization's focus is to ensure fair competition,
March 23, 2007 - Industry News
Delo brand of technologically advanced engine oils, lubricants and coolants, has introduced the latest member of the product family - Delo Synthetic Gear Lubricant SAE 75W-90. The new product,
March 21, 2007 - Industry News
With a firm commitment to reduce American dependence on foreign oil, Carl's Jr. will not have to look beyond its own stores for a solution. MJKL Enterprises, LLC, the largest franchise owner of Carl's Jr. location
March 13, 2007 - Industry News
Chevron Products Co. says its API CJ-4 and API CI-4 Plus heavy-duty diesel engine oils meet the new Caterpillar ECF-2 specification. As of the beginning of this month, Caterpillar recommends the use of ECF-
March 9, 2007 - Industry News
Chevron Delo 400 LE Multigrade SAE 15W-40 has received formulation approval for Mercedes Benz diesel engine oil specification 228.31, covering all Mercedes-Benz diesel engines using Diesel Particulate Filters (DPFs).
February 21, 2007 - Industry News
USA Energy Independence Publications announces the first-ever directory covering both E85 ethanol fuel and biodiesel Fuel retail stations nationwide. Designed to help the Flex Fuel Vehicl
February 9, 2007 - Industry News
Shell Lubricants has announced that Shell Rotella T with Triple Protection technology heavy-duty motor oil meets new Caterpillar specifications, ECF-1-a, ECF-2 for pre-2007 on- and off-highway diesel engines.
February 6, 2007 - Industry News
Diesel prices will average $2.60 this year, down from $2.71 last year but still well above the $2.41 average for 2005, according to the latest short-term energy outlook by the U.S. Energy Information Administration.
February 5, 2007 - Industry News
New Mystik JT-8 Emissions Management Technology (EMT) engine oil is specifically formulated to exceed the American Petroleum Institute’s CJ-4 requirement for today’s high-performance diesel engines.
December 14, 2006 - Industry News
OPEC members have agreed to keep oil production at current levels at least through the peak demand season, but the possibility of a cut in February sent prices to more than $62 a barrel
December 6, 2006 - Industry News
Crude oil prices climbed from $60 a barrel to more than $63 as the first major cold front moved across the country. As usual, weather will be a key determinant for oil and fuel prices this winter
October 27, 2006 - Industry News
Promoting the environmental benefits of renewable fuels is the focus of the new SmartWay Grow & Go program, launched last week by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
October 18, 2006 - Industry News
Penray has introduced heavy-duty Extended Life Coolant Extender to help ensure that extended life coolant maintains its engine protection properties against pitting, cavitation and corrosion
October 16, 2006 - Industry News
An Intercontinental Fuels (IFL) terminal now offers biodiesel 24 hours a day, seven days a week in an easy to use, convenient wholesale distribution terminal located in North Houston near Bush Intercontinental Airport.
October 4, 2006 - Industry News
AMSOIL Inc. of Superior, Wis., has introduced its new Synthetic 5W-40 Premium Diesel Oil. This is a premium diesel oil for model year 2007 and newer heavy-duty and pickup truck diesel engines requiring API CJ-4 emission quality oil standards.
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