Fleet FAQ

Got Questions? Diesel Fuel Edition

Q. How do I make sure I’m selecting the right fuel supplier?

A. This is where doing your homework comes in. Different suppliers offer a variety of products and services, so working closely with them to understand the specifics of their business is a key step in the decision-making process. It’s important to ask questions about how they ensure their product meets specification, how they handle and store product and whether they add anything to it. If they use performance additives, it’s essential to understand what components are being added and how. As mentioned previously, not all additives provide a benefit depending on the situation, and some can actually cause harm to equipment, especially if they aren’t blended properly into the fuel. Ensuring the supplier is reliable and knowledgeable about the products they offer will help you select the right supplier for your business.

Expert Bio

Answered by : Michael L. Miltenberger

Diesel Fuel Application Engineers

Mike has been with ExxonMobil for 23 years in various positions in the Fuels and Lubricants organization. He is currently the team lead for Diesel Fuel Field Application Engineers in the US and Canada. He has a BS in Chemical Engineering from Purdue University and also has CLS from STLE. In his free time, Mike spends time with his wife and kids and also enjoys playing drums and golfing.

Mike has been with ExxonMobil for 23 years in various positions in the Fuels and Lubricants organization. He is currently the team lead for Diesel Fuel Field Application Engineers in the US and Canada. He has a BS in Chemical Engineering from Purdue University and also has CLS from STLE. In his free time, Mike spends time with his wife and kids and also enjoys playing drums and golfing.

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