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Monday, July 13th, 2015

Many in the public view diesel fuel and engines with a negative eye. Certain fallacies have risen in the wake of this negative view. Let’s look at some of the myths of modern diesel and their realities.

Monday, July 13th, 2015

The history of graded gasoline dates back to the 1920s. Today, when a consumer pulls up to a typical gas pump, they have three grades of fuel from which to choose: regular, midgrade, and premium. Understanding the basics of these three gasoline grades is a necessity for anyone who sells fuel to the public.

Monday, July 13th, 2015

Previously, diesel fuel was sold without any dyes added to it. The government now requires this gas to be sold with three different colors: clear, red, and blue. The coloring is part of a new effort by two federal agencies, as well as Congress, to clean the air and collect fuel taxes. If you are a buyer or supplier of dyed diesel, there is also legal information regarding this type of fuel that you should be aware of.

Saturday, June 13th, 2015

Most of us never really think about the gasoline we pump into our cars and trucks. Whether the fuel is branded or unbranded is not generally a part of the decision making process. However, consumers and retailers should be aware of the differences and the quality of branded and unbranded fuels.

Friday, May 22nd, 2015

Data plays a major role in the oil and gas industries. There are multiple databases used to track everything from well production to refinery output to prices at the pump. All this data helps track where gas and oil is coming from and where it is going. Oil and gas production begins in the field and is then transported to a refinery where the product goes through distillation and cracking processes. From the refinery, a wholesale company sells fuel to retailers and major consumers. Oil and gas data management is central to the efficient and successful operation of this industry.