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Friday, December 21st, 2018
get fuel for your fleet with Kendrick Oil Company

If you live in an area where winters get bitterly cold, like in some areas of Colorado, managing your fuel during this season is important. Like other liquids, fuels will condense when they get too cold. This means that if you do not store gas or diesel properly, you could end up seeing a 1% change in volume when temps change by 19°F. For those who manage fleets, fuel efficiency and retention are vital.

Wednesday, October 24th, 2018
fleet fueling with Kendrick Oil Company

You’ve probably heard about clean vs dirty diesel, but what does it actually mean? Clean diesel refers to a catch-all term that references changes in engine design, such as ultra-low sulfur fuel and common rail diesel. The result is engines which are about 99 percent cleaner than their counterparts from 10 to 20 years ago.

Wednesday, October 17th, 2018
fuel storage tank quality and maintenance

Metal is subject to corrosion, so if you are storing fuel on-site, you have to be ready to deal with this issue. In 2013, the EPA imposed new fuel storage rules, and since then, rates of storage tank corrosion (or detection of corrosion) have increased. The following can help your company understand the link between fuel tank quality and fuel quality.

Wednesday, October 10th, 2018
crude oil uses may surprise you

It may surprise you, but there are a wide range of products that use crude oil somewhere in their production. The most common use of crude oil is to create fuels for vehicles of all sizes, as well as for generators, heaters, and other equipment. Through the process of fractional distillation and cracking, this resource supports production in many industries. Even things like food need crude oil for their plastic packaging and processing. Here are some common uses for crude oil that go beyond fuel you may not have realized.

Wednesday, September 26th, 2018
fuel storage tanks and monitoring

There are several advantages to storing your fuel on-site. It allows you to buy fuel in bulk, so you don’t have to wait for suppliers to drive to your site. You will also know how much fuel is being used and exactly how much it costs. But, to install and maintain fuel tanks, you must follow federal, state, and local regulations. Also, you are required to keep them free from contaminants like water.