People are predisposed to preferring fixed costs over the uncertainty of greater but undefined savings. That’s why prevention isn’t consistently valued the way it should be.
It’s a fact proven out time after time – prevention costs less than the cure. It costs less and has fewer headaches.
Preventive maintenance programs for fuel – Fuel PM – is the smart option that saves money in the longrun.
Fuel PM also provides budgetary certainty. You expect to spend money to keep your equipment running at its best. You should do the same for your fuel.
Before 2007, corrosion in storage tanks was a relatively rare phenomenon. Not like today, where a 2016 nationwide study by the EPA indicates that 80% or more of storage tanks already have corrosion damage, while only a fraction of their owners even know they may have a problem. Read more
In its report released earlier in 2016, the EPA reminded us that there are over 100,000 diesel fuel storage tanks across the country. That’s a lot of tanks and a lot of stored fuel. And those are just the “regulated ones”. You can add to that figure an equally substantial number of unregulated diesel fuel storage tanks, as well as fuel storage tanks for home heating oil that fall outside the...Read more
Crude oil comes out of the ground as a mixture of components formed from prehistoric plants and animals over eons of time. 142 refineries turn it into the fuels that we use to get the job done. The world around us provides the bad actors that attack fuel when it’s stored and turn it into a problematic mess. Read more