Fuel Services

Trends to Ensure a Safe Oil and Gas Operation

Alternative Fuels / Natural Gas Vehicles, Fuel Services, Oil and Gas, Safety & Environment
April 16, 2015

Safety and environmental issues surrounding oil and gas transportation and supply chain operations remain paramount at every well field and in every cab working in the industry. That was among the key messages at the Oil & Gas Awards and Gulf Coa...

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Ongoing Fluctuations in Oil and Diesel Markets Equal Uncertainty

Alternative Fuels / Natural Gas Vehicles, Fuel Services
March 30, 2015

It’s a tough time to for shippers, trucking companies or logistics managers to be in the business of forecasting the prices of crude oil or diesel fuel. Prices have dropped to historic lows (maybe we can reword this somehow- the lows are not all ti...

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How the use of diesel, CNG and LNG are affected by energy prices

Alternative Fuels / Natural Gas Vehicles, Fleet Management, Fuel Services
March 13, 2015

The difference two years can make. In 2013, in the face of rising fuel prices, diesel users were searching for alternative fuel sources. Natural gas was viewed by many as the most likely candidate. Cheap, plentiful and domestic, it would provide a re...

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Should your fleet go blue?

Alternative Fuels / Natural Gas Vehicles, Engine Technology, Fuel Services
January 28, 2015

Oil prices may be low, but with experts predicting they may rise as quickly as they’ve fallen, companies are still considering alternative fuels for their fleets. During a recent webinar hosted by Fleet Owner magazine and sponsored by Ryder, two...

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Do you know the right protocol for fueling your trucks in winter weather?

Fuel Services, Safety & Environment
December 16, 2014

Follow these simple preventative maintenance steps to make sure your trucks are ready to roll all winter long. Proper maintenance of vehicle fuel tanks is an essential part of achieving a trouble-free, lower-cost winter operation.  Most diesel fuel...

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Ready to hit the road with a natural gas fleet?

Alternative Fuels / Natural Gas Vehicles, Fuel Services
December 5, 2014

Top 3 takeaways from the 2014 NGVA Annual Conference in Kansas City, Missouri The Natural Gas Vehicle Association of America (NGVA) recently held its 2014 annual conference in Kansas City, Missouri. At the event, panels of experts tackled some of th...

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How to keep Diesel Particulate Filters (DPF) from Disrupting your Business

Engine Technology, Fuel Services, Maintenance
July 1, 2014

In our last post on this subject matter, we talked about the strides the EPA is making in limiting emissions and the impact new technologies have on fleet owners and managers. To recap, when the EPA passed tighter standards to reduce the amount of ni...

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Taking a Step Toward Sustainability with Fuel Efficient Vehicles

Alternative Fuels / Natural Gas Vehicles, Fleet Management, Fuel Services, Sustainability
July 8, 2013

Understanding New Regulations Fuel costs are a huge, hard-to-predict, fluctuating fleet expense. To complicate matters, all medium and heavy-duty trucks must meet the government’s new fuel efficiency and greenhouse gas standards by 2014.  N...

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The Benefits of Natural Gas Vehicles

Alternative Fuels / Natural Gas Vehicles, Fleet Management, Fuel Services, Safety & Environment, Sustainability
May 3, 2013

Organizations are increasingly focused on corporate sustainability. Their reasons include: reduced carbon footprints, impacts to the environment, increased efficiencies resulting in savings to the bottom line, and responsibility to their consumers, w...

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9 Tips to Mitigate Fuel Costs

Alternative Fuels / Natural Gas Vehicles, Fleet Management, Fuel Services
February 15, 2013

It’s no surprise that one of the largest costs for companies maintaining fleets is fuel. With fuel prices changing so sporadically it is difficult to forecast how much you will spend month over month, or worse, week to week. Just this week, dies...

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