Steel Vs. Fiberglass - Two UST Heavyweights Go Head-to-Head in Petroleum Storage
Posted: 31 May, 2017 | Author: CSzehner
A comparison of steel UST's with fiberglass UST's to determine the best solution for your underground storage tank needs. The blog explains important considerations to make about material properties, geography, climate, environmental impact and the cost of both tank types of tank materials. After reading this blog you will be able to make a decision that best suits your site specific needs.
5 Tips to Prevent ULSD Corrosion
Posted: 28 Apr, 2017 | Author: CSzehner
Ultra low sulfur diesel fuel (ULSD) has been causing extreme corrosion on all metal surfaces exposed to the product. Shields, Harper recommends practicing these five tips to prevent corrosion on submersible turbine pumps, leak detection components and other tank equipment.
EMV Compliance Creates Opportunity for Mobile Payment Upgrade
Posted: 30 Mar, 2017 | Author: CSzehner
Kill two birds with one stone by upgrading your dispenser POS equipment to EMV as well as mobile payment. The looming EMV upgrade is real and must occur before October 2020; take advantage of the situation and turn the mandate into an opportunity to position yourself ahead of the marketplace. Upgrade to mobile payment today.
Titanic Change for the Petroleum Industry
Posted: 20 Jan, 2017 | Author: Zachary
Reginald Fessenden filed another patent on January 15, 1917. Just one more of the over 500 radio-related patents by the "father" of radio. Patent 1.240.328 didn't change the way we enjoy music- it changed how we got fuel.
Reflecting on the Past, Looking Towards the Future
Posted: 23 Dec, 2016 | Author: CSzehner
Before jumping into 2017, Shields, Harper & Co. reflects on the history of the industry. From the invention of the first gas station to the direction of the future, a lot has changed over the last 100 years.
Underground Service Tanks: Implementation Schedule for 2015 requirements in Non-SPA States.
Posted: 15 Aug, 2016 | Author: JimmyC
There is some confusion among members regarding the implementation time frames for states without program approval (non-SPA states) to comply with EPA's UST requirements.